Vicuña Trek
Vicuña Trek
Vicuña Trek

Vicuña Trek

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Vicuña Trek

The Vicuña Trek, passes through the paramos of Chimborazo 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 wild life specially of course wild vicuñas that live round the park, on the second day we trek to the refuge of Chimborazo, including the highest refuge whimper at 5000 mts 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 mts above sea level.

Vicuña Trek Lodging:

In this trek we´ll be staying in communitary lodges and refuges, as our aim is to provide social aid, and be inclusive with local indigenouse communities and servces, this allows us to be socially responsible, also with the people that inhabit the ecosistems of the Chimborazo paramos.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Comfort, trekking
  • Activity Level
  • Group Size Medium Group
All about the Vicuña Trek.

We start the Trek on request  wit at least 2 climbers

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 Portan 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 Carrel Refuge

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

  4. Day 4 Polilepis forest

    This day is a short trek to polilepis forest and then to Riobamba

Mountain Refuge