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Rumiñahui 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 located whithin the Cotopaxi National Park. You can access it from the Limpiopungo Plato if you intend to hike to the summit. It requires experience for rock scrambling, and good legs to reach it from the Limpiopungo Lagoon parking lot. It is ideal for acclimatization at the Cotopaxi National Park.

What can you do there?


Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Quito, hacienda or lodge in the area, Lasso.