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Pichincha, Ecuador

Categories: Volcanos, Mountains, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web
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  • Hard physical work but that it is worth at the end of the tour. Imposing it stands behind their skirts the powerful Rucu and Guagua Pichincha volcano icons of the capital city of the Ecuadorians, in its more than 4000 msnm you can find much flora and fauna and more than that with every metre that advances towards the Summit can be a better vantage point of the city of Quito, its valleys, and its snowcapped mountains and surrounding hills. And the follow up you will find pure and fresh water sources that supply the "face of God" springs flowing cold wastelands that are found on the slopes of the Colossus and that you can visit to follow up where you'll find grasslands, polylepis and chuquiraguas, some animals and finally when you pass the 4000 meters you will find the cable car and on his back using a guide can be carried to the Summit itself of the Pichincha volcano
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  • School of mountain to start the alimatacion height with German girls who want to climb other mountains such as Illiniza, Cayambe, and 3 hour hike, since come plain.
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  • Make sure you have spent a few days in high altitude before you attempt this. Well worth it! We took the Teleferico to the top and started the hike from there. The middle 90% of the hike is fairly wel...  read more »
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