1-Day Imbabura Summit (acclimatization)

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What we love about this tour:

  • A strenous trekking to acclimate in the altitude
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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Guided Tours, Mountains, Trekking
  • Activity Level Strenuous
    4/8
  • Group Size Small Group
    4-8
All about the 1-Day Imbabura Summit (acclimatization).

The Imbabura summit in just one day: 4,600 m

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Professional mountain guide (1 guide per 6 guests)
  • Box lunch
  • Private transportation in guide car
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Personal snacks
  • Services not specified
  • Helmet rental (required for climb)
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  1. Day1 Imbabura Summit 4600m Full Day

    We start at the foothill of Imbabura 4700m. This imposing mountain has the perfect positive slope to train in altitude, from 3400m to 4600m. As the dominant geographic feature of the area, Imbabura is of significant importance to the local culture, which involves a spiritual relationship with the land. The mountain is sometimes personified locally as Taita Imbabura, or ”Papa” Imbabura. In fact, Imbabura is considered the sacred protector of the region. Imbabura is most frequently climbed from the town of La Esperanza or where the road ends about 4 km above it in the village of Chiruasi. From Chiruasi, the altitude gain is approximately 1600 meters. A very nice hike with great views to the valley of Ibarra and hopefully see Cayambe. This is one of the most hiked mountains in Ecuador previous to higher altitude mountains. We traverse an hacienda and then start the hike up the moorlands and ending with a rocky terrain and small fun climb. After descending we return to Quito.

This is a one-day trip

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