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Vicuña Trek

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Vicuña Trek

We trek through the Carihuarazo and Chimborazo regions and sleep in mountain refuges, to visit the small volcano glacier, this is all within the Chimborazo National Park

We start the Vicuña Trek Chimborazo in the Carihuarazo refuge, to visit the small volcano glacier, this is all within the Chimborazo National Park, the trek is called Vicuña Trek for its wildlife especially of course wild vicuñas that live around the park, on the second day we trek to the refuge of Chimborazo, including the highest refuge whimper at 5000 m. sea level. on the third day we trek down on the Machay temple and lonesome tree in the paramo, the group sleeps in a mountain refuge hotel, finally to end on the 4th day the group treks to the polylepis forest, a unique forest above 4000 m. above sea level

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Trekking
  • Activity Level Moderate
  • Group Size Medium Group
    6
All about the Vicuña Trek.

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.
  • Transportation From and to Riobamba
  • All lodging in the refuges
  • Camping gear (if needed)
  • All meals
  • Carrying mules
  • National park permits
  • Local certified Guides
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Travel insurance and other emergencies
  • Single room accommodations
  • Liquors, beeers and bootled beverages
  • Tips
  1. Day 1 Portal Andino

    We star the trek from portal andino, through the carihuairazo valley and lake to the nearest refuge

  2. Day 2 Michahuasca - Carihuairazo

    We visit Carihuairazo volcano and it´s glacier

  3. Day 3 Carihuairazo - Chimborazo

    We trek to carrell refuge at 4800 mts, and from here to Casa condor

  4. Day 4 Chimborazo - Polilepis

    a short trek to polilepis forest and then to Riobamba