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Pululahua, Ecuador

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Volcano
Trek through Pululahua, a collapsed volcanic crater full of lush and dense native plant life. The crater reaches a pinnacle of 3,356 m (11,011 ft), giving you far reaching views from every angle. Observe over 2,000 species of plants and a huge selection of birds, mammals, and insects. Choose a different way to explore by going on horseback or mountain biking. Pick up some artisan crafts and food from the local vendors or eat at a restaurant. Stay overnight and choose from hostels or specially designated camping spots. Put Pululahua at the forefront of your travel plans using our Tandayapa travel itinerary planner.
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  • This former volcano was the first national park in South America. What a place! The entrance (which is on the edge of the caldera) is a few miles up the road from Mitad del Mundo, the small theme park...  more »
  • The view from the top was impressive as long as it's sunny. On a cloudy day this would be an attraction to avoid. We did not walk down to the crater floor, but talked to some who had and don't think w...  more »
  • , Who, like what is different and the adventure, then this is the place is the perfect!, feature long, there is a diversity of plants such as orchids and butterflies, visit this crater is like being on the moon. I can't imagine that a day was an active volcano. In the evening mist falls and it is too cold, I have to return because it does not reach to know everything he wanted. I'll be back.
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