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Cuenca

The Athens of Ecuador

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The city of colorful festivals

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Why Cuenca

Cuenca is a hidden gem with something for everyone. Whether you’re interested in exploring the great outdoors, immersing in the local culture or enjoying delicious food, there is something for everyone. 

Nature lovers will be in paradise in Cuenca. Located in the Andes mountains, there are countless opportunities to hike, mountain bike and even go rafting. For a more relaxed outdoor experience, you can enjoy the stunning scenery from one of the many viewpoints located around the city.

Cuenca is rich in culture and history. The city is home to many museums and art galleries, as well as beautiful architecture dating back to the colonial era. If you want to really get a feel for the local culture, be sure to check out one of the traditional markets where you can purchase everything from fresh produce to handmade goods.

Foodies will love Cuenca’s culinary scene. From street food to gourmet restaurants, there’s something to suit every taste. Some of the local specialties like cuy (guinea pig) or llapingachos (potato pancakes), are very prevalent throughout the city. Trying them makes for a good story.

There’s a reason we are the top-rated travel agency for trips to Cuenca! We utilize our passion, years of experience, and familiarity with the local community to create the most well-planned & unique itineraries you could imagine. When you travel with us, you can rest easy knowing that all the details are handled by a team of experts who care.

9 hours

Full-Day Ingapirca, Gualaceo & Chordeleg

Cuenca, Azuay

If you have limited time in Cuenca, then this tour is for you. This tour includes some of the country’s most important archaeological sites. See Ingapirca, the largest Incan site in Ecuador. See Gualaceo and Chordeleg, villages known for their hand-woven shawls. 

4 hours

Cajas National Park Half Day

Cuenca, Azuay

(From Cuenca). Hike the beautiful Cajas National Park, which includes a variety of routes. Your personal guide will highlight the natural landscapes of this incredible park. The elevation is very high, though, so pace yourself. This tour will sell out quickly. 

4 hours

Cuenca City Tour

Cuenca, Azuay

This tour is very customizable. Work with a guide to personalize your itinerary. Prioritize sites that you want to see. Choose when you would like to start the tour. This tour will sell out quickly.

8 hours

El Chorro waterfalls and Busa lake

Cuenca, Azuay

(From Cuenca). Hike between two waterfalls, with a guide identifying the magnificent wildlife surrounding you. Have time to sample some local bread and yogurt. Finish with seeing Busa Lake, a lake that is very sacred to the aboriginal Andeans. 

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