City Tour Cuenca: The city tour will start at the Plaza San Sebastian, which constitutes the western colonial border of the city of Cuenca. Then visit the modern arts museum where many contemporary artworks are displayed. We will walk by the downtown historical area to visit the San Francisco market, the flower market, the culture house, the Abdon Calderon Park, and the old cathedral (we will not enter). We will enter in the New Cathedral, it’s the biggest in the country there we’ll observe the famous gold leaf canopy.
We continue the tour to the Homero Ortega Panama Hat factory to observe the complete process of manufacturing of the Panama hat which is undoubtedly most important to our country. Later we will visit the “barranco” with its colonial style terraced houses located next to the “Tomebamba River”. Also we will also observe the “broken bridge” and finally visit the tourist balcony of “Turi” where we can see a panoramic view of the whole city of Cuenca. Then return to the Hotel.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hoteles Pick Up Quito: Carvallo, El Dorado, Macondo, Casa del Águila, Victoria, Santa Lucía and Mansión Alcázar.
Duration: 4 hours.
Start/opening time: 9am.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Opening days/period: Tuesday and Thursday.
Others: We recommend you to wear comfortable sports shoes, sunscreen, comfortable clothes, cap, glasses or sunglasses and enough memory in your digital camera.
Optional tickets and activities must be paid directly by the passengers.