Maquipucuna Cloud Forest Reserve, Quito

Categories: Forests, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
One of the top-five biodiversity spots on the planet, Maquipucuna Cloud Forest Reserve provides a home to a whopping four percent of the world's bird life. Head to the reserve--not far from Quito--to take hikes through the jungle to waterfalls, or to inspect intricate orchids in the onsite garden. Bird-watchers are rewarded by a hugely diverse array of species. Take a dip in the natural pools, repel down cliffs, and, if you're lucky, spot the rare and vulnerable spectacled bear, which can be seen between November and December. Arrange your visit to Maquipucuna Cloud Forest Reserve and discover more family-friendly attractions in Quito using our Quito vacation trip planner.
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  • Our stay was awesome, peaceful, AND educational. Arsenio was our host and guide for our stay. He took us on great hikes thru their property where we saw lots of birds and unique flora. Arsenio is very...  read more »
  • Beautiful stay , service was amazing , food was excellent, absolutely everything was perfect! Getting there was a bit tricky as you are on very thin roads that overlook a beautiful valley. The whole e...  read more »
  • I've gone several times to Maquipucuna and never ceases to amaze me. It is a place of peace, tranquility, harmony and good energy. The nature is beautiful. Highly recommended.
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