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Private Day-Trip to Antisana Reserve Ecological Reserve

by Nature Galapagos Ecuador (NGE)
Price Not Available
Nonrefundable No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required)

Highlights

  • Drive through the unforgettable view of the Paramo.

  • Enjoy the delicacies of the Ecuadorian Sierra cusine.

  • Observe Condors, hummingbirds, curiquingues and other birds.

  • Hike next to Mica Lagoon.

  • Enjoy a 35 min bike ride along all the way of the Reserve.

Highlights

  • Drive through the unforgettable view of the Paramo.

  • Enjoy the delicacies of the Ecuadorian Sierra cusine.

  • Observe Condors, hummingbirds, curiquingues and other birds.

  • Hike next to Mica Lagoon.

  • Enjoy a 35 min bike ride along all the way of the Reserve.

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Private Day-Trip to Antisana Reserve Ecological Reserve

Activity Location

Antisana Reserve Ecological Reserve

Antisana Reserve Ecological Reserve

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel pick up/drop off around Quito

    Quito


Description

Submerge deep into the Andean Páramo in the Antisana Ecological Reserve with this biking and hiking day trip. Observe Andean birds in Secas Lagoon. Hike around La Mica Lagoon and enjoy an exciting bike trip back to Pintag. Antisana Ecological Reserve is home to a wide variety of life and is considered one of the ten “hot spots” of the world. Get close to nature and explore the Ecuadorian highlands with a full adventure itinerary.

The guide will pick you up at your hotel of stay in Quito.
Travel by van to the Antisana Ecological Reserve. Stop at la Laguna de Secas.
Make a short stop in the Antisana Páramo for bird watching to spot the famous Andean Condor (depends on weather)
Continue towards La Mica Lagoon and get an explanation of the place.

Hike on one of the two main trails: Trail of Condors for 2 hours or Trail Micaloma for 1 hour.
After the hike, ride 7 km back and get on the bikes for a 12.5 km of downhill biking back towards Pintag.
Here we'll have Lunch in the local restaurant.

Return to Quito. Drop off at the original departure point.

Climate:
The weather in the Antisana Reserve is unpredictable so please bring warm and waterproof clothing. The Reserve’s highest point is 4,000 masl and the temperatures usually hovers around the 12C so we recommen acclimatizing at least one day. Please, don’t make this excursion your first one right after arriving Ecuador. The hike and the bike ride are moderate and you need no climbing expertise, however, we do recommend getting a good night sleep the night before.


Inclusions

  • Bilingual professional guide.

  • Transport to/from Quito (hotels within the urban perimeter ONLY) - Antisana Ecological Reserve.

  • Lunch.

  • Basic Biking Equipment (Bikes, Helmets).

  • Bike tour.

  • Walking tour.


Exclusions

  • Additional food and drinks.

  • Gratuities (optional).


Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.

  • Not recommended for participants with back problems.

  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.

  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather or events beyond our control (force mejeure) no refunds are applicable.

  • Travelers under 3 are complementary accompanied by an accompanied