Lligua Alto Destination Guide
Delve into Lligua Alto in Ecuador!
Lligua Alto in the region of Tungurahua is a place located in Ecuador - some 79 mi (or 127 km) South of Quito, the country's capital.
Local time in Lligua Alto is now 01:57 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "America / Guayaquil" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Sucre, Sigualo, Riobamba, Quito, Puyo or Piura. While being here, you might want to check out Valencia, Ulvilla, Ulba, San Vicente, Rio Chico and Banos as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Biking from Banos to Rio Negro Ecuador
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Baños - Part 1
Visiting Baños de Agua Santa and to the zoological park nearby, Ecuador (2007)
Carnaval 2011 - Baños Ecuador - The wh...
On the last day of Carnival the whole town of Baños erupts into a water balloon fight along with pouring buckets of water on top of the heads of unsuspecting passer byes. I must have lobbed more than...
Baños - Episode 1
Panoramic Andean backdrop views at the top of the stairs of the Sendero a la Virgen walk path in Baños, Ecuador (2007)
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Interesting facts about this location
The Agoyan is the tallest waterfall of the Ecuadorian Andes. It is located approximately 7 km from the city of Baños. It is formed by the waters of the Pastaza river that plunge 61 meters in a gorge located in the Occidental Cordillera. In 1987, the Ecuadorian government inaugurated the Agoyan hydroelectric plant, which has been part of the country's power grid since then. The plant was built upstream of the waterfall, so as to preserve it.
Located at -1.37, -78.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tungurahua, is an active stratovolcano located in the Cordillera Oriental of Ecuador. The volcano gives its name to the province of Tungurahua. Volcanic activity restarted on August 19, 1999, and is ongoing as of 2012, with major eruptions on 16 August 2006, 6 February 2008, 28 May 2010, 4 December 2010 and 26 April 2011, and again in March 2013.
Located at -1.37, -78.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Pelileo (full form, San Pedro de Pelileo) is a city located at the center of the Andean region of Ecuador called La Sierra ("the highlands"). It is the seat of Pelileo Canton (48,988 inhabitants, 2001 Census), and forms part of Tungurahua Province. Pelileo is the second largest city in Tungurahua Province behind neighboring Ambato and is famous for the production and sale of blue jeans. Many travelers pass through Pelileo on their way from Ambato to Baños.
Located at -1.37, -78.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Salasaca is located in the Tungurahua Province in the center of Ecuador, halfway along the road from Ambato to Baños. The Salasacas speak Spanish and Quichua. Their main economic activities are agriculture, livestock-raising and handcrafts. Local crafstmanship includes items such as tapestries, which are woven by hand on looms of very ancient technology. Many of the designs depict different aspects of their lives. There is a market in the central plaza of Salasaca called "Plaza of the Arts".
Located at -1.37, -78.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Píllaro (pronounced 'PEE-yah-ro') is a city in Ecuador, located in the province of Tungurahua. It is the capital of the Píllaro Canton and stands about 19 km northeast of Ambato, the provincial capital. The city is located on a high Andean plain, at an altitude of 2,800 metres above sea level and has an average temperature of around 13 degrees Celsius. It is an agricultural centre, producing primarily cereals, potatoes, and fruit. It is also known as a centre for wood-carving.
Located at -1.37, -78.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
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