Antisana and Condors Watching Day Trip

Antisana and Condors Watching Day Trip

Enjoy your stay in Quito with your family, avoiding unnecessary crowds! Visit Antisana Volcano just on a very short and interesting drive from Quito. Enjoy this still unknown day tour, at the fourth highest volcano of Ecuador, watching Andean Condors from a very close distance, unforgettable landscapes and many other exotic creatures, with the most experienced local tour guides, and make your experience in Quito a very memorable adventure! Go out of the beaten path with us during your journey in Ecuador, and spot as many wild animals as you can!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Quito, Quito, Pichincha Province

Antisana is a stratovolcano of the northern Andes of Ecuador. It is the fourth highest volcano of the country (5.753 m - 18,874 ft), and is located 60 kilometers southeast from Quito. It is a perfect volcanic cone, compound by two volcanic cones; the oldest one was eroded by an old glacier. Your tour guide will pick you up at 7:00 a.m. from your hotel in Quito, and then we will drive you straight through the eastern mountain range, until the village of Pintag, where you start to drive uphill way to the Ecological Reserve!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tambo Condor, Via al Antisana Km. 14 Sector Laguna de Secas, Pintag 170176 Ecuador

At 3.810 meters (12,500 ft), you have big opportunities to spot very interesting fauna, like eagles, carunculated caracaras, white tail deer, foxes, and of course the majestic Andean Condor, considered the biggest flying bird of the world and one of the rarest species that probably had survived since the age of the mega beasts (10.000 years approx.)!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Antisana Ecological Reserve, Ecuador

You will take a hike through the Andean slopes until the Mica Lake (4.050 m - 13,287 ft), 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, Andean gulls, Andean coots, Andean ducks, and black-faces ibis, that curiously live in Chile and only in the Antisana Volcano in Ecuador!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Antisana Ecological Reserve, Ecuador

After your unbelievable experience in the best condor's territory in Ecuador, you will drive again back downhill way to the Isco canyon, where the nests and cliffs, where condors sleep, are! Enjoying more views of these spectacular birds, we will have a traditional and tasty lunch at a local restaurant.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Quito, Quito, Pichincha Province

You will be back in your hotel approximately at 4:00 p.m.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Camera, sunscreen lotion, cap or hat, gloves, sun glasses, binoculars, backpack or handbag, comfortable hiking boots, walking shoes or tennis shoes, T-shirt or long sleeves shirt, long trousers, wind breaker or waterproof jacket, warm sweater, and some cash (US dollars) for snacks or drinks."
"9 C° - 18 C° / 48,2 F° - 64,4 F"
"It is responsibility of every traveler that he/she is adequately insured against personal accidents and medical expenses during his/her trip to Ecuador, as well as having travel cancellation and baggage insurance to protect him/her."
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Our guides and drivers will follow vehicle cleaning and personal care protocols, with disinfectant products during the tour."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"



Start Time: 7:00 AM
Duration: 7 To 8 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
You will be picked up from your hotel or address, within Quito's district, at 7:00 a.m.


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

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

Not Included

  • Drinks
  • Meals

Facilities

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