Explore Cajas National Park, formed by wetlands from glacial origins with more than 200 lakes and unique flora and fauna.
The tour begins on the lower part of the park called Llaviuco, only 30 minutes away from Cuenca. You'll hike at an easy rate for one hour at an altitude of 3,000m above sea level (9,842ft). You'll continue your visit to a point called Tres Cruces (Three Cruces) which forms the continental divide between the Pacific and the Atlantic ocean at an altitude of 4,135m (13,566ft), you'll have a short walk to observe this interesting area. Then you'll descend to start the main hike at an altitude of 3,900m (12,795ft) for approximately three hours, the difficulty at this point is moderate. On the trail, you'll visit a beautiful primary forest and admire its distinctive vegetation.