To the south of Quito in the Central Highlands lies the ‘Avenue of Volcanoes'.
Here an impressive spine of towering peaks lining the route south has created some of the best mountains in Ecuador.
The area attracts plenty of climbers and trekkers, but is equally loved by those in search of colonial towns, teeming markets and charming haciendas.
Top itineraries in Avenue of the Volcanoes & Central Highlands
Explore some of Ecuador's most impressive landscapes aboard the award-winning Tren Crucero (Cruise Train) as you travel through the high Andes to the coastal city of Guayaquil.
Where to go in Avenue of the Volcanoes & Central Highlands
Riobamba is located in the heartland of Ecuador. It is a pleasant city of impressive colonial buildings and churches offering brilliant views of the surrounding volcanic peaks.
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