Ecuador has a large amount of mountains, one of the most important is the Chimborazo, this colossus is located in the province of Chimborazo. It is the closest point in relation to the sun has a height of 6263 meters above sea level. To get to this place we can go from Santa Elena and with a time of 7 hours by bus to Riobamba, from Guayaquil are 5 hours and from Quito that is about 3 hours.
The ticket from Santa Elena to Riobamba is $ 13 and from Guayaquil to Riobamba $ 8.
The clothes they must wear are for cold weather such as coats, gloves, hats and scarves.
I left to Riobamba at ten o’clock at night and I was arriving at 5 o’clock in the morning. Arriving at my hotel at that time was not a problem. I had arranged my check In previously, that day I had arranged the tour to the Chimborazo Volcano, I contract a person who takes me there with a cost of $ 35 and at first doubting for the type of car that it will take me, months ago I had a problem that happened to me while I was travelling to the Cotopaxi Volcano.
I left from the La Estación Hotel, which was where I stayed, It is a great hotel that has improved over the years, It has a good Price, it was $ 20 per night. From the Hotel to the Chimborazo is an hour trip along the road you can find towns the last to pass is San Juan from here we go to a canyon known as La Chorrera from here we have 8km to the entrance to the Chimborazo National Park.
In this route we can see the Chimborazo Lodge which is one of the most luxurious in the country. Little by little, we can see how the Taita Chimborazo is the highest volcano in Ecuador.