Climbing Chimborazo (20,702ft/6.310m) in 2 days

Itinerary

Day 1: Quito – Chimborazo Refuge (16,400ft /5.000m)

We will drive south from Quito (9,186ft/2.800m) towards the city of Ambato (8,858ft/2,700m) through the Avenue of the Volcanoes for about 5 hours until we get to the Chimborazo`s reserve. We will walk up from Hermanos Carrel refuge (15,744ft/4,800m) for about an hour to the Whimper’s Refuge (16,400ft/5.000m), where we will have dinner and get some rest until 11 pm. There will be an early light breakfast served just before we get our gear ready and start hiking up (-/BL/D)

Day 2: Refuge – Chimborazo Top (20,702ft/6.310m) – Quito

At midnight, we will start our climb to the top of Ecuador’s highest mountain, Chimborazo, which will take us about 8 to 10 hours. We will get to the top (20,702ft/6.310m) early in the morning. It is a perfect place for resting and pictures of the beautiful Andean surroundings. After some rest, we will start our descending to the Refuge. It will take us 3 to 4 hours. Once in “Whymper Refuge” we will pack our gear and go down to “Hermanos Carrel Refuge”, where our transportation will be ready to take us back to Quito (B/BL/-)

 

Price: Please contact us

Superior service
Private transportation and transfers
Professional Mountain Guide
IFMGA (International Federation of Mountain Guide) or ASEGUIM (Ecuadorian Association of Mountain Guides) / ratio 2 climbers - 1 guide
Technical mountain equipment (crampons, ice axe, harness, helmet)
Accommodation in hotels (double occupancy), José Ribas and Whymper Refuge
All meals during the hikes and climbs (shown above with B: breakfast, BL: box lunch, D: dinner)
A registered and fully licensed Tour Operator
National Park fees and permits registration
Personal Mountain Gear (warm clothes, sleeping bag, sun glasses, head lamp, etc.)
Single supplement
International flights
Meals and beverages at the hotels (lunch, dinner)
Personal insurance
Tips
Other non-specified expenses

 

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