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Lakes of Ozogoche (Lagunas de Ozogoche)

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Beautiful lakes on the paramo

High on the paramo you can visit these beautiful ice cold lakes. The places is never crowded and... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
beppo81
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Antwerp, Belgium
Beautiful, and wasn't too hard to get to with wheels

All the other reviews were spot on, this place is gorgeous & expansive. I just didn't find a review... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
roystontay
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Singapore, Singapore
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Jun 4, 2018
“Beautiful lakes on the paramo”
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“Pick your time to visit if you are able”
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Located in the state of Chimborazo, this group of 45 small lakes or lagoons is an excellent site for viewing wildlife, hiking, fishing and bird watching.
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Chimborazo, Riobamba 060150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited in December 2018 and it was not good weather, being hazy and bitter cold, unfortunately we were on a tour of the country so unable to reschedule. I am sure from what I saw that the lagoons are beautiful in the Sunshine, but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

High on the paramo you can visit these beautiful ice cold lakes. The places is never crowded and peaceful, you can get there by hiring a camioneta in the closest village , which is Guamote for around 20 USD as there is no public transport...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank beppo81
Reviewed October 22, 2017

All the other reviews were spot on, this place is gorgeous & expansive. I just didn't find a review with instructions on how to drive there, so thought I'd add my findings. The 30 minutes detour from the main highway (E35) was not only worth...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Some friends took us up to Lagunas de Ozogoche and in my entire life I have never felt so at peace as when I was there. The lakes are virtually untouched by development. The area is perfect for photo opportunities, and if you are a...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Fa-HEE-tahs
Reviewed February 24, 2017

We walked down to Laguna verde and from there to Laguna negra. It was very beautiful. The water was not cold as I expected, well I just put the hands in! The surroundings are marvellous. Closed by is a village. You see real Sierra-life, children...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank sibylle k
Reviewed November 2, 2016

A place where you can simply sit around a nice crispy bon fire and enjoy the beauty of the landscape! you are going to need some warm clothing since it is located in the Paramo and it gets very cold at night.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank lcarpi0
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to Lagunas. We took our friends to enjoy this beautiful surroundings. Lot of things changed within 3 years . The place become a little bit more touristic. You can get lunch/dinner - fresh trout from a little restaurant. It's just...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Ange_cu
Reviewed February 27, 2016

These lakes for a great part of the landscape. We saw these as a part of a tour group Our guide was able to explain formation and flora and fauna around as well

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank GEEOZ
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Breath takingly beautiful. And not just because you are at altitude. The community next to the lakes entrance are literally dirt poor. Any assistance you can give them purchasing from the tienda or the like would be much appreciated. Oh and there is the most...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank AllyGator-y-Pollo
Reviewed February 14, 2015

We came from Guamote in a private car. The views during the ride were tremendous. When we arrived at the little village near the lakes, we parked near a little place at the right side of the road were you can eat trout, and only...More

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank Benny D
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