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Private tour: Daily

Small-Group tour: Tuesday to Sunday 



  • Explore the paramo landscape and its lakes in Toreadora area

  • Enter the magical San Luis Polylepis forest. 

  • Enjoy the scenic landscape while you stand at the continental divide between the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans.




Discover the natural beauty of Cajas National Park on our half-day tour, just a short drive away from Cuenca. This 70,533-acre park is home to over 700 lakes, making it a vital water source for Cuenca and Ecuador.


We will begin with a scenic 45-minute drive to the Toreadora refuge, where we will embark on a 2-hour hike through the unique grasslands of the Paramo and the San Luis Polylepis forest. This forest is home to the world's highest-growing trees, which are native to South America.


As we hike, you'll be amazed by the stunning views of the Andes range and its crystal-clear lakes. You'll also witness the park's incredible flora, including unique species of plants and flowers.


Join us for an unforgettable experience in one of Ecuador's most breathtaking natural wonders. Our experienced guides will ensure you have a safe and informative journey through this stunning landscape.


Important Info


Departure point: Hotels and Airbnb pick-ups

Departure time: 8:30 am

Duration: 4 hours 


  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

  • Licensed tour guide English/Spanish

  • Private Transportation

Not included: Lunch, tips, extras.

Please Note

For 1 to 5 passengers, a bilingual guide will also be the driver.  For more than 5 passengers, a driver and a bilingual guide will be provided.

Prices (USD per person)

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