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Cajas National Park Day Trip Including Lunch
"Cajas National Park is located 35km west of Cuenca we'll need approx. 1-hour to arrive there.This tour will visit 3 levels of height the highest point on the route known as Tres Cruces located at 4200 masl approximately where if the weather allows us we can enjoy the beautiful scenery and the guide will explain about the geological formation of the park.Then visit the middle 3960msnm located in the area of Toreadora where we will walk about 3-hours depending on the pace of the group. The skir near Llaviuco to 3150msnm in a different ecosystem known as montage primary forest and have a walk around the lake for about 1.5-hour.The guide can change the order of the visits but it'll lasts 8-hour approx. This tour includes pickup at your ho
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Hiking Adventure in El Cajas National Park
"You will be picked up to visit El Cajas National Parks which is 70000 acres shelter everything from cloud forest to rocky lunar landscapes but the lakes characterize the reserve best. Most of El Cajas lies above 3000 meters with páramo covering most of the rugged terrain. Frost and ice above 4000 meters try their best to deter the thriving of hardy vegetation such as the tiny quinoa tree clinging to life higher than any other tree in the world. Look for these 200-year-old specimens tucked up against hillsides in pockets of primary forest
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Birdwatching Tour in Cajas National Park from Cuenca
"El Cajas National Park has different ecosystems as a moorland high grassland or paramo cloudy forest polylepis forest which allows us to offer the following program.6:00am pick up in your hotel or residence in Cuenca to go to the middles part of the park approx 3800masl (12800 ft). Here we can see birds like: Tufted Tit Tyrant Variable Hawk Red Rumped Bush Tyrant Plain Colored Seedeater Aandean Rudy Duck Tit Like Dacnis Stout Billed Cinclo Llaviuco Valley located 3200masl (10500 ft). In this beautiful valley you can see birds like: Masked Trogon Gray Breasted Mountain Toucan Turquoise Jay Black Flowerpierced Grass Wren Black Crested
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Bus Terminal Terrestre de Cuenca

Bus terminal in Cuenca is not so big as in Quito. Same as any bus terminal is a bit chaotic be careful with your valuable stuff and pickpockets. Inside there is an "information window" they speak...
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Bus Cuenca - Quito

Traveling by bus in Ecuador is cheap and easy as long you're in the right bus. Buses in Ecuador has bad reputation, if you are reading stories from different travelers about it, it scared you until...
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Bus Cuenca - Guayaquil

The bus trip from Guayaquil to Cuenca is an awesome experience. You start at sea level, then it's up, up and up to a new altititude and climate. The ride is slow going during some steep climbs, and...
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Fly to Cuenca from Guayaquil

The only reason I flew from Guayaquil to Cuenca is because I arrived to Guayaquil by plane from Galapagos Islands, and I thought it could be convenient with a transfer at the airport instead of going...
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Fly to Cuenca from Quito

We came to Cuenca by air (with Ecuadorean airline TAME) from Quito where we had been spending the first part of our Ecuador trip. The flight left pretty early in the morning so we were at the airport...
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Bus from Cuenca to Ingapirca

In the morning I took a taxi from the hotel in Cuenca to the bus terminal. It was $2. At the terminal I looked for Transportes Cañar which have direct buses to Ingapirca at 9am ( the bus left 5...
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City Buses in Cuenca, Ecuador

Getting around Cuenca on the city buses is easy and cheap. A ride is only 25 cents, buses run everyday and go just about everywhere in the city. Hopping on the bus helps cut down all the fumes and gas...
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Apr 14, 2011

Booking a flight from Quito to Cuenca

February 16, 2009:I emailed Tame and Aerogal to see if they had me on any passenger lists. Tame has responded that they don't. After hours of being played like a ping pong ball between my credit card...
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ChuckVT
Apr 04, 2011

Reaching Cuenca from Peru and vice versa.

Coming from Peru you can reach Cuenca within 8 hours although the journey time can vary considerably depending on border crossing times, unpredictable drivers, bumpy roads and connections. There is a...
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pure1942
Oct 28, 2010

Expediciones Apullacta - Travel Agency

It's possible to make all your explorations around Cuenca by bus, but if you decide you have not enough time or feel lazy about doing it yourself, there is a very efficient and reliable Travel Agency...
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elsadran
May 05, 2008

time or money, you make the choice

Cuenca is a lot further south than most think. It's a twelve hour bus ride from Quito and seven from centrally located Ambato. We lucked out when we got a ride from just north of Riobamba in a car...
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richiecdisc
Mar 16, 2008

Top Hotels in Cuenca

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Calle Larga 6-93 y Presidente Borrero, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Avenida Ordonez Lazo S/N, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Presidente Borrero 8-44 y Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca, 0000, Ecuador
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Gran Colombia 952 y Benigno Malo, Cuenca, 00000, Ecuador
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Top Things to Do in Cuenca

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Old Town

When the guide said that this is a school building I can't hardly believe due to its unique structure and is part of the heritage of the city of Cuenca. This is the biggest building of Cuenca she...
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Markets - Mercados

A few blocks northeast of Parque Calderón, by Plaza Rotary, is the indoor Mercado Municipal (Mercado 9 de Octubre). It is a market on three levels where you can find fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood,...
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Museo del Banco Central Pumapungo

Museo del Banco Central is a big museum with many interesting exhibitions, and it is absolutely worth a visit. Upstairs there is a section where traditions, daily life and costumes of Ecuador’s many...
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Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion - The New Cathedral of Cuenca

Is difficult to have a full picture the location is in front of the city park Calderon, we're lucky we took the city tour bus to have a good view of the church very impressive building It's the new...
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Mirador de Turi - View Point

To get here: take a public bus for 25 cent but I don't know the timetable I ask the guide about it but he doesn't know either. Taxi cost around 4 dollars. Taxi in Cuenca runs with meter start from 53...
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Museo de las Culturas Aborígenes

At this museum, which consists of the private collection of the Cordero Lopez family, you can see several thousand archaeological items from Pre-Colombian Ecuador. There are pottery, jewellery, tools,...
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toonsarah

"Viva Cuenca!"
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richiecdisc

"Cuenca: A Choice Destination"
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"A World Heritage Site!"
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"Cuenca in Ecuador"
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"Cuenca - Ecuador"
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