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Excursion to the National Park

Excursion to the National Park "El Cajas"

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Get an intimate glimpse of one of Ecuador’s must-see natural landscapes on this private, full-day tour to El Cajas National Park, with convenient round-trip transfer from your Cuenca hotel. Benefit from your guide’s personalized attention and wildlife knowledge as you explore the park’s lagoons, moors, and forests, and keep up your energy for a full day of adventure with lunch included in the price.
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  • 7 hours
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US$55.00
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Full-Day Cajas National Park Tour from Cuenca, Ecuador

Full-Day Cajas National Park Tour from Cuenca, Ecuador

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Explore one of the most spectacular parks in Ecuador on a full-day tour from Cuenca. Hike through the park's unique high altitude landscape which includes lakes, paramo vegetation, llamas, ancient Polylepis trees, and more to delight nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts who want an easy escape from the nearby city.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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US$46.99
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Cajas National Park Half Day Tour from Cuenca

Cajas National Park Half Day Tour from Cuenca

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Cajas National Park, with its 200 glacial lakes and numerous hiking trails, is easily one of the most beautiful places in Ecuador. With this tour, travelers with limited time in Cuenca can still spend a few hours exploring the Andean highlands with two guided hikes through two different forest ecosystems.
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  • 4 hours
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US$39.99
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Cuenca to Guayaquil one-way tour with Cajas Park and a Cacao Farm visit

Cuenca to Guayaquil one-way tour with Cajas Park and a Cacao Farm visit

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Turn your transfer from Cuenca to Guayaquil into an adventure on a 6- to 8-hour tour. The journey conveniently begins and ends at your accommodation, so there’s no need to haul your suitcases across either city. On your way to the coast, stop at the UNESCO listed Cajas National Park where you can enjoy an optional hike through the Polylepis Forest. Lunch is offered, followed by a visit to a family owned cocoa plantation.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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US$89.99
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Cajas National Park Half-Day Tour from Cuenca

Cajas National Park Half-Day Tour from Cuenca

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Experience the world renowned natural beauty of Cajas National Park on a 4-hour guided tour from Cuenca. Convenient round-trip transportation from your accommodation enables you to relax and enjoy the scenic drive through the mountains. Once at the UNESCO listed park, your guide takes care of navigation allowing you to fully appreciate the llamas, Polylepis trees, and impressive lakes that surround you.
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  • 4 hours
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Full-Day Devil's Nose Hike and Ingapirca Ruins Tour from Cuenca

Full-Day Devil's Nose Hike and Ingapirca Ruins Tour from Cuenca

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Take a thrilling journey through the Andes on the Devil's Nose Train on this full-day tour from Cuenca. Marvel at the wild mountain scenery, the option to tuck into a delicious Ecuadorian lunch, and explore the ancient Inca ruins of Ingapirca. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
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US$84.99
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Cuenca to/from Guayaquil Private Shuttle

Cuenca to/from Guayaquil Private Shuttle

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Affordable and convenient door-to-door Shuttle service from any location in Cuenca area to Guayaquil airport, hotel or airbnb. Your schedule is our schedule! Anytime service. You have the opportunity to join a group or do a private service.
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  • 3 hours
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US$74.99
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Amazing Cajas National Park Tour from Cuenca

Amazing Cajas National Park Tour from Cuenca

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Spend a full-day at the UNESCO listed Cajas National Park on a private day tour. Skip the confusion and irregular schedules of public transit with private hotel pickup and drop-off.  With a private guide by your side, all you have to do is enjoy the adventure. Your two hikes at different altitude levels offer spectacular views. Along the way, stop for lunch at a local restaurant.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Full-Day Ingapirca Gualaceo Chordeleg

Full-Day Ingapirca Gualaceo Chordeleg

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This tour allows us to know in a synthesized way the most important places of the archaeological and cultural offer of the provinces of Azuay and Cañar; our first stop is in the archaeological complex of Ingapirca, where our guides travel through the history of local aboriginal cultures and the expansion of the Incas in the territory corresponding to Ecuador. On this journey you can taste the typical gastronomic offer of the region (Biblián). We continue our tour to Gualaceo and Chordeleg. Places where the craft activity stands out. In Chordeleg we will visit the jewelry made in gold and silver with the technique of filigree, here our visitors will have the opportunity to have free time to know the town and visit the jewelers and craft shops in the area; To finish our tour we visit the House of Makanas.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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US$55.00
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Private Cajas National Park Tour through Cloud Forest and Moorlands

Private Cajas National Park Tour through Cloud Forest and Moorlands

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This private full-day tour from Cuenca, Ecuador was designed with hikers in mind. Explore trails through primary cloud forest, then continue to Cajas National Park to explore the high altitude paramo landscape and watershed within this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. A well-earned lunch of trout from local fish farms is included.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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Birdwatching Tour in Cajas National Park from Cuenca

Birdwatching Tour in Cajas National Park from Cuenca

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After pickup from your Cuenca hotel, you’ll set off on an 8-hour avian adventure at El Cajas National Park.  From an elevation of 3,800 meters (12,800 ft), you’ll see a long list of endemic birds, including the Tufted Tit Tyrant and Variable Hawk.  Go at a leisurely pace with your private guide to maximize your sightings and enjoy the scenery. Unwind as private transport takes you back to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
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US$99.99
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Full day Cajas National Park from Cuenca

Full day Cajas National Park from Cuenca

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Experience the best of Ecuadorian nature on an eight-hour trip to Cajas National Park.  Avoid the stress and confusion of public buses with pickup and drop-off from your Cuenca hotel. Spend three hours exploring the Toreadora area of the park at a leisurely pace with your guide.  Break for an lunch at a local restaurant, then visit a different ecosystem during a walk around the lake.
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  • 8 hours
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US$54.99
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Full Day Tour to National Park of Cajas

Full Day Tour to National Park of Cajas

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Spend the day on a guided tour from Cuenca to Cajas National Park. Enjoy an exhilarating hike through this destination that’s home to more than 250 lakes and plenty of indigenous plants and animals. Perfect for all hiking levels, this one-of-a-kind outdoor adventure is s truly memorable experience!
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  • 7 hours
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US$45.00
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Full-Day Cajas National Park Tour with Small-Group

Full-Day Cajas National Park Tour with Small-Group

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Cajas National Park protects a huge swath of lake-dotted Andean grasslands—one of the most biologically diverse in the Andes range—just west of Cuenca. During this full-day tour, save time waiting in line at the national park visitors center, and go on a hike through highlands, wetlands, and a Polylepis forest, home to the highest altitude trees in the world. This leaves time for lunch at a local restaurant specializing in fresh trout.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Hike El Cajas - Beyond the Common Trail

Hike El Cajas - Beyond the Common Trail

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Join us on a private tour of the beautiful Llaviucu Lake and Valley! Our guided hike will be along an ancient Inca trail where we will see Lake LLaviucu, the ruins of an abandoned German brewery, and meadows where wild horses and alpacas graze. Many of the sights are beyond the park trail most visited. Normally, we are the only ones in this area, which adds to the charm and enrichment of the experience.
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  • 5 hours
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Cajas National Park+Turi viewpoint, full day tour from Cuenca

Cajas National Park+Turi viewpoint, full day tour from Cuenca

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Experience the unbeatable beauty of Cajas National Park your way on a private day tour from Cuenca. The start time and duration of the excursion are entirely up to you. Whatever you decide, relax in convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel. The park offers a variety of picturesque trails to suit every experience level. In between your two Andean treks, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Birdwatching Tour in Cajas National Park from Cuenca

Birdwatching Tour in Cajas National Park from Cuenca

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The park is located only 45 minutes from Cuenca. This lagoon system, with over 230 lakes, invites you to enjoy one of the nicest landscapes in South America. There are different ecosystems such as: Andean Mountain forest, Polylepis forest, paramo or grassland. You will have the chance to spot many interesting birds, even the endemic hummingbird of Cajas - the “Violet Throated Metaltail”- one of the most important birds in Ecuador. Also, on this tour you will see the beautiful Tit Like Dacnis, Blue Mantled Thornbill, Stout Billed Cinclodes, Tawny Antpitta, Spectacled Whitestar, Tyrian Metaltail, Gray Breasted Mountain Toucan, Andean Guan, and so much more.
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  • 8 hours
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US$99.99
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Giron Waterfall and Busa Lake

Giron Waterfall and Busa Lake

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Don’t stress about time-consuming public transport; instead, opt for this private full-day excursion to El Giron Waterfall and Busa Lake from Cuenca. Relax and enjoy the scenery of the Tarqui Valley as you’re driven from point to point, stopping to hike through a cloud forest and lunch at a local restaurant. Ideal for first-time visitors, this tour is an easy way to see places you might otherwise overlook.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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US$39.99
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For Nature lovers: Special Cajas National Park tour (small groups)

For Nature lovers: Special Cajas National Park tour (small groups)

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Visit the park of glacial valleys and dazzling lakes. Immerse in a traverse that will introduce us to a seemingly infinite landscape. Allow Cajas national park amazes you with its incredible landscape. Visit the Cloud Forest at 10170 feet, admire endemic species of flora and fauna. Let´s trek amongst the “Páramo” ecosystem, alongside lakes, over mountain passes at 12,790 feet where we’ll observe numerous hardy plant species, such as chuquirahuas (the national flower of Ecuador), ferns, gentianas, and sarashimas. Visitors are welcome to experience the beauty of nature and also to understand the importance of protecting natural resources. At the end of the journey, we invite you a cup of hot Ecuadorian chocolate in a cozy place next to the river.
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  • 8 hours
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US$87.18
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Birdwatching Tour in Giron and Yunguilla Jocotoco Reserve from Cuenca

Birdwatching Tour in Giron and Yunguilla Jocotoco Reserve from Cuenca

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With more than 1660 species, Ecuador´s avifauna is considered one of best places in the world to practice birdwatching. The high percentage of endemic birds found in both Choco and Tumbesian regions invite birdwatchers to enjoy a really amazing experience in this small country!! Our trips offer the possibility to see around 50 species in only one day, while you visit different ecosystems like: the Cloud Forest, Tropical Forest, Andean Mountain Forest, Andean Dry Forest, etc. In our daily tours in the south of Ecuador, you will have the chance to spot some of the Southern Endemic birds.
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  • 8 hours
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US$129.34
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Private Trekking Full-Day Tour at Cajas National Park

Private Trekking Full-Day Tour at Cajas National Park

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The Cajas National Park is a paradise for hikers, but the high altitude can make trekking a challenge. This private full-day trekking tour is tailored to your fitness level and preferences, so you can discover the park’s natural wonders at a pace that suits you, visiting natural wonders and historic sites including Cucheros Lagoon, Burines Valley, Mamamag Lagoon, the Camino Real del Inca, and Llaviucu forest. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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US$135.00
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Shared Cajas National Park Full Day Tour

Shared Cajas National Park Full Day Tour

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It will be an unparalleled experience as it will be possible to observe a very diverse fauna, such as Andean condors, giant hummingbirds and coatis. Next to the park, the sanctuary of the Virgen del Cajas is a place of pilgrimage in the open air where they say the Virgin Mary appeared. The main activities practiced are photography, hiking and experiential fishing.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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US$150.00
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US$150.00

Birdwatching Tour in Tamarindo Tropical Forest area from Cuenca

Birdwatching Tour in Tamarindo Tropical Forest area from Cuenca

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With more than 1660 species, Ecuador´s avifauna is considered one of best places in the world to practice birdwatching. The high percentage of endemic birds found in both Choco and Tumbesian regions invite birdwatchers to enjoy a really amazing experience in this small country!! Our trips offer the possibility to see around 50 species in only one day, while you visit different ecosystems like: the Cloud Forest, Tropical Forest, Andean Mountain Forest, Andean Dry Forest, etc. In our daily tours in the south of Ecuador, you will have the chance to spot some of the Southern Endemic birds. Let us to show you the wonders of the birds.
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  • 9 hours
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US$129.99
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Mother Tree-to-Chocolate Tasting

Mother Tree-to-Chocolate Tasting

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Come to The Chocolate Factory - Altisimo Chocolate, Coffee & Bistro Downtown Cuenca, Ecuador The History of cacao in Ecuador is partly a well kept secret. Also is the saving and preservation of the Mother Heirloom trees. We use only this type of rare cacao in order to make the finest chocolate in the world which will expand your senses of flavor. Preserve and Taste The Rare. Before or After your Tasting tour enjoy our 85 seat bistro for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner, we also offer Hot Chocolate, wine, beer in addition to well and mixed drinks.
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  • 20 to 30 minutes
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