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Laguna de Mucubaji, Merida
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Head to Laguna de Mucubaji, a "kettle lake" formed by retreating glaciers that sits 3,625 m (11,893 ft) above sea level. The surrounding rugged mountain landscape, coupled with the local plant-life, including the characteristic “frailejon”, is known for is its scenic beauty and is a pleasure to experience on horse-back. There are small businesses in the area, and travel guides and food are readily available. Be sure to bring or wear warm clothes, as it can get chilly at this altitude. If you’re planing a camping trip, be aware that a permit is required. Make Laguna de Mucubaji a centerpiece of your Merida vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Merida vacation trip planner.
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  • A giant lagoon with many tourists around where you can take walks on horses and a hot soup
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  • Necessarily have to go, you have to take a family picture in the "dock" and enjoy the pleasant climate. It is these cute points of Venezuela who must tread ever in life. Go, enjoy, live the lagoon and its surroundings.
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  • excellent site to visit in merida, an incredible climate, there is horseback riding, very good. I went as a couple and it was incredible, they have an excellent cafeteria. very clean and preserved.
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