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The lake with the history

This lake is most beautiful to visit in the morning. Not a lot of people (except on Sundays) and... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Chantal G
Ibarra, Ecuador
Great Trout

I got the bus here, then walked to the mirador and walked back to town. It makes for a nice... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
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Ibarra, Ecuador
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This wasn’t the most scenic of lakes i have ever seen. It was surrounded by a main road and you couldn’t actually walk around the lake without having to walk along the main road. It’s worth getting a boat though and going up to the...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This lake is most beautiful to visit in the morning. Not a lot of people (except on Sundays) and there is a little tower where you can spot the birds with their nests. Nice to go with the kids for the boats you can rent...More

Thank Chantal G
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The history of the lake is really interesting. We viewed the lake from in the mountains above and then had the tilapia from the lake for dinner which was really good. Overall, it is a nice place for families and solo travel.

Thank shereenbourne
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I got the bus here, then walked to the mirador and walked back to town. It makes for a nice afternoon out. Lots of small restaurants selling the same food, but it's good and fresh. Good views of the lake and the town from the...More

Thank 10_Downing_St
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Ibarra is one of the tourist destinations in Ecuador that you can not miss. Its charm and culture make it one of the most important tourist destinations in Ecuador. This is located one and a half hours from the city of Quito; la laguna Yahuarcocha...More

Thank Anita Q
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Ibarra, the White City Ibarra is a beautiful city located in the province of Imbabura, in the Sierra-Ecuador. It is called White City because it had its white facades with which it was rebuilt after the terrible earthquake. It has a pleasant climate, and some...More

Thank John_Manosalvas
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The city of Ibarra is a very beautiful city, it is also known as the white city of the country, the food is excellent its typical dishes are the baking, the fry, chicken broth, the city has many places to visit eg it has Asus...More

Thank DennisEscanta123
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Ibarra is the capital of the province of Imbabura. Located in the Sierra region, north of the city of Quito. Surrounded by natural sites such as the Laguna de Yahuarcocha, top quality hotels. Ibarra is the city where beauty is found in its landscape and...More

Thank kevin h
Reviewed 21 February 2017

lanca", because of its white facades with which the reconstructed city was blessed after a devastating earthquake. It is a cultural city where art, writing, painting, theater and history predominate, in addition there is a growing tourist and hotel offer offered for the whole area....More

Thank Esthersitaa
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The lake of Yahuarcocha has an antiquity of 12,000 years. It belongs to the post glacial maximum period. It is a eutrophic lagoon. The annual accumulation of sediments in the maximum 400 years is 1.5mm. Located 3 km from Ibarra, where you can get there...More

Thank EvelynC2376
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