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Antisana Ecological Reserve

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Antisana Volcano Day Tour from Quito
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This reserve is located on the foothills of the volcano Antisana, Ecuador's fourth highest mountain at 5705 meters.
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Our guide took us here looking for the Andean specialties. Saw lots of new and interesting birds with many good photo opportunities, too. We did some walking on nice trails. You are at high elevation (4,000 m) and it was breezy. Beautiful, expansive country. Unfortunately,...More

Thank Hal72
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Went up for birds photography and was not disappointed. Sure sighting of the Carunculated caracara. However, it is pretty windy and cold.

Thank Sheau Torng L
Reviewed 2 July 2017

One day of our birding trip was to be spent in Antisana, way up in the eastern Andes. We drove there from Papallacta, and it is a perfectly manageable drive, even when stopping countless times for road birding. The landscapes are stunning, altiplano fields and...More

Thank Elsie L
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We were hesitant to visit Antisana Ecological Reserve because of the rains but since we wanted to maximize our birding trip to Ecuador, my husband and I decided to go for it. It was really cold up in the mountains. I recommend wearing warm clothing....More

Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The Antisana Ecological reserve is immense at 120,000 hectares. The most accessible route is via Pintag about 60 km SE of Quito then past the quarries and into the park on the road to the Laguna La Mica. This is true Paramo and the vistas...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I visited many reserves in Ecuador and this one is the finest in every possible way. Great views of mountains, lakes, glaciers and a rugged ride to the base camp. The climb was great. Getting into the reserve needs two kinds of permits from the...More

Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a full day tour with Luis from Suviatour. What a beautiful surprise! We so enjoyed the views and Luis was a fantastic guide. He was as enthusiastic about the nature and animals as we were. He took time to point out and...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Beatiful day trip from Quito. Picked up from your hotel will head down to Los Chillos Valley into Pintag town from there easy acces to Antisana. Stop on the side road to watch Condors nest. The only place to see them in the wild.

Thank Marco T
Reviewed 29 December 2015

WOW, what an experience we had here, esp. with our 2 boys. Just a gorgeous site to behold. We went this past winter break around Xmas, pretty much had the place to ourselves, not too 'touristy' just enjoying the beautiful landscape...don't forget to do the...More

Thank Mani S
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We spent the day there with a private birding guide. We saw most of the special birds- Condors and other raptors, Cinclodes, Black-faced Ibis, Sword-billed, Giant, and Trainbearer Hummingbirds (at feeders before entrance) and the Ecuadorian Hillstar. We also saw all of the special waterfowl...More

Thank JKbirder
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pinotchicky
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Response from Jc H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you should go better in summer, which is may - oct here. At any time of year, you better go warm. good luck
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