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Travel Guide of Cuenca in Ecuador by Influencers and Travelers


Santa Ana de los Cuatro Ríos de Cuenca, commonly referred as Cuenca is the capital and largest city of the Azuay Province of Ecuador.


The Best Things to Do and Visit in Cuenca


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1 - New Cathedral of Cuenca

The Church of the Shrine — commonly referred to as the Old Cathedral of Cuenca — was the main place of Spanish worship during the time of Spanish colonization in Cuenca, Ecuador.

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2 - Calderón Park

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3 - Archaeology Tours in Cuenca

The train company is temporarily nor operating. As an alternative we are offering a hiking and/or biking activity in the area. We will also include a visit to the Ingapirca ruins.

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4 - Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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5 - Parque Nacional Cajas

   28 km away
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6 - Mountain Bike Tours in Cuenca

Our tour takes you along riverside trails to enjoy nice views and the charming architecture of El "Barranco". We will also explore Pumapungo (Inca site) and the modern area of Cuenca, a UNESCO World Heritage city on this bike tour on the riverside along charming parks.

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7 - Bird Watching in Cuenca

The park is located only 45 minutes from Cuenca. This lagoon system, with over 230 lakes, invites you to enjoy one of the nicest landscapes in South America. There are different ecosystems such as: Andean Mountain forest, Polylepis forest, paramo or grassland. You will have the chance to spot many interesting birds, even the endemic hummingbird of Cajas - the “Violet Throated Metaltail”- one of the most important birds in Ecuador. Also, on this tour you will see the beautiful Tit Like Dacnis, Blue Mantled Thornbill, Stout Billed Cinclodes, Tawny Antpitta, Spectacled Whitestar, Tyrian Metaltail, Gray Breasted Mountain Toucan, Andean Guan, and so much more.

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8 - Wildlife Watching in Cuenca

Join us on a private tour of the beautiful Llaviucu Lake and Valley! Our guided hike will be along an ancient Inca trail where we will see Lake LLaviucu, the ruins of an abandoned German brewery, and meadows where wild horses and alpacas graze. Many of the sights are beyond the park trail most visited. Normally, we are the only ones in this area, which adds to the charm and enrichment of the experience.

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9 - Shore Excursions in Cuenca

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Santa Ana de los Cuatro Rios de Cuenca (its real name) is nestled in an inter-Andean valley of the southern Sierra of Ecuador (Paucarbamba Valley). The city enjoys a temperate climate, with an average temperature of 17°C. Capital of the province of Azuay, it is the third most important city in the country, with several universities and an intense commercial, cultural and artistic activity, which has always characterized it.













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