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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

Discover Cotopaxi National Park

Cotopaxi National Park is geographically spread through the Provinces of Pichincha, Cotopaxi and Napo. This ecological reserve is only 37 miles away from Quito, and 18 miles away from the

Yasuni National Park: Explore this biodiverse paradise

Located between the provinces of Pastaza and Orellana, Yasuni is one of the most biodiverse areas on Earth! In the heart of the tropical humid forest, the park’s territory encompasses

Podocarpus National Park

Located in Loja, Zamora Chinchipe, Podocarpus National Park was established as a national park in 1982, with a length of 146,280 hectares. This territory is an area of importance for

Machalilla National Park: culture and adventure along the coast

Located in the province of Manabí, its name comes from the Machalilla pre-hispanic culture. Machalilla was declared a National Park in 1979, becoming one of the first protected areas in

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.

The Andean Bear

Text: Santiago Molina  The Andean or spectacle bear is the only representative of the 8 species of the bears in the world that lives in South America. Is endemic to

Riobamba: Discover El Altar

Text: The Municipal GAD of Riobamba. Riobamba is the heart of Ecuador, surrounded by majestic landscapes and Andean mountains. Its geographic location places the parish close to Sangay National Park,