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Explore Cajas National Park

Cajas National Park

Discover a ruggedly beautiful land of lakes and mountains in the high páramo.

Whether as a terrifically scenic route between Cuenca and Guayaquil or simply a rewarding day trip in itself, Cajas National Park has much to offer lovers of the outdoors.

The mist rolling over this empty wilderness of lakes and craggy hills lends the area an eerie beauty, while in the lowlands to the east and west of the park, cloud forests provide a habitat for hummingbirds and the elusive spectacled bear.

A network of trails criss-crosses the páramo, rising to 4,000m, offering the chance to explore the landscape, spot birds or hike amongst mossy, tangled forests of quinua trees.

 

Activity Rating: easy

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  • Hannah Donaldson
    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Consultant

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is an invaluable part of our Group Tours team.

  • Paul Winrow Giffen
    Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Consultant

    After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

  • Sophie Barber
    Sophie Barber - Travel Consultant

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia.

  • Ben Line
    Ben Line - Travel Consultant

    Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.

  • Mary Anne Nelson
    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Consultant

    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made team.

  • Lina Fuller
    Lina Fuller - Travel Consultant

    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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