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Considered one of Ecuador’s most active volcanoes, this strato-volcano (a volcano that almost constantly emits gas and vapor) towers more than three kilometers above its northern base with a crater measuring more than 400 meters in diameter.
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

We got to see Tungurahua on a clear day and it did not disappoint!! Visit the most active volcano in South America when you hit Casa De Arbol!

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

THis is a beautiful volcano in Ecuador near the town of Banos. There is a road leading up the mountain away from Banos going toward Palate where you can find a swing. The view from the swing in breathtaking of the Tungurahua volcano and valley.

3  Thank Lucretia P
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Been going for many many years still a safe quaint friendly town. Has raised prices since use of dollar and a little touristy but great place to do everything.

1  Thank Jackkaplan
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

So we wanted to climb a Tungurahua volcano. First I wanted to go by ourselves and just get to the Refugio and then maybe try to go little bit higher and if it's too difficult we would return. My girlfriend however wanted to summit the...More

17  Thank MilosStepita
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Our drive from Banos to Patata where we would stay at an hacienda for the night was amazing and as we were climbing on one side of the valley to get to our lodging we began to see a view of the coned shaped volcano....More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We got the best view of the volcano when we left Banos to go to Riobamba. It is active, and is beautiful sight, as are most of the Volcanos in Ecuador

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 12 September 2017

It is the most beautiful green and fertile area within a mountainous location. Don't worry about the active volcano scares as it's well worth the visit.

Thank ameliashiner
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Basically all of central Ecuador is gorgeous. The view from up here are amazing. We took a bus up to the tree house but there were several people hiking all the way up there. Definitely go up there and see the view!

Thank Nashville_brent_65
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Great view from outside of town. You can sometimes see ashes coming from the volcano. Evacuation plans are in place.

Thank andrewpitts307
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I just saw a few ratings here that indicates poor? If you think it is, then do not go. (JK). Everything about this place is magical and is geared towards the active people looking for adventure. If it is not in your appetite to find...More

1  Thank Indiana_Jonesse
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