Rural Parishes

Rural Parishes-  Cloud forests, valleys, volcanoes,, waterfalls, tranquil villages- the 33 rural parishes of the Metropolitan District of Quito ( DMQ) contain climatic zones ranging from 500-4800 meters.  With different ecosystems and rich biodiversity  you will experience an incredible array of wildlife, including rabbits, vicuna, speckled bears, pumas, condors, curiquigues as well as flora and fauna.   Soft adventure is also readily available including canopy walks and zip lining, river rafting,  bird watching as well as traditional specialties like cuy –guinea pig – and canelazo (Brandy and cinnamon) .  You can also travel by rail through the Ecuadorian Andes.

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