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Chaquiñan Route

Andes - Quito

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Through the journey the traveler may appreciate the diversity of urban landscapes such as several different construction styles of houses and old train stations besides the road, which are used nowadays as houses. In days with clear whether a person may observe spectacular views of the volcanoes Ruco Pichincha, Cayambe and Ilaló, as well as the Puntas, Coturco, Casitahua hills and the El Tablón paramo from many balconies that exist along the way.

Useful Data

Province:
Pichincha
City:
Quito’s Metropolitan District
Weather:
Access timeframe 365 days a year.
Altitude:
2260 to 2420 meters over the sea level
Average Temperature:
12-18 °C

Flora and Fauna

There are remains of the native vegetation in the cliffs.

Atractions

A person may observe spectacular views of the volcanoes Ruco Pichincha, Cayambe and Ilaló, as well as the Puntas, Coturco, Casitahua hills and the El Tablón paramo from many balconies that exist along the way.

Distances

The route allows to make up to 40km in the segment Cumbayá – El Quinche (80 km back and forth), since it is a linear route, the distance is based on the user opinion.

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