Handicraft tour to Gualaceo and Chordeleg
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Excursions & day trips

Handicraft tour to Gualaceo and Chordeleg

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the uniqueness of the handicrafts of Ecuador
  • Visit San Bartolomé, a town famous for its guitar craftsmen
  • Wander through local markets and discover a wide variety of products
What to expect

You'll begin your tour with a visit to San Bartolomé, a small town next to the Andes mountain range with an impressive view of the Santa Barbara river valley. This town is also famous for its cunning craftsmen in the manufacture of guitars. You'll visit a traditional store to see the process of making this musical instrument.

Then, you'll head to Chordeleg, a city known throughout the country for its gold and silver pottery, and especially for its fine filigree work made of gold and silver threads. Here, the artisans will show you the way they make the jewelry. Then you'll take a walk through its Central Square, where you'll visit countless handicraft shops.

Later, you'll go to Gualaceo and visit 2 important markets that are known for their variety of products and colorful landscapes. Finally, you'll visit a textile workshop, where you'll see the waist loom and the horizontal loom and how a variety of products are taken, you'll also learn about the Hispanic technique of 'ikat' to make shawls and ponchos.

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What's included
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pick-up and drop-off from designated areas
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • 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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