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  • Protected Areas

    Illinizas Ecological Reserve

    Illinizas Ecological Reserve, also sometimes referred to as Illinizas National Park, is a 149 900ha protected area in the provinces of Cotopaxi and Pichincha. It lies just 55km from Quito and this makes it a very popular tourist destination. It is known for its beautiful cloud forest and the Laguna Quilotoa. Those who enjoy hiking and mountain climbing should definitely head off to Illinizas ...

  • Protected Areas

    Chimborazo Forest Reserve

    Standing out on the Ecuadorian horizon is the massive silhouette of Chimborazo Mountain, fondly referred to as the “King of the Ecuadorian Andes”. Yes, Chimborazo is Ecuador's tallest mountain, with an impressive altitude of 6 310m. Encompassing the mountain is the Chimborazo Forest Reserve, which also extends to the province of Bolivar y Tungurahua. This reserve is an important protected ...

  • Protected Areas

    Cuyabeno Forest Reserve

    The Reserva de Producción de Fauna Cuyabeno, or the Cuyabeno Forest Reserve as it is known in English, is unusual in that two thirds of the year the forest is submerged in water. When it is not flooded it is made up of dry futbol fields. This unusual occurrence is due to the rainwater that flows from the many rivers down into this reserve, which acts as a lagoon and can be 20 to 30 feet ...

  • Activities

    Bird Watching

    People all over the world enjoy watching the delightful antics of birds from the comfort of their home. They may take this passion a bit further by visiting local birding sights and spending hours trying to identify the various birds they see from the bird’s shape, coloring and call. Still more enthusiastic bird watchers will travel to different parts of the world, having conquered their own ...