Climb Volcano Corazon

Climbing Volcano Corazón 4788 m

El Corazón is located on the western side of the Avenue of Volcanos south of Quito. It is a common acclimatization climb for mountaineers preparing themselves for ascents on 5000 - 6000+ meter peaks. It is named such because some claim to see the shape of a heart on the mountain in two gullies from the northwest.The hike and limb is through the beautiful páramo tall grass vegetation.

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Travel program


Day 1: Quito – Corazón 4788 m

Detailed Program

Day 1: Quito – Corazón 4788 m

The starting point of this exciting trip will be in El Chaupi Village, a small town famous because of its agricultural industry. We will be taken to Illinizas Ecological Reserve from where we will start the hike up to the volcano.

During our walk we can admire the green fields and the nature around us. Although some hours later the trail starts to get steeper, its landscapes are unbelievably great. The whole climb will take us about 7 hours, so that we always recommend some previous mountaineering experience.

Once in Corazon Summit, the viewpoint will talk by itself. We can enjoy a panoramic sight of the famous Avenue of The Volcanoes and other Ecuadorian peaks of the region. After a deserved lunch we will come back to El Chaupi by car and celebrate with a delicious coffee in Andes Alpes Cafe, we did such a exciting expedition together.

I will be waiting for your contact. I am sure you want to live this climb experience and I am the indicated guide for it. Get in touch with me and plan this trip together.

Included meals: BL= Box Lunch

What's Included

Services included in the prices:
  • Superior service
  • A registered and fully licensed Tour Operator
  • Private transportation to the whole tour
  • Professional ASEGUIM mountain guide (ratio 2 climbers -1 guide)
  • Meals on the mountain as mentioned above (B: Breakfast; BL: Box Lunch; D: Dinner)
  • Illinizas Ecoligical Reserve entrance fee, and permit registration

Not included:
  • Personal mountain gear (warm cloths, sleeping bags, sun glasses, head lamp, etc.
  • Extra drinks in the Hut
  • Tips
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Other non-specified expenses

Prices & Dates

In Ecuador you can Climb all year, but these are the seasons

High Season: June to August / December to January
Low season: February to May / September to November

Ecuador is a fantastic destination that offers plenty of options for travel lovers. Galápagos and amazon Jungle are part of this amazing land.

Difficulty: Demanding
Dates & Prices: To be determined / Contact us!
Places: On this trip, places are still available. *Available
Trip-code: Number ►Ec-1981
Duration: 2 days
Participants: Minimal: 2 Maximal: 12
Country / Location: Ecuador
Mountain Guide: Fernando Iza
Other dates / additional info: Contact us!

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