The Andes Region of Ecuador is a mountainous area that stretches from the northern border of the country to the south, is characterized by high peaks, deep valleys, and stunning natural landscapes, including volcanoes, lakes, and waterfalls and is also home to several of Ecuador’s most famous tourist attractions, including the Cotopaxi National Park, the Quilotoa crater lake, and the Chimborazo volcano.

Visitors can explore traditional markets, attend festivals, and learn about the history and culture of the Andean people.

The Ecuadorian Andes region is also home to several colonial cities, including Quito, the capital city of Ecuador, and Cuenca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These cities offer stunning architecture, museums, and art galleries, as well as a lively cultural scene

Car Pool

Carpooling is a concept that involves sharing a ride with others who are traveling in the same direction, typically to reduce the cost of transportation and to minimize the environmental impact of individual vehicles.

Our carpool service in Ecuador can transfer travelers from and to Quito, Baños, Riobamba, Montañita, the airport, and local main attractions which is a convenient and cost-effective option for travelers who want to explore different parts of the country.

Over the years we´ve established a network of reliable drivers and vehicles: The carpool service would need to establish a network of experienced and licensed drivers who have well-maintained vehicles, such as vans or SUVs, that can accommodate up to 6 passengers. tation services.

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CarPool Service from Baños to Montañita Beach
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Hop on & Hop Off

CarPool EcuadorThe Hop On and Hop Off service provided by Rioempres tours and Ecuador Eco Adventure in Ecuador is a flexible and convenient way to explore the country’s major attractions.

The service allows you to board and disembark the bus at any of the designated stops along the route, giving you the freedom to explore at your own pace. The buses operate on a set schedule, usually starting in the morning and running until the evening.

The buses are equipped with comfortable seats and air conditioning, and they typically have a knowledgeable guide on board who will provide commentary in multiple languages about the sights and attractions along the way.

The Hop On and Hop Off service usually covers major tourist destinations, such as Quito’s historic city center, the Teleferico cable car ride to Pichincha Volcano, and the Otavalo Market. Some routes may also include stops at museums, parks, and other cultural sites.

Tickets for the service are typically available for purchase online or at designated kiosks, and they usually include unlimited rides for a set period of time, such as 24 or 48 hours. This allows you to see as many sights as you like during your stay in Ecuador without having to worry about transportation or navigating public transportation.

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Tour bus heading from Baños to Cuenca with brief stops in Balvanera Church, Guamote markets, and Inga pirca ruins
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Tour bus departing from Quito, driving through the andes to Baños, and stopping in Quilotoa and Cotopaxi National park on the way
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Horseback Riding

Horseback riding in the Andes of Ecuador, particularly in the Cotopaxi and Chimborazo regions, is an incredible way to explore the stunning landscapes and rich culture of the region. The Andean highlands offer a unique combination of snow-capped mountains, high-altitude grasslands, and traditional rural communities, which make for an unforgettable horseback riding experience.

During the tours, riders can enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys, as well as the diverse wildlife that inhabits the area, such as wild horses, llamas, and condors. The terrain is gentle and relatively easy to ride, making it suitable for all levels of riders. The tours are usually led by experienced guides who provide safety instructions and insights into the local culture and history.

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Experience the breathtaking beauty of Ecuador's Andean highlands on a horseback riding tour with Ecuador Eco Adventure. Explore stunning landscapes, interact with locals, and create...
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Mountain Biking

Downhill biking, also known as downhill mountain biking, is a high-adrenaline activity that involves riding a specialized mountain bike downhill on steep and rugged terrain. The objective of downhill biking is to descend the mountain as quickly as possible while maneuvering through obstacles such as rocks, roots, and drops.

The bikes used in downhill biking are specifically designed for this sport and are equipped with features that allow them to handle rough terrain. These bikes typically have complete suspension systems, wide and knobby tires, and disc brakes, providing ample stopping power. They also have a low center of gravity, which improves stability and control at high speeds.

Downhill biking is an exciting and adventurous activity that involves riding a bike downhill on mountainous terrain with steep slopes and rough trails. In Ecuador, downhill biking is a popular activity, particularly in the regions of Chimborazo and Baños, where the stunning landscapes and challenging terrain provide ideal conditions for this sport.

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Riding downhill Chimborazo tour from Carrell Refuge at 4800 meters with mountain bikes is a challenging but rewarding adventure.
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Mountain Climbing

Mountain climbing in Ecuador, particularly on Chimborazo, is an exhilarating and challenging adventure that attracts climbers from around the world. Chimborazo is the highest mountain in Ecuador and the highest peak in the Andes, with an elevation of 6,310 meters (20,702 feet) above sea level. It is located in the Cordillera Occidental range, near the town of Riobamba in central Ecuador.

Climbing Chimborazo requires a high level of fitness, as well as technical climbing skills, as the mountain’s steep terrain, glaciers, and unpredictable weather conditions can pose significant challenges to climbers. Climbers should also take time to acclimate to the high altitude and prepare for the effects of altitude sickness.

The climbing season for Chimborazo typically runs from November to February, as this is the time when the weather is most stable and the mountain is most accessible. During this time, climbers typically spend several days on the mountain, with each day spent climbing to a higher altitude and then returning to a lower campsite to rest and acclimate.

Climbing Carihuairazo is a unique and rewarding experience that offers a glimpse into the stunning natural beauty of the Andes. With its non-technical summit and...
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The experience of climbing to the summit is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, requiring determination, skill, and respect for the mountain and its natural environment.
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Trekking

The Ecuadorian Andes is a stunning mountain range that runs north-south through the country, offering a wide range of trekking opportunities for adventure seekers and nature lovers. The region boasts a diverse landscape, with snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, crystal-clear lakes, and picturesque villages.

One of the most popular trekking routes in the Ecuadorian Andes is the Quilotoa Loop, which takes visitors through remote indigenous villages and stunning highland landscapes. The trek covers a distance of approximately 30 kilometers and can be customized to fit the level of fitness and desired duration of the visitors.

Another popular trekking route is the Cotopaxi National Park, home to the famous Cotopaxi volcano, one of the highest active volcanoes in the world. The trekking route takes visitors through the park’s diverse ecosystems, including grasslands, paramo, and forests, and offers stunning views of the Cotopaxi glacier and surrounding peaks.

The Chimborazo Reserve is another popular trekking destination, where visitors can climb to the base of the highest mountain in Ecuador and experience the unique flora and fauna of the high Andean ecosystem. The trekking route takes visitors through stunning mountain landscapes, traditional Andean communities, and crystal-clear lakes.

The Avenue of the Volcanoes is a trekking route that runs through the central Andean region of Ecuador, offering stunning views of several snow-capped peaks, including Cotopaxi, Tungurahua, and Chimborazo. Visitors can experience traditional Andean culture and local cuisine while trekking through the region’s picturesque villages and towns.

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trekking through the Abras Pungo valley to Chimborazo and visiting Carihuairazo offers a unique opportunity to experience the natural beauty and diversity of the Andean...
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The Quilotoa Trek is a challenging but rewarding hiking experience that offers a unique insight into the culture and nature of the Andes. The stunning...
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