We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Antisana Ecological Reserve

Features Animals
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Antisana Volcano Day Tour from Quito
More Info
and up
Antisana Volcano and Condors Watching Private Tour
More Info
and up
Private Day-Trip to Antisana Reserve Ecological Reserve
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
This reserve is located on the foothills of the volcano Antisana, Ecuador's fourth highest mountain at 5705 meters.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“andean condor” (2 reviews)
“birding trip” (2 reviews)
“day trip” (4 reviews)
Write a ReviewReviews (39)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My parents and I have just returned from an amazing day tour to Antisana with Luis as our guide. As it was raining heavily in Quito, we had doubts that the tour would be worth it but Luis assured us otherwise. He was right to...More

Thank Campo2013
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Our guide took us here looking for the Andean specialties. Saw lots of new and interesting birds with many good photo opportunities, too. We did some walking on nice trails. You are at high elevation (4,000 m) and it was breezy. Beautiful, expansive country. Unfortunately,...More

Thank Hal72
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Went up for birds photography and was not disappointed. Sure sighting of the Carunculated caracara. However, it is pretty windy and cold.

Thank Sheau Torng L
Reviewed 2 July 2017

One day of our birding trip was to be spent in Antisana, way up in the eastern Andes. We drove there from Papallacta, and it is a perfectly manageable drive, even when stopping countless times for road birding. The landscapes are stunning, altiplano fields and...More

Thank Elsie L
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We were hesitant to visit Antisana Ecological Reserve because of the rains but since we wanted to maximize our birding trip to Ecuador, my husband and I decided to go for it. It was really cold up in the mountains. I recommend wearing warm clothing....More

Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The Antisana Ecological reserve is immense at 120,000 hectares. The most accessible route is via Pintag about 60 km SE of Quito then past the quarries and into the park on the road to the Laguna La Mica. This is true Paramo and the vistas...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I visited many reserves in Ecuador and this one is the finest in every possible way. Great views of mountains, lakes, glaciers and a rugged ride to the base camp. The climb was great. Getting into the reserve needs two kinds of permits from the...More

Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a full day tour with Luis from Suviatour. What a beautiful surprise! We so enjoyed the views and Luis was a fantastic guide. He was as enthusiastic about the nature and animals as we were. He took time to point out and...More

2  Thank Kristin Z
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Beatiful day trip from Quito. Picked up from your hotel will head down to Los Chillos Valley into Pintag town from there easy acces to Antisana. Stop on the side road to watch Condors nest. The only place to see them in the wild.

1  Thank Marco T
Reviewed 29 December 2015

WOW, what an experience we had here, esp. with our 2 boys. Just a gorgeous site to behold. We went this past winter break around Xmas, pretty much had the place to ourselves, not too 'touristy' just enjoying the beautiful landscape...don't forget to do the...More

Thank Mani S
Nearby HotelsSee all 538 hotels in Ecuador
Termas de Papallacta
836 reviews
20.78 km away
Hotel Casa de Hacienda La Jimenita
647 reviews
36.76 km away
EB Hotel by Eurobuilding Quito
18 reviews
41.04 km away
San Jose de Puembo - Quito Airport, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
196 reviews
41.32 km away
Nearby Restaurants
10 reviews
18.33 km away
Casa Vecchia Ristorante Trattoria
10 reviews
34.55 km away
Quinde Huayco
122 reviews
36.59 km away
15 reviews
35.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
Termas de Papallacta
452 reviews
20.86 km away
Andes Climbing
65 reviews
38.63 km away
Cotopaxi Volcano
267 reviews
40.84 km away
15 reviews
42.16 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
12 April 2016|
Response from Jc H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you should go better in summer, which is may - oct here. At any time of year, you better go warm. good luck
Google Translation