Banos Recommended

Banos has been popular with travellers for decades. It's a place where any visitor can find something fun to do.
This little town is filled with fun activities. For those into adventure travel there is rafting, hiking, climbing and mountainbiking.

There are some beautiful hikes into the mountains surrounding Banos. You will go through gorgeous landscapes and little villages. The panoramic views of the valley alone are worth the walk up the mountains.

For those looking for a party, Banos is the place to be. Especially during the holidays Banos is a happening place with clubs and bars filled with young Ecuadoreans and foreigners looking to dance, drink and have a good time.

If you like to take it a bit easier, you can enjoy the hotsprings whichmade Banos such a famous destination in the first place. There arethree to choose from in Banos and the surrounding area. The ones in thetown itself are usually very crowded.

Over the past decade Banos has also become the home of volcanowatchers. Tungurahua has been very active for years and people comefrom near and far to look at the enormous mountain. Tours go out from Banos to have a closer look at the dangerous mountain.

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Borders: 

In the north Tungurahua borders to Cotopaxi and Napo, west to Cotopaxi and Bolivar, south to Chimborazo and Morona Santiago and east to Morona Santiago.

Population: 

350.000

Capital:

Ambato

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