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Pasochoa Protected Forest Hike, 1 Day

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Days: 1
Effort: Moderate


Activities: Hike

Pasochoa Protected Forest Hike, 1 Day

A birdwatcher’s paradise, Pasochoa is a humid cloudforest situated inside an extinct volcanic crater. Over 100 bird species and 50 species of endemic Andean trees, as well as, deer, fox and sometimes puma can be observed while hiking this nature reserve – and all within easy reach of Quito, the bustling capital city.

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Trip Highlights

  • Observe incredible bird life, much of it endemic to Ecuador’s cloud forests.
  • Experience abrupt vegetation changes while hiking through different elevations.
  • Keep an eye out for foxes, deer, and occasionally the elusive puma.
  • Enjoy the beautiful backdrop of snow-capped volcanoes.

Itinerary

DAY 1: HIKE IN THE PASOCHOA WILDLIFE RESERVE

INCLUDED
Bilingual certified guide, private transportation, camping equipment, lunch and refreshments

NOT INCLUDED
Restaurant beverages, guide tips, or other gratuities.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
TRAVEL TIME: 1 hour
TREKKING TIME: 3 to 6 hrs
SEASON: All year
ALTITUDE: 2800 m to 3800 m
SUGGESTED: Layered clothing for both hot and cold weather, sun block, gloves, boots, rain gear, hiking shoes, binoculars