Cotopaxi Volcan road

Cotopaxi Volcano Road, a 40-km dirt track covered in potholes

Ecuador is well known for having some of the worst roads on Earth, and with good reason. But the uniquely terrifying Cotopaxi Volcan Road is in a league of it’s own. A 25-mile Cotopaxi Volcano road leads to the Cotopaxi National Park entrance by crossing a swift quickly-moving steam.

Cerro Atacazo

Cerro Atacazo

Cerro Atacazo is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.155m (13,631ft) above the sea level located in the Western Cordillera, southwest of Quito, Ecuador.

Laguna Llaviucu

Laguna Llaviucu

Laguna Llaviucu is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 3.168m (10,393ft) above the sea level, located in southern Ecuador’s Andes mountains.

Papallacta

Papallacta

Located in Napo Province, Ecuador, Papallacta is the highest town in the country, at an elevation of 3.300m (10,827ft) above the sea level. It’s one of the highest towns accessible by car on Earth.

Laguna Quilotoa

Laguna Quilotoa

Located in the Ecuadorian Andes, Quilotoa Lake is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 3.914m (12,841ft) above the sea level.

Mirador Via Principal

Mirador Via Principal

Mirador Via Principal Parque Nacional Cajas is a high mountain overlook at an elevation of 3.807m (12,490ft) above the sea level, located in southern Ecuador’s Andes mountains.

Mirador Tres Cruces

Mirador Tres Cruces

Mirador Tres Cruces is a high mountain overlook at an elevation of 4.161m (13,651ft) above the sea level, located in southern Ecuador’s Andes mountains.

Laguna de Cuicocha

Laguna de Cuicocha

Laguna de Cuicocha is a crater lake at an elevation of 3.133m (10,278ft) above the sea level located in the Cordillera Occidental of the Ecuadorian Andes.

Volcan Chiles

Chiles Volcano

Volcan Chiles is a high mountain stratovolcano at an elevation of 4.142m (13,589ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Colombia and Ecuador.

Refugio Edward Whymper

Edward Whymper Refuge

Refugio Edward Whymper is a high mountain hut at an elevation of 4.855m (15,928ft) above the sea level located in the Cordillera Occidental of the Andes of central Ecuador.

Volcan Pasochoa

Pasochoa Volcano

Volcan Pasochoa is an extinct volcano at an elevation of 3.234m (10,610ft) above the sea level located in the Ecuadorian Andes.

Alto de Salinas

Alto de Salinas

Alto de Salinas is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.140m (13,582ft) above the sea level, located in central Ecuador.

Pan-American Highway

Pan-American Highway, the longest road in the world

The Pan-American Highway is one of the biggest adventures in the world. It’s a network of roads covering almost 30,000 kilometres (19,000 mi) from North America to South America. It’s said to be the longest road on Earth.

Volcan Corazon

Corazon Volcano

Volcan Corazon is a high mountain eroded stratovolcano  at an elevation of 4.142m (13,589ft) above the sea level, located in the western slopes of the Andes, in Ecuador.

Alto de Pasa

Alto de Pasa

Alto de Pasa is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.123m (13,526ft) above the sea level, located in the central Andean valley of Ecuador.

NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.