Exceptional natural beauty and esthetic importance.
Qhapaq Ñan - Andean Road System
Duration time: 3 - 4 hours
"Qhapaq Ñan - UNESCO World Heritage List, is an extensive Inca communication, trade and defence network of roads and associated structures covering more than 30,000 kilometres. Constructed by the Prehispanic Andean communities over several centuries, the network reached its maximum expansion in the 15th century, during the consolidation of the Tawantinsuyu, when it spread across the length and breadth of the Andes." (UNESCO - Brief Synthesis)
Located in Cangahua Village. (35 minutes car distance from Molino San Juan Hacienda).
Duration time: 4 - 5 hours
Cayambe - Snow of the two Hemispheres. Third tallest volcano in Ecuador, and the only major mountain in the world where the summit is crossed by the equator line, which divides the northern and southern hemispheres. Indeed, it the only snow-capped mountain directly on the equator.
Distance from Molino San Juan: 15 miles (24 km).
Tiempo de duración: 2 - 3 horas
This complex of three lakes is found surrounded by elevated mountains like Fuya Fuya that is a favorable place for acclimation, because of this many climbers visit before ascending higher mountains.
Fuya Fuya forms part of a complete volcano known in its totality as Mojanda. Today the volcano Mojanda is a great cauldron of 5 km in diameter and there is in the center a lake (Karikucha or masculine lake) together with two other smaller (Yanakucha o black lake, and Warmikucha or feminine lake).
Distance from Molino San Juan Hacienda: 19 miles (30 km).