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Ruta Ecologica El Chaquinan de Cumbaya

Cumbaya, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Great place to bike and run

The Chaquiñan is a great nature path located close to convenient parking at many stretches along... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
nordicatz
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Stavanger, Norway
Great Biking Path Close to Quito

The Chaquinan is a wonderful trail to rail biking and walking route, that is well maintained, with... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2016
MarkThurber
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Quito, Ecuador
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  • Average4%
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6 Mar 2017
“Great place to bike and run”
8 Jun 2016
“Great Biking Path Close to Quito”
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Cumbaya, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

The Chaquiñan is a great nature path located close to convenient parking at many stretches along the 150+ kilometer trail. It is easy to walk into Cumbaya, the path begins there. There are many well labeled "gates" that allow easy access along the path. The...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

The Chaquinan is a wonderful trail to rail biking and walking route, that is well maintained, with several guard posts, bicycle repair stations and juice stands. The Rio Chiche and tunnels are a highlight.

Thank MarkThurber
Reviewed 1 March 2015

This 44km trail, joins all the valleys facing east from Quito into the amazon. It's a great place to have fun with family, friends and enjoy a good cross country ride or jog. You'll see it flooded with people during the weekends, but during the...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2014

I rode the section from Puembo to Cumbaya on the last day I was in the country. This is the most well maintained section and the most popular. A few days earlier I had ridden from Puembo north to El Quinche, spent the night and...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Get your mountain bike to do the Chaquiñan route for a fine exercise, cardio, and downhill show off skills. It's about 44 km from Cumbaya to Puembo (back and forth). The road is made of dirty and cobblestone roads, grass, some old train tracks, etc....More

Thank Arturo M
Reviewed 24 March 2014

This disused railway track is the most marvellous place to spend a day close to Quito or Puembo. The city has done well to preserve this track for the public to use freely. The track is well marked and well used, many cyclists enjoying a...More

Thank lizziesbirds
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