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Hiking in Azuay

Admire the Ecuadorian Andes and hike the ancient treasures of Azuay

Discover the wealth of ancient culture scattered across the iconic Andes of Ecuador. From the indigenous origins of the region, through the tumultuous period of Spanish colonialism, and into the modern period, you’ll be able to uncover the great beauties of the province of Azuay. Visit during the months between April and November for ideal hiking conditions in Azuay.

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There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Ecuador

The Province of Azuay is located high up in the Ecuadorian Andes. It is home to El Cajas National Park, approximately 30 kilometers away from Cuenca, and is populated with high mountains reaching 4,500 meters above sea level. So jagged landscapes predominate with valleys of flourishing flora and fauna.


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Best time to visit

Visit during the months between April and November for ideal hiking conditions in Azuay

What's the weather like?

The climate in the highlands of Ecuador is fairly consistent, with hot and sunny days and cold nights

More info about Hiking in Azuay:

Located in the south of Ecuador is the Province of Azuay, among a hilly and rugged terrain. The mountains here can reach 4,500 meters above sea level. The capital of the province is Cuenca, with a population of approximately 400,000. The urban area is packed with historical sites, which are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site


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