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Cayambe, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though this is just a little shy of 19,000 feet it is a very doable climb. You can hike to around 17,000 feet before needing the crampons. Due to fresh snow then warm temperatures my guide felt there was a significant avalanche threat, so I...More

Thank Wyosoldier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I ventured to Volcan Cayambe with our friend who is an experienced guide with the intention to summit the nearly 19000 foot volcano. We had booked a bed in the refuge a few weeks prior and were the only people to stay...More

Thank Baker A
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Most visitors skip this and go straight to Cotopaxi or Chimborazo, therefore, not many people adventure to the Cayambe Volcano. If you don't want to climb to the refuge house, head to Cayambe town and you can have amazing views of the glacier volcano just...More

Thank John Q
Reviewed 1 April 2018

That´s one the best places i had visit in my life, go visit enjoy the nice people in there also the really nice scenery.

Thank RideOnTrailsCr
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Cayambe City is an agricultural city in highland Ecuador. There are two monuments to the Equator in Cayambe: One, is the Quitsato Sundial, a touristic sundial, and one of the most accurate places in the world created to determine equator position.Is a globe monument, known...More

Thank Paulette B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's soooo beautiful from far away!! But during the rainy season (I was in ecuador jan-march) it's good to get up early if you wanna see it

Thank AnnaML326
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Attempted climb with AndeanFace expeditions in February 2017. Slept night in Refugio (fantastically nice for a Refugio) and began climb around midnight. Met with avalanche conditions around 5200 meters and had to turn back. Beautiful mountain.

1  Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The town of Cayambe is a place that has beautiful places is characterized by great volcano located to 50 minutes from the city, it is a place that has restaurants offering typical food or traditional also has unique sites to enjoy with the family ,...More

Thank AnGel V
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Cayambe, is a wonderful place to visit, it´s in Pichincha province, almost the north of de Ecuador. It´s amazing, it has a delicious gastronomy and customs. The gastronomy like bizcochos, chocolate, sweet of milk, are really delicious. Cayambe has own culture music and it across...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The visit to this beautiful place was very pleasant as on the way to Cayambe Volcano is full of surprises, the view is beautiful and you can find a variety of animals can be found in the place, as well as the landscape changes from...More

1  Thank Sol Q
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