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El Corazon

  • (worth a trip)
  • NA
  • High
  • Free
  • full day
  • 3 3

A volcano in the heart of Ecuador

El Corazon, Cotopaxi, Ecuador

El Corazón is an inactive volcano in the Cotopaxi Providence of Ecuador, its name means “the heart”.


The volcano isn’t too tall and it is used by mountaineers to prepare themselves for higher ascents around the area. The summit is located on the crater rim.


The interesting thing about this particular volcano is that it has pre-Columbian ruins on its slopes.