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Things to do in Quito: Full-day Ruku Pichincha Trek

Thinking of what things to do in Quito? Join us for our full day trek up Ruku Pichincha, where we bring you 4698 meters above sea level for an adventure.

USD $265.00

Per Person
Number of TravelersPrice Per Person
1USD $265.00
2USD $155.00
3 or moreUSD $150.00

Things to do in Quito: Hike Up Ruku Pichincha in a Day!

Pichincha is an active stratovolcano in the country of Ecuador, whose capital Quito wraps around its eastern slopes. The two highest peaks of the mountain are Wawa Pichincha – 4784 meters (15696 feet) above sea level and Ruku Pichincha – 4698 meters (15405 feet) above sea level. Join us on this full-day tour as we bring you to hike up Ruku Pichincha, one of tourists’ favorites peak to climb.

What are you waiting for? Come join us on this spectacular tour now! We promise you won’t be disappointed.


  • Hike up one of Quito’s favorite peaks
  • Take the world’s highest cable car
  • Take in spectacular views atop mountain cliffs

Tour Information 

Duration: Full-day
Start/ End Location: Quito, Ecuador
Availability: Year-round 


For this tour, you will start off from the parking lot, 15 to 20 minutes by car from Quito. From there, you will ride a cable car for about 15 minutes up to the trailhead, where you will then start a 1.5-hour hike to the base of a steeper and narrow ridge. Then, you will continue on for another 3 hours, hiking upwards and passing by some sections of very interesting drops and cliffs.

You will return to Quito in the afternoon and then be driven to the town of Machachi, where you will have dinner and call it a night.

What’s Included

  • Transportation to and from hotel
  • Local mountain guide
  • All meals
  • Entrance fees to national parks

What’s Not Included

  • Hiking equipment (boots, sunglasses, waterproof clothes, hat etc.)
  • Personal insurance
  • Tips
  • Other non-specified expenses

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes


Parque Nacional Cotopaxi, Latacunga, Cotopaxi, Ecuador

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Parque Nacional Cotopaxi, Latacunga, Cotopaxi, Ecuador -0.692808, -78.427277

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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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