Rumiñahui constitutes of an excellent viewpoint of the volcanoes of this area. Rumiñahui means stone face in Quichua language.
It is a volcano off and widely eroded, it has walls that rise almost 800 meters from its base constituted by strata of lava, ash with basalt, this also has three peaks: the North or Maximum, the Central and the south, this volcano rises a few kilometers of Cotopaxi, Sincholagua and Pasochoa in the Cordillera Real or Oriental, tells its history that its last eruption occurred 9 million years ago and the Pleistocene glaciers have sculpted in its present form.
Altitude: 4722 m
Departure from Quito at 6:00 in the morning with direction to Cotopaxi National Park connection with the lagoon of LIMPIOPUNGO to 3860 meters (12,664 ft.), place of the respective equipment and we will begin the hiking until arriving to the base of the volcano and later to make the ascending to The central summit of the RUMIÑAHUI volcano it is 4722 m (15,492 ft.) depending on weather conditions. after the ascending activity, we will return to the vehicle for a time of rest, feeding and hydration, then we will begin the return to Quito or place of destination.