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. Arrange to visit Laguna de Mucubaji and other attractions in Merida using our Merida road trip planner.
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  • That day there was a lot of mist, which gave the Mucubají Lagoon a mysterious aspect, which incentivized the imagination, its caminitos, its streams and its friars, enrich the landscape.
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  • In the Sierra Nevada National Park is the Mucubají Lagoon ideal for a quiet day and exploring the forests and streams.
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