Cotopaxi

One of the great trips Ecuador has to offer is a visit to the Cotopaxi National Park. The stunning and almost perfectly symmetrical cone of the Cotopaxi Volcano is the tallest peak of the eastern chain of the Andes.

Many visitors come to undertake the challenge of climbing Cotopaxi, others enjoy hikes or treks through this wonderful world of the Ecuadorian paramo.

At 5,897 m, Cotopaxi, which means ‘shining peak’, is the world's tallest continuously active volcano. It has erupted some 50 times since 1738, and lava flows from past volcanic activities can be seen in its vicinity.


 

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Hacienda Pinsaqui Otavalo

Out of all of the Otavalo hotels on offer in Ecuador, Hacienda Pinsaqui is a top choice and true historical gem. Constructed in 1790, Hacienda Pinsaqui was originally a colonial textile enterprise, employing ov...

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Southern Ecuador Highlands & Rainforest Tour

This 10 day tour includes an overland trip south from Quito along the breathtaking Avenue of the Volcanoes, with stays at some of the country´s best haciendas and incorporates a 4 day / ...

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