Antisana Volcano Day Tour from Quito
Have an amazing day outside of Quito visiting Antisana Volcano located over 18,800 feet (5753 m) above sea level.
Observe flora and fauna from this national park, a protected area, to see condors, deer, wild rabbits, birds, and more indigenous animals.
Drive to visit the Antisana Volcano (19500 ft), the most impressive Andean mount near Quito and sanctuary of wild Andean birds.
Travel along the foothills of the volcano in order to reach a small village. From there drive up to reach the entrance of Hacienda Antisana. Visualize the magnificent basaltic gorge of the Antisana Volcano. Driving into the hacienda and visiting the wetlands, See some species of paramo (tundra plants at 12000 ft.) Stop to watch interesting Andean birds like the Caranculated Caracara and Black Headed Ibis.
Hike to see the glacier of Antisana after exploring for Andean rabbits and white tail deer. Eventually drive to the Micacocha Lake where you have the chance to watch Andean gulls and speckled teals, typical birds of the Andean water systems.
Hike again to observe and recognize flora species such as cushion plant, ranunculo plants, and gentians. See the Andean Condor upon favorable weather conditions. Conclude with the drive back to Quito.