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Cotopaxi National Park



Day visit from Quito:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Quito:

More or less 3 hours per way.

What is it?

It is a state-managed national park in the highlands of Ecuador, with one of the icons of our country: the Cotopaxi Volcano (still active). You can reach the snow line or visit the Inca Ruins in the lower valley.

What can you do there?

Climbing, hiking, camping, sightseeing.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Hacienda or Lodge in the area, Quito, Lasso, Papallacta.