Friday: Day trip to the Devil`s Nose and Ingapirca

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If you haven’t been on Ecuador’s famous train this is your time. Take a ride on one of the worlds most difficult train track to build. The tour starts in Cuenca at 7 am. The train ride is about 2 hours of fun and enjoying amazing landscapes of the Andean mountains. After the ride, you will have a delicious lunch. On the way back to Cuenca, you will stop in Ingapirca to look at the ruins and get to know the history behind it. You will be back in Cuenca at 7 pm. For more information about prices visit our website or come by our office.

Visit the Artisan Villages

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First we will stop in the small town of San Bartolomé, where you can observe the process of making guitars. Then, we will visit Chordeleg, which is famous for its traditionally-made jewelry of fine gold and silver, where you can stroll along the main road and plaza and visit the many jewelry shops. Afterwards, we will visit a silversmith and you can watch him creating this fine jewelry art work. Then you pass Gualaceo to get to a weaving workshop. For more information take a look here or contact us via info@arutamecotours.com.

Adventure in the rainforest

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We will go canyoning, caving and rafting. And you will also visit a Shuar community in the middle of the rainforest. This will be the adventure of your life, let us know, if you want to join: info@arutamecotours.com

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Train Ride to the Devil’s Nose

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If you haven’t ride Ecuador’s famous train this is your time. Take a ride in one of the worlds most difficult trail track to build. You will be driven from Cuenca at 7 am to be in Alausi at 11 am which is when you will board the train. The train ride is about 2 hours of fun and enjoying amazing landscapes of the Andean mountains. After the ride, you will have a delicious lunch. On the way to Cuenca, you will stop at Ingapirca to look the ruins and the history behind them. You will be back in Cuenca at 7 pm. For more information about prices visit our website or come by our office.

3 day trip to Macas

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Learn the process of making the best chocolate in Ecuador with our trip to the rainforest of Macas which is located on the north side of the country. You will visit the Animal Rehabilitation Center where you will be able to see amazing animals like jaguars, parrots, monkeys, sloths, tapirs and a lot more. You will also spend a whole day with the Shuar Community and learn about their culture. Enjoy their traditional dances and music as well as their delicious and typical food. If you want more information about this trip visit our website or come by our office.

Day Trip to Saraguro

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Visit the community of Gera and learn about their culture and be part of their daily activities. You will learn how they collect the liquid of a special plant and get to know the different steps of their own Tequila production. For lunch, you will have a traditional food and you can also taste the Tequila. You will enjoy a lot of natural sceneries and depending on the weather you will visit a waterfall near by before coming back. For more information visit our website or come by our office.

Train Ride to the Devils Nose & Ingapirca Day Trip

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Come to our day trip tour where you will board a train in Alausi to the Devil’s Nose. The train ride is for about two hours and a half,  where you will have amazing views of the Andes mountains. After the ride, you will enjoy a delicious lunch in Alausi. You will stop to visit the famous and archeological Ingapirca Ruins before coming back to Cuenca. For more information visit our website or come by our office.

Visiting the Cañari Community

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Get to know the Community of Kushiwaira in the province of Cañar. With our 8-hour day trip, you will learn more about their culture, daily activities that you can take part of like helping with the crops. You will learn about their medicinal plants that they have been using for centuries. They will also take you to their sanctuary where they do their rituals in honor of Pachamama. This trip includes a delicious lunch that is prepared with their own products by the community people.  To learn more about this trip visit our website or come by our office.

Train Ride to the Devil’s Nose & Ingapirca

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Ecuador’s train is known for being one of the most difficult train track to build in the world.  Today there are many different routes to enjoy the ride with amazing landscape views and stops at small villages. If you are interested in taking a train ride, we offer you our tour to the Devil’s Nose and with the chance to visit the famous Ingapirca Ruins on the way back. If you want more information about this tour, visit our website or come by our office.

Cañari Community Day Trip – June 25

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Would you like to learn more about the Cañari culture?. Come with us to this day trip where you will meet the shaman of the community and learn about their daily activities. Upon your arrival, you will start with a small and traditional breakfast and a typical drink. After the guide will explain the daily life and cosmovision of these people. You will take a hike in the forest and also learn the Quechua names of the plants as well as their curative value. You will also get to visit their sacred place in the mountains where they do rituals. In the afternoon you will enjoy a tasty lunch made by the community. Afterward, we will continue learning and help with their daily activities. For more information visit our website or come by our office.