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Private Tour to Gualaceo and Chordeleg Villages

Private Tour to Gualaceo and Chordeleg Villages

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The villages of Gualaceo and Chordeleg with their traditions of producing fine local handicrafts lie just east of Cuenca. With this private tour, browse the colorful wares at your leisure while learning about traditional artisan techniques. Watch as guitars, filigree jewelry, Panama hats, and shawls are being made, taste local fruits only found in Ecuador, and sit down for a local lunch. You’ll have plenty of time to shop in each village.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$67.00
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US$67.00
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Full-Day Ingapirca Gualaceo Chordeleg

Full-Day Ingapirca Gualaceo Chordeleg

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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.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$55.00
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US$55.00
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Paint your favorite church in Cuenca

Paint your favorite church in Cuenca

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With a professional artist you will enjoy a relaxed moment learning, only you or your friends or family, about the churches of the beautiful city of Cuenca, we will paint the details of your favorite church and finally you will return to your home with an unforgettable souvenir made by yourself .
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$22.00
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US$22.00
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Private Devil's Nose Train and Ingapirca Ruins Tour

Private Devil's Nose Train and Ingapirca Ruins Tour

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Connecting the Andes Mountains to the coast, the Devil’s Nose Train was considered one of the world’s greatest feats of engineering when it was built in 1899. On this private tour, enjoy the convenience of private transportation to Alausi, the starting point for the train. Take in the scenic Andean landscape en route to the coast, then continue along the Pan-American Highway to Ingapirca, Ecuador’s largest pre-Columbian archaeological site.
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  • 9 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$114.86
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US$114.86
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Half-Day Tour of Cuenca Including Panama Hat Factory

Half-Day Tour of Cuenca Including Panama Hat Factory

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Explore Cuenca, one of Ecuador's most beautiful cities, on foot and by vehicle during this half-day guided tour. Highlights include colonial architecture such as wrought iron balconies and carved doors, museums, churches, parks, a flower market, and a world-renowned hat factory where so-called Panama hats are made. Hats can also be purchased and shipped directly to your home address. Finally, enjoy an overview of the city from the Mirador de Turi  viewpoint.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$29.99
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US$29.99
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Ingapirca Ruins Day-Tour from Cuenca with Small Group

Ingapirca Ruins Day-Tour from Cuenca with Small Group

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$51.27
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US$51.27
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Full-Day Ingapirca Ruins and Gualaceo Artisan Village

Full-Day Ingapirca Ruins and Gualaceo Artisan Village

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Discover the historical wonders and contemporary culture of Ecuador on a full-day tour from Cuenca. Convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel spares you the stress of rushing to a meeting point. Learn about the ancient Cañari and Inca ways of life at the Ingapirca Archaeological Complex, then see artisans at work in Gualaceo. Enjoy the view from the Church of Biblian before you refuel on a filling Ecuadorian lunch at a traditional restaurant.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$59.99
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US$59.99
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Cuenca City Tour

Cuenca City Tour

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Get ready to explore the ‘Athens of Ecuador’ on this 4-hour city coach tour that showcases the highlights of picturesque Cuenca. Check out architectural masterpieces like the iconic Old and New Cathedrals, and make a quick visit to quaint Calderon Park. Gain a unique understanding of this UNESCO-World Heritage city as your expert guide navigates through its bustling streets on a comfortable tour bus.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$20.00
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US$20.00
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Full-Day Devil's Nose Train and Ingapirca Ruins Tour from Cuenca

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

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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.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$79.99
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US$79.99
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Day Trip to Gualaceo and Chordeleg from Cuenca

Day Trip to Gualaceo and Chordeleg from Cuenca

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Dive into local culture on this full-day tour to the Andean villages of Gualaceo and Chordeleg from Cuenca, including lunch and hotel pick-up. Learn about local life and indigenous traditions as you explore the lively markets and admire colorful handicrafts like alpaca-wool shawls, embroidered textiles and musical instruments. Shop for hand-made jewelry in Chordeleg and learn about Ecuador’s history and heritage at Cuenca’s CIDAP museum.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$38.00
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US$38.00
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Cuenca and Surroundings 2 days

Cuenca and Surroundings 2 days

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With this two day tour you can enjoy the most popular places to visit while you are in Cuenca. It is a tour for all tastes, you can enjoy history while walking through the Inca ruins, gastronomy while you are in Gualaceo, shopping on your visit to Chordeleg and for nature lovers there is the Cajas National Park. We have everything for all tastes
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$92.31
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US$92.31

Gualaceo, Chordeleg, and San Bartolomé from Cuenca

Gualaceo, Chordeleg, and San Bartolomé from Cuenca

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Make the most of your visit to Cuenca with a day trip to three important artisan villages of Ecuador. After pickup from your hotel, take in the Andean landscape on your way to Chordeleg and San Bartolomé. You’ll get an immersive look at the craftsmanship that goes into textiles, guitars, and more.  Let your private guide help you decide on what to eat for your included lunch in Gualaceo.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$54.99
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US$54.99
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The Best of Ingapirca: an Adventure to the Ecuadorian Machu Picchu

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

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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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.39
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US$65.39

Full-Day Ingapirca, Gualaceo & Chordeleg from Cuenca

Full-Day Ingapirca, Gualaceo & Chordeleg from Cuenca

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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.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$64.00
Price varies by group size
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US$64.00
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Private Half-Day City Tour Including Turi Viewpoint

Private Half-Day City Tour Including Turi Viewpoint

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Cuenca, with its museums, markets, sunny squares, and historic buildings, is Ecuador’s most beautiful colonial city. With this half-day tour, work with your own private guide to personalize your itinerary, prioritizing the sites you most want to see and skipping those you don’t. Choose a departure time that works best for you.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$40.90
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US$40.90
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Cuenca to Guayaquil one-way tour with Cajas Park and a Cacao Farm visit

Cuenca to Guayaquil one-way tour with Cajas Park and a Cacao Farm visit

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Turn your transfer from Cuenca to Guayaquil into an adventure on a 6- to 8-hour tour. The journey conveniently begins and ends at your accommodation, so there’s no need to haul your suitcases across either city. On your way to the coast, stop at the UNESCO listed Cajas National Park where you can enjoy an optional hike through the Polylepis Forest. Lunch is offered, followed by a visit to a family owned cocoa plantation.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$88.20
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US$88.20
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Cuenca - Saraguro - Vilcabamba or Vilcabamba - Saraguro - Cuenca

Cuenca - Saraguro - Vilcabamba or Vilcabamba - Saraguro - Cuenca

Add some excitement to your transfer from Cuenca to Vilcabamba - or vice versa - on a private 10-hour tour. Door to door transportation ensures that your experience is a comfortable one. Stop in Saraguro and discover the way of life of a prominent ethnic group. After a locally prepared lunch, continue with a guided visit of Cuenca or Vilcabamba, depending on your end destination.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$119.99
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US$119.99
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Full-day Gualaceo, Chordelg and Sigsig craft towns

Full-day Gualaceo, Chordelg and Sigsig craft towns

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A full-day sightseeing tour to the Ecuadorian craft towns begins with private pickup from your Cuenca hotel. Whether your interests lie in textiles, woodwork, or jewelry, there’s something for everyone to marvel at on this tour.  With the help of your private guide, you’ll gain an in depth understanding of the craft process and have a chance to shop and explore on your own. You even get a traditional lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$56.42
Price varies by group size
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US$56.42
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Full-Day Tour, Ingapirca Archaeological Site and Cojitambo complex from Cuenca

Full-Day Tour, Ingapirca Archaeological Site and Cojitambo complex from Cuenca

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Ingapirca is the most important archaeological site in Ecuador and a unique example of two cultures in one site. Enjoy the beautiful stone architecture at the site and learn about its Cañari and Inca inhabitants. A short walk reveals a rock formation that resembles an Incan profile and, on Sundays, a local market is visited as well.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$54.99
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US$54.99
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Archaeological Tour: Pumapungo - Cojitambo - Ingapirca

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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$56.42
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US$56.42

4-Day Magic Tour Cuenca, Alausi town, Baños, Quilotoa, Cotopaxi and Quito

4-Day Magic Tour Cuenca, Alausi town, Baños, Quilotoa, Cotopaxi and Quito

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On this spectacular four-day tour departing from Cuenca, you will have the opportunity to visit several of Ecuador's tourist attractions, a combination of nature and culture, an ideal tour for people who want to walk along paths with volcanoes, lagoons, waterfalls,  colonial cities, archaeological sites, indigenous markets, etc. We invite you to take this tour and Experience the authentic! Check our tripadvisor photo gallery. ONE WAY: CUENCA - DEVIL'S NOSE TRAIN - BAÑOS - QUILOTOA - COTOPAXI - QUITO
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$674.99
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US$674.99
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Devil´s Nose Train + Ingapirca

Devil´s Nose Train + Ingapirca

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$138.00
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US$138.00
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City Tour In Cuenca Half Day More Visit To Hat Factory

City Tour In Cuenca Half Day More Visit To Hat Factory

Cuenca, a cultural heritage city of humanity. Its people, traditions, gastronomy, culture and architecture make this city a place from which it is very easy to fall in love due to symbiosis between the modern and the ancient. For this and much more, Cuenca is an unmissable destination on your visit to Ecuador.This tour starts in the historic center where we will visit the Sagrario Cathedral (old cathedral) and the Immaculate Conception Cathedral (New Cathedral), from this point we will visit markets ( August 10), squares (Plaza de las Flores, Santo Domingo and San Sebastián) and traditional neighborhoods (San Sebastián, San Francisco and Vado). We continue our journey to the Barranco area where we can admire the beauty of the Tomebamba River and its peculiar architecture.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.65
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US$25.65

Private: Cuenca Markets Full Day Tour

Private: Cuenca Markets Full Day Tour

Soak up the atmosphere of Cuenca’s traditional markets on this full-day tour of Ecuador’s cultural capital. Browse the stalls, immerse yourself in local culture, and discover traditional handicrafts as you visit an animal market, the Mercado 10 de Agosto, the Rotary Market, and the Pottery Crafts Market. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included as needed.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$195.00
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US$195.00
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