Full day Cajas National Park from Cuenca
Discover the magic of Cajas National Park, one of the most beautiful places in South America, on a full day tour of approximately 8 hours. Explore and learn about the Andean vegetation. In this spectacular place you can enjoy a lake system that has more than 200 lakes of glacial origin. In addition to the beautiful landscape, you can enjoy the presence of beautiful birds, llamas and alpacas.
The park is located 30km west of the city of Cuenca, between 3160 and 4450masl, the surface area of the park is 28544 hectares and the ecosystem known as paramo predominates. Experience the authentic!Itinerary
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El Cajas National Park, Cuenca 010219 Ecuador
Be picked up from your accommodation in the morning and drive for approximately 1 hour to Cajas National Park, located 30km west of Cuenca. During this tour you’ll visit two altitude levels within the park. In the middle part (3,960 meters), you will walk about 3 hour more or less in the Toreadora area. The trek will give you the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery, including the Polylepis Forest and moor-like Paramo, whilst the guide provides information about the flora and fauna of the area. After lunch at a nearby restaurant, you’ll visit Llaviuco (3150 meters). Located in the lower part of the park, this area is part of a different ecosystem known as montano primary forest. Here you’ll have a walk around the lake for about 1 ½ hour.
Duration: 5 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Minimum age is 6 years"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, no refund will be given"
"Children rate applies only when sharing with 1 paying adult"
"Infant seats available"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
Duration: 8 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
If you will stay in an Airbnb, please provide us the exact address in advance.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.