This birds paradise is located 79 km from Quito, where you can find up to 120 species of hummingbirds, among other species.
Crucita is for many one of the best places in the world to do paragliding, hang gliders and its engine variations.
Even though crowning it its not for beginners, is easy to get to the refugee that is usually covered with snow.
There you have to visit the church of Balbanera, the first church made in Ecuador in 1534. Its a simple construction with a high historical value.
This warm corner transcends time. Personalities like Simón Bolívar and Che Guevara have traveled there.