• Backpackers trekking by the river in Cajas National Park Ecuador
  • A trekker in the midst of polylepis trees in Cajas National Park Ecuador
  • Cajas National Park, Ecuador
  • A stunning view of the river and mountains in Cajas National Park Ecuador
  • Backpackers posing by the river at Cajas National Park Ecuador
  • Clouds reflected on the river at Cajas National Park Ecuador
  • A backpacker adoring the panoramic view of Cajas National Park Ecuador
  • A backpacker looking on the extensive mountain range of Cajas National Park Ecuador
  • Backpackers smiling for a photo in the mountains Cajas National Park Ecuador
  • Solitude in a beautiful clear day at Cajas National Park Ecuador
  • A group posing for a photo in the mountains of Cajas National Park Ecuador
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Cajas National Park Tour | 1 Day | from CUENCA, ECUADOR

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From: $49.99

  • Explore the stunning Cajas National Park on this fun one day tour from Cuenca.
  • Visit a cloud forest, learn about ecosystems and enjoy beautiful lake views.
  • Visit the magical and surreal San Luis Polylepis forest
  • Hotel pick-up, transport, lunch, bilingual guide and awesome trekking included!
  • TRIED & TESTED: This tour has recently been reviewed by one of our writers – read their article here!

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The awe-inspiring Cajas National Park is located just 40 minutes from the beautiful city of Cuenca, Ecuador. The park is home to a whopping 768 lakes that spread across an area of 70,533 acres. It’s a must visit for any nature lover visiting Cuenca!

1 Day Cajas National Park Tour

  • You will be picked up from your hotel and escorted in a comfortable minivan to the entrance of Cajas National Park.
  • We will begin the day with a trek through the beautiful cloud forest, learning about this unique exosystem from the knowledgeable guide.
  • After the trek, we will explore the dividing inland waterway and take a drive up to the highest point of the park, Tres Cruces, where you can enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the national park.
  • In the afternoon, we will explore the wetlands and visit the unique and bizarre forest of Polylepis trees. The Polylepis trees are native to South America and are the highest growing trees on the planet.
  • We will have lunch in a local restaurant where the speciality is fresh trout.
  • We will return to Cuenca by minivan around 4 pm.

Trip Facts:

Departure point: Free Pick up at hotel
Starting Time: 8:00 am
Duration of tour: Approx.  7 hours

What’s Included?


  • Hotel pick-up/drop off
  • Licensed tour guide English/Spanish
  • Transportation
  • Lunch

Not included:

  • Drinks.
  • Tips.
  • Souvenirs.

A Note on Prices

The price of $49.99 depends on there being a group tour that you can join on this date. For tours with 1-5 customers, your bilingual guide will also be your driver. For tours with more than 5 passengers, an extra bilingual guide will accompany a driver.

Refund Policy

  • In order to book this experience, you will need to pay a deposit.
  • This depòsit is fully refundable up until 48 hours before the start of the activity.
  • If you are unable to agree on a date or the organiser cannot meet your requirements, your deposit is automatically returned to you in full.
  • There is no refund for cancellations made fewer than 48 hours before the start of the activity.
  • The rest of the payment for the experience is payable to the organiser, either upon arrival at the destination or before in some cases, if the organiser requires it. The organiser will arrange this with you.
  • The refund of the second payment, which goes directly to the trip organiser, is entirely based on the organiser’s own Terms and Conditions.
  • Please read our customer Terms and Conditions for more information.


Cuenca Bestours

Cuenca Bestours is a long-established tour operator & travel agent based in the beautiful city of Cuenca, Ecuador. Specialising in cultural & adventure activities, they offer tours in Spanish & English and cater to solo travellers & families as well as thrill-seekers.

The team at Cuenca Bestours strive to redefine the notion of a “vacation” and show their customers a side of travel that would otherwise be unavailable to them

1 review for Cajas National Park Tour | 1 Day | from CUENCA, ECUADOR

  1. Junichi Miura

    The trip was wonderful. The view was stunning!

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