|– Please Note: For 1 to 3 passengers, a bilingual guide will also be the driver. For more than 3 passengers, a driver and a bilingual guide will be provided.|
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Cuenca Airport (Ecuador)|
A friendly guide will be waiting you in the airport.
|PACKING TIPS||Walking shoes
Raincoat or rain poncho
Warm hat and gloves
- Our Hotels:
Regular: Forum or similar.
Confort: Santa Lucia or similar.
* Passengers requesting a hotel in another category, please consult.
Upon your arrival in Cuenca, a friendly guide will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to the hotel.
We start early visiting the historical center of the city. An English speaking guide will take you through some of the main attractions. We will visit San Sebastian, El Vado, food market, flower market, Calderon Park, Homero Ortega museum, Turi and the New Cathedral. Later your guide will drive you on the Panamerican Highway where you will be able to enjoy views of the southern Ecuadorian Andes and its countryside.
We will have lunch at one of the best restaurants in the area. Afterwards, we’ll visit the most important Inca-Cañari archaeological site in Ecuador.
Overnight in Cuenca.
Our naturalist guide will escort you to Cajas National Park, one of the biggest highlights in the Cuenca area.
We’ll start by hiking for one and a half hours through the ecosystem of primary cloud forest at an elevation of 10,300 feet. Later we’ll go to the intercontinental divide after an amazing hike across the highlands to the unique Polylepis Forest.
You can choose the difficulty of your hike together with your guide, considering altitude, weather and fitness.
We will lunch at a scenic Cajas Restaurant where the specialty is trout.
A relaxing day at the hot springs of Piedra de Agua Spa.
Lunch and return trip to the airport.
4 to 6 pax:
- Contact us for bigger groups.