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Papallacta

The Cayambe Coca Reserve is located at the northeast of the country, occupying four provinces: Imbabura, Pichincha, Sucumbios and Nato, covering 403.103 hectares at a height ranging from 600m to 5790m, the reserve has characteristic valleys in the from of U.
Within it you can see four very important elevations such as Cayambe (5,790m), Reventador (3,485m), Sarahurco (4,725m) and tips (4,425m), we must not forget that its temperature varies according to the altitude from 5 - 25 °C, it should be noted that This reserve is home to important hydrographic basins, this area is home to grasslands, swamps, montane haze forests, piedmont evergreen forest and high montane humid scrub, in the reserve 100 species of endemic plant are registered and their names are: Licopodio, Romerillo, among others, also it has 106 species of mammals such as spectacled bears, condors, porcupines, 70 species of reptiles and 116 amphibians.

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Papallacta

1 day

Altitude: 3574 m

Difficulty: Moderate

Program

Departure from Quito at 7 am, taking the Inter-oceanic route via Papallacta until we reach the sector of the Virgin 4.075 meters high Ecological reserve Cayambe Coca with an estimated time of 1 hour and 30 minutes for the trip from the city of Quito.

We continue the journey until we reach the entrance of the bear's route and to the interior of the ecological reserve with direction to the control Bane up to 3,574 meters of height, the highest point of the trip. A path that is marked almost entirely with landscapes typical of the Andean moors and wetlands which are reflected in the number of lakes that we will admire during most of the journey, the path is composed of ascending and descending Flat places, Mud, sun, rain, fog which is one of the features that make this place attractive.

During the trip we will have time for the Picnic (lunch) photography and explanation of the flora and fauna native of the Paramol of the Andes of Ecuador, to reach the final point of our journey (Control Baños) there our transport will be waiting to direct us to the facilities of the natural baths in Papallacta prudent time maximum of 2 hours and then we will begin the return to the city of Quito (2 hours of transportation) that is the end of the program.

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