Volcán Pululahua attractions

Nature Reserve in Volcán Pululahua

Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua

The crater of extinct Volcán Pululahua can be entered on foot via a steep trail from the Mirador de Ventanillas viewpoint just inside the Reserva Geobotánica. It makes for an intriguing half-day trip from Quito. You…
Viewpoint in Volcán Pululahua

Mirador de Ventanillas

Just inside the entrance of Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua, this is the starting point for the trail that leads down into the crater of the extinct Volcán Pululahua.
Museum in Volcán Pululahua

Templo del Sol

Near the Mirador de Ventanillas you’ll pass the castle-like Templo del Sol, a re-creation of an Incan temple, complete with pre-Columbian relics and stone carvings. The guided tour (in Spanish) is a bit gimmicky, le…