Start the week with a cultural experience. This Monday, March 27th we offer our tour to Ingapirca! After pick-up in Cuenca our driver takes you to the small town of Biblian where you visit a beautiful church. Afterwards you head to Ingapirca. There you have a tour through the ruins and will find out all about the history of this magical place. After a tasty lunch nearby the guide takes you back to Cuenca. Visit our website or come by our office for more information.
On Sunday we are taking a trip to the Artisan Villages around Cuenca. We will stop at a guitar builder shop where we are shown the art of guitar building. The next stop takes us to a silversmith. We will see how the silver jewelry is made. We will enjoy a tasty ecuadorian lunch before our last stop takes us to a weaving shop. Throughout the day you can take your time an strolling around the artisan shops of the villages. We’ll head back to in the afternoon. For more information please visit our website.
Come with us on a scenic railroad ride through the beautiful Andes mountains and valleys! Departure time is 7 am from Cuenca, and head to the town of Alausi where you will board the train. On the train you will relax and enjoy the breathtaking views. The narration on the trip is bilingual in both Spanish and English. At a stop in Sibambe you will be able to watch some traditional dancing. After returning back in Alausi we will have lunch and take a detour to the archaeological complex of Ingapirca, the best preserved and most important Inca site in Ecuador. The return to Cuenca will be in the early evening. Take a look at the tour here.
The cultural history of Ecuador is huge. There are many different tribes. Here around Cuenca in the provinces of Azuay and Cañar you can find the Cañaris. We can offer you to spent a day with the community of Kushiwaira. There you will learn all about their lifestyle and believes. You will find out more about their connection to the earth and learn about medical plants. After you enjoyed the “panpamesa”, the traditional lunch you will be shown different dances and the music instruments they built and play. Additionally the community will show how the prepare different foods. Afterwards you are taken back to Cuenca. The trip starts at 9 a.m. at our Office. For more information come by our visit our website.
This Sunday, March 19 th we offer our trip to Ingapirca and the Cañari Market. After your pick up in Cuenca our driver takes you to the wonderful church of Biblian. From there we head to the ruins of Ingapirca through the country side, where you can enjoy great views. Once we arrive at the ruins our guide will take you through them and tell you all about the history of this cultural place. After a tasty lunch you start the trip back to Cuenca, where you will stop at the lokal Sunday market in Cañar. More information you can find here!
We are offering our popular tour to Cajas National Park this Saturday March 18th! Come join our guide to find out all about this unique and spectacular landscape. Hike through Paramo and Polylepis forest. See birds and plants that you haven’t seen before and enjoy the view over the andes. After a tasty lunch with chicken or fresh fish you are heading back to Cuenca. For more information click here.
This Friday, March 17th we offer our tour to Ingapirca! After pick-up in Cuenca our driver takes you to the small town of Biblian where you visit a beautiful church. Afterwards you head to Ingapirca. There you have a tour through the ruins and will find out all about the history of this magical place. After a tasty lunch nearby the guide takes you back to Cuenca. Visit our website or come by our office for more information!
Coming Wednesday the 15th of March we are heading up to Cajas National Park. Enjoy a day out in nature, exploring different plants and animals. Enjoy hikes around the Lagoons and through the Polylepis forests. After the hikes you will strengthen your self with a tasty lunch before heading back to Cuenca. Read more on our website or come to our office to book today.
On Tuesday March 14 th we are heading to the Devil’s Nose. The driver will take you to Alausi where you board the train. Enjoy the train ride on this historic route. You will ride through wonderful landscape and get the feeling for this area in the andean mountains. After arriving back in Alausi you will enjoy lunch before heading straight back to Cuenca. Come by our office today to reserve the best seats on the train! You can find more information on our website!
This Saturday we offer our magical full moon horseback ride through the anden mountains. You are picked up at our office in Cuenca and taken to the hacienda where you choose your horse and get it ready. You will hike under the full moon through the landscape. After you are back at the hacienda you will enjoy some wine, beer and cheese around the campfire. You will be back in Cuenca around 11 p.m. For more information visit our website!