Antisana Volcano and Condors Watching Private Tour

Private & Custom Tours in Ecuador

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Enjoy this brand new day tour, in the fourth highest volcano of Ecuador, watching Condors, unforgettable landscapes and other exotic creatures, with the best experienced tour guides, and make your stay in Quito an unforgettable life experience!!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Antisana Ecological ReserveAntisana is a stratovolcano of the northern Andes in Ecuador. It is the fourth highest volcano of the country (5.753 m.a.s.l.) and is located 60 kilometers southeast from Quito. It is a perfect volcanic cone, compound by two volcanic cones; the oldest one was eroted by an old glacier. Your tour guide will pick you up at 07h00 from your hotel, and then you will drive straight through the eastern mountain range, until the village of Pintag, where you start to drive uphill way to the ecological reserve. At 3.810 meters, you have a big chance of spotting interesting fauna, like eagles, carunculated caracaras, white tailed deer, puma, and of course the majestic andean condor, considered the biggest flying bird of the world and one of the most rare species that probably had survived since the age of the mega beasts (10.000 years aprox.).You will take a hike through the andean slopes until the Mica Lake (4.050 m.a.s.l.), product of the end of the last ice age; in order to have a better view of the volcano and to watch beautiful water birds like andean lapwings, gulls, coots, ducks and black-faces ibis, that curiously live in Chile and only in the Antisana Volcano in Ecuador.After our especial experience in the best condor´s territory in Ecuador, we will drive again downhill to the Isco canyon, where the nests and cliffs where condors sleep are. Enjoying more views of these spectacular birds, we will have a typical and delicious lunch at a local restaurant. You will be back in your hotel around 16h00.Duration: 7 hoursStop At: SuviatourAntisana is a stratovolcano of the northern Andes in Ecuador. It is the fourth highest volcano of the country (5.753 m.a.s.l.) and is located 60 kilometers southeast from Quito. It is a perfect volcanic cone, compound by two volcanic cones; the oldest one was eroted by an old glacier. Your tour guide will pick you up at 07h00 from your hotel, and then you will drive straight through the eastern mountain range, until the village of Pintag, where you start to drive uphill way to the ecological reserve. At 3.810 meters, you have a big chance of spotting interesting fauna, like eagles, carunculated caracaras, white tailed deer, puma, and of course the majestic andean condor, considered the biggest flying bird of the world and one of the most rare species that probably had survived since the age of the mega beasts (10.000 years aprox.).You will take a hike through the andean slopes until the Mica Lake (4.050 m.a.s.l.), product of the end of the last ice age; in order to have a better view of the volcano and to watch beautiful water birds like andean lapwings, gulls, coots, ducks and black-faces ibis, that curiously live in Chile and only in the Antisana Volcano in Ecuador.After our especial experience in the best condor´s territory in Ecuador, we will drive again downhill to the Isco canyon, where the nests and cliffs where condors sleep are. Enjoying more views of these spectacular birds, we will have a typical and delicious lunch at a local restaurant. You will be back in your hotel around 16h00.Duration: 7 hours

What’s included

  • Private transport
  • Naturalist certified English speaking guide
  • Mentioned itinerary and visits
  • Entry/Admission - Antisana Ecological Reserve

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Meals
  • Extra expenses
  • IVA (only Ecuadorians)
  • Not specified visits
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