Recent Searches
Clear

Top Cuenca Day Trips

We’re committed to helping you feel confident as you get back out there. Check out our flexible cancellation policies and learn what steps operators are taking to keep you safe. As conditions evolve, check local regulations for the latest information.

Read More
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Cuenca. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
US$0
US$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

We’re committed to helping you feel confident as you get back out there. Check out our flexible cancellation policies and learn what steps operators are taking to keep you safe. As conditions evolve, check local regulations for the latest information.

Read More
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow

28 Cuenca Day Trips | All Cuenca Tours

Sort by:Featured

Full-Day Devil's Nose Train and Ingapirca Ruins Tour from CuencaDay Trips

Full-Day Devil's Nose Train and Ingapirca Ruins Tour from Cuenca

star-5
Take a thrilling journey through the Andes on the Devil's Nose Train on this full-day tour from Cuenca. Marvel at the wild mountain scenery, the option to tuck into a delicious Ecuadorian lunch, and explore the ancient Inca ruins of Ingapirca. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
More
  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$79.99
Price varies by group size
From
US$79.99
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Full-Day Ingapirca Gualaceo ChordelegDay Trips

Full-Day Ingapirca Gualaceo Chordeleg

star-5
This tour allows us to know in a synthesized way the most important places of the archaeological and cultural offer of the provinces of Azuay and Cañar; our first stop is in the archaeological complex of Ingapirca, where our guides travel through the history of local aboriginal cultures and the expansion of the Incas in the territory corresponding to Ecuador. On this journey you can taste the typical gastronomic offer of the region (Biblián). We continue our tour to Gualaceo and Chordeleg. Places where the craft activity stands out. In Chordeleg we will visit the jewelry made in gold and silver with the technique of filigree, here our visitors will have the opportunity to have free time to know the town and visit the jewelers and craft shops in the area; To finish our tour we visit the House of Makanas.
More
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$60.52
From
US$60.52

Devil´s Nose Train + IngapircaDay Trips

Devil´s Nose Train + Ingapirca

star-4
The route called “Devil’s Nose” operates in the central section of the Ecuadorian Railroad. It is the stretch that connects the plains of the coast with the mountains of the highlands.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$138.00
From
US$138.00
Taking safety measures

Full-Day Ingapirca, Gualaceo & Chordeleg from CuencaDay Trips

Full-Day Ingapirca, Gualaceo & Chordeleg from Cuenca

star-4.5
The countryside surrounding Cuenca in the southern Ecuadorean Andes is home to some of the country’s most important archaeological sites and artisan villages. If you have limited time in Cuenca, this tour combines two top attractions into a single day trip. Tour Ingapirca, the largest Incan site in Ecuador, as well as Gualaceo and Chordeleg, villages known for their silver filigree and hand-woven shawls.
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$64.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$64.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Ingapirca Ruins Day-Tour from Cuenca with Small GroupDay Trips

Ingapirca Ruins Day-Tour from Cuenca with Small Group

star-5
Travel back in time to the days of the Incan Empire on an 8-hour small-group tour to Ingapirca. Visit the Rocio Virgin Church, then enjoy a Panama hat weaving demonstration at the home of an indigenous family. Continue with a scenic drive through the Andean highlands, then explore the extensive archaeological complex, including the elliptical Temple of the Sun. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant, then return to Cuenca.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$51.27
Price varies by group size
From
US$51.27
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Full Day Tour to National Park of CajasDay Trips

Full Day Tour to National Park of Cajas

star-4
Spend the day on a guided tour from Cuenca to Cajas National Park. Enjoy an exhilarating hike through this destination that’s home to more than 250 lakes and plenty of indigenous plants and animals. Perfect for all hiking levels, this one-of-a-kind outdoor adventure is s truly memorable experience!
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$45.00
From
US$45.00
Taking safety measures

The Best of Ingapirca: an Adventure to the Ecuadorian Machu PicchuDay Trips

The Best of Ingapirca: an Adventure to the Ecuadorian Machu Picchu

star-5
Ingapirca is the most important Inca complex of Ecuador. In is located an hour North of Cuenca by private car. It is definitely worth a visit. There is a very interesting museum in the site and the castle area has beautiful remains of what it once was an Inca city. In the surrounding area, there are several places to visit, including the Inca Face.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$65.39
From
US$65.39

Cajas Half Day Tour from CuencaDay Trips

Cajas Half Day Tour from Cuenca

star-5
Experience the world renowned natural beauty of Cajas National Park on a 4-hour guided tour from Cuenca. Convenient round-trip transportation from your accommodation enables you to relax and enjoy the scenic drive through the mountains. Once at the UNESCO listed park, your guide takes care of navigation allowing you to fully appreciate the llamas, Polylepis trees, and impressive lakes that surround you.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$41.02
Price varies by group size
From
US$41.02
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

The Devil’s Nose and Ingapirca Day Tour from CuencaDay Trips

The Devil’s Nose and Ingapirca Day Tour from Cuenca

This is the most important tour to be taken in continental Ecuador! It includes Ingapirca which is the most important Inca remains of the country. The Devil’s Nose is a unique site to be seen from a train ride taken from the town of Alausi. We visit these two sites on a day trip from Cuenca. Transportation and tickets are included.
More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$179.81
From
US$179.81

Day Tour from Cuenca to Giron Waterfall and Busa LakeDay Trips

Day Tour from Cuenca to Giron Waterfall and Busa Lake

This is a great option for visitors of Cuenca who want a day tour to the surroundings. In this case, we go south. We go from Cuenca to the town of Giron, the trip itself is an adventure with lots of landscapes. A few minutes from the town, a huge waterfall is located. We will walk to the waterfall area and have excellent phone opportunities. There are also many extreme activity options in case participants of this tour want to enjoy them (this is a flexible tour, it can be peaceful, nature fresh air breathing or it can be more adventurous with lots of adrenaline. After that, we will head to the Busa lake and walk around it with spectacular landscapes and great food options for all tastes.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$98.08
From
US$98.08

Devil's Nose Train and Ingapirca from RiobambaDay Trips

Devil's Nose Train and Ingapirca from Riobamba

star-5
Enjoy our Devil Nose Train tour from Riobamba. One of the finest and most daring feats of engineering that the world had seen. The train switchbacks down rocky slopes connecting the Andes mountains to the coast. In this tour not only will you get to ride The Devil Nose train, but also visit Ingapirca, the most important remains from the Incas in Ecuador. The tours as two options, you can go back to Riobamba or you can end the tour in Cuenca.
More
  • 7 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$103.27
Price varies by group size
From
US$103.27
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Tour Ingapirca & Gualaceo Chordeleg Tour Archaeological & ArtisanalDay Trips

Tour Ingapirca & Gualaceo Chordeleg Tour Archaeological & Artisanal

Our guides and drivers are highly qualified and trained to provide an excellent service and provide a memorable experience, we have more than 10 years of experience in this kind of services
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$60.00
From
US$60.00

Private Day Tour to Cajas National Park from CuencaDay Trips

Private Day Tour to Cajas National Park from Cuenca

Surround yourself in the natural beauty of Ecuador on a private 6-hour tour to Cajas National Park from Cuenca. Without the rigid pace of a large group tour to hold you back, you’re free to explore the park at your own pace. Along the way, your guide provides commentary, navigation, and helps to point out local flora and fauna. Keep your eyes peeled for Andean toucan and turquoise magpie.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$156.93
From
US$156.93

Shared Chordeleg and Gualaceo Tour from CuencaDay Trips

Shared Chordeleg and Gualaceo Tour from Cuenca

star-5
Enjoy a day tour of Chordeleg and Gualaceo. Gualaceo i located at a distance of 35 kilometers from the provincial capital Cuenca. Due to its location, it is a communications hub to eastern Ecuador. Its main activities are agriculture, handicrafts and tourism. Chordeleg is a canton in the province of Azuay in Ecuador. It is famous for its handicrafts such as ceramics, hand embroidery and jewelry, has dozens of jewelry stores in which stand out the wonderful works of jewelry of its inhabitants.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$122.00
From
US$122.00
Taking safety measures

Inca Trail Culebrillas to Ingapirca 1-DayDay Trips

Inca Trail Culebrillas to Ingapirca 1-Day

The Inca Trail is by far the most famous trek in South America. Our tour takes you to the Ecuador's Major Inca Trail, in just 6 miles (10km) we combine beautiful mountain scenery and the stunning mix of Inca paving stones.  Highlights: • Hike a portion of one of the most famous Inca trails and enjoy the pristine Ecuadorian paramo.  • Visit the largest Inca archaeological site in Ecuador and the only elliptical temple in the Inca empire • Enjoy the beauty of the Ecuadorian Andes while you drive through the fertile ranchland of the countryside. 
More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$82.04
Price varies by group size
From
US$82.04
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Archaeological Tour: Pumapungo - Cojitambo - IngapircaDay Trips

Archaeological Tour: Pumapungo - Cojitambo - Ingapirca

This tour will allow us to discover the most important archaeological attractions in the country since they are in an average area of 80 km. In the transfers between these 3 attractions we will visit some very picturesque villages of the provinces of Azuay and Cañar where we can appreciate different types of cultural manifestations while we go through the history of the pre-Columbian towns that settled in this territory. In addition, this tour will allow us to access points over 3,000 meters high that will offer us the ideal space for photography and recreation.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$56.42
From
US$56.42

Ingapirca Inca Ruins Full Day TourDay Trips

Ingapirca Inca Ruins Full Day Tour

Without a doubt the Ingapirca Archeological Complex is the biggest and best preserved in Ecuador. It lies deep in the dry sierras swept by the wind of the southern mountain range, 80 kilometers (48 miles) north of Cuenca and at 3180 meters above sea level.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$96.00
From
US$96.00
Taking safety measures

Private Hiking Adventure in El Cajas National ParkDay Trips

Private Hiking Adventure in El Cajas National Park

Visit the beautiful El Cajas National Park on a private half-day hiking adventure. Discover the beautiful flora and fauna of Ecuador with your informative guide pointing out many specimens during the hike. Reach heights of 3,000 meters while hiking the rugged terrain and observe the native wildlife that live in this region such as wild llamas, tigrillos, and perhaps even a puma.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$89.75
From
US$89.75

Ingapirca Archaeological Site and Gualaceo Artisan VillageDay Trips

Ingapirca Archaeological Site and Gualaceo Artisan Village

star-5
Explore Ecuador's most famous archaeological complex and more on an 8-hour tour to Ingapirca. The full-day adventure is perfect for history buffs and xenophiles alike, offering an in-depth look at Incan culture of the past and present. Afterwards, visit traditional markets in Gualaceo, where you can see artisans at work and pick up some souvenirs. Later, watch a live demonstration at a makana workshop to see the ancient weaving technique.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$69.67
From
US$69.67

Private Fishing Full-Day Tour in Cajas National Park from CuencaDay Trips

Private Fishing Full-Day Tour in Cajas National Park from Cuenca

Enjoy personalized attention and instruction on an 8-hour private fishing charter in Cajas National Park. National Park fees, use of fishing equipment, and round-trip transportation from your Cuenca hotel are included.
More
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$167.30
Price varies by group size
From
US$167.30
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Cajas National Park Full Day TourDay Trips

Private Cajas National Park Full Day Tour

Discover the lakes, mountains, and forests of the Cajas National Park with a private full-day tour tailor-made for you. Trek through the lowlands, marvel at the views from the Tres Cruces lookout point, and admire natural wonders such as the Toreadora Lagoon, Totoras Lagoon, and Patoquinuas Lake. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
More
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$157.78
Price varies by group size
From
US$157.78
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Chordeleg and Gualaceo Tour from CuencaDay Trips

Private Chordeleg and Gualaceo Tour from Cuenca

Just outside of Cuenca, the towns of Chordeleg and Gualaceo preserve traditional ways of living through their well-regarded handicraft markets and typical town structures. Gain deeper insight into each location and Ecuadorian culture on this private 4-hour tour from Cuenca, which includes hassle-free transportation from the city.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$156.78
Price varies by group size
From
US$156.78
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Train: Devil's Nose + IngapircaDay Trips

Train: Devil's Nose + Ingapirca

Our tour takes visitors to visit the best Andean landscapes of southern Ecuador, this tour begins in the city of Cuenca at 6:30 in the morning, we begin our tour with the first light of dawn as we ascend from the inter-valleys. Andean to rural areas full of crops of potatoes, corn, beans, quinoa. Later in our tour we will be able to admire great imposing landscapes of the foothills of the Andes mountain range. Our stop will be in the idyllic town of Alausí, where our visitors will find the best setting to take pictures of this colorful Puruhá town. our visitors will continue this experience on board the Train - Ecuador. Our tour continues in Ingapirca where we will visit the Temple of the Sun, and we will interpret the Inca expansion and the conquest processes carried out by this culture throughout the Tahuantinsuyo, we return to the city of Cuenca at approximately 7:00 p.m.
More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$78.00
From
US$78.00

Tour: Devil's Nose & Ingapirca Train from CuencaDay Trips

Tour: Devil's Nose & Ingapirca Train from Cuenca

Our tour begins from the city of Cuenca at 6:30 am, we offer our visitors the experience of touring the Andes mountain range on the Pan-American highway through the Andean provinces of Azuay Cañar and Chimborazo, where its magnificent landscapes mix with the authentic cultural wealth expressed by the Cañaris and Los Puruháes. In Alausi we will visit the viewpoint of San Pedro, and later they will embark on the Devil's Nose Train, in this journey of approximately 2:30 minutes they will delight in the landscape and the history of how this famous section was built; After lunch, our tour continues with a visit to the Ingapirca archaeological complex, where our guide will tell you the story of the Inca expansion and interpret the remains found in this complex. This tour ends in the city of Cuenca. This tour is a fantastic option for photography lovers
More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$125.00
From
US$125.00

Experiences Types

Frequently Asked Questions


icon_solid_phone
Book online or call
(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785