Mojanda Lakes

Mojanda is a volcanic complex located in the middle of the Inter-Andean valley on the boundaries of the Pichincha and Imbabura Provinces. This beautiful area enclosed several peaks and lagoons remaining of the ancient caldera of Mojanda volcano.

We will drive one and a half hour from Quito to Tabacundo, where we will start this adventure with a challenge climb of 6.2 mi / 10 km starting at 10.170 ft / 3.100 until reach the lookout of Mojanda at 13.120 ft / 4.000 m of altitude! From this point, we will enjoy an amazing view and start riding down alongside the Mojanda lagoon´s shore. Rounding the foothills of Yanahurco (Black Hill) we will start s short climb through the Andean moor to finally start a long and exciting descent to Cochasquí at 10.300 ft / 3.140 m.
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Distance Ridden 18.5 mi / 30 km
Riding Time 5 hours (approximately)
Fitness Level Very Difficult
Skill Level Beginner
Highest Elevation 13.120 ft / 4.000 m
Lowest Elevation 10.170 ft / 3.100 m

INFORMATION YOU SHOULD KNOW!

  • Mojanda volcanic complex
  • Yanahurco and Fuya Fuya peaks
  • Mojanda lakes
  • Panoramic view of surrounding vocanoes
  • Flora and fauna of moorlands
  • Hardtale mountain bike in perfect condition
  • Helmet and gloves
  • Transportation
  • Support vehicle
  • Experts and bilingual guides with First Aid certification (6:1 rider/guide ratio)
  • Technical and mechanical support
  • Box lunch (BL)
  • Safe drinking water refills during the tour
  • Permits and attractions entrance fees
  • Extra sports and alcoholic drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

REQUIRED

  • Comfortable day backpack (20 L)
  • Comfortable, warm biking clothing
  • Rain jacket
  • Headwear: bandana, buff, etc
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen (minimun 50)
  • Bottles or Camelbak to refill water

RECOMMENDED

  • Camera
  • Rain pants
  • Personal first aid kit and medicines
  • Dry bag to protect electronic devices and personal stuff
  • Extra comfortable and warm change of clothes and shoes
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