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Corazon Volcano



Day visit from Quito:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Quito:

More or less 2 hours per way.

What is it?

It is an old and eroded volcano, excelent to do acclimatization and hiking. On good weather days you have a nice view towards the east into the inter-andean valley. It is a long hike up to its summit.

What can you do there?

Hiking.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Quito, lodge or hacienda in the Cotopaxi Park area, Lasso, Aloasi, Chaupi.