EXPLORE MAGICAL CUENCA & MEET THE ANDEAN SARAGURO KICHWA COMMUNITY
Experience magnificent Cuenca on your first day and enjoy the city’s highlights: take in its history, admire its architecture, and savor its delicious gastronomy.
Learn about the Andean Kichwa community in Saraguro and connect with their customs, language and lives.
Take part in a cleansing ritual with a Saraguro family.
Experience a one-of-a-kind cuisine at ShamuiCo where chef Samuel Ortega employs local ingredients and flavors to create masterful dishes.
*Tours can be combined. You can pick and choose the places in Cuenca and its surroundings you want to visit in one or more days.
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Visits described in the itinerary
Lunch at one of Cuenca and Saraguro’s first-class restaurants
Activities: Venture into Cuenca and its Historical Center
Highlights: Visit Cuenca’s Historical Center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, its cathedrals and plazas, stroll along the Tomebamba River, and learn about the Vega family’s ceramics business.
Activities: Explore Saraguro culture
Highlights: Visit the Gera community, experience a spiritual cleansing, have an outstanding culinary experience at ShamuiCo, and watch how the traditional Saraguro woolen hat is made.
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Saraguro kichwa community
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