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Enjoy a day tour of Chordeleg and Gualaceo. Gualaceo i located at a distance of 35 kilometers from the provincial capital Cuenca. Due to its location, it is a communications hub to eastern Ecuador. Its main activities are agriculture, handicrafts and tourism. Chordeleg is a canton in the province of Azuay in Ecuador. It is famous for its handicrafts such as ceramics, hand embroidery and jewelry, has dozens of jewelry stores in which stand out the wonderful works of jewelry of its inhabitants.

Your driver picks you up from your hotel in Cuenca and then the tour begins with a transfer to the town of San Bartolome where you visit its church, central park, a typical house of the area and its gardens with medicinal plants. Here you can taste a cup of coffee or aromatic waters, accompanied by the "delicados", a bread made from brown sugar. During this tour you observe the production of straw hats and you visit a small workshop of guitars.
You also visit the Chordeleg, famous for its handicrafts in gold, silver, filigree, wood, ceramics, etc. You will visit the main square and have time for shopping.
Continuing with the tour, you will go to the canton of Gualaceo, where you will visit two markets: fruit and typical food. You will have lunch in a beautiful old hacienda. The tour ends with a visit to a craft workshop where they make the famous "Macanas" or shawls, typical dress "Chola Cuencana". Artisans will explain the process of making these beautiful and unique fabrics.
Return to Cuenca.

  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Location: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Duration: 8 hours

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Additional Information

    Operates: Monday to Sunday

    Departure Point:
    Your hotel in Cuenca

    Departure Time: 8am

    Departure Time Comments:

    Hotel pickups commence prior to this time

    Hotel Pickup Available: Yes

    Return Details:
    Returns to original departure point

  • Inclusions:
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch
    • Transportation
    • Private Tour

  • Exclusions:
    • Food and drinks not specified

  • Other Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Note: Friday and Sunday are days of fair and markets
    • Recommendations for tourists: Wear comfortable walking shoes closed. Light clothes not very warm. Gualaceo is an area of warm weather. Sunscreen, windbreaker, hat, sunglasses. Drinks: Bottled water, juices. Cash for shopping Chordeleg and extra consumption.
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

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