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Pululahua, Ecuador

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#26 of 70 in Nature in Ecuador
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 Guayllabamba travel itinerary planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    It is a perfect place for camping and the vegetation down to the crater is abundant... worth the travel.
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  • July 26, 2017
    The extinct off of the Pululahua volcano, located 15 min. the city Mitad del Mundo, it offers, from its successful viewpoint a beautiful view of the crater and the mountains that surround it. Today, it is worth making a visit to this place as part of a walk to the famous half of the world and its different attractions. Vehicles come almost up to near the edge of the volcano. A walk that relaxes and puts you in touch with nature while the wind blows dash. In the bottom of the Valley there are House of finance and crops. If you are in good shape you can get walking to the base. It is recommended to visit it between 10 am and 2 pm since last this time tends to be very cloudy.
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  • July 15, 2017
    We met at the Magic Bean Restaurant in the La Mariscal neighborhood in Quito at 9 am. Driving down to the ranch on a narrow road observing the beautiful view of the crater we arrived at the ranch, own...  more »

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