Machachi Tourism

Machachi is the canton seat of Mejía Canton in the Pichincha province of Ecuador. Machachi is located to the south of the capital of Ecuador, Quito. It is a city surrounded by the volcanos Atacazo, Corazon, Rumiñahui, Illinizas Peaks, Viudita Hill, Pasochoa, and Sincholagua, and owns part of the Cotopaxi volcano, a great active volcano which measures 5,897 m (19,347 ft) in altitude. In fact, the valley owns eight volcanoes inside, one the reasons Alexander von Humboldt named the region "Avenue of Volcanoes". In the Panzaleo language, it means great active land. Machachi is the cradle of many slopes and the same ground is a perennial thermal and mineral water outcrop. In the fertile valleys of San Pedro are about 22 sources of chemicals which have theurapeutical properties. Machachi has a similar temperature to Quito, fluctuating from 19°C (66°F) average high to 10°C (50°F) average low; these averages are for the whole year, with the dry months being June, July, and August.


Machachi in Ecuador awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Machachi. After your splendid visit to Machachi, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Riobamba. Riobamba is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. To explore Machachi, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

  • Know the pollution level of Machachi before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 61.4 (High)
    • Water Pollution 53 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 59.31 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 54.9 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 52.36 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 35.2 (Low)
  • How safe is Machachi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Machachi.

    • Burglary and Theft 45.72 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.16 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 61.15 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 77.36 (High)
    • Car Stealing 48.65 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 57.29 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 45 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 27 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.46 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.55 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.67 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Machachi is 122.04 (High)

    • Safety Index 46.45 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 98.97 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 64.44 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.96 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 47.17 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.51 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.69 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 43.41 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Machachi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 55.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 109.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 81.48 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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