Towering over the Eastern Cordillera of the Ecuadorian Andes, between the provinces of Chimborazo and Tungurahua, the Tungurahua Volcano, also known as "Mama Tungurahua," stands as a majestic natural wonder. With an elevation of 5,023 meters (16,477 feet) above sea level, this active volcano is one of the most iconic in the country and a captivating tourist destination.

What to do at the Tungurahua Volcano?

  • Volcanic Activity: Tungurahua is an active volcano that has experienced periodic eruptions throughout its history. While volcanic activity can pose risks, it also makes the volcano a fascinating place to observe geological phenomena up close.
  • Awe-inspiring Beauty: The volcano offers breathtaking views from various points, including the town of Baños de Agua Santa, nestled at its base. Its symmetrical cone and permanent summit glacier create a landscape of unparalleled beauty.
  • Explore its natural richness: The surroundings of the volcano are home to a great diversity of flora and fauna, including páramos and cloud forests. Hiking, horseback riding, camping, climbing, cycling, and other outdoor activities can be enjoyed in this privileged natural setting.

Tungurahua tours

Tungurahua summit

Tungurahua summit

Embark on an extraordinary journey and conquer the summit of the majestic Tungurahua Volcano in Ecuador. Experience breathtaking landscapes, panoramic views, and the thrill of reaching the top of one of the most active volcanoes in South America.

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