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La belleza de los paisajes ecuatorianos se complementan con la adrenalina que sentirás minuto a minuto en cada unos de nuestros tours de aventura. Rafting, trekking, ascensos y varias actividades más te esperan...

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Trekking

Hiking is an activity that is practiced in all types of terrain, walking has become a popular activity. Besides being an excellent form of exercise, is close to be the ideal activity. Its flexibility allows it to be practiced in...

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Trekking to Piñan Lakes (4 Days)

Trekking to Piñan Lakes (4 Days)

DAY 1:  We start from the town of Otavalo 8H00am until Irubincho community to begin the walk where paths and small chaquiñanes, have a spectacular view across the valley of Imbabura and through different pre-Columbian Pucaras (viewpoints) and then arrive at...

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Trekking Machetes Intag

Trekking Machetes Intag

We leave at 7 am Otavalo to the sector to take the road Huayrapungo called Machete, entering the lush cloud forest where we will travel 12 km.Azabí to the community that is within the well-known Intag valley at an altitude...

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Trekking Around Cuicocha Lake

CUICOCHA DIEGO_FUERES

Cuicocha is a volcanic crater that has a diameter of 3 kmh. in the middle is a lake full of little islands. If you go on one of these islands one will find a small canal called “the dreamless canal”. The islands have exuberant vegetation that has been able to grow through the volcanic lava. One can also find medicinal plants that are both used for decorative and for medicinal purposes. Some of the plants are: bromelias, orquideas, cerote, palo rosa, puma maqui, arrayan, and others.

In this region one can find animals like the mountain guinea pig, that gives the lake the name Cuicocha, the Cervicabra, Rabbits, Armadillos, zorro andino and a large variety of birds like turcazas, hummingbirds, gorriones, mirlos, lechuzas, ducks and on occasions one can see the king of the Andes: the Condor.

Leaving Otavalo at 9:00am; we will make our way to the Cuicocha lake. Here we will have a hike around the lake, observing all the areas flora and fauna along the way. The trail around the lake is about 8km and has an altitude of 3.068masl, called the “Maximo Gorki Campuzano” trail, this hike lasts about 4 to 5 hours. We will return to Otavalo at about 5:00pm.

 

MINIMUM: 2 PASSENGERS

PRICE TOUR TREKKING AROUND CUICOCHA LAKE: $40.00 per person

Private departure options

THE TOUR INCLUDED:

  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Lunch box

If you are interested in participating in one of the tours, please contact us by using the contact section on this website.

 

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We are part of:

Cámara Provincial de Turismo de Pichincha Ecuador Ama la Vida Ministerio del Ambiente - Ecuador

We are recommended in:

Lonely Planet Rough Guides Petit Futé
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