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Imbabura Volcano



Day visit from Quito:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Quito:

More or less 3.5 hours per way.

What is it?

It is an old eroded volcano, very steep, with different points of access from Ibarra, Otavalo and La Esperanza. Ideal for high altitude acclimatization, great views from the area.

What can you do there?

Hiking, good rock scrambling.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Tumbabiro, Otavalo, community lodge in the area (for adventurers), Quito.