Visit Carchi Province

The Carchi Province of Ecuador is a region located in the northern Andes mountains, bordering Colombia. The province, known for its breathtaking mountain views, is home to numerous tourist attractions. In particular, the Parque Nacional Llanganates and the Cerro Negro de Mayasquer are popular sites for hikers and nature-lovers alike.

The area also has a rich cultural history; San Gabriel de Carchi is believed to have been founded as early as 1563 by Spanish explorers. Today, many of the buildings in this small city still remain from that era, making it an ideal location for anyone interested in Ecuador's colonial past.

Not far from San Gabriel lies El Angel Ecological Reserve - an area famous for its diverse wildlife and stunning landscapes. With over 270 species of birds and more than 700 species of plants, visitors can easily spend an entire day exploring this unique reserve.

Whether you're looking to explore Ecuador's natural beauty or study its colonial history, Carchi Province will provide you with plenty of activities and opportunities to do so!

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Cities in Carchi Province

Tulcán, San Gabriel, El Ángel