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Banos, Ecuador
+593 98 451 4753
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A beautiful volcano, that towers over Banos

We got the best view of the volcano when we left Banos to go to Riobamba. It is active, and is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Longmont, Colorado
Amazing place - Don't miss the area

It is the most beautiful green and fertile area within a mountainous location. Don't worry about... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
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Considered one of Ecuador’s most active volcanoes, this strato-volcano (a volcano that almost constantly emits gas and vapor) towers more than three kilometers above its northern base with a crater measuring more than 400 meters in diameter.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“active volcano” (16 reviews)
“cloud cover” (5 reviews)
“hours minutes” (2 reviews)
Banos, Ecuador
+593 98 451 4753
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got the best view of the volcano when we left Banos to go to Riobamba. It is active, and is beautiful sight, as are most of the Volcanos in Ecuador

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 12 September 2017

It is the most beautiful green and fertile area within a mountainous location. Don't worry about the active volcano scares as it's well worth the visit.

Thank ameliashiner
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Basically all of central Ecuador is gorgeous. The view from up here are amazing. We took a bus up to the tree house but there were several people hiking all the way up there. Definitely go up there and see the view!

Thank Nashville_brent_65
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Great view from outside of town. You can sometimes see ashes coming from the volcano. Evacuation plans are in place.

Thank andrewpitts307
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I just saw a few ratings here that indicates poor? If you think it is, then do not go. (JK). Everything about this place is magical and is geared towards the active people looking for adventure. If it is not in your appetite to find...More

1  Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I love volcanoes and this one is impressive! Not easy to see the top, because of local changing weather, but we got lucky! A view to a kill!

Thank Jolka27
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I had the opportunity to travel to the city of BAÑOS with my family where on arrival we were welcomed by people who offered tours in chivas that included a tour to the viewpoint of the TUNGURAHUA volcano giving us the delicious canelazo, also offered...More

Thank Jennyfervr
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I could never tire of looking at volcanoes and marveling at their majesty and towering presence. Tungurahua is visible from the town of Banos and if you are lucky, you will see puffs of smoke coming out the top!

Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Stayed at a home on the river with views to the volcano. Just beautiful! Woke up several mornings when it was crystal clear and saw fresh snow on the top part of the mountain.

1  Thank tabitharyw
Reviewed 23 March 2017

these natural sites make Banos a place worth visiting. Although it is touristy and known for spring break for Chilean and argenines , the waterfallsand volcano make Banos a naturally beautiful place to visit.

2  Thank princessdeirdre
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