Laguna de Limpiopungo, Latacunga

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Take a trip to Laguna de Limpiopungo, one of the most visited places in Cotopaxi National Park. Stroll along the man-made trail that surrounds the perimeter of the lake. As you hike, watch for plants, flowers, and birds such as Andean gulls and mountain ducks that are indigenous to the area. Be sure to take your time, many need the time to acclimatize to the oxygen levels, as the lake is located at an altitude of 3,892 m (12,769 ft) above sea level. Bring warm clothes so you can dress in layers. Use our Latacunga vacation builder to visit Laguna de Limpiopungo on your trip to Latacunga, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • A lovely feature. Obviously would be great if Cotopaxi is sunny. Even better if reflected in Laguna. However nice views in all cases. Worth the stop as part of a trip or tour.  more »
  • A place divine where is can enjoy of the view of the volcano Rumiñahui and when is removes the fog there as enjoy of the Majesty of the volcano Cotopaxi. water, sky, plants and nature to the 100%.
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  • the light and them colors that the surround are very cute, is worth the penalty pass to see it, also us touched rain and hail, spectacular! It has a covered lookout which helps in such cases could not see birds...
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