Guide to Hiking Cajas National Park in Ecuador


Cajas National Park is a national park located in the Andes of Ecuador. Located only 30 km west of the famous UNESCO city of Cuenca, hiking Cajas National is one of the many popular day trips from Cuenca. The Cajas National Park offers a tundra vegetation 3900m above sea level, something …

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6 Best Day Trips From Cuenca Ecuador


Cuenca is one of the most important cities in Ecuador for many reasons. For starter, the city center of Cuenca is considered a UNESCO Heritage Site due to the 52 churches it has, one for every Sunday. But after visiting so many churches in the city, I think it is time for …

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Cuenca Ecuador to Mancora Peru: Crossing the Border with Night Bus

Border crossings are always extremely confusing, especially if you are backpacking or traveling in South America. If you are ever traveling from Ecuador to Peru, you probably thought about going from Cuenca Ecuador to Mancora. It is one of the most convenient ways to cross the border between these two countries because …

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How to See 7 Waterfalls In 1 Day in Mindo Ecuador

Mindo-Ecuador Waterfalls

Located 2 hours away from the capital city Quito, there is a hidden gem for all nature lovers called Mindo. Mindo is a small town located in something called the Mindo-Nambilo Cloud forest. The weather is very different than that of Quito and It’s a very popular spot for bird-watching and other …

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