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.Description
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.Highlights
- Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
: Guayaquil, EcuadorDuration
: 8 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.