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Antisana Ecological Reserve

Day visit from Quito:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Quito:

2.5 hours per way.

What is it?

It is a state-managed ecological reserve in the highlands of Ecuador, with a nice lake from which Quito takes part of its water, and a great spot for Condors and Cara Cara sightings, if you like bird watching.

What can you do there?

Climbing, Hiking, camping, sightseeing, bird watching.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Quito, Papallacta, Otavalo, Cotopaxi, Hacienda near by in Sangolqui.