Ecuador declares orange alert in areas close to Tungurahua Volcano

Due to increased volcanic activity of the volcano, Tungurahua, near the town of Baños, an orange alert has been issued for the nearby areas in provinces of Tungurahua (Quero and Mocha) and Chimborazo (Penipe and Guano).

Advice For Travellers

Travellers planning outdoor activities, such as hiking the volcano trails, should monitor local media and follow the advice of local authorities. Emergency procedures are in place for the area. Evacuations routes are marked with green arrows.

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