The South of Ecuador has the best climbing in the country; different ranges of difficulty, multiple pitch trad climbs and sustain volcanic rock. It offers climbs in tropical valleys and others located at 3500 meters of altitude.
A mix of extreme adventure climbing with a taste of history when we visit ruins of an Inca Empire. We are going to prepare most of our meals and we either going to lodge in a hostel or find the perfect spot for camping.
Day 1: Tour starts in Cuenca. Sight see Cuenca considered a cultural heritage city. In the afternoon head to a local hostel in Cojitambo and prepared for the next day climb. (transportation by car from Quito-Cuenca-Quito can be arranged for extra fee)
Day 2: Rock Climb the highest routes in Ecuador multiple pitch climbs in traditional and some sport.Climbs will be selected according to climbers experience. Finish the day with a bonfire and dinner.
Day3: Short drive to Cajas National Park and start climbing above 3500 meters of altitude surrounded by incredible scenery of lakes, paramo and majestic peaks. The National Park of Cajas has a cold humid climate making it a special place for climbers because of its rare conditions. It also offer us more than 30 routes and the most beautiful and scenic climbing spots. We will choose our climbs or hikes depending on climbers experience. In the afternoon we will set camp and prepare for the next day.
Its one of the most beautiful and scenic climbing spots with over 30 routes. Camp will be set in the park.
Day 4: Head to Loja. Stop at the community of Saraguro where we will experience their way of living and preserve traditions. Its the only ethnic group that has survived to the Spanier conquest. Arrive in Cariamanga.After our visit to the community we will drive to Cariamanga where will have dinner and sleep.
Day 5:Climb in Cariamanga, Late afternoon head back to Cuenca
Day6: Climb in Cuenca(Paute) or Visit a community own Hat, jewelry factory, in Cuenca
Includes: 6B-4D, Transportation, Lodging, Camping Gear optional in Cajas , City Tour, Guide, Saraguro community tour. ( Options: Travel by plane to Cuenca NOT INCLUDED)
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