Cajas is a national park located on the Northwester side of the city of Cuenca, it's formed by glacial wetlands with more than 200 lakes.
Your visit will begin in the lower part of the park called the 'Llaviuco' area. You'll hike at an easy pace for an hour at an altitude of 3,000m (9,842ft) above sea level until reaching a point called 'three crosses', that forms the continental divide between the Pacific and the Atlantic Ocean at an altitude of 4,135m (13,566ft).
Next, you'll descend and start your main hike at an altitude of 3,900 m (12,795ft) for approximately three hours, the difficulty at this time is moderate.
On your way back, you'll walk through a beautiful primary forest and admire its interesting vegetation.