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Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve



Day visit from Riobamba:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Riobamba:

3 hours per way.

What is it?

It is a state-managed ecological reserve in the highlands of Ecuador, where you can drive up to 4.600 meters over sea level to reach the Ruales Oleas Berge Refuge at the snow line. It might be possible to see here Condors.

What can you do there?

Climbing, Hiking, camping, sightseeing.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Otavalo, Quito, Refuge (for mountain climbers).