Illiniza – 2 Day Expedition

Illiniza – 2 Day Expedition

Illiniza – 2 Day Expedition

Illiniza – 2 Day Expedition

$ 300 / Per Person
  • Departure
    Geotours Office - Check the map
  • Next Departure
    Available from January to December 2019
  • What´s Included
    Technical climbing gear
    Specialized high-mountain bilingual guide
    Transportation
    Meals
    Not included: Shelter fee ($20)
  • Not Included
    Shelter fee ($20)
    Tips
    Meals or drinks not described on the tours

Illiniza – 2 Day Expedition Description

Located between Pichincha and Cotopaxi provinces, the Illinizas are twin volcanic peaks that offer a variety of difficulty suitable for all levels of mountain climber.

Illiniza – 2 Day Expedition Itinerary

North Illiniza stands at 5126 meters (16818 feet) and is relatively simple to scale. Expert climbers will be excited for the technical and steep climb to the summit of South Illiniza, at 5305 meters (17405 feet).

Day 1

  1. Our journey to the snowy Illinizas begins in Baños where we leave the Geotours office in our comfortable van.
  2. Upon arrival at the entry point, we will hike for approximately 3 hours to the shelter for lunch.
  3. The remainder of the day is spent with the guide and learning climbing techniques and safety procedures.
  4. After dinner we will relax and get excited for the amazing day ahead!

Day 2

  1. In order to reach the summit of North Illiniza we will leave the shelter at 7:00 am and spend the day marveling at the wonders of nature during our trek.
  2. Climbers will be in awe of the magnificent landscapes below the 5126 meters (16818 feet) high crown.
  3. We will descend the mountain and head back to beautiful Baños with memories that are sure to last a lifetime.
  4. Departure: 10:00 on Day 1
  5. Return: Approx. 17:00 on Day 2 
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