Cuenca 4-Hour Tour
Language: English, Spanish
Duration: Up to 4 hours
- Learn about the city's distinct Andean culture.
- Pay a visit to Ecuador's largest cathedral, the New Cathedral.
- Take in the panoramic views from the Barranco and Turi balconies.
Discover this one-of-a-kind city surrounded by the Andes Mountains, colonial charm, and a sunny climate.
The tour begins at Plaza San Sebastian, which serves as Cuenca's western colonial border. You'll go to the modern art museum, which has a lot of contemporary art on display. You'll walk through the historic district of San Francisco to see the San Francisco market, the flower market, the culture house, Abdon Calderon Park, and the old Cathedral (without entering). Then you'll enter the New Cathedral, the country's largest, where you'll see the famous gold leaf canopy.
The tour will continue to the Homero Ortega Panama Hat factory, the most important in the country, where you will witness the entire manufacturing process of the famous Panama hats. Later, you'll go to the 'Barranco,' which has colonial-style terraced houses along the Tomebamba River. Finally, you'll see the 'broken bridge' and Turi's tourist balcony, where you can get a bird's-eye view of the city.
-Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
- Pick-up and drop-off from selected hotels
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
Tour departs from the following Cuenca hotels: Carvallo, El Dorado, Macondo, Casa del Águila, Victoria, Santa Lucía, Mansión Alcázar - If your hotel is not listed, your pickup will be at Hotel Carvallo (Gran Colombia 9-52 and Benigno Malo) - Please contact the local operator at least 24 hours prior to your tour to confirm your pickup time and location. You will find their contact information in the voucher after booking.
What to Remember
-The tour departs from the following Cuenca hotels: Carvallo, El Dorado, Macondo, Casa del Águila, Victoria, Santa Lucía, Mansión Alcázar. If your hotel is not listed, your pick up will be at Hotel Carvallo (Gran Colombia 9-52 and Benigno Malo).
- Please contact the local operator at least 24 hours prior to your tour to verify your pickup time and location. You will find their contact information in the voucher after booking.
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability.
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.