Private Tour All Inclusive Biking Around the Cotopaxi Volcano

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: Quito, Quito

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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After your pick up at your hotel, you will be taken south down the Panamericana Highway. Your biking tour will take place in the Cotopaxi National Park, named after one of the highest active volcanoes on earth, which at just over 19.000 feet, is one of the most stunning sights in Ecuador. You will bike next to Cotopaxi’s base on dirt roads surrounded by an other-worldly landscape dotted by rocks strew about by the volcano during its last major eruption. The ride is about 16 miles, and mostly on a flat easy terrain ideal for novice bikers. Lunch is included in this program. Explore the Cotopaxi volcano with our biking tour!

What's Included

24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish.

All activities as described in the itinerary: biking and hiking.

Biking gear.

Meals as described in the itinerary.

Private transportation from and to Quito’s hotel.

What's Not Included

Additional food or beverages.

Fees for museums or natural reserves.

Optional tips for guides and drivers.

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 8 - 90

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • In order to process your reservation please help us with all this information: meeting point, Whatsapp phone number (in case you use it).
  • It is important to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unpredictable circumstances
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • For all guests we need: passport numbers, date of birth, nationality, food restrictions, medical restrictions.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Important things to bring: warm and waterproof clothing, gloves, water, sunblock, sunglasses, and passport.
  • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat ‘street food’, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
  • Keep in mind that climate at high altitudes can change suddenly from sunny to cold with stormy winds.
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • The operator cannot take any responsibility for any illnesses or missed meals & tours due to an illness.
  • Transportation included is from and to Quito’s hotel, located in the Quito urban Zone. It does not include Valleys, Tababela or hotels close to the airport. The extra charge of $ 40 (for the round trip per group) must be paid directly to the driver.
  • Travelers must bring with them extra sanitary items to be used during the entire tour. Transportation: Passengers will be seated skipping a place to maintain the distance required. Medicine: Travelers should bring their medications from their countries.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Cotopaxi National Park
08:30 Pick-up at hotel in Quito.

10:00 – 12:30 Biking ride at Cotopaxi National Park next to the volcano’s base.

12:30 – 13:30 Picnic with a lovely view of some Inca ruins.

13:30 – 14:30 Biking ride at Cotopaxi National Park.

17:00 Back in Quito

Tour Details
Biking time: 3.5 hours approximately.
Biking distance: 26 km (16 miles).
Elevation gain: 122 m (400 feet).
Maximum elevation: 3,899 m (12,792 feet).

*Note: All hours are approximate, except for the starting time.

9 hours • Admission Ticket Free


Excellent all around
Sashur H, 05-01-2018
We booked a private hiking and biking tour because it was our last day after a long trip and we wanted to have more control over what we did. Our guide was Adrian, who was fantastic. He was kind, friendly, and we had great conversation. He had a lot of interesting information and overall was an excellent resource.

We arrived to the park and made our way up to the parking lot. The wind was unexpected for me so we bundled up. It took us an hour to ascend to the refuge, but Adrian was patient. We were definitely pathetic, stopping every 2 minutes to sit or even lay down! He waited for us and gave us advice about how to make it up. Once at the top we took a nice rest and had some tea and cocoa.

The way down was just 5-10 minutes and we were so tired there was no way we were going to use the bikes. Plus, the roads were so bad that I can't imagine how difficult it would have been to do that anyways. It was Christmas eve so we decided to leave early. Drive back was smooth and overall it was a great experience. It was extremely difficult, nothing I read prepared me for that, but we were lucky to get a lot of breaks in the clouds to see the beautiful volcano!
simonemusters, 03-04-2020
Heerlijk buiten in de natuur. Prachtige tocht door kleine dorpjes en door de bergen richting de Vulkaan. Vriendelijke gids die goed Engels sprak. En ons vanwege het weer een aangepaste tour gaf, niet op de vulkaan maar in de vallei eromheen. Prachtig! Veel gezien en heeft ons verteld en geleerd over natuur, planten en dieren. Na alle indrukken heerlijk met lekker glas wijn in de haciënda net buiten National Parc, waar we heerlijk gegeten hebben, lieve medewerkers en fijne sfeer, voelde als thuis!
Loved it!
Sharinda T, 03-03-2020
Vanuit Quito zijn we begonnen met de autorit en dit was werkelijk al een feestje! Daarna kwamen we aan bij Cotopaxi, het was helaas geen stralend weer maar dit maakte de tourguide helemaal goed!
Super mooi gebied en na een overnachting hebben we de Cotopaxi Vulcano toch nog heel mooi gezien!
Celine246, 03-03-2020
Alles was perfect geregeld en de gids vertelde ons zoveel! Geen vraag bleef onbeantwoord en we zagen de prachtigste (stille) plekken van het national park. Rebecca regelde ook een haciënda die een constante glimlach waard was. Van heerlijk eten, goede service tot een gezellige kamer inclusief houtkachel. Top dit!!

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