Full-Day Tour To Cajas National Park With Small-Group - Cuenca

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Departure Details :
    Down-town hotels in Cuenca (specific details provided on voucher)
  • Return Details :
    Original departure point

Overview

Enjoy our full day tour to Cajas National Park. Hike through the ecosystem of primary cloud forest, afterwardsthe intercontinental water division and finally take an amazing walk across the highlands to explore the unique Polylepis Forest.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Vegetarian meal option available

Inclusions

  • Licensed Naturalist Tour Guide
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Transportation
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Something not mentioned herein

Know More about this tour

We start out tour with hotel pick ups in Cuenca at 8am. We drive for about an hour to Toreadora refuge from where we will take ahike in the highlands through the moorland ecosystem of wetlands and lakes to get to the unique forest of Polylepis trees. These are the highest growing trees in the world and are native to South America. Afterwards, we will explore the Llaviuco Montane Forest where you will be able to appreciate the contrast of the park. After a full day adventure we drive back to Cuenca.

We will stop at a local restaurant for lunch. The speciality is trout!

The park includes approximately 768 lakes in an area of 70,533 acres.It is one of the most important water sources in Cuenca and Ecuador. It has gained international prominence in several categories: Wetland of International Importance in 2002 by RAMSAR, Area of International Importance for the Conservation of Birds by IBA in 2003 and Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2013.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free/Lactose Free options are available, please advise at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

For 1 to 5 passengers, a bilingual guide will also be the driver. For more than 5 passengers, a driver and a bilingual guide will be provided.

Not recommended for pregnant women

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.