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Los Andes Trekking
Ecuador Travel discovers Ecuador has 9 snow covered volcanoes and 11 active volcanoes, in all this mountain chain you can find lakes, lagoons, virgin woods and some native indian cultures. Unexplored glaciers and a flora & fauna characteristc of the Andes highlands.

Condor Trekking
Abaraspungo Trekking
Altar (Capac-Urco) Trekking
Llanganates Treasure Trekking Program.

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Condor Trekking
This trekking lasts 4 days and goes between the valleys of 4 mountains: Antisana 5.705 mts, Sincholagua 4.919 mts, Cotopaxi 5.897 mts, and Ruminahui 4.722 mts. Many years ago in the Antisana highlands lived a great number of condors, but the landlords of the Haciendas mistakenly thougth that those birds captured the sheeps and calfs, and started to kill them by putting poison on death animal corpses.Ecuador Travel  When the people find out this, the "Salvemos al Condor" project was created. During this trekking, if the weather allows it, we can watch condors near the Sincholagua, and see them while there are looking for death animals to eat.

Day 01: We take south to Pintag, then to the Antisana highlands thru the Hacienda Pinantura, and then to the camping place at 3.840 mts. Ecuador Travel  Then after lunch wešll go to the Antizanilla at 4.180 mts. At the afternoon wešll return to the camp for dinner.

Day02: After breakfast, we load the horses and start the walk to the base of the Sincholagua volcanoe. This walk last around 7 hours to get to the next camp. Ecuador Travel

Day 03: This day we go to the high step of the Sincholagua at 4.530 mts and then we go down to the Pita river at 3.760 mts, this river Ecuador Travel comes from the glaciers of the Cotopaxi. This walk last around 6 hours, at night we have a farewell dinner for the arrieros.

Day 04: Ecuador Travel  This day we go to the Machay of the Ruminahui at 4.100 mts. "Machay" means cave, on this cave we will see a micro-ecosistem. This walk last 4 hours, and at the afternoon our car will pick us up, to take us to the Cotopaxi National Park museum and then to Quito.

Abaraspungo Trekking

This is one of the most beautifull long walks of the country. It lasts 4 days and goes thru the Abraspungo valley, which is located between the Carihuairazo Ecuador Travel 5.146 mts and the Chimborazo 6.310 mts. We do this trip on horses and with llamas that carries the load, which gives the entire trip a different touch.Ecuador Travel

Day 01: This day we start our trip from Quito, by car, to the Urbina station at 3.300 mts. From there we start our trekking thru the Andean valleys, this walk last 9 hours, Ecuador Travel then after setting the camp wešll enjoy a tipical dinner.

Day 02: After breakfast, we load the mules and llamas to set our course to the next camp on the entrance of the Abraspungo Valley at 3.960 mts. Ecuador Travel  On the way wešll see indian huts and their harvest, is the perfect place to learn about their culture and life style. This walk will take about 6 hours. At night wešll enjoy dinner at the camp.

Day 03: On this day wešll go to the Abraspungo lagoon, which is located on the middle of the valley at 4.300 mts. This walk will take about 5 hours. On the afternoon wešll enjoy the landscape from the camp, and we can have a closer view and contact with the native people.Ecuador Travel

Day 04:
This day wešll descend to the Chimborazo Faunistic Producction Reserve at 3.600 mts. This reserve is in charge of raise llamas and vicunas, with the proposit of raise and then give them to the native families. The car will take us from there to the Cunuyaco Terms at 3.600 mts. Here we can enjoy the medical power of this mineral waters.Ecuador Travel
 
Altar (Capac-Urco) Trekking

Therešs a legend about this mountain that says: Capac-Urco (that means, Great Hill) was flirting Carihuairazo, this is the mountain that stands next to Chimborazo and itšs supposes to be his partner, but one dark night, the fire stars were falling down to both of them, sign of flirting between Capac-urco and Carihuairazo, full of fury the great Chimborazo ask for help to the Pacha Mama (Mother Nature), and then a great fight took place between them, in which Chimborazo won the battle by made Capac-Urco explote and leaving him in what is today, the half of what was a huge mountain that hundred years ago should be bigger than Chimborazo.Ecuador Travelt This trekking is one of the most spectacular because Altar with 5.322 mts is consider one of the most beautifull volcanoes in Ecuador; this trekking lasts 4 days and depending of the weather conditions is consider one of the toughest.Ecuador Travel

Day 01: Departure from Quito, we take south to Riobamba, box lunch on the road and continue the trip to Hacienda Releche were we stablish our camp and at night wešll enjoy a typical dinner.Ecuador Travel

Day 02: After breakfast we go to the Valley of Collanes, where our next camp is. During this course will see different kinds of flora. Altar is located at the occidental chain of mountains and has an exuberant flora that includes orchids. This trekking last from 6 to 7 hours.Ecuador Travel

Day 03: After brekfast wešll go to the old volcanoe charter, in were now is a beautiful lagoon call "Amarilla" at 4.300 mts.Ecuador Travel

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In the morning wešll return to Quito.Ecuador Travel

Llanganates Treasure Trekking Program.

The Llanganates keep the mistery of the Incas Treasure, many expeditions have search for the gold hidden, and none has found a single piece.Ecuador Travel

Day 01: Departure from Quito early in the morning to Ambato. Lunch on the road and then to the little town of Poato at 2.400 mts. Here is where the journey begins after setting the camp. Ecuador Travel

Day 02: The trekking starts getting into the mountain chain at 4.100 mts. Were the next camp is stablished. If the weather conditions alows it, we can enjoy a great view. Dinner at camp. Ecuador Travel

Day 03: We start going down from the highlands, going thru the misty forest to the town of El Triunfo were we camp near the river.Ecuador Travel

Day 04: We take the car and go to the city of Banos, in were is the chance to bath in to the termal waters, the city is very intresting and therešs a lot of activities. Lunch in Banos and return to Quito.Ecuador Travel
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