Laguna Cuicocha, Otavalo
Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Densely forested mounds and volcanoes rise out of scenic Laguna Cuicocha, lending it a serene atmosphere. Many hiking trails and nature spots surround the hazy blue lake and provide ample viewing opportunities of the surrounding scenery, colorful wildflowers, and local bird population. The trails are best traveled clockwise, as the opposite direction is largely uphill. Using our online itinerary creator, Otavalo attractions like Laguna Cuicocha can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Beautiful lake to visit or if you have 4 hours to sparypuce all the way around. Had a great time there. Beautiful countryside and scenery.
This loop hike is very pretty with great views looking down on the lake. Though be aware that if you are expecting an easy walk around the lake, you'll be surprised by the steep ups and downs, as well... read more »
The laguna is a lovely place, very scenic and the hike around the crater is a very nice walk. Entry to the park is free but you have to sign in at the ranger station at the road entrance. At the crate... read more »
Lovely lake created from ancient volcanic eruption. Area has 3 climates: depending on your altitude.
Beautiful trek but very short
Alexis Jose Turruella SánchezLaguna Cuicocha, beautiful natural place, the flap of a volcano where there is an island in the middle of the lagoon. In the place you can tour the lagoon by boat at a good price. the town of Cotacachi must be crossed to reach the Lake.show original
Pablo CaleroBeautiful lagoon, the landscape is beautiful and the paths you can see native Andean vegetation.show original
Roberto Plaza GonzálezVery cute paradise... What mean those costsshow original
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