Allow us to guide you in this hike through the Cajas National Park. We'll visit the Continental Divide and take in lagoons and exotic flora and fauna along the way. Cajas is a national park located on the
northwestern side of the city of Cuenca; it’s formed by wetland from glacial origins with more than 200 lakes.
On this tour, you will be exploring the best spots of this National Park and admiring the breathtaking landscapes that will surely take your worries and stress away.
If you booked this tour with more than 24 hours of anticipation, we will pick you up from your hotel in Cuenca, otherwise we'll meet you in Hotel Carvallo.
Our visit will start on the lower part of the park called the "Llaviuco” only 30 minutes away from the city of Cuenca. We will hike at an easy rate for one hour at an altitude of 3,000 meters above sea level (9,842ft).
Our hiking continues to a point called "tres cruces” which forms the Continental Divide between the Pacific and the Atlantic ocean at an altitude of 4,135m (13,566ft). This is a short walk to observe this interesting area, then we will descend and we will perform our main hike at an altitude of 3,900m (12,795ft) for approximately three hours. The difficulty at this point is moderate.
trail we will visit a beautiful primary forest and will observe the interesting vegetation. No worries, it's not just hiking, you will have the chance to take pictures, take a breath, relax and enjoy! This park is one of the treasures that Ecuador holds for you.
Hotel Carvallo or Hotel Pick-Up (if booked with 24+ hours of anticipation)
Starting Time : 08:00 AM – 8:30 AM
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