Alta Trekking and Camping. The high-altitude hike covers 4 to 6 hours per day over muddy trails and steep hills, but you’re rewarded with views of the crater lake and majestic El Altar. Meals and lodging at the Collanes Refuge are provided along with transport.
The trip begins at 8 am in Riobamba or in Banos de Agua Santa. The pick up is at your hotel, then you will drive for aproximately 2 hours till the entrance called ” La Candelaria”
After preparing the equipment, you’ll start the 15 km walk to Sangay National Park in a journey of 6 to 7 hours till the refuge where you will set up the tents to spend the overnight.
Meals: Lunch Dinner
7:00 After breakfast you’ll start with the walk of approximately 2 km to the crater (Laguna Amarilla – 4100 masl / 13451.44 Feet), this tour is done in approximately 4 hours between going and returning. In the crater we have enough time to take pictures and enjoy the impressive scenery.
At 12:30pm aproximately you’ll pack your belongs at the campsite and return to the base of the Altar in an average of 4 hours, at the base the vehicle awaits us to return to the Banos or Riobamba where you’ll arrive around 6pm. End of the services.
Meals: Breakfast , Lunch
Round trip private transportation from Banos or Riobamba
Mules to carry equipment
Alcoholic or soft drinks
Small backpack to carry your belongings
WHAT TO BRING
Warm clothing, trekking shoes, sunscreen, warm hat, sunglasses, change clothes, headlamp,
camera, personal water bottle, waterproof jacket.
2- 3 people $200 per person
4 people onwards $150 per person