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

Full-Day Devil's Nose Hiking 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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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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Private Devil's Nose Hike and Ingapirca Ruins Tour

Private Devil's Nose Hike 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$115.00
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US$115.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$59.99
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$54.99
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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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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 Tour to National Park of Cajas

Full Day Tour to National Park of Cajas

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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!
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$45.00
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US$45.00
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Private Gualaceo & Chordeleg craft-making villages tour

Private Gualaceo & Chordeleg craft-making villages tour

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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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Mysterious Chiviaza, Waterfalls and Petroglyphs Tour.

Mysterious Chiviaza, Waterfalls and Petroglyphs Tour.

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The Nariz del Diablo (Devil’s Nose) Train ranks as one of Ecuador’s most scenic and historically significant excursions. During this tour, enjoy the convenience of a private guide and driver as you make your way from Cuenca to the train station in Alausi for the round-trip journey. You’ll have plenty of time for a walking tour of Alausi and an Ecuadorian lunch at your own expense.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$94.99
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Full-Day Tour, Ingapirca Archaeological Site and Incan mountain face from Cuenca

Full-Day Tour, Ingapirca Archaeological Site and Incan mountain face 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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$54.99
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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
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Cacao Farm & Chocolate tasting with a visit to Jubones desert

Cacao Farm & Chocolate tasting with a visit to Jubones desert

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Experience the contrast between the green highlands, dry desert, and the dense tropical area. Discover the flavors, aromas and taste of the Ecuadorian Cacao know as one of the best in the world. You will experience a chocolate tasting as well.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$88.00
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US$88.00
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Shared Cajas National Park Full Day Tour

Shared Cajas National Park Full Day Tour

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It will be an unparalleled experience as it will be possible to observe a very diverse fauna, such as Andean condors, giant hummingbirds and coatis. Next to the park, the sanctuary of the Virgen del Cajas is a place of pilgrimage in the open air where they say the Virgin Mary appeared. The main activities practiced are photography, hiking and experiential fishing.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$150.00
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US$150.00
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Inca-Cañari Ingapirca Ruins tour from Cuenca

Inca-Cañari Ingapirca Ruins tour from Cuenca

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Pick up in your hotel and go to the most important archaeological complex in Ecuador, Ingapirca; a place where you will learn about the Cañari and Incan cultures and the different methods of construction that date back to 500 years ago!. Also in this nice tour you will visit the Incan face, an interesting mountain wich is located 20min away from the complex.Additionally on this tour you will visit the church of Biblian and a Cañari market.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$54.99
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Private Ingapirca Ruins Tour

Private Ingapirca Ruins Tour

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The Ingapirca ruins, one of Ecuador’s largest and most important archaeological sites, sit just north of Cuenca. Save time navigating public transport and waiting in line at the entrance to the site with this private tour, and visit this Incan fortress-temple in the Cañar Valley with a guide who can fill you in on its history. This leaves time to visit a family of indigenous weavers to see who Panama hats are made.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$87.17
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Ingapirca Archeological Site and Cuenca City Tour

Ingapirca Archeological Site and Cuenca City Tour

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The Ingapirca ruins, the most important archaeological site in Ecuador, lie to the north of Cuenca, considered Ecuador’s most beautiful city. See them both with this full-day tour. Tour Ingapirca Archaeological Site to learn about ancient Incan and Canari civilizations, then head to historic Cuenca for a city tour to the most important landmarks and attractions. You’ll also have time for a walk through the colorful Mercado 10 de Agosto.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$54.99
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Cuenca - Vilcabamba Transfer Tour or Vice versa

Cuenca - Vilcabamba Transfer Tour or Vice versa

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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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$119.99
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Cajas Half-Day Tour from Cuenca

Cajas Half-Day Tour from Cuenca

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$39.98
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Giron Waterfall and Busa Lake

Giron Waterfall and Busa Lake

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Don’t stress about time-consuming public transport; instead, opt for this private full-day excursion to El Giron Waterfall and Busa Lake from Cuenca. Relax and enjoy the scenery of the Tarqui Valley as you’re driven from point to point, stopping to hike through a cloud forest and lunch at a local restaurant. Ideal for first-time visitors, this tour is an easy way to see places you might otherwise overlook.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$59.99
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Ingapirca Ruins - Full day tour

Ingapirca Ruins - Full day tour

We invite you to take an excursion to the largest Inca archaeological complex in Ecuador, the Ingapirca Ruins, a place that served as a temple for rituals and ceremonies hundreds of years ago by the Cañari-Inca culture. This excursion is a great opportunity for those who want to learn more about the cultures that lived in Ecuador, don't miss it!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$60.00
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US$60.00
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Devil´s Nose excursion and Ingapirca Ruins

Devil´s Nose excursion and Ingapirca Ruins

The Alausi canton is a magical place stopped in time where you can still see old houses, this place gained its fame for the famous mountain called "Devil's Nose", which is part of the Ecuadorian train line. On this tour you can admire a combination of Andean landscapes, meet two Ecuadorian cultures (Puruha and Cañari) and learn about the history of the Incas.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$85.99
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Cuenca - Cajas NP - Guayaquil or Guayaquil - Cajas NP - Cuenca

Cuenca - Cajas NP - Guayaquil or Guayaquil - Cajas NP - Cuenca

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Make the most of your long transfer and stretch your legs at Cajas National Park.  The adventurous transfer is available in either direction from Cuenca or Guayaquil. Whichever way you’re going, enjoy a one and a half hour hike amongst the Andean mountains.  The transfer further includes a visit to a coastal cacao farm to learn about chocolate production. In the middle, enjoy a filling lunch of local cuisine.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$89.99
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US$89.99
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Inca Trail Culebrillas to Ingapirca 1-Day

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. 
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$82.04
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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$60.42
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US$60.42

Artisanal route and Cuenca City Tour

Artisanal route and Cuenca City Tour

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The picturesque villages of Gualeceo and Chordeleg, located just east of Cuenca, produce some of the country’s best handcrafted goods. With this full-day tour, shop for shawls, jewelry, pottery and other handmade items directly form the artists who craft them. After learning about how these traditional items are made, dive deeper into the history of Cuenca on a walking tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$54.99
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Ingapirca Archaeological Site and Gualaceo Artisan Village

Ingapirca Archaeological Site and Gualaceo Artisan Village

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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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$59.99
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Half-Day Biking and Walking Tour of Cuenca, Ecuador

Half-Day Biking and Walking Tour of Cuenca, Ecuador

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Travelers looking for an active experience in Cuenca, Ecuador will appreciate this half-day tour of the city by bike and on foot. Stops include the Barranco cliffside area for architecture and history, the Pumapungo Incan archaeological site, the Tomebamba River through the city, and the place where independence hero Simon Bolivar once slept.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.00
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Gualaceo, Chordelg and Sigsig craft making villagues

Gualaceo, Chordelg and Sigsig craft making villagues

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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
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Ingapirca Inca Ruins Full Day Tour

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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$96.00
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US$96.00
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Private Cajas National Park Full Day Tour

Private Cajas National Park Full Day Tour

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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.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$157.78
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US$157.78
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Cañari Bike Tour

Cañari Bike Tour

The bicycle a different way to know the nice ecuadorian landscapes and the history. From the andes mountains.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$60.52
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Private Chordeleg and Gualaceo Tour from Cuenca

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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$156.78
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Cajas National Park,Hiking in the Andes Tour

Cajas National Park,Hiking in the Andes Tour

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Visiting Cajas National Park can be tricky to do alone, so make the most of this full-day excursion from Cuenca and learn more about the flora and fauna—including llamas and alpacas—from your guide than you could alone. Plus, take walks around the lakes without the worry of getting lost and enjoy the scenery en route as someone else drives.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$48.99
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Tour Ingapirca & Gualaceo Chordeleg Tour Archaeological & Artisanal

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
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60.00
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Mysterious Chiviaza, Waterfalls and Petroglyphs Tour in the amazon region.

Mysterious Chiviaza, Waterfalls and Petroglyphs Tour in the amazon region.

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Experience the Devil's Nose and more on a small-group tour from Cuenca. Forget unreliable public transit and get to Alausi faster in private transportation, leaving you with more time to explore the small town at your own pace. After the two and a half hour ride along the Devil’s Nose, take in a traditional dance performance and visit the remote Biblian Church before returning to Cuenca.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$94.99
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