Hacienda Piman is situated 9 kilometres (5.5 miles) from the city of Ibarra, on the old Panamerican Highway Ibarra-Tulcan and about 14 km (under 9 miles) from the Afro-Ecuadorian valley of El Chota. It sits at 2,100 m (6,561 ft) above-sea-level, with very little rain. The climate is excellent, ranging from a lowest day-time temperature of 14°C to a maximum of 30°C (57°F to 86°F) year-round.