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Volcanoes

Cotopaxi volcano is an active, snow-capped volcano located in the Andes Mountains. It is the second most visited attraction in Ecuador. Take an adventure to Cotopaxi volcano on your holiday to Quito, Ecuador and be astounded by the natural phenomenon!

Thrill seekers can experience the views of Cotopaxi volcano at Cotopaxi National Park. The last eruption of Cotopaxi volcano was in August 2015 and lasted until January 2016! Cotopaxi has erupted over 50 times since 1738 and is one of the world’s highest volcanoes. For those looking for a challenge during their Ecuador holiday, visitors can attempt to climb Cotopaxi. 

Cotopaxi volcano is a sight to behold, be sure to visit it at nighttime when the volcano emits an orange glow!

Pichincha volcano is located in the capital of Ecuador, Quito and is an active stratovolcano. It features two peaks called Wawa Pichincha and Ruku Pichincha.

Holidaymakers looking for sporty adventure have come to the right place! Plan a hike to the top of Pichincha volcano and be rewarded with breathtaking sights of Quito at 16,000 feet. If hiking doesn’t appeal, then visitors can rent a horse to assist, via a cable car ride or mountain bike.

Once you’ve reached the top, you may find yourself a bit breathless from the high altitude at Pichincha. If that is the case, try out the oxygen inhalers at the cafe at the top of Pichincha volcano. 

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