Full-Day Ingapirca Gualaceo Chordeleg
This tour allows us to know in a synthesized way the most important places of the archaeological and cultural offer of the provinces of Azuay and Cañar; our first stop is in the archaeological complex of Ingapirca, where our guides travel through the history of local aboriginal cultures and the expansion of the Incas in the territory corresponding to Ecuador. On this journey you can taste the typical gastronomic offer of the region (Biblián).
We continue our tour to Gualaceo and Chordeleg. Places where the craft activity stands out. In Chordeleg we will visit the jewelry made in gold and silver with the technique of filigree, here our visitors will have the opportunity to have free time to know the town and visit the jewelers and craft shops in the area; To finish our tour we visit the House of Makanas.
per adult from
8 hours 30 minutes
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Private transportation
What's excluded :
- Entry/Admission - Ingapirca Ruins
- Entry/Admission - La Casa de la Makana
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Ingapirca Ruins, Ingapirca 030356 Ecuador
The archaeological complex of Ingapirca, constitutes the most important archaeological vestiges of Ecuador, in this tour it constitutes a very complete and interesting tour, in which we will visit the main archaeological vestiges while we go through the history of the Kañaris and the Inca expansion and their influence on the territory of current Ecuador while we travel through the Incas that we have in the country We will visit the market where we will get to know the indigenous population of the province of Cañar (Sundays). In Ingapirca we will make the tour of the most important and best preserved archaeological site in Ecuador. On this tour we will pass through beautiful landscapes of the rural area of the province of Cañar and Azuay
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
Stop At: La Casa de la Makana, Sector San Pedro de los Olivos Km 10 1/2 Via Gualaceo, Cuenca 010150 Ecuador
In this gallery workshop belonging to José Jiménez and his wife Ana Ulloa we can appreciate the traditional fabric of the "Makana" or shawl typical of the women of Azuay and Cañar; Nowadays, this shawl has gained great popularity worldwide, since the process of its elaboration is 100% handmade and in this place we can observe step by step from its beginning to the final product, our visitors will also have the opportunity to try the Makana and take photos, like purchasing any of these products.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Parque Chordeleg, Juan Bautista Cobos 23 de Enero, Chordeleg Ecuador
The Chordeleg canton is a small town belonging to the province of Azuay, this place was designated by UNESCO as "Creative City" because in this picturesque place we can observe: Toquilleras (women who make handicrafts made with toquilla straw) artifacts elaboration in mud and crafts in general. We must take into account that the main attraction of Chordeleg are the jewelers, where we can find a number of pieces in gold and silver, where the earrings known as "candongas" made in silver and gold filigree stand out.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Our tours start at 8:30, so we suggest you be ready from that time, as we pick up several people, so we suggest being attentive and ready to start the tour from 08:30 am
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Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.