Possibly one of the most important and beautiful natural attractions in the Cotopaxi Province of Ecuador. The Quilotoa crater lake is one of the most impressive natural wonders of this Province. A marvelous view to the lake from the lookout point located at the top of its rim will make you go WOW. This fantastic seven color turquoise toned lake is considered to be, one of the 13 most beautiful lakes around the globe. Not only the lake has an special beauty but also its local indigenous people and its surroundings makes this, an special place.
The Mindo cloud forest is the pearl of a transition ecosystem where birds, amphybians, mammals, plants and trees have manage to live in a simbiotic state. Cloud forests are one of the rarests ecosystems in the world, and among the most endangered. This beautiful forest are defined by their nearly constant inmersion in a layer of clouds. Creating a unique cool wet climate for plants and animals living there. Cloud forests are known for their high biodiversity, an incredible number of plants and animals living in this ambience and many of them are current nowhere in the planet. Where plants grow in every inch of available space, and just as many animals out there trying to eat them.
Papallacta is the perfect place to get away from the noisy city of Quito and spend a day realxing and pampering yourself, surrounded by nature in a peaceful ecosystem called the Paramo. Papallacta is located, at a short drive from Quito, only one hour and fouty five minutes towards the east of Quito
Vamos a pedalear a Nono, es un tour todo incluido, donde recorreremos desde el maravilloso pueblo de Nono y esta parroquia ubicada al nor oeste de Quito, pasando por parroquias rurales y poblaciones las afueras de Quito, Tandayapa, Nanegalito y Nanegal hasta llegar a la maravillosa cascada de la Piragua, ideal para refrescarnos y tomarnos, fotos memorables después de la pedaleada. Adicionalmente, aquí disfrutaremos de un comida de la zona. En este recorrido podrás disfrutar de Naturaleza, Aire Puro y maravillosos paisajes de la serranía ecuatoriana y del ecosistema que encontramos en esta zona denominado "Bosque Nublado". Un maravilloso recorrido familiar, solo o con amigos, el cuan no te puedes perder.
Quito old town, a heritage masterpiece of arquitecture, art, and history spreads along a high elevation and intricate city that lies in the slopes of the Pichincha Volcano. Quito Old town is where the Inca and European culture, have managed to merge, each with its unique features.
Otavalo Market is one of the towns that has preserved its essence despite the Spaniard influence, as well as its traditional market and textiles, from hand made to machine made textile products they all have its Pre-Inca and Inca designs and patterns so characteristic to the Otavalo Market
Baños elevation is more or less at 1800m (5904ft) and its located on the province with the same name as the volcano “Tungurahua” the town of Baños is located right underneath the North Estern side of the Tungurahua volcano and to the East of Ambato, which is the capital city of the Tungurahua province In Baños indigenous traditions and modern customs of American and foreign visitors are mixed. The tourist city of Baños is located in a valley with waterfalls and hot springs next to the Tungurahua volcano with a height of 5,016 meters.
Ready for a new adventure, and to discover a whole new experience, language, food, diverse ecosystems and locals, forget about air conditioning, heat and a russhy life. The life you have been deserving for so long at an affordable price is definetly possible in Ecuador.
Cotopaxi volcano is one of the most iconic and photographed volcanoes in South America, its the second highes active volcano. The meaning of Cotopaxi is the combination of two words Coto means neck and Paxi means moon in the Quichua (inca language), therefore, the translation would be “Neck of the Moon”. On a clear summer night, the moon seems to be seating on top of the crater, and looks like a human head and the snow looks like a neck and a poncho this is the reason why it is called, "Neck of the moon".