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Laguna Patoquinuas and Laguna Totores Loop

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Cajas National Park

Laguna Patoquinuas and Laguna Totores Loop is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cuenca Canton, Azuay, Ecuador that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 2.8 miles Elevation Gain: 515 feet Route Type: Loop

hiking

nature trips

walking

lake

views

wildlife

no shade

hiking
6 months ago

Recommend going off trail and through the polyepsis forest at the west end of the loop. Came back on the private road; don't recommend.

hiking
over grown
Sat Jun 08 2019

Amazing place!!!

Tue Apr 02 2019

Actually I did a longer circuit, starting from and returning to the refuge. The circuit was 7 km long and I would say it is moderate. We did this in 4 hours, enough time to enjoy the landscape. Nevertheless, I recommend to be well equipped and prepared for wind, rain and fog. If sunny day, sun protection, hat, sun glasses. Water and some chocolate it will be needed.

hiking
Fri Nov 16 2018