Mountain Biking in Ecuador

Mountain Biking in Ecuador offers a experience with a different sensation of adventure.


Mountain Biking

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Ride along fascinating trails among the marvelous landscapes of Ecuador.

The varied topography and different terrains of the country offer a great opportunity to practice this activity.

There are different levels of difficulty so that everyone can participate, regardless of physical condition or previous experience.

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These are Some Mountain Biking Trails in Ecuador:

  • Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve, to observe the mystic cloud forest vegetation and its interesting bird life.
  • Cotopaxi National Park, with the imposing Cotopaxi Volcano as the highlight among beautiful moorland landscapes.
  • Cotopaxi and Ilinizas, to observe the impressive Andean Valleys and quaint Indian villages.
  • Or the Volcanoes and Indian Villages for a visit to colonial haciendas, farms, Indian villages and their markets while admiring impressive Andean landscapes.

These biking routes offer the opportunity to stay for the night in nearby haciendas or camping in tents.

You can combine mountain biking with trekking excursions with durations of 2 to 5 hours, depending on your physical condition and interests.

Mountain Biking in Ecuador and in the Andes Mountains is a different and exciting adventure that you'll remember for a lifetime.

Ecuador is considered among the most mega-diverse countries in the world. It also produces some of the most beautiful handicrafts in South America.

You can find them in local Indian markets specially in Otavalo City and at shops and galleries in the main cities such as Ibarra City

The country instantly enchants those who have a zest for life, a yen for adventure, a taste for the unseen, and an eye for color and beauty.

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Because of its special location on the Equator line and the Andes mountains, It has year-round, spring-like weather and offers the most amount of sunlight on the planet.

Mountain Biking in Ecuador provides a direct contact with nature and an opportunity to enjoy the unseen beautiful corners of this country including the famous Galapagos Islands

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Recommended Reading

Ecuador & Galapagos (Insight Guides). Click to order from Amazon

Ecuador & Galapagos (Insight Guides)

With 250 photos and tons of great information, this is an essential addition to your pre-Ecuador and -Galapagos reading!

There are better guides if you are only interested in the islands, but for a combination trip taking in Ecuador as well, it's hard to beat.


Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands. Click to order from Amazon

Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands

Small enough to fit into your pocket, yet containing comprehensive information and pictures of all the species you will encounter in the islands, this book is a must-have for nature lovers.

Let's face it, Galapagos is largely about the wildlife. This book will NOT disappoint, and you'll have a great memento of your time with the seals, penguins and tortoises!


Galapagos: The Islands That Changed the World. Click to order from Amazon

Galapagos: The Islands That Changed the World

Definitely NOT a tourist's guide, but if you're like me, and find the history and geography of the islands irresistible, then this is a title you ought to invest in.

Stunningly illustrated, and painstakingly researched, those of you who have been there will be enchanted again -- and those of you who have not will begin planning your trip!


Moon Spotlight Galapagos. Click to order from Amazon

Moon Spotlight Galapagos Islands

If you're a seasoned Galapagos regular, then you will probably prefer something weightier.

But for first-timers looking for simple, down-to-earth advice on where to go, what to see and the best shopping and eating on the islands, this is the book for you.

Small, well-priced, and reliable!


Galapagos: Islands Born of Fire. Click to order from Amazon

Galapagos: Islands Born of Fire

The 10th anniversary edition of this photographer's tour of the Galapagos Islands is a stunning book, worthy of anybody's coffee table.

This is a perfect post-trip talking point -- a great way to remember what you've seen, and spread the word amongst your envious friends!


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