If you’re looking for an easy half day hike from Quito, you could do worse than Ilalo. This long dead volcano on the outskirts of Quito is easy to get to, and boasts some pleasant views of the surrounding countryside, from Cotopaxi to Pichincha.
Fresh off the plane and looking for a warm-up hike in Ecuador? Look no further than the sharp black mass looming over Quito.
In the shadow of Venezuela’s highest peak, Merida is surrounded by some seriously world class hikes. The city itself sits at 1,600 metres above sea level, though the