Cayambe

Local nameNevado Cayambe
LocationPichincha, Ecuador

Cayambe or Volcán Cayambe is a volcano in Ecuador, in the Cordillera Central, a range of the Ecuadorian Andes. It is located in Pichincha Province, some 70 km northeast of Quito. It is the third-highest mountain in Ecuador, at an elevation of 5,790 m above sea level.

Cayambe, which has a permanent snow cap, is a Holocene compound volcano which last erupted in March 1786. At 4,690 metres on its south slope is the highest point in the world crossed by the Equator, and the only point on the Equator with snow cover. The volcano and most of its slopes are within the Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve.

Tags Glacier
Download Download See more
Volcán Cayambe @ Fabricio Guzmán T.
Otavalo Cayambe Equator Cuicocha Full-Day Cultural Trip from 63 USD

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cayambe_(volcano)

Address Ecuador

Coordinates 0°1'11.936" N -77°59'11.287" E

Tours and activities: Cayambe

Otavalo Cayambe Equator Cuicocha Full-Day Cultural Trip

from 63 USD

Sygic Travel - A Travel Guide in Your Pocket

Download for free and plan your trips with ease
Enter your mobile phone number to receive a direct link to download the app:
Or just search for \"Sygic Travel\" in App Store or Google Play.
Sygic Travel Maps The world's first map app tailored for travelers
Use the app Not now