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Quito: Private Pasochoa Reserve Hiking Tour

Quito: Private Pasochoa Reserve Hiking Tour

From US$ 128 per person

Climb the 4,199-meter-high Pasochoa Reserve throughout the duration of 4-6 hours. This medium-difficulty hike is an excellent acclimatization trek that can be used as preparation for other more challenging mountains.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is from the lobby of your hotel.
Private group


  • Trek across the incredible prairie of Paramo
  • Enjoy Pasochoa Reserve hiking through a humid cloud forest, located inside an extinct volcanic crater near Quito
  • Encounter 50 endemic species of Andean trees and more than 100 species of birds
Full description
Your tour begins as you are collected from your Quito accommodation, from where you travel to the Pasochoa Reserve. The reserve is a beautiful 4,199-meter-high mountain. This 4 to 6-hour excursion is an excellent acclimatization trekking that can be used to prepare for more challenging mountains, such as Antisana or Chimborazo. The highlight of the Pasochoa Reserve hike is its humid cloud forest, located inside an extinct volcanic crater near Quito. There you can see 50 endemic species of Andrean trees and more than 100 species of birds. The trek in the Pasochoa Reserve is of a medium level and crosses incredible prairies of Páramo and cloud forests that have an impressive Andean fauna. This includes bulls, horses, hummingbirds, the Viridian metal tail, mountain tenets, crest cotinga Red, and the occasional Andean condor.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Certified English/Spanish-speaking guide
  • Box lunch
  • Meals outside of lunch
  • Extra activities
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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