Private Trekking Full-Day Tour at Cajas National Park

It will be an unparalleled experience as it will be possible to observe a very diverse fauna, such as Andean condors, giant hummingbirds and coatis. Next to the park, the sanctuary of the Virgen del Cajas is a place of pilgrimage in the open air where they say the Virgin Mary appeared. The main activities practiced are photography, hiking and experiential fishing.

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7 to 8 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • National Park fees
    • Driver
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - El Cajas National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Personal Expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Guayas Province

    We will pick up you up at the start point or your accommodation address in Guayaquil and we will take you to the Cajas National Park. If you are staying in Cuenca, you can also take this tour.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: El Cajas National Park, Cuenca 010219 Ecuador

    We pick you up at 8:00am at your hotel, then we transfer from Guayaquil to the Cajas National Park, until we get to the Caballo Shayana, where the bus leaves you. 

    We start the walk at the Cucheros Lagoon (height: 3950m). Our naturalist guide will accompany during the hole route, which starts with an ascendant walk for 40 minutes till Cuchilla/Filo (height: 4080m) where you can observe the Burines Valley (height: 4010m) in this place you can find several lagoons such as: BurinGrande, Burin Chico, Ingañam and others, here we are going to immerse in a scrubland andino while we admire the natural attractions, especially the panoramic view of the sector and the canon where is located the slope that feeds la Mamamag and Llaviucu lagoons.

    The route will take us to the Mamamag Lagoon (3500msnm) the same that combines a walk between streams and a small forest of polilepys, also at the Camino Real del Inca we you can appreciate vestige of the pre-columbine culture.

    The route leads us to the Laguna Mamamag Lagoon combining walk between creeks and a small forest of polilepys and vestiges of pre-Columbian cultures at the Royal Inca Trail. Short stop for lunch for taking pictures.

    The trail leads us to an important viewpoint from where we observe the spectacular valley of Llaviucu continue the tour through the forest San Antonio began the descent into the forest Llaviucu, where the landscape changes drastically from Pajonal forest.

    Finally, we reach Llaviuco (height 3100 m) where we can download backpacks in transport and make a small travel watching birds. Llaviuco is considered the best place for the National Park where you can see birds. This high montane forest is in excellent condition, allowing easily find very striking species like the Andean toucan Pechigris (Andigena hypoglauca), the Andean Guan (Penelope montagnii) the Masked Trogon (masked trogon), The Magpie Turquoise (Cyanolyca turcosa) and several species of tanagers colorful and some waterfowl. Twelve species of hummingbirds registered in the area are a sign of the high diversity reaching this group of birds in montane ecosystems, and between them stands Hummingbird Frentiestrella Arcoiris (Coeligena Irie), the Rayito Bright (Anglaeactis cupripennis) and Peak Espada.

    Return to the city of Guayaquil.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Guayaquil, Guayaquil, Guayas Province

    Return to the city and arrive at your hotel at 4:00 pm approximately

    Duration: 3 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up you up at the start point or your accommodation address in Guayaquil and we will take you to the Cajas National Park. If you are staying in Cuenca, you can also take this tour.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is confortable shoes and warm clothes
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • WARNING: At the moment you choose this tour you have to give us information about your state of health. Because the tour is private, if you don't feel good (because of the high) we complete the tour with another visit inside the zone. That way you will have a private guide to realize the walk according to your rhythm and state of health.
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by BM TOURS SA

Activity ID: V-30440P57

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