Cuenca historical tour
Excursions & day trips

Cuenca historical tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Walk through the main historical areas of the city
  • Visit 'Barranco' and its beautiful colonial-style terraced houses
  • Marvel at the breathtaking view of the city from the Turi balcony
What to expect

The tour begins in Plaza de San Sebastián, which constitutes the western colonial border of the city, then you'll visit the museum of modern art and walk through the historic area of the city to visit the San Francisco market, the flower market, the culture house, the Calderón Abdón park, and the Old Cathedral (without entering).

Then, you'll visit the New Cathedral, which is the largest in the country and see its famous golden leaf canopy.

After that, you'll head to the Homero Ortega Sombrero Panama factory to see the complete manufacturing process of the Panama hat, which is without a doubt, the most important in Ecuador. Later you'll visit El Barranco (the ravine), with its colonial-style terraced houses located next to the Tomebamba River.

The last stop will be the Broken Bridge, where you'll visit the tourist balcony of Turi and enjoy the panoramic view of the city.

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What's included
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
  • Entrance fees
  • Pick-up and drop-off from designated areas
What's not included
  • Tips (optional)
Where
Meeting point:
  • You will confirm your pickup time and location directly with the local operator
What to remember
  • This tour and its activities have a low level of risk and difficulty
  • Pick-up and drop-off service available only from the following hotels: Carvallo, El Dorado, Macondo, Casa del Aguila, Victoria, Santa Lucia, Mansion Alcazar. If you are staying in an alternative hotel, please contact the tour operator to find the nearest pick-up point
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather conditions, strikes and/or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary, any cancellation of the service for the reasons indicated applies for no refund
  • In this case, the operator could carry out a contingency plan with an alternative tour and/or vary the itinerary at its discretion, always to guarantee the safety of the traveler and the best development of the service as a whole
  • If you decide to withdraw before the end of the service, no refund applies
  • If you don't show up on the day of the tour, it will be considered 'no-show' with no place for claims, postponements or refund
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Turismoi
    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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