The Swing at the end of the world in the hills close Baños, Ecuador, is a breathtaking little treasure.
Hanging from a treehouse called Casa del Arbol, the high-flying rope swing beckons every wanderlust soul to come and take their life's journey.
The "Swing at the World's End " La Casa del Arbol " isn't an experience you're likely to have elsewhere. Here, you can hold the ropes as you jump over the mouth of the cliff. Don’t get scared, this is just childhood fun on an adult scale. On a clear day, it is even possible to see the active volcano sitting just outside of the town, occasionally breathing out enough smoke to remind you of its existence.
To get here you can get a taxi from Banos then you'll need to get to the top and on the edge of a cliff where there is a small treehouse. Assuming that you are not afraid of the heights or the possibility of breaking the rope and that you care about 2,000 feet above the precipice, this is an unusually serene experience.
Riding the swing per se is no fee, but there is a tip jar to which you are urged to contribute.
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