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SANGAY TRAIL TREK


The Sangay Volcano is located in the province of Morona Santiago at 2 hours and 30 minutes from the city of Riobamba ; we'll go to the community of Guargualla Chico, place where we'll begin our adventure.


Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Departure: At the request of the tourist
Return: In the afternoon of the seventh day


ITINERARY
DAY 1 We'll travel through the Panamericana Sur until we get to the city of Riobamba , from this point we have to reach the community of Guargualla Chico. This day we'll spend in the trip to this enclosure and organizing our horses and muleteers that they will join us during the rest of the trip. We'll have dinner and lodging in camp.


DAY 2 We'll have breakfast; our trip will begin approximately at 9:00 am in a journey of 8 hours until we get to the Rincon de Escaleras (corner of stairs), place where we'll make our second camp (lunch in the area of Tambillo), we'll have dinner and camp.


DAY 3 After breakfast; we begin with our trip approximately at 9:00 am in a lapse of 8-9 hours until we get to Plazapamba, place where we'll make our third camp.


DAY 4 After breakfast we'll begin our trip, in a lapse of 7 hours we'll get to Playas, place where we'll make our fourth camp (lunch in the sector Carnicerías), dinner and lodging.


DAY 5 After breakfast, we'll cross through the sandy ground until we get to the awn where we can admire the magnitude of the volcano, it is not necessary to get closer we can observe and listen the eruptions with regular intervals, throwing rocks, ashes and smoke, the currents of lava are constantly and at the nights the show that it gives us is dazzling and unforgettable. We can also admire all the eastern mountain chain and its fauna. We'll descend, have dinner and lodging in our camp.


DAY 6 We'll return from the camp of "Playas" toward the camp of "Plazapamba".


DAY 7 Today we'll return from the camp of "Plazapamba" toward Guargualla Chico where our car will be waiting for us to return to Quito.

 

END OF OUR SERVICES.

ALTAR TRAIL TREK


This mountain raises in the central mountain range, province of Chimborazo, next to the town of Penipe that is about 250 Km to the south of Quito. It is one of the most difficult mountains here in Ecuador, to climb; it has a pot that represents 9 peaks perfectly individualized of first category to climb. All of these, majority, with Catholics names, the tops from the highest are: Obispo, Monja Grande, Monja Chica, Tapernáculo that has three tops: north, central and south. Fraile Beato, Fraile Oriental, Fraile Central or Occidental, Fraile Grande and Canonigo that is recommended to experts. We'll border the Altar's glacier toward the erosion pot in a horseshoe shape that is made with lava and alternate breaches. This volcano remains calm since many thousands years ago. It doesn't present any danger.


Duration: 6 Days
Departure: At the request of the tourist
Return: In the afternoon of the sixth day


ITINERARY
DAY 1 We will leave Quito until we get to the city of Riobamba , in this little city we'll take 30 minutes to go to the market, where we'll take the chance to buy rubber boots for our walking and everything else you need. We will continue our way and take secondary roads until we get to a sector named Vaqueria de Inguisay located at 3.422 meters , we'll prepare our equipment with our muleteer and mules to continue to our first camp that is 3.750 meters in the sector of the Polilepis forest. Wel have dinner, lodging in tents.


DAY 2 After breakfast we'll continue our walk of 5-6 hours until the Mandur lagoon, located at 4.387 meters , from here we could see the lagoon, part of the glacier with an amazing view to the mountain and some peaks. We'll have dinner and we'll camp in tents.


DAY 3 After breakfast, we will leave our camp only with a backpack until we get to the Italian camp (the Glacier) at 4.500 meters , you don't need technical equipment, but you will need warm clothes and a very warm iron bar, fromhere we'll see the imposing Altar with all its peaks, we'll continue with this trip until we get to the Blue lagoon, then to the Green lagoon and we'll return to our camp. This journey we will do it in 4-5 hours. We'll have dinner and lodging in tents.


DAY 4 We'll go out with all our carrier (not with mules because the difficulty of the rock) bordering the rocky part of the mountain until we get to the awn of the same located at 4.484 meters and from here we'll begin our descend to a sector named Playa of Collanes located at 3.852 meters in a journey of 5-6 hours. We'll rest, have dinner and lodging in cabin with a type of lodge typical of the place. (Or we'll camp in tents)


DAY 5 Today we visit the pot where the Yellow lagoon located is, exactly in the base of the mountain at 4.265 meters , we'll descend to the lagoon. After we go back to the camp where we can relax a little bit in the river of Collanes, we'll have dinner and lodging in cabins typical of the place. (Or we'll camp in tents). This journey we make it in 4-5 hours.


DAY 6 After breakfast we'll undertake our way back with all our camp, muleteers and horses toward the Hacienda Releche in a journey of 4-5 hours, place where our car will be waiting for us and take us back to Quito.


END OF OUR SERVICES.

INCA TRAIL TREK


Duration: 4 Days
Departure: At the request of the tourist


ITINERARY
DAY 1 After breakfast in the morning we begin traveling along the Panamericana Sur and pass through the cities of Latacunga, Ambato and go towardS the city of Riobamba. On road we can observe the volcanoes of Chimborazo, Tungurahua, the Altar and more. Then we have to take the road to the coast until we get to the town of Achupallas where we will spend the night in camp.

 

  • Lunch in the city of Riobamba

  • Dinner at camp


DAY 2 After breakfast, we will leave the small town of Achupallas until we get to a place named the Three Crosses, where we will spend the night in our camping place.

 

  • Breakfast at camp

  • Lunch while trekking


DAY 3 Early in the morning, we will leave our camp and begin our trek along the beautiful Andean high barren plain, until we reach an altitude 4,700 meters, where we can observe the lagoon of Culebrillas, here we will make our next camp. At this place we arrive in the afternoon after enjoying an amazing trek.

 

  • Breakfast at camp

  • Lunch while trekking

  • Dinner at camp


DAY 4 After breakfast we will leave our camp to continue our trek in which we will be able observe great landscapes and walk through pieces of land that are planted by products that grows at high altitudes. Today we reach and visit the ancient ruins of Ingapirca. After, we take a vehicle to Cuenca's city, where we will pass the night in a hotel.

 

  • Breakfast at camp

  • Lunch while trekking

  • Dinner in the city of Cuenca

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