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Ecuador/Galapagos

Trekking Mount Chimborazo(6310m)

7 Days / 6 Nights

From

$1200

P/P Double Occupancy

Mount Chimborazo is the highest and largest mountain in Ecuador and for a long time it was considered the highest mountain in the world (measured from the centre of the terrestrial globe, its summit is in fact the highest point on earth!). It has three major summits that can be seen during this trek. Vast areas with paramos and breathtaking views over the country and herds of vicuñas are the main highlights of this adventure.Best season December to April.Private tour minimum 2. Pool services also available with fix departures

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Map of Ecuador/Galapagos  -  Mulit-Day Package

Day 01 Arrival Quito

Arrival and transfer to hotel. Anahi Boutique Hotel 4*

Day 02 Quito – Urbina (B, D, BB)

Early drive from Quito to Urbina train station. Our first 3 hours trek will take us to our first campsite at the foothills of Nicolas Martinez Peak and near to the end of the impressive Abraspungo gorge. Camp at 3700m. (LB, D).

Day 03 North-easter slopes/Isapapungo (B, D, BB)

The trek continues along the north-eastern slopes of Chimborazo with wonderful views over the mountain largest northern glaciers and also with views over Carihuairazo volcano. After 5-6 hours trek we arrive at Isapapungo campsite (Vicunas camp) at 4100m. (B, LB, D)

Day 04 Pogyos camp (B, D, BB)

Trek to Pogyos camp. This day we will hike up to 4800m at the base of the glaciers, later on crossing the remains of the Zurita hut and then finally after 5 hours trek we arrive to our camp at 4000m. (B, LB, D)

Day 05 Whimper refuge (B, D, BB)

Long day hike (6-7 hours) up along the dry western slopes of Mount Chimborazo to finally reach the Whimper refuge at 5000m. We will overnight in the Carrel hut at 4800m of altitude. (B, LB, D)

Day 06 Chamonix Needles / Carrel refuge / Quito (B)

Morning for leisure and relaxation and then following the original Whimper route hike up to the Chamonix Needles at 5400m. Descend to the Carrel refuge to meet our vehicle and drive back to Quito. (B)Hotel Anahi Boutique hotel 4*

Day 07 Departure Quito (B)

Transfer out to airport or your next destination

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
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