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Laguna de Yahuarcocha, Ibarra

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Once the scene of a bloody massacre Laguna de Yahuarcocha is thought to be around 12,000 years old. Visit this tranquil lake, which is said to be a relic of the post glacial period. Today the lake is abundant with bird life and is a popular recreational area. Watch for herons, egrets, and ducks. Take advantage of the serene water by going canoeing, swimming, and fishing. Leave time to visit one of the many restaurants along the lakeshore, which serve fresh fish from the lake. Our Ibarra family vacation planner makes visiting Laguna de Yahuarcocha and other Ibarra attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The city of Ibarra is a very beautiful city, it is also known as the white city of the country, the food is excellent its typical dishes are the baking, the fry, chicken broth, the city has many place...  more »
  • Ibarra is the capital of the province of Imbabura. Located in the Sierra region, north of the city of Quito. Surrounded by natural sites such as the Laguna de Yahuarcocha, top quality hotels. Ibarra i...  more »
  • lanca", because of its white facades with which the reconstructed city was blessed after a devastating earthquake. It is a cultural city where art, writing, painting, theater and history predominate, ...  more »