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,
The slopes of the Andes are dressed with this wonderful ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation. The cloud forest looks like a mossy jungle with tall
55 km from Quito you can visit the reserve that is named after the famous Ilinizas volcanoes!
The diverse topography of Ecuador within a small territory makes the country an ideal setting for outdoor activities: mountain climbing, trekking, rafting, biking, horseback riding, paragliding, diving – among others.
Yunguilla y Maquipucuna, dos sitios que pertenecen al Distrito Metropolitano de Quito se encuentran dentro de la Región del Chocó – recientemente proclamada como ¡Reserva Mundial de la Biosfera! Además
Some provinces in Ecuador’s highlands such as Imbabura, Pichincha, Cotopaxi, Tungurahua, and Chimborazo, are named after the most important volcano in its territory. Discover the Andes mountain chain on your next trip to Ecuador!
The slopes of the Andes are dressed with a wonderfully intricate ecosystem: The cloud forest. This ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation, is one of the most diverse in the world.