Ingapirca Archaeological and Gualaceo & Chordeleg Tour from Cuenca

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Explore Ecuador's most famous archaeological complex and more on an 8-hour tour to Ingapirca. Perfect day for lovers of history and culture, offering an in-depth look at Incan culture of the past and present. Afterwards, visit traditional markets in Gualaceo and Chordeleg, where you can see artisans at work and pick up some souvenirs. Later, watch a live demonstration at a makana workshop to see the ancient weaving technique.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Polylepis Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cuenca

The guide will pick you up from your hotel or AirBnB, to travel to Ingapirca with a short stop on the way to learn about the way to cook traditional food.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Ingapirca Ruins

You wiil reach one of the best preserved archaeological sites in Ecuador and South America, Ingpairca of Cañar, which is located in the parish of Ingapirca part of a mountain located in the Andean paramo. Also you will have time to visit the majestic Incan Face, located only 15 minutes away from the complex.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Chordeleg

In Chordeleg, you will be able to visit several of the jewelers of the place, this place is very famous for the elaboration of jewels in addition to having a beautiful colonial-style architecture in its central square.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Gualaceo

Gualaceo is the second most important canton of the province of Azuay after Cuenca, in this place you will visit the central market where depending on the day you can see people selling different products, among the most important the pork prepared in the oven, then You will walk through the central park of Gualaceo and in the final part you will visit the Makanas workshop of the Jimenez family who will offer us a demonstration of how they weave shawls with the ancestral technique of Ikat. Finally return to Cuenca.

Duration: 2 hour
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