Did the Pink Track 1 day walk, heaps of fun. Weather turned and we got soaked during the last 30mins but it was a lovely walk regardless. Busses leave the terminal at 10:20 and i caught the 3:30 bus back, walk took approx 2.5hrs. All...More
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This place is gorgeous but also REALLY high altitude. We only had time for a short stop on the way to Cuenca but you could clearly spend a ton of time here. My issue was altitude although it didn't affect others in our group who...More
From the moment your vehicle starts leaving Cuenca, the trip to Cajas is full of stunning vistas. Preferably do this with a guide- Learning about the different altitudes, how some valleys are fluvial, others the result of glacier erosion, etc makes a world of a...More
You don't have to be a big hiker to enjoy this walk around the first entrance to El Cajas National Park. Take your hiking shoes and water, a hat and a raincoat, and enjoy. There's a marked trail with a boardwalk, and the entire loop...More
I traveled out to this park with a friend and the wife owner of the apartment we were staying. She charged us a small fee. I understand that taxi will take you there for $30-40 and you can go by bus. But Julie was very...More
An amazingly beautiful park. We took a bus up so our walk was limited to the area near the visitor center, but this was enough for a few hours of hiking. There are more trails if you have more time. Beautiful volcanic country with llamas...More
I have hiked here a few times. The first trip was with a group of young people and we did the short hike around the lake. It took us about 1.5-2 hours to complete it all. The second trip was with a family that had...More
This is a review for overnight hikes. Credentials: I’ve hiked all over Patagonia Very beautiful but... We were told we could do an “easy hike” (1 night) from the toreador lodge to osohuayco lake to ventanas lake and finally to the highway (1pm bus pickup)....More
The paramo vegetation and the landscape is just spectacular. We did a private tour. Our guide Milton was very knowledgeable and extremely nice. Enjoyed it really a lot.