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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 Expert

    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 a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.

  • Juliet Ellwood
    Juliet Ellwood - Travel Expert

    After graduating with a degree in Anthropology and History and having been fascinated by Latin America since childhood by the book featuring photos of Nazca, Juliet first visited the region in 2003. Since then, Juliet has visited the majority of countries in Latin America but has particularly extensive experience with Peru, a country she loves for many reasons but not least, its incredible archaeological richness and delicious food!

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    Carrie Gallagher - Travel Expert

    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours department.

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    Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Expert

    Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours sales team.

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    Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Expert

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

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    Millie Davies - Travel Expert

    Having caught the travel bug as a child, Millie has travelled all over Latin America before making her home in Buenos Aires for 3 years.

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