Directions to Quito Office from Mariscal Area
Address: Juan Ramírez N36-10 y Germán Alemán
If you plan to arrive in taxi (around $3.00 from Mariscal), ask the chauffer to drop you off at the intersection of Juan Ramírez and Germán Alemán or at the Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa (the office is located just one block south of this location). You can also arrive via the Ecovía bus line (25 cents) northern route from Mariscal. You will exit the bus at the stop called Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa/Naciones Unidas on Av. 6 de Diciembre. This is the MEGAMAXI and SUPERCINES area. Walk southwards towards MEGAMAXI and turn left onto the street Germán Alemán. Proceed three blocks until you arrive at the street Juan Ramírez. The office is located on the corner of Germán Alemán and Juan Ramírez, with entry on Juan Ramírez.
Directions to La Hesperia from Mariscal
(The orientation chat in our Quito office is obligatory prior to arrival to the Reserve)
From the Mariscal area, take a bus (25 cents), the trolley (25 cents), or a taxi (about $10-$15 USD) to the Quitumbe bus terminal in south Quito. From Quitumbe, take a bus towards Santo Domingo (via the main highway Aloag-Santo Domingo). Exit the bus in the town of La Esperie at km 58. You can request that the bus attendant advise you upon arrival in the town, but we recommend that you still pay attention to the kilometre markers throughout the bus ride. The trip takes about 2-3 hours total. Please note that upon arrival in La Esperie, there is an uphill hike of 1.5 km that takes about 45 to arrive to the Reserve.
If you wish to utilize private transport, we can put you in touch with companies that can provide this service.