Discover amazing lagoons and the most incredible natural landscapes in Ecuador
Enjoy hiking under the sunshine but be ready for the surprising weather changes!
Tours are conducted by local bilingual guides who love outdoor activities
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Hotel and hostel pick-up
Hotel and hostel drop-off
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Hotel and hostel pick-up.
Prepare yourself for all types of weather conditions, as the weather in Cajas National Park can change between rain and sunshine.
Your guided trip from Cuenca to Cajas National Park starts at 9:00 am. During the two breath-taking hikes of about 2 hours each, you will observe the special fauna and flora of the Páramo (a high South American ecosystem). There are lagoons of glacial origin and a Polylepis forest, known as “paper trees”. At around 4:30 pm you will be back in Cuenca.
Hotel and hostel drop-off.
Important: Due to weather conditions, some itineraries can be subject to change and availability without any prior notice.
Note: Minimum 2 passengers for this tour.
08:00 - 08:30
Hotel and hostel pick-up
Depart from Cuenca
Arrive in Cajas National Park
Hike to see the special fauna and flora of the Páramo
Continue to hike: See lagoons of glacial origin and a Polylepis forest, known as “paper trees”
Depart from Cajas National Park
Return to Cuenca
- Private transport and box-lunch
- All activities as listed in the itinerary
- Spanish and English speaking guide
- Personal expenses
- Jacket or jumper
- Walking shoes
This tour is not possible to operate for children under 12 years old.
Cancellation or changes of this tour:
Changes: It is FREE to change the tour date before 5:00 pm (Quito time) 2 days before the tour begins.
Cancellation: If you cancel before 5:00 pm (Quito time) 2 days before the tour begins, a 10% administration fee will apply. After this time, there is a 100% cancellation fee.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel this tour or make any changes.
What time zone is used in Cuenca?
Local time in Cuenca is GMT -5, the same as on Ecuador's mainland.
What kind of weather can we find in Cuenca?
You will be in a place which has a mild year-round climate; the average annual temperature is 20°C (68°F). From November to April it can be hot and humid; sometimes it rains a lot. The coolest months are from June to August.
What should I bring to the tour?
You should bring money for tips and personal expenses, a video camera/camera, and a bottle of water.