Cuenca combo tour in 3 days

This tour is specially designed for those who want to enjoy the wonderful landscapes, culture and history of the Ecuadorian highlands.

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3 days


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • 3x Lunch
    • Bilingual guide
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - El Cajas National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Train tickets
    • Entrance fee to Ingapirca Complex
    • Entry/Admission - Museo Catedral Vieja
    • Entry/Admission - Estacion Ferrocarril

  • Day 1: Cuenca + Artisan Villages

    Stop At: Museo Catedral Vieja, Calle Luis Cordero Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca 010150 Ecuador
    08: 30 AM, The guide will pick you up to visit the highlight of the city such as The Barranco, also you´ll a stop in the Puente Roto, other important places to visit on this tour are Pumapungo Archaeological Park and finally Quinta de Bolivar important historic house. Then you´ll visit Gualaceo and its local markets, have a few minutes to know its small historic center area, finally visit the workshop of makanas (Shawls), Other important place to visit is Chordeleg Town, known for its silver and gold jewelry.

    Optional: Biking Cuenca City Tour (please ask for this in advance).

    5:00 PM – Return to Cuenca.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Devil's Nose Train & Ingapirca Complex

    Stop At: Estacion Ferrocarril, Alausi Ecuador
    7:10 AM – Pick up in the hotel to start the tour to visit one of the finest and most daring feats of engineering that the world had seen, The Devil Nose train switchbacks down rocky slopes connecting the Andes Mountains to the coast. Also you´ll visit Ingapirca is the most important Archaeological Complex in Ecuador, here the tour guide will explain about the Cañari and appreciating the unique Elliptical Temple which was in the Tahuantinsuyo.

    6:00 PM – Return to Cuenca.

    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Cajas National Park + Baños (Cuenca)

    Stop At: El Cajas National Park, Cuenca 010219 Ecuador
    08:00 AM - The guide will pick you up from the hotel, you´ll go until Cajas National Park, during this tour you’ll visit two altitude levels within the park. In the middle part (3,960 meters), you will walk around the 2½ hours in the Toreadora area. The trek will give you the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful sceneries. Visiting Llaviuco (3150 meters), located in the lower part of the park, this area is part of a different ecosystem known as montage primary forest. Here you’ll walk around the lake for about ½ hour.

    Then you´ll have a lunch and go to Baños de Cuenca to enjoying and relaxing in the hot spring, sauna and turkish bath. (Extra fee - Massages Session)

    5:00 PM - Return to Cuenca or ends with a transfer to Guayaquil City (Consult extra charges for this extension).

    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up at hotels or apartment
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Polylepis Tours

Activity ID: V-30796P45

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