Activity in the region of quito
Day trip cloud forest of Maquipucuna
2.5 hours drive from Quito you will find this beautiful lodge, in the middle of 20,000 hectares of protected forest, ranging from 1200 to 2800 meters altitude. There is a small research center at the lodge. You can make it a day trip, but it is best to stay overnight and go out with a local guide.
More info: see www.maqui.org