Cotopaxi & Saquisili daytour
With an altitude of 5,897 meters, the majestic Cotopaxi is one of the highest active volcanoes in the world; only competing against two other volcanoes for the title. This giant peak boasts a perfectly symmetrical snow-capped cone and picturesque surrounding parkland. The Cotopaxi was also worshipped by ancient civilizations of the area, thought to be the bringer of rain and prosperous crops; the top of Cotopaxi was believed the place where God resided.
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On the Thursday this daytrip departs early from Llullu Llama to include an early morning visit to the Saquisili market, a busy indigenous market with lots of interesting sights. After the market visit our driver takes you to the entrance of the Cotopaxi national park where you need to contract a guide for the day.