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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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  • It is definitely one of those places that you can not pass, very touristy, for lovers of nature is perfect for a stroll on foot or by mule. Don't forget to visit the Lake of Mucubají
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  • It is a beautiful park, the magic and the power of nature is present there, has good parking, is impeccable and the required minimum facilities.
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  • Is a beautiful and vast lagoon located in the Páramo Merida. It only that not I liked is that them visitors are launching tickets to the lagoon, in a species of "well of them wishes" that what make is pollute and give the printing of dirt. It is very visited site, for what during the holidays can congest a little traffic in the parking area, however, is an obligatory stop to visit Mérida
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