Cotopaxi National Park - Interpretation Center – Hike – Andes Landscape
Cotopaxi is the highest active volcano in the world (5,897 msnm) located two hours from Quito. Leave early in the morning and take “The volcanoes avenue” toward Latacunga. The Cotopaxi National Park allows us the opportunity to hike around the lake at foothills then we’ll visit the Interpretation´s Center where we’ll learn about the flora and the fauna of the park and the moors protected areas. After we’ll climb the Cotopaxi by vehicle until 4,500 meters from the parking area we’ll walk up until 4,800 meters where is a refuge and from there continue up to the glaciers 200 meters more, of course, all plans depend on weather and national park restrictions.