Join us on a biking tour through the spectacular countryside that makes Ecuador a bikers paradise Antisana Volcano and Quilotoa Loop.
Trip Rating: Moderate
Altitude: 4.000m to 2400m
- Professional bilingual guide
- Transportation from/to Quito
- Mountain bike
- 2 Lunches
- 1 Breakfast
- 1 Nigh hotel (double accommodation)
- Personal expenses
- Fee entrances
- Anything not specified above
The tour starts early with a departure from Quito at 7am, from there we head east for 45 by jeep , until we reach the town of Pintag.
Once in the protected area, we continue for approximately one hour along the plains of this outstanding volcano, up to an altitude of 4.000 meters towards La Mica Lake to enjoy beautiful surroundings and sights.
In La Mica we start biking back to Pintag for about 30 kilometers. There will be some up hills but it will be mainly down hills or plain stretches and always accompanied by a 4-wheel-drive.
We’ll serve a hearty box lunch en route and Continue by jeep to Quilotoa and overnight
After an early breakfast, we start with an early hike down to the deep jade colored Quilotoa Crater Lake.
The hike downhill to the Laguna takes about 40 minutes and about twice as long to climb back up. We then descend on mountain bikes to Zumbahua.
Lunch is a picnic at a location where we have the opportunity to intermingle with the Quechua Indians or test your artistic skills with the locals painting landscapes of the area.
After lunch, we enjoy a 30-minute drive until we reach 4,200 m (13.400 ft.) we switch then to human power and the downhill bike ride begins down a long and winding road all the way back to Latacunga located at 2400 m. (7,600 ft.) where the cycle trip ends.
We then return by jeep to Quito.