Transfer via the route of Guaranda to the National Park Chimborazo. Crossing “l’arenal”. Observation of storks. By vehicle to the first refuge of the Chimborazo in 4800 mt. Short climb (1h, facultative) to the refuge Edward Whimper (5000 mt). According to the physical condition of the participants, possibility to get to know the climbing route to the beginning of the glacier (5200 mt). Return to the refuge Whimper by the same way. Lunch picnic and descent to the foot of the giant for dinner and accommodation in a lodge managed by the communal Indian center of the region or optional in a beautiful mountain hostel and sensational panorama over the Chimborazo.
Transfer in the morning to AlausÍ train station then short travel in the famous Train of the Andes (around 2 hours) passing the famous Devil’s Nose, an ingenious zigzag system through the beautiful Andean landscape to the terminal Sibambe. Welcome through the local indigenous community who invites you for a snack. . Back to Alausí. Then route to Quito. Lunch free on the way. Installation in the hotel in the historic center of the city. Dinner free.
Transfer to the airport for the flight back. OR extension Amazon or Galapagos Islands