In this area of the Coast of Ecuador, you will find the attractive Cuenca and the World Heritage Quito. You’ll also be amazed by the avenue of indigenous villages with intriguing markets and the volcanoes. The Crucero Train, which usually crosses the Callejon de Los Andes while descending toward the coast, will transport you through the mountains, badlands, and the ancient communities.
The volcanic mountains in Andes range from as high as 6,310 meters (20,701 feet) to as low as 1,500 meters (4,921 feet) where Mount
Chimborazo’s snows will invite you to feel the surface of the clouds.
In the Andes, you will also be captivated by the extensive landscapes filled with corn, beans, potatoes, as well as natural sources of thermal water, volcanic lagoons in turquoise tones, and lakes. Hundreds of species of birds and orchids supplement this region, offering you remarkable views that you can even enjoy from the comfort of your vehicle or while zip lining.