Cajas National Park Day-Trip With Lunch - Cuenca

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:10 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Hotels & Airbnb's (please we need the address), ,
  • Return Details :
    Original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

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!

Highlights

  • Lunch included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Led by a local guide
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Vegetarian meal option available

Know More about this tour

  • TOUR DETAILS :
  • Lenght: 8 hours approx.
  • Start / Finish: Cuenca
  • Activity Level: Moderate to Challenging

DESCRIPTION:

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 youll visit two altitude levels within the park. In the middle part (3,960 meters), you will walk about 3 hours in the Toreadora area, depending on the pace of the group. 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, youll visit Llaviuco (3150 meters). Located in the lower part of the park, this area is part of a different ecosystem known as montage primary forest. Here youll and have a walk around the lake for about 1 hour.

Inclusions

Lunch

Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

Drinks

Tips

Personal expenses

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Wear warm and comfortable clothes, rain jacket, hiking shoes, cap or toque, sunscreen

Minimum age is 11 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

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