Cotopaxi – Quilotoa - Sighchos 3Day Biking

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Day 1.- Quito - Cotopaxi - Latacunga
cotobikDeparture after breakfast, 1½ hours car drive on the Pan-American Highway towards the Cotopaxi National Park. We will enjoy beautiful landscapes as well as some snow picks around us such as: Pasochoa, Rumiñahui, Illinizas North and South to name a few. Cycling starts around 11:00 a.m. from the parking lot at 4.400mts. We will have a Short briefing about basic techniques for downhill cycling and equipment.  We start riding downhill towards El Salítre Pre-Incas archaeological ruins (15 km ride approx.) At the ruins, we will enjoy a delicious lunch.  After lunch and some rest, we continue our trip through the north face of Cotopaxi National Park until we reach El Pedregal Village (15 km ride approx.) We will finish the program around 16:00 Transfer to Latacunga, dinner and overnight
 
Characteristics Day1
Type: High Lands Distance: 35 km.   bik nat                                     
Downhill: 30% - Uphill 30% - Cross country 40%                                                             
Maximum altitude:
4.400mt Minimum altitude: 3.600mts

Level: Easy - Medium Cycling time: 4 hrs. +-  Overnight in Lazo
                                                      
Day 02 Latacunga - Zumbahua
After breakfast 1 hr. drive, we will cycle towards Zumbagua. We will visit small Indian Villages. Lunch on the way.
  
Characteristics Day2   
Type: High Lands Distance: 35 km.bikepuemb
Downhill: 30% - Uphill 60% - Cross country 10%                                                     
Maximum altitude: 4.300mt Minimum altitude: 3.700mts
Level: Medium Cycling time: 4 hrs. +-
Overnight – Quilotoa Lodge                                                                                         
 
Day 03 Zumbahua – Sigchos
Downhill from the Quilotoa Lake to Chugchilan
                                                           
Characteristics Day3
Type: High Lands Distance: 50km.bik otav
Downhill: 80% - Cross country 20%
Maximum altitude: 4.100mt Minimum altitude: 2.900mts
Level: Easy - Medium Cycling time: 4 hrs. +-.  Return to Quito
                                                                             
Includes
Private transportation during the tour, Park entrance, biking guide, 02 nights in hotels/lodges tourist class based on double occupancy, meals: 2 breakfast, 3 box lunch and 2 menu dinner, bike, helmet and globes, if you like you can bring your personal bike and equipment (helmet, gloves, automatic pedals sped and automatic shoes)
 
Not included
Travel and health insurance, personal equipment, meals on free days, alcoholic beverages, tips
 
What to bring
Cloths for change, sunglasses, sun block, rainwear, torch, hat, trekking shoes, warm clothing, camera.

In all biking programs, our jeep goes behind for support.

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