Category Archives: Ibarra

Mountains and natural attractions near Ibarra

Hiking Trail around Cuicocha Lagoon

Cuicocha Lagoon

The Cuicocha Lagoon is located inside an ancient volcanic crater of about 3.5 kilometers in diameter. Tourists usually include in their trip a visit to the attractive town of Cotacachi, famous for its leather crafts, and later they go to the nearby Cuicocha Lagoon where they can do some outdoor activities…

Imbabura Volcano

Volcán Imbabura, Ecuador

The Imbabura is the most representative mountain in the province of Imbabura, in Ecuador, much photographed for rising with a prominent cone from Lake San Pablo at 2670m to its maximum summit at 4640m, that is almost 2000 meters of agricultural land and paramos which end up on a steep gray rock…

Fuya Fuya (Mojanda) Peak

Fuya Fuya de Mojanda, Ecuador

Mojanda is an inactive stratovolcano whose caldera is occupied by three lagoons. Laguna Grande (Caricocha) with 2km of approximate diameter and perimeter of 7km. La Laguna Negra (Huarmicocha) with 600 meters long and 300 meters wide. La Laguna Chiquita (Chiriacu) with 360 meters diameter. Laguna Grande is surrounded by some peaks, among which the most outstanding are the Yanahurco to the East and the Fuya Fuya to the West…