Private Cajas National Park Full Day Tour

Summary

Your tour begins with pickup from your central Cuenca hotel in time for an 8am departure. Traveling in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle, set out on the around 30-minute journey to the Cajas National Park. First, jump out to explore the park’s lowlands at Llaviucu, around 10,170 feet (3,100 meters) above sea level, and soak up the scenery on an around 1-hour hike. Continue by road to the Mirador Tres Cruces, a lookout point at 13,671 feet (4,167 meters) above sea level, which offers spectacular views over the park’s mountains and lakes. In the afternoon, drive to the Toreadora Lagoon and set out on an around 2.5-hour trek through the Forest Polylepis San Luis, passing the Unidas Lagoon, Totoras Lagoon, and Patoquinuas Lake. After a full day exploring the park’s natural wonders, return to Cuenca, where your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel around 4pm.

Tour info

Duration
7 hours - 8 hours
Group Size
Pricing
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

The Cajas National Park is a well known national park located in the highlands of Ecuador. The main highlight of a trip to El Cajas is to simply enjoy the breathtaking scenery for miles around. It is home to a large variety of animals some of which are endemic or highly endangered. The National Cajas Park takes you to a beautiful lake and Andes forest at the lower elevations of the national park. Tourists can stop by the visitor center at the mountain pass at 3,979 m. From there, you can go on a hike through several hiking trails or you go camping along the way. Get to know Cajas National Park with this full day private tour.

What’s included?

  • National Park fees

  • Local guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Lunch

  • Private Tour

  • Entry/Admission - El Cajas National Park

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Before you book

  • Duration: 7-8 hours

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

BM Tours Cuenca is a tourism company that offers ground services, hotel accommodation, daily tours, packages and circuits in Cuenca, Ecuador. We are committed to give you the highest quality of service and the best experiences for your visit.