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RUMICUCHO RUINS & PULULAHUA
Tour Code:
CC05 - Rumicucho Ruins & Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve
Duration: 6 hours
Departure:

Daily

Description: Located 35 kms. away from Quito, are the ruins of Rumicucho, or 'stone corner', ruins of a Pucará [Inca Fortress], which was built around 1.500 A.D, for military use.

After visiting the ruins, we will continue to Volcano Pululahua's Crater which is the home of an important Geobotanical Reserve.   The trail lasts around an hour, l allowing you to marvel at the landscape and appreciate the area's flora which attracts hundreds of butterfly species. Later on, we will drive up to the top of the mountain to get an impressive view of the crater from the Ventanilla Mirador [Ventanilla viewpoint].

Lunch at El Crater, a beautiful restaurant located at the edge of the crater and return to Quito.

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Included:
Private transportation during the tour, private bilingual guide, entrance fees, and lunch with water, tea & coffee
Not included:

Soft and alcoholic beverages, tips and personal expenses

What to bring:

For Quito and other highland cities, wear comfortable springtime clothing with a light jacket or sweater, good walking shoes and plenty of film

Price*: 1 pax        - $ 147
2 pax        - $ 95
3 pax        - $ 78
4-9 pax     - $ 75
10-15 pax - $ 71
*In USD per person

 

Last Updated 15th November 2006 (DLW)

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