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Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve

Day visit from Quito:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Quito:

More or less 1 hour per way.

What is it?

It is a state-managed geobotanical reserve in the highlands of Ecuador, just a few seconds further north from the Equator Line. You reach the view point at the rim of this old caldera and you can hike inside to visit the "small village" located 300 meters below. It offers a great sense of the mountain cloud forest and impressive views of the area.

What can you do there?

Hiking, mountain biking, sightseeing.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Quito, cloud forest Lodge in the area.