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Gualaceo & Chordeleg Tour from Cuenca


Visit towns that are known for their handicrafts. We start our tour out of the northwestern side of the city of Cuenca with a visit to “San Bartolome” a little town next to the Andes mountain range, with an amazing view of the valley of River Santa Bárbara. This town is famous for its crafty artisans in making guitars. We will visit a traditional shop to observe the process of making this musical instrument. We continue to “Chordeleg” a town known around the country for its ceramic, gold and silver jewelry and above all for their fine filigree work made of gold and silver threads. Here we will be able to go shopping and the artisans will show us the way they elaborate the jewelry. There we can then take a walk around its central plaza where we will observe countless crafts and shops. Later, we will continue to “Gualaceo” to visit 2 important markets that are known for their variety of products and the colorful scenery. Then we’ll stop for lunch (not included), after visit a textile shop where we’ll observe the back strap loom and the horizontal loom weaving and how a variety of products are made, they will also show us the Hispanic technique of “Ikat” to make shawls and ponchos. Then return to Cuenca.


What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

What's not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

From EUR 37 per person


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Duration:
4 hours

Live guide:
Spanish English

Pick-up:
Designated Hotels: Carvallo, El Dorado, Macondo, Casa del Águila, Victoria, Santa Lucía, Mansión Alcázar.

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  • Offer type: Shared
  • Fitness level: Easy

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Full refund is guaranteed if the cancellation is made 48 hours prior the offer's start date. We don't apply any refund if the cancellation is made less than 48 hours before offer start date.

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Offer ID: 1161

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