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 best thing about this lake was the walk to get there in the national park -lots of lovely flowers and views of the mountains-unfortunately Cotopaxi was hidden in cloud ,otherwise the walk would ha...  more »
  • 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 stop over place on your way towards or from the Cotopaxi walk, but also suitable for a longer walk. Unfortunately during my visit rained a lot and the laguna was a bit grayisch place with 4 wild duc...  more »