Blessed by being the highest elevation in the world at 0 latitude. And described by Humboldt after his visit to Ecuador as: “This Mountain can be considered as one of the monuments in which nature has made a difference in the earth.”
Farthest point from the center of the earth, or simply the closest point to outer space, the sun, the moon, and the starts. Chimborazo rises in the middle of the Ecuadorian highlands with all it magnitude.
A program that combines the best from mountains, unique scenery, variety of ecosystems and a cozy rest. From the most attractive elevations of the central highlands you will be able to see Ecuador from 360 degrees.
This is an excellent program for acclimatization in a beautiful mountain close to Quito. It has a perfect combination between hiking, spending the night in a mountain refuge with an alpine style ascent through a non-technical route.
With steep, picturesque snow and ice walls, Iliniza Sur is an ideal mountain to experience some alpine style mountaineering. The normal route goes through a long, steep gorge that runs between rocky and crevassed terrain. It is an entertaining ramp that will keep the adrenaline pumping.