Cajas National Park Day Trip
Cajas National Park is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful natural places of Ecuador, with more than 200 glacial lakes and a range of alternatives for hiking. Enjoy the scenery of the Andean highlands during this 8-hour guided trip.
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- Enjoy one of the most beautiful Andean landscapes
- Get to know about the importance of one of the places with the highest concentration of lagoons in the world
- Walk along trails and mountains, traversing spectacular Polylepis forest
DescriptionYou'll drive for approximately 1-hour from your accomodation to Cajas National Park, located 35-kilometers west of Cuenca. Visit 3 heights, the highest point on the route known as Tres Cruces located at 4,200 meters above sea level where, if weather allows, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and the guide will explain about the geological formation of the park. Then, visit the middle, 3,960 meters high point located in the area of Toreadora where you will walk for about 3-hours, depending on the pace of the group. The skirt along the trek will cross gaps and Polylepis forests and the guide will explain about moorland vegetation. Then, have lunch in a restaurant within the zone. Finally, visit the lower part of the park, near Llaviuco and standing at 3150 meters in a different ecosystem known as 'montage primary forest' and have a walk around the lake for about 1.5-hours.
IncludesProfessional guide Hotel pick-up and drop off Transport by private vehicle Entrance fees All activities Food and drinks
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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