The Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve was first created as a National Park on the 28th of January on 1966. Name: “Pululahua” is a Quichua word that means “cloud of water” .
This beautiful landscape is one of the best natural attractions near to Quito only 50 minutes from Quito center. This is the unique cráter in South America where people can live into this amazing crater.
Gloves, energy drinks and snacks, camera, sun cream, warm walking trousers, jacket, wool hat, hiking boots, personal water bottle, personal items.
Our will start from Quito at 07:00 am. Our private transportation will pick you up from your hotel and then We will continue to the Pululahua Geobotanic Reserve that is just 50 minutes from Quito Center to this reserve. Once we get to the main entrance, we are going to register our visit in. After that, we will take a time for preparing our stuff to start this nice . A decline from 2800msnm to 2450msnm low área we will take for 30 minutes. Once we are here, we will have 2 hiking options;
Option 1. The whole path is 1100m, one hour. We will pass some pre-mountain forest and an ascent to get to the Chivo Summit. We will have enough time to take pictures and enjoy our box lunch and start our decline.
Option 2 This path is quite longer than the first one. 2.5km 2 hours. The main idea will be to get to the Pondoña Summit.
After this, we will go up to the viewpoint. It will take us 50 minutes more. Afterward, we are going back to the hotel at 16.30pm. End of our Tour Pululahua Crater Hike Full Day.