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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  • The lagoon is usually part of the journey that culminated in the ascent to the Cotopaxi. This however, is by its beautiful landscape and offer the option of hiking in the surrounding area. It is also a good choice to whom by physical limitation may not climb Cotopaxi trails.
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  • During the tour of the Cotopaxi could see the Laguna de Limpiopungo. Is very beautiful, but only visit the she isn't worth the ride. The cool part is that you can admire the volcano, making the climb to the refuge and breaking, can visit the lagoon that is a grace. :)
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  • Know a little more of the beautiful places that has our country is exciting, this Lake has a beautiful landscape thanks it is surrounded by nature
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