We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cuicocha Lake: Tours & Tickets

Features Animals
Save
All photos (64)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Contact
Laguna Cuicocha, Ecuador
Improve This Listing
Google
Cuicocha Lake Tours and Tickets
from US$60.00
More Info
from US$140.00
More Info
from US$4,512.00
More Info
from US$99.00
More Info
from US$252.00
More Info
from US$1,850.00
More Info
See all tours & tickets
27Reviews1Q&A
Traveller rating
  • 20
  • 3
  • 3
  • 0
  • 1
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Cuicocha lake should be in one of your list for activities outside Quito. Easy hiking path, with outstanding vistas. I arranged a cab from Quito. At the entrance, you need to provide info to the ranger. Bring your passport number. Hiking trail is in the garden, next to tourist
Read more
To get there from Otavalo, simply take a bus going to Quiroga, and get of at "el parque" (tell the controler you want to catch a taxi for Cuicocha). From Quiroga's Parque to Cuicocha, taxi cost 5$. Once arrived, you just have to give your passport details and the adventure
Read more
It can be done in 4 hours if your are fit or up to 7 hours if you take the parents-in-law along. Don't forget that it's at height. Imbabura is 2500 give or take and then you are hiking up some steep inclines. The view of the double island and the blue lake is nice and the path
Read more
The hike around the lake is beautiful and varied (I took more photos here than anywhere else I visited in Ecuador). It can be a tough hike, particularly if you’re not used to hiking at high elevations. But it is a wonderful experience with mountains, views of farmland, the lake
Read more
As with many National parks in Ecuador, entrance is free. Plenty of free parking and a few shops, 1 restaurant, and bathrooms located near the overlook of the lake. I highly recommend the $4 PP 20 min boat ride.
Read more
Previous