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Cuenca

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Ruinas de Ingapirca

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Cajas

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Paute

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Cuenca

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  • Cajas National Park

    Cuenca Things to Do

    Just one hour from Cuenca on the road to Guayaquil, you pass through a protected area where all trucks are checked for not carrying dangerous or suspicious cargo. This is the Cajas National Park at an altitude of 3000- 4450m. It's an amazing terrain of pure nature with more than 200 lakes and rivers that flow all the way to the Pacific and to the...

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  • Hotel Victoria

    Cuenca Hotels

    Have stayed here several times - always recommended by my wife's family. It's easy to get to and...

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  • Mirador de Turi

    Cuenca Things to Do

    Turi is four kilometers south of Cuenca, on a hill and provides amazing views of the whole city. It's better at sunset when the colours are light pink and the lights of the city start twinkling. The Mirador is near the church of Turi, where local people gather, as well as tourists, romantic couples and intellectuals. So you can rest watching them...

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Ruinas de Ingapirca

  • An Awsome View

    Ruinas de Ingapirca Things to Do

    Hiking away from the ruins give impressive views of the site itself. This was the second time I've been here and it is just as amazing every time.

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  • From the North, or from Cuenca

    Ruinas de Ingapirca Transportation

    From Cuenca, you will find buses, of the Cañar line, which can take you directly to the ruins. The last bus back leaves the ruins at 4 p.m. and the ride between Cuenca and Ingapirca takes around two hours. From any point North (Quito / Baños / Riobamba / Ambato) you will need to get off the bus in a small town called El Tambo. There, it is easy to...

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  • Other Structures

    Ruinas de Ingapirca Things to Do

    Some of the remains of Ingapirca are barely more than outlines of what once was. While it is interesting to guess what stood there, you can also appreciate the graceful turns of the stonework.

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Cajas

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  • Laguna Llaviucu (Zorrocucho)

    Cajas Things to Do

    Laguna Llaviucu is situated in the lower part of Cajas National Park, at an altitude of 3160m. It is the control point nearest to Cuenca, only around 17km away from the city. On the day tour to Cajas National Park that I went on the first stop we made was at Laguna Llaviucu. If it is not too wet you usually follow the trail around the whole lake,...

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  • Tres Cruses

    Cajas Things to Do

    Our second stop on the tour to Cajas National Park was at Tres Cruses. Tres Cruses is situated at an altitud of 4167m, and this is where the road crosses the continental divide, on one side of the pass the water drain into the Pacific Ocean and on the other side the water drain into the Atlantic. We just stayed for 10 minutes, taking some photos of...

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  • Hiking to Laguna Toreadora

    Cajas Things to Do

    After visiting Tres Cruces we went back to the minibus and drove back down the road, but only for a few minutes. We were dropped by a path where we started the hike towards Toreadora. It was muddy at some places so it was good to have the rubber boots. It was a beautiful landscape with the mountains, lakes and páramo vegetation . We passed Chica...

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