• Mountain Guardians Lodge Trek in the Andes
  • Stay in lovely mountain lodges on the mountain  guardians trek
  • Enjoy valley and mountain views on the mountain guardains lodge trek
  • Stay at the foot of Cotopaxi on the mountain guardians lodge trek
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Mountain Guardians Lodge Trek

Breathtaking views, and delightful lodges....

5 days from £2000pp plus international flights.

A guided hike though varied and scenic terrain in the Andes staying in delightful mountain lodges and haciendas.

  • Hike through stunning volcanic Andean scenery.
  • Stay in comfy lodges and haciendas each night.
  • Reach the peak of Pasachoa (4,200m).
  • Get to the lowest peak of Ruminahui (4,600m).
  • Spot Andean condors, wild horses and other wildlife.
  • Enjoy gorgeous landscapes including glaciers and Limpiopungo Lake.
  • Choose from a 4 or 5 day itinerary without summiting Cotopaxi.
  • Take 8 days to include summiting Cotopaxi.

This five-day trek is an unmissable opportunity to spend time amongst the might Andean peaks, traversing grassland, arid plains, walking through forests and valleys, past cascading waterfalls and happening on ancient Inca sites.

It's a rich mix, but it's not too arduous a route (though bear in mind that it is at altitude) and needs no previous climbing experience. During the trek you'll reach two lofty summits for fabulous views of the surrounding mountains, including the imposing, snow-covered Cotopaxi. Your guide, an expert naturalist and experienced climber, leads you along the varied tracks and trails, pointing out sights of interest and giving you time to enjoy the views and take those all-important photographs.

You won't miss out on creature comforts. You'll be staying in lovely mountain lodges and homely haciendas, where friendly service, cosy accommodation and delicious food combine, making you feel right at home.

We think this is a lovely addition to any holiday to Ecuador, giving you access fabulous Andean scenery as you enjoy the benefits of healthy exercise and plenty of mountain-fresh air and rewarding you with a great sense of satisfaction on the successful conclusion of the hike.

Dave Lock
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Experiences you could have on this holiday

As well as seeing fabulous landscapes and enjoying exhilarating treks, these are just some of the experiences you could enjoy on this safari holiday.

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