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ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR

 [ TREKS 10 TO NATIONAL PARKS]

 

Andes Trekking, Ecuador

Let us help you to organize splendid treks through the world famous Avenue of the Volcanoes. In 1802, the German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt called the Central Andes Valley the "Avenida de los Volcanes" or Volcano Avenue referring to volcanoes of the central and northern Ecuadorian highlands that flank the central valley.

 

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ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Life music Andean music at a restaurant in Otavalo.ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Traditional Indians of the Andes, Ecuador

Fabulous Andean music and culture.

 

ANDES TREKS THROUGH 10 NATIONAL PARKS

On an Andes Treks in Ecuador: a hike through Cajas National Park.ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]:  Many Andes parks in Ecuador are very suitable for hiking.

Almost 20% of Ecuador is protected as national park or other protected areas. Particularly Ecuador's Andean parks are suitable for trekking and day visits. Your best option to see them are during our National Parks Tours.

 

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Hercules Cluibs are commonly seen on Ecuador Andes treks.ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Andes Trek of Ecuador: Andes forest in Ecuador.

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Creeks seen on Ecuador Andes Treks in Ecuador are crystal clear.

 

For getting to know the paramo, Cajas National Park is a very good choice, although other great parks include, El Angel Ecological Reserve, Cotopaxi National Park, Chimborazo wildlife Reserve, Sangay National Park, Cotacachi-Cayapas Ecological Reserve, Cayambe Coca Reserve, etc.

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Red Angel's Trumpet is commonly seen on Ecuador Andes treks.ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Lady Slipper encountered on Ecuador Andes Treks.ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Paramo lake seen during Andes treks in Ecuador.

Ecuador's Andes treks through the paramos, enjoying the gorgeous mountain lakes, the gorgeous flowers, the fresh air above 3500 m, a life changing experience.

 

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: admiring a Paramo Tulip.Andes treks Ecuador: Paramo Tulip Gentianella hircules found on an Ecuador Andes trek.

As tiny as they are, the Andes Tulips, as the locals call them - in reality they are gentians - are our favorite Andes flower.

 

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: 6000+ Vecuñas roam freely at the chiborazo paramo. ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Alpacas in Chimborazo Wildlife Reserve are the domesticated form of the vicuñas.

6000+ Vecuñas roam freely at the chiborazo paramo.

Alpacas in Chimborazo Wildlife Reserve are the domesticated form of the vicuñas.

 

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: The Andean Fox is Ecuador's largest canine predator. ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Andean Condors are the largest birds of South America.

The Andean Fox is Ecuador's largest canine predator.

Andean Condors are the largest birds of South America.

 

GORGEOUS WATERFALLS OF ECUADOR

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Peguche Water Fall seen on Ecuador Andes Treks.ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Andes treks Ecuador: San Rafael Water Falls is part of an Ecuador Andes Trek in Ecuador.

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Ecuador Andes Treks include the San Pablo Lake.

Ecuador is a nation of great quantities of water, with splendid lakes, like Lake San Pablo, and fascinating waterfalls, such as San Rafael and Peguche Waterfalls.

 

SNOW-CAPPED VOLCANOES IN ECUADOR

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Alpacas at the Chimboraza, ecuador, are commonly seen on Ecuador Andes treks.

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Ecuador Tunguragua seen at Andes Treks in Ecuador.ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: peak Altar Volcano.

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Cotopaxi, seen on and Andes trek in Ecuador.ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Chimborazo, seen on Andes treks in Ecuador.

Many of the Snow-capped volcanoes are very active, such as the Cotopaxi, the world's highest active volcano, the 5,230 m high Sangay, the Antisana and the Cayambe,  the latter located right on the equator. From left to right, top to bottoms: Chimborazo, Cayambe seen from the Papallacta hot springs, Tunguragua, Antisana, Cotopaxi and the Sangay.

 

Other extremely active non-snowcapped volcanoes are the Chacana, Guagua, Pichincha, Reventador, Sumaco, and Tungurahua, most of which are located in national parks.

 

ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Tunguragua Andes treks EcuadorANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Reventator erupting.ANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Tuguragua, is Ecuador's most active volcano on the mainland

Andes treks Ecuador: Tunguragua lava flowANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Ecuador, Andes, TunguraguaANDES TREKKING ECUADOR [TREKS TO 10 NATIONAL PARKS]: Tunguragua eruption

The Tunguragua Volcano is one of the most active volcanoes on continental Ecuador. Other extremely active volcanoes include the Reventador and the Sangay.

 

Join us on our Ecuador Andes Treks

Some people like to make a trip switch backing from one destination in the Central Valley to another, while others like to do their Andes trekking in Ecuador from a few centers of operation, like Quito, Otavalo and Cuenca. Whatever your prefer, we can help you plan it and arrange the logistics and accommodation. We can even arrange for bicycles if you like.

 

PARKS & TRIBES and the COFAN LODGE have their sales office in:

Calle Mariano Cardenal N74-153 &

Calle Joaquín Mancheno Carcelen,

Alto Quito

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