Cuenca - Vilcabamba Transfer Tour or Vice versa

This is a special tour offered in 2 different directions. You can choose OPTION 1, which is from Cuenca to Vilcabamba, 

or OPTION 2, which is from Vilcabamba to Cuenca. It is an ideal tour to learn about  the Saraguro indigenous culture,  also is a good opportunity to enjoy beautiful Andean landscapes, learn about Andean food and visit the sacred valleys of Saraguro culture , you will see the beautiful valley of Vilcabamba and the amazing colonial city of Cuenca.



• Length: 7 hours approx.
• Start / Finish: Cuenca or Vilcabamba
• Activity Level: Easygoing to Moderate

per adult from




7 hours


Hotel pickup available


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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Lunch
    • Driver-guide SUV (2 to 3 people) Minivan (4 to 6 people) Minibus (7 to 15 people)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private transport
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Hotel in Vilcabamba or Cuenca
    • Tips
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Polylepis Tours, Cuenca 010101 Ecuador

    At 07:00 am the guide will pick you up from your hotel to travel around 2 hours to reach Saraguro, you will enjoy several nice landscapes.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Saraguro, Saraguro, Loja Province

    In this transfer tour, people will have a stop in Saraguro to know a bit about this important indigenous culture.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Vilcabamba, Ecuador

    After arriving in Vilcabamba , you will have a little city tour visiting the central park and its surroundings, optional a hike to Mandango mountain one of the simbols of Vilcabamba.
    Time for lunch.

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up in your hotel and also AirBnbAirports
    • Cuenca Airport, Cuenca Ecuador
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 1 paying adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Minimum 1 adult to book this tour
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 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
  • 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.


English - Guide

Age Req.


Fitness Req.


Group Size


Organised by Polylepis Tours

Activity ID: V-30796P21

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