SOME ACTIVITIES IN QUITO

Cycling Tourism

SOME ACTIVITIES IN QUITO

Cycling Tourism

This path shows dizzying descents and long climbs. It is a route for a high physical level and the scene of multiple cycling races in the modalities of downhill, cross country, and marathon, where cyclists put their physical capacity and mental strength to the test once they set out on the journey. The distance of this route is 38 km.

Price:

Free entry

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Inside the Geo-botanical Pululahua Reserve. Just 30 minutes from Quito.

El Chaqui√Ī√°n is a very popular place for people of all ages. It is a simple cycling route, it does not present very steep elevations or technical unevenness in its route. However, due to its length: 21 km, it is recommended that the person have previous experience in two-hour bicycle tours.

Hours:

6:00 am to 18:00 pm from Monday to Sunday

Price:

Free entry

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It starts in Cumbay√° (Portal de Cumbay√°) and ends in Puembo (Portal La Lomita).

The route¬īs starting height in the Chilibulo Huayrapungo park parking lot is 3,261 meters above sea level. The maximum altitude is 3,964 meters above sea level, a few meters from Telef√©rico.

Price:

Free entry

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Starts in the Chilibulo Huayrapungo Metropolitan Park

Alaspungo is a community in the mountains, with no more than ten houses. Its inhabitants are always ready to give information and be friendly with visitors. From Alaspungo, you can do the Camino de los Coluncos, which was the one that the Yumbos used to move from Tulipe to the mountains.

Price:

Free entry

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Starting point is the central park of Nono

The route crosses a large part of the Mashpi-Guaycuyacu-Sahuangal Conservation and Sustainable Use Area. This one is the first Protected Natural Area of ‚Äč‚Äčthe Metropolitan District of Quito. The maximum height of the route is 1,557 m.a.s.l (meters above sea level) and the minimum 481 m.s.n.m. on the banks of the refreshing pool of the Mashpi River.

Price:

Free entry

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The route starts at the Pacto Church and ends at the Mashpi community.

The place offers a warm temperature and a humid climate due to its location at the foot of the Western Andes mountain range. It is 1145 meters above sea level, which is advantageous for cycling without worrying about unexpected rain.

Price:

Free entry

Adress:

The start of the route is Pacto, located approximately 70 km from Quito

The road from Lloa to Palmira is paved at the beginning and then ballasted. This road is also for vehicles, and you must drive on the right at all times as a precaution. The path has elevations and shallow descents. In some curves, there are natural viewpoints with incredible views of the Guagua Pichincha and Atacazo volcanoes, and you will enjoy the landscapes of the place.

Price:

Free entry

Adress:

Lloa is a rural parish of Quito Lloa, to the southwest of the city on the slopes of the Guagua Pichincha volcano.

This path shows dizzying descents and long climbs. It is a route for a high physical level and the scene of multiple cycling races in the modalities of downhill, cross country, and marathon, where cyclists put their physical capacity and mental strength to the test once they set out on the journey. The distance of this route is 38 km.

Price:

Free entry

Adress:

Inside the Geo-botanical Pululahua Reserve. Just 30 minutes from Quito.

El Chaqui√Ī√°n is a very popular place for people of all ages. It is a simple cycling route, it does not present very steep elevations or technical unevenness in its route. However, due to its length: 21 km, it is recommended that the person have previous experience in two-hour bicycle tours.

Hours:

6:00 am to 18:00 pm from Monday to Sunday

Price:

Free entry

Adress:

It starts in Cumbay√° (Portal de Cumbay√°) and ends in Puembo (Portal La Lomita).

The route¬īs starting height in the Chilibulo Huayrapungo park parking lot is 3,261 meters above sea level. The maximum altitude is 3,964 meters above sea level, a few meters from Telef√©rico.

Price:

Free entry

Adress:

Starts in the Chilibulo Huayrapungo Metropolitan Park

Alaspungo is a community in the mountains, with no more than ten houses. Its inhabitants are always ready to give information and be friendly with visitors. From Alaspungo, you can do the Camino de los Coluncos, which was the one that the Yumbos used to move from Tulipe to the mountains.

Price:

Free entry

Adress:

Starting point is the central park of Nono

The route crosses a large part of the Mashpi-Guaycuyacu-Sahuangal Conservation and Sustainable Use Area. This one is the first Protected Natural Area of ‚Äč‚Äčthe Metropolitan District of Quito. The maximum height of the route is 1,557 m.a.s.l (meters above sea level) and the minimum 481 m.s.n.m. on the banks of the refreshing pool of the Mashpi River.

Price:

Free entry

Adress:

The route starts at the Pacto Church and ends at the Mashpi community.

The place offers a warm temperature and a humid climate due to its location at the foot of the Western Andes mountain range. It is 1145 meters above sea level, which is advantageous for cycling without worrying about unexpected rain.

Price:

Free entry

Adress:

The start of the route is Pacto, located approximately 70 km from Quito

The road from Lloa to Palmira is paved at the beginning and then ballasted. This road is also for vehicles, and you must drive on the right at all times as a precaution. The path has elevations and shallow descents. In some curves, there are natural viewpoints with incredible views of the Guagua Pichincha and Atacazo volcanoes, and you will enjoy the landscapes of the place.

Price:

Free entry

Adress:

Lloa is a rural parish of Quito Lloa, to the southwest of the city on the slopes of the Guagua Pichincha volcano.

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