Condor Trek in 3 days

Itinerary

We will leave from Quito in the morning and drive eastern up towards El Tambo Village (11,152ft/3.400m). There will be packhorses awaiting us. After loading our equipment on the horses, we´ll start moving on the trail. We will be hiking most of the time on very muddy areas, crossing stream and rivers, rubber boots are more than necessary, after 4 to 5 hours we will get to our first campsite, which is located close to a nice lake, called “Laguna del Volcan” (12,464ft/3.800m). Overnight in tents (BL/D)

After breakfast, we will start hiking up through muddy areas and small forests until we reach higher and drier paramo zones. That will take us about 3 hours. Once here, we still have to hike for another 3 hours admiring the magnificent and massive Antisana glacier and Santa Lucia Lake. We will get at our second camp located in a sheltered valley. Overnight in tents (B/BL/D)

It starts early in the morning, the Trek passes through an area of ​​a set at the Base of Antisana, with a beautiful view of the glacier and then a moderate climb to reach the lagoon Mica where we have a great view and we enjoy the beautiful scenery. Which will take us between 6 and 7 hours, at this stage of Trek's best chance to observe deer, llamas, Andean Condor, and other features of the moors birds shall be taken, and in the evening after enjoying one of the best experiences of his life, the car will be ready to return to Quito. (B/ BL)

Price: Please contact us

Land transportation and transfers
Professional guide
Accommodations in (double tents)
All meals during the hikes and climbs (shown above with B: Breakfast, BL: Lunch and D: Dinner)
National Parks entrance fees
Camping equipment (tents, kitchen utensils, chairs, tables, etc.)
International flight tickets
Meals in Hotels (lunch, dinner)
Personal equipment (Boots, sleeping bags, gloves, waterproof jackets and pants, etc.)
Insurance of any kind
Other non-specified expenses

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