GUAMOTE

The Guamote canton is located in the central part of the province of Chimborazo with an ancestral architecture and culture inherited from the Puruháes. Its indigenous communities maintain characteristics that unite the past with the present. In this canton you can enjoy green mountains in which you can see the crops of quinoa, potatoes and other local products that are sold in the great Fair on Thursdays, a meeting that shows an explosion of colors in all its shades. Another attraction of this canton is the Atillo lake complex, which has two climates, the part of the eastern mountain range is characterized by the cold of the Atillo valley and another area by subtropical eastern. Its carnival is recognized as Intangible Heritage of Ecuador and is characterized by its joy and characters such as: Kings, Ambassadors, Widows and the funeral of the carnival.