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Excursion to the National Park "El Cajas" provided by Deep Ecuador Travel

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Excursion to the National Park "El Cajas"

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Overview
The Cajas National Park, has a lake system of more than 160 lagoons, with a unique landscape. In our visit we characterize the high Andean forest where we have a large number of birds and a unique flora; We also characterize the moorland ecosystem where we will visit the polylepis forest and perform an environmental interpretation of these sites while our tourists enjoy the landscapes offered by the national park
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    El Cajas National Park
    Stop: 6 hours
    On this tour we visit three important sites of the El Cajas National Park, our first visit is to the Llaviuco lagoon, here we have a tour of approximately two hours where we will make bird watching and interpretation of the high Andean forest, combined with a wonderful landscape of the Llaviuco Valley; our second stop at 3 Crossings where we will have a 360 * view in the continental watershed, finally we visit the popular Toreadora lagoon, where we characterize the polylepis forest, just as we will interpret the historical roads within the park we will also visit the Toreadora interpretation center that offers an overview of the national park. To finish our visit we have our lunch in a restaurant in the area where the typical cuisine of the Cajas is offered.
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Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
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  • This is borne by the passengers
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ed W wrote a review Feb 2020
Ruhengeri, Rwanda6 contributions6 helpful votes
I went as a half day trip from Cuenca with Andres. He was a friendly and knowledgeable guide. The park itself is very beautiful and definitely worthwhile to visit. But half a day does not do it justice!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from jupaco007, Guest Relations Manager at Excursion to the National Park "El Cajas"
Responded 13 Mar 2020
Thanks for your opinion, it will help us create a new product in which you can offer a full day in El Cajas National Park.
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Jochen K wrote a review Feb 2020
Langensendelbach, Germany28 contributions2 helpful votes
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El Cajas, its landscape and wildlife are simply amazing. Even on a cloudy and foggy/ rainy day it was so enjoyable to hike there. This experience was perfectly complemented by Andres' (the guide) in-depth knowhow about all the plants and animals. We ate little flower blossoms,
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Response from jupaco007, Guest Relations Manager at Excursion to the National Park "El Cajas"
Responded 13 Mar 2020
Dear Jochen, for the staff of Deep Ecuador Travel, it was a pleasure to have been able to share this tour with you and your family, it was wonderful to be able to take this tour with Charlotte and Quentin, it is wonderful that you take your children on these excursions. We hope that your experience in Ecuador has been the best in all the places you visited saludos amigo Andrés León
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Elias_Rovielo wrote a review Feb 2020
Sao Caetano do Sul, SP1,127 contribution296 helpful votes
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As this is my last Andean country, I seriously thought if this tour would be worth it, the time spent to see the Andes mountains, forest and lakes. I'm glad I didn't hear my mind! The tour has incredible trails around a lagoon with birds and flowers, then we went further up the
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from AEleon10, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Excursion to the National Park "El Cajas"
Responded 18 Feb 2020
Dear Elias. for our team it was a pleasure to have been your hosts in this experience at the Cajas National Park your recommendations will help travelers a lot greetings friend Andres León Deep Ecuador Travel Team
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Yuchen Z wrote a review Feb 2020
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I had a tour of El Cajas with Andres. We started with a hike around a lake at a lower altitude in the National Park before advancing to a higher peak for an overview of the park. We also stopped by a smaller lake with Polylepis forest before lunch. Food was also amazing, best
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from AEleon10, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Excursion to the National Park "El Cajas"
Responded 18 Feb 2020
Dear YUCHEN, Thank you for your feedback. We had a wonderful day, and we hope that when you return to the Ecuado visit us All our tour guides are certified and they are always looking to offer the best services. We wait for you on your next visit Best regards, Andrés León
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Daniele C wrote a review Jan 2020
Budapest, Hungary56 contributions12 helpful votes
Great tour and greater guide. Punctual, knowledgeable, fun, patient. Great tips for future hikes and destinations
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from AEleon10, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Excursion to the National Park "El Cajas"
Responded 27 Jan 2020
Dear Daniele, it was a pleasure for us to have been your hosts on the tour to El Cajas National Park. We hope you continue to enjoy the mountains in Ecuador. greetings friend
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Andres picked me up at hotel in Cuenca to go to the Devils nose train. Professional knowledgeable and patient he w
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williambN8934AY
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Pure awesomeness!
We had an excellent time on the trek through Cajas, loaded with beautiful views of the mountains and vast diversity
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Tomy_Devogelaere
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2-day trekking el Cajas
These 2 Days where the best of our entire holiday! Very good guide. Talks very good english and knows everything ab
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lolakealohi
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Great day trip from Cuenca
Andres was a great guide. He spent time in the US so his English was great, and he was very knowledgeable about eve
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2 day trekking through Cajas with camping
We did the 2 day trekking through the Cajas national parc and we loved it. Andres is a enthusiastic guide that spea
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Wonderful Guide!
Andres was Wonderful! He made everything very fun and easy to understand. I highly recommend him for any of your to
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Trekking in the Cajas with overnight camping
I had the chance to visit my favorite national park, the Cajas, on an overnight tour. My friend, my guide Andres an
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Unforgettable experience ...
Thanks to our guides we were able to make unforgettable memories in such short time. Their expertise and friendly m
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National park Cayas
Our guide was really passionate about the park. He had a lot of information and his english was very good. The lunc
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Gil I
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Great expirience
We were 2 couples, wanted to get the most out of a 2 days in Cuenca. Andres, our guide, was exactly what we needed,
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Excellent & Informative
After reading all the positive reviews, we decided to book a day tour to the Inca ruins with Deep Ecuador. Our guid
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ccpinto628
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Amazing Experience!
We visited Cuenca last summer and decided to opt for a 2 day tour: one to Cajas National Park and the other to Inga
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stephaniemwallace
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Fantastic Service and Incredible Experience!
I went to Cuenca, Ecuador on another solo adventure and booked a day trip to Cajas National Park with Deep Ecuador
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The best.
My girlfriend and i looked all over for a touristic operator that could fill our expectations (she is a little pick
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