Cuenca Half-Day City Tour Including Panama Hat Factory

Cuenca Half-Day City Tour Including Panama Hat Factory

Head through Cuenca historic district with a local expert that will show you the highlights including churches, beautiful historical buildings with wrought-iron balconies, and carved wooden doors, amidst a flower market, art galleries, etc.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cuenca, Cuenca, Azuay Province

Our tour begins in San Sebastian neighborhood, here we find the Modern Art Museum where the famous Bienal International de Cuenca takes a place, it belongs to a select group of macro art events established in Latin America and the Caribbean. We will be able to explore not only the exhibits but also the historical house with its typical architecture.

Afterwards we will visit the "10 de Agosto market", this is the perfect spot to learn about the local products and culture. We will also visit the San Francisco market, the flower market, Abdon Calderon Park, the cathedral “El Sagrario”, known as the “Old Cathedral”, and lastly, we will tour the “New Cathedral” which is considered one of the biggest churches in Latin America. The famous gold leaf altar is found here.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Homero Ortega, Avenue Gil Ramirez Davalos 3-86 Behind Terminal Terrestre Bus Station, Cuenca 010150 Ecuador

Then we will visit the Panama hat factory-musuem. Here observe the fabrication of the very famous Panama Hats from a fiber called “paja toquilla”. These hats range from simple inexpensive ones to colorful, elegantly designed and costly ones. Afterwards, we will drive through the “Barranco” which is an area of terraced houses located next to the Tomebamba River.

Finally, we will go to “Mirador de Turi” (scenic viewpoint) to enjoy the beautiful vista of the Cuenca landscape.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Please contact us to info@cuencabestours.com within 2 days notice to reconfirm the tour."
"For 1 to 5 passengers, a bilingual guide will also be the driver. For more than 5 passengers, a driver and a bilingual guide will be provided."
"Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking."
"Comfortable walking shoes are recommended."
"Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults."
"Children must be accompanied by an adult."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"



Duración: 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Professional tour guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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