Humboldt and Bonpland Trail

This magnificent and historic trail follows an expedition conducted by the notable Alexander von Humboldt and Aime Bonpland in this area of Ecuador in the early 1800s. During this expedition, Humboldt and Bonpland discovered several plant species that can still be found when traveling the path today. Enjoy this wondrous trail by walking, horseback riding, or biking.

  • Distance

    Approximately 8 miles or 13 km

  • Location

    Begins in nearby town of Tixan and ends in Alausí, Ecuador

  • Price

    Free of charge when walking

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