Socapamba Tolas - Imbabura 2/2
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The Socapamba Tolas are located 4 km from the lagoon of Yahuarcocha, in the North Pan-American Highway. If you come from the city of Quito you can take any transport line to Ibarra, and make your stop at the lagoon of Yahuarcocha.

You must go to the North terminal of buses in Carcelén and take any bus company to this city, such as the Andina, Aerotaxi, Express Turismo, and Flota Imbabura public transport systems. The trip takes 3 hours and the cost is $2.50. From there you can take a particular truck which in 15 minutes will take you to the Socapamba tolas.


Likewise, you can go to Ibarra, located 7 kilometers from Yahuarcocha, and return by the North Pan-American following the same route until arrive in the lagoon and take the detour to Socapamba.


For your accommodation in the city of Ibarra, we suggest the following hotels:


Hotel Turismo Internacional
It offers accommodation and bar restaurant service
Address: Juan Hernandez and Rafael Troya streets
Telephone: (5936) 2952 - 814 / 2956 - 331
Telefax: 2956 - 413
Email: Hotelturismo@Imbanet.Net

Hostal El Dorado

It offers single rooms, double rooms and family rooms, all decorated in a modern style
Address: Miguel Oviedo N*-541 and Sucre, few steps from “la esquina del Coco”, one of the information’s points in Ibarra, close to the street Simon Bolívar.

Hacienda Chorlavi
Remodeled Jesuit convent, quiet and comfortable, offers swimming pool and horse rides.
Address: Panamericana Sur Km 4½, Ibarra
Telephone: (06) 2932 222 - 223

If you want more information contact:
Dirección de Turismo del Municipio de Ibarra
Address: Sucre and Oviedo (“esquina del Coco”)
Telephone: 593 62 608489

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