Cuenca is a city not to be missed in your trip to Ecuador. Surrounded by 4 rivers, full of beautiful plazas, red-colored churches and roofs, you won't be able to see it all or appreciate its beauty unless you take this 4-hour city coach tour!
Get ready to visit the Modern Art Museum, Calderon Park, the Old Cathedral, the New Cathedral, Plaza San Sebastián, the famous Turi viewpoint, and a Panama-Hat factory!
If you book with more than 24 hours of anticipation, you can choose to be picked up in your hotel in the city, otherwise, we will meet you at Hotel Carvallo to start our tour.
Plaza San Sebastian, our first stop is located in the western colonial border of the city of Cuenca. After learning a bit about this plaza's history, we will visit the "Modern Arts Museum", a place to enjoy the contemporary style of local artists in a city that has been the place for many of the most famous culture characters in the country.
We will walk by the downtown historical area to visit the "San Francisco" market, the famous flower market (Ecuador is the largest flower exporter in the World), the "Culture House", the "Abdon Calderon" Park (named after a famous libertarian veteran), and the Old Cathedral. We will, finally enter the New Cathedral, it’s the biggest in the country and inside you can observe the famous gold leaf canopy!
We continue the tour to the "Homero Ortega Panama Hat" factory to observe the complete process of manufacturing a Panama hat, a very important and antique tradition in our country. Later we will visit the "barranco” neighborhood with its colonial style terraced houses located next to the "Tomebamba River”.
To finalize our itinerary, we will go the "broken bridge” and visit the tourist balcony of "Turi” where we can see a panoramic view of the whole city of Cuenca. We will drop you at your hotel after this thorough journey!
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