Trip Summary

Our Illinizas day trek tour climbs to the peak of North Illiniza Volcano, an enjoyable adventure activity for experienced or novice climbers alike.

  • 3 hours trekking to the Illinizas volcano refuge “New Horizons”.
  • 3 more hours of non-technical climb to North Illinizas peak.
  • Enjoy the wonderful Andean scenery along the trek, and take incredible pictures from the refuge.
  • Experience the peace and tranquility of the mountain, and breathe in the clean air.

Additional Information

  • This tour is available 7 days a week, 365 days per year.
  • Departure time from Quito is usually at 6am (please check this with your sales representative
  • Timings are referencial only, and subject to change.
  • The trek is challenging, taking aprox. 3 hours to the refuge, and 3 more to the summit.

What you should bring

  • Clothes for cold and warm weather in layers
  • Comfortable trekking shoes
  • Fleece jacket and rain jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Reusable bottle with water
  • Sunscreen
  • Cap/hat
  • Wool hat and gloves
  • Camera




  • Transport from and to Quito
  • Box Lunch
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Climbing Equipment: harness, carabineer, helmet, (crampons in case of snow)


  • Extra drinks / food
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips (Optional)

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