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You can have incredible views sky biking at Mashpi Lodge

Situated 900 meters above sea level and surrounded by a rain forest full of waterfalls, the Mashpi Lodge in Quito Ecuador offers a panoramic view of the surroundings through its vast glass windows. The forest is populated with hundreds amphibians, birds, monkeys and even pumas. Close to the lodge is Sky bike, the human propelled aerial bike dangling from the 656 foot long cable and reaching a height of 196 ft in air. The bike glides through the canopy of lush rain forest and also crosses a river gorge during the journey offering views of the wildlife.

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Sources: Inhabitat / www.mashpilodge.com / h/t: amusingplanet