One of the finest and most daring feats of engineering that the world had seen. Descending switchbacks down a shear the train connects the Andes mountains to the coast. In this tour, we will also visit Ingapirca, the most important remains of the Incas in Ecuador.
Skilled artisans produce beautiful products here. Check out the exquisite textiles (hand-woven shawls and hand-embroidered clothing), jewelry made with unique techniques such as filigree, pottery, straw hats and much more...
Departing from either Guayaquil or Cuenca, this beautiful drive allows travelers to enjoy fascinating views and contrast of the Ecuadorian Andes and lowlands. The trip includes a visit to Cajas National Park, a local market and a cacao farm.
Enjoy a drive among beautiful ranches to reach El Chorro de Giron waterfall where we will hike through the cloud forest. Later Yunguilla Valley to taste the famous drink made out of sugar cane and after an optional visit to the very interesting desert.
For travelers with limited time, we combine two of the most significant attractions in Cuenca: First, the most important Inca-Cañari archaeological site in Ecuador, and later, two artisan villages where crafts such as ikat weavings, fine filigree jewelry and more are made.
Visit the most important archaeological Inca site in Ecuador. Explore the only elliptical temple of the sun made of perfectly carved stones. On Sundays, we include a visit to the Indigenous Cañar Market.
The Inca Trail is by far the most famous trek in South America. Our tour takes you to Ecuador's Major Inca Trail, in just 6 miles (10km) we combine beautiful mountain scenery and the stunning mix of Inca paving stones.