3D Biking Cotopaxi - Quilotoa - Chimborazo
Day 01-. Quito - Cotopaxi
08:00 A.M after breakfast departure 2 hrs. drive on the Pan-American Highway towards Cotopaxi National Park. While we are crossing the volcanoes avenue, we will enjoy beautiful landscapes characteristic of the Andean Region as well as mountains such as Pasochoa, Rumiñahui, Illinizas North andSouth, etc. We drive through pine forest and continue until we reach our departure point the parking lot 4.600mt. Cycling starts around 11:00 a.m. we will have a small briefing about basic techniques employed for downhill cycling and equipment. We will start descending on off-road unpaved paths towards Limpiopungo Lake 3900Mt then we continue riding to El Salítre Pre-Incas archeological ruins (17 km ride+ -) where we will have lunch. After lunch we will continue our trip through the north face of Cotopaxi National Park until we reach El Pedregal Village where We will finish the program around 16:00 hours (18 km ride + -) Dinner and overnight Quilotoa
Characteristics Day 1
Distance: 37 km. Downhill: 20% - Cross-country 80%
Maximum altitude: 4.600mt Minimum altitude: 3.500mts
Level: Medium Cycling time: 3 ½ - 4 hrs.
Day 02 -. Latacunga - Quilotoa Crater
8:00 am departure. 2 hours drive along the Panamerican Highway to Quilotoa Crater. After breakfast, descend bike to Zumbahua where we take a snack in a place where we have the opportunity to mingle and share with the Quichua community or test our artistic abilities painting landscapes with natives. After lunch, enjoy spectacular scenery as we travel by car about 30 minutes to reach 4,200 m. where we ended the tour then moved to Urbina, where we will spend the night.
Characteristics Day 2
Type: Highland - Distance 45 Km.
Cross – country 40% - 30% downhill - 30% uphill
Max height: 3.700mts - Min height: 3.200mts
Medium Level - cycling 4 hours
Night at Urbina
Day 3: Urbina - Chimborazo
We leave at 08:00, after breakfast, travel time by car two hours. During the trip by car, we can admire the beautiful scenery offered by the Ecuadorian Sierra, with its colorful mountains, volcanoes and valleys.
We arrived at our starting point 4.200mts Carrel refuge where we can admire the majestic and imposing Chimborazo volcano.
Descend into Miraflores on a dirt road and pavement through a marvelous canyon following the route of Ambato River. Lunch on the way and continue our journey to near the city of Ambato to 2800mts. Estimated time of arrival 15:00.
Return to Quito in the afternoon.
Characteristics Day 3
Type: Paramo - Distance 50 Km.
Cycling: 30% pedaling - 70% downhill
Max height: 4.200mts - Min height: 2.800mts
Easy level - cycling 4 hours
Private transportation during the tour(3 days), National Park entrance, biking guide, 02 nights in hotels or lodges tourist class based on double occupancy, meals: breakfast, box lunch and menu dinner, bike, helmet and globes, if you have you can bring your personal biking equipment (helmet, gloves, automatic pedals sped and automatic shoes)
Travel and health insurance, personal equipment, meals on free days, alcoholic beverages, tips.
What to bing
Cloths for change, sunglasses, sun block, rainwear, torch, hat, trekking shoes, warm clothing, camera and film (100 ASA). Return to Quito
In all biking programs, our jeep goes behind for support.