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Ecuador/Galapagos

Trekking Antisana Volcano(5705m)

5 Days / 4 Nights

From

$960

P/P Double Occupancy

The Andean region of the Antisana Volcano gives the trekker a wonderful view of the beautiful Ecuadorian Andes. During this trek we will have the opportunity to observe several species of Andean birds: caracaras, hummingbirds, mountain gals and the impressive Condor, one of biggest flying bird on the world. The tiny colorful flowers as the chuquiraguas, the lancentilla de paramo or the several species of gentians give the area an amazing look..Best season December to April.Private tour minimum 2 passengers. Pool services also available

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Map of Ecuador/Galapagos  -  Multi-Day Holiday Package

Day 01 Arrival Quito

Arrival at Quito and transfer to your hotel Anahi Boutique 4*

Day 02 Quito-El Tambo (B, D, BB)

From Quito transport by car to El Tambo on the highlands of Papallacta. From here equipment and luggage is carried by mules and the trek (4 hours) head south-west to the lower plains around the volcano lake. Camp I at 3800m. (B, LB, D).

Day 03 Santa Lucia Highlands (B, D, BB)

Early start for the longest (5-6 hours) part of the trek. Some hill climbing is to start, later on crossing a luxuriant polylepis forest, and then with beautiful views through the day we will continue till we reach our next camp site on Santa Lucia highlands on the north-western side of the Antisana volcano. From here we can enjoy magnificent views of the impressive volcano. There is also a possibility of seeing condors at some time during the day. Camp II at 4200m. (B, LB, D)

Day 04 Antisana (B, D, BB)

In our last day our trekking will take us to the plains of the Antisana volcano and always facing the west glaciers of the mountain. We will then descend to a point where we meet our car and then will be transported back to Quito. In your way on the high Antisana plateau watch for condors. (B, LB) Overnight at Anahi Boutique hotel 4*

Day 05 Departure Quito (B)

Transfer out to airport or continue extension trip

Prices Include
  • All noted meals during the excursion
  • Professional mountain guide
  • Camping equipment
  • Cook
  • Mules for cargo
  • Private transportation
  • Entrance fees to parks & reserves
  • Overnight in tents and hut
  • 2 nights in Quito
Prices Do Not Include
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
Notes
  • Rates are per person - double occupancy
  • This tour’s difficulty is: easy-moderate
  • For our tours we provide first class camping equipment, professional mountain guides, private transportation, and meals
  • This trip is not recommend for people with heart problems
  • Rates are per person in double occupancy in USD and are subject to change depending to specific dates