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Yunguilla to Maquipucuna: trekking through biodiverse valleys and ancestral trails

Yunguilla and Maquipucuna, belonging to the Metropolitan District of Quito, are located within the Andean Choco Region – which was recently proclaimed a World’s Biosphere Reserve! Besides its natural wonders,

Southern Andes: The land of ancestral trails and unexplored ecological reserves

As you head down the Panamericana road, you will find lower elevations and warmer drier climates. The Southern Andes region has a lonely, faraway feel to it, reinforced by its

Discover Sangay National Park

This 27,0000 hectare national park not only contains two active volcanoes, it is also home to diverse ecosystems such as the glacial and volcanic, the cloud forest, the paramos, the

Discover Cajas National Park

Located in the province of Azuay, this National Park awaits only 21 miles away from the city of Cuenca. Here, altitude ranges from 9.480 to 11.480 feet.

Cayambe Coca National Park

Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve is mostly known for the massive volcano that gives the park its name, and it is no surprise why.  Cayambe, the snow capped giant standing at

An intro to the Cañaris

Pre Inca cultures such as the Cañaris had interesting worldviews that attributed aspects of their race and culture to nature and mysticism.  Fantastic events were attributed to tell the story

Celebrating Inti Raymi in Ingapirca

Located in Cañar, Ingapirca Inca architectural complex is the most important pre-columbian site in Ecuador! Ingapirca means “wall of the Inca” and on-site, you can find the remains of what

Quilotoa: A breathtaking adventure destination in the Andes

14 km north of Zumbahua, within  the Ilinizas Ecological Reserve, Quilotoa is the westernmost volcano in the Andes. But perhaps the most impressive thing about this 12,840 ft dormant volcano,

Cuenca’s Surroundings

Beyond Cuenca and its cultural and architectonic charms, there are many places to visit nearby. Wonderful nature as well as small towns and parishes that seem stuck in time, reminding