Cuenca 4-hour tour

Cuenca 4-hour tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Do this because
  • Discover the unique Andean culture of the city
  • Visit the New Cathedral, the biggest in Ecuador
  • Enjoy the panoramic views from Barranco and the Turi balcony
What to expect

Explore this unique city surrounded by the Andean mountains, colonial charm and sunny climate.

The tour starts at Plaza San Sebastian, which constitutes the western colonial border of the city of Cuenca. You'll visit the modern art museum where many contemporary artworks are displayed. You'll walk by the downtown historical area to visit the San Francisco market, the flower market, the culture house, the Abdon Calderon Park, and the old Cathedral (without entering). Then, you'll enter the New Cathedral, the biggest in the country, where you’ll observe its famous gold leaf canopy.

You'll continue the tour to the Homero Ortega Panama Hat factory, the most important of the country and where you'll see the complete manufacturing process of the famous Panama hats. Later you'll visit the 'Barranco' with its colonial-style terraced houses located next to the Tomebamba River. Finally, you'll visit the 'broken bridge' and the tourist balcony of Turi, where you can admire a panoramic view of the city.

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What's included
  • Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
  • Pick-up and drop-off from selected hotels
  • Entrance fees
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
Where
Meeting point:
  • 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
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
Gray Line Ecuador
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins.

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