Chilcabamba Ecolodge

Ecuador

  • Superb views of the soaring Cotopaxi Volcano
  • Go hiking, biking, horse riding and climbing
  • Cosy rooms with wood-burning stoves
  • Learn to milk a vow and make cheese
  • Special activities for families 

Open: Chilcabamba Ecolodge is open all year.

Location: Chilcabamba Ecolodge is in a valley in the Andean highlands, at an elevation of almost 3,500ms, and within sight of the impressive Cotopaxi Volcano. It is about 73kms south of Quito, approximately a 2 hour drive.

Rooms: All 14 guest rooms and suites, which are slightly larger. All have comfy beds, tiled floors, picture windows, colourful curtains and bed throws, and rustic wooden furniture. Fuel burning stove provide ample heat on cool mornings and evenings. The en-suite bathrooms have hot water showers. Suites have a sitting area.

Activities: This is an outdoors destination, ideal for hiking, mountain biking, horse riding for experienced riders and beginners, and bird watching, all led by local guides from the town of Pedregal. Cotopaxi National Park is just a 5 minute drive (6kms) away, with opportunities for hiking and climbing. You can visit a local village and learn about the Andean lifestyle and even have a go at milking a cow by hand or try out your cheese-making skills! There are monthly photographic safaris. Cookery classes can be arranged. On clear nights Chilcabamba is an excellent place for star gazing.

Facilities: There is a large sitting room with views of Cotopaxi. The lodge has a bar. There are gardens. A laundry service is provided.

Dining: Meals are eaten in the dining room which seats up to 40 people. International and local dishes are available. Breakfast consists of fresh fruit, bread and cereals.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. The lodge can arrange family-orientated activities.

Health: This is not a malarial area.

Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access.

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Client Rating for Ecuador 5/5 from 82 reviews

Wonderful atmosphere and views The log fire always crackling in the room upon our return. Great WiFi!

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