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Experience Cuenca Ecuador

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Experience Cuenca Ecuador
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Join local Ecuadorians and resident English speaking expats who are fun and passionate about sharing the unique heritage of El Centro historic district of Cuenca Ecuador; a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the top tourist destinations in South...more
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Calle Larga 9-38, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 96 816 6179
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for an true Indian lunch/almuerzo today. Their sign had a beautiful photo of a large bowl of soup, (on a cold rainy day) a large plate of meat in a sauce, large serving of rice and a beverage for $3.95; typical price for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KayKells
Reviewed 15 February 2018

My husband and I had the most wonderful taxi driver, while we stayed in Cuenca and Santa Isabel, for a couple He is from Ecuador, but lived in the United States for a few years, so his English is excellent. Here is his information: His...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Cuenca is a lovely city to visit. Many parks, historic sites, good food, and friendly people. Inexpensive transportation is available by bus ir taxi. I would recommend it!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Cuenca is one of the most attractive cities in Ecuador. It is a city with colonial architecture that dazzles all visitors. Cuenca has different tourist sites but I will recommend two special sites; the first is "The route of the churches", which is in the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank craisydann
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I had a wonderful time in Cuenca. I found it to be a beautiful city. It's smaller size compared to Quito makes it very walkable and it feels less polluted. As a woman traveling alone, I felt very safe, but didn't walk around in the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Rhea C
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This is no longer a church but rather a museum. We paid $2 each to go in and admire the refurbished building. The ceiling is painted brass tiles. Some of the floor is glass to show the ruins beneath. We though that was that but...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank elainehar
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I've wanted to take Rick's often-sold-out tour of Cuenca's historic mansions/hotels and finally had the chance to do it. It was an amazing 4-1/2 hours with very informative tours of wonderful mansions, large and small. Rick's intimate knowledge (thanks, in part, to his Cuencano friends)...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank bobettejane
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Spent a very enjoyable Sunday afternoon with Rick touring 8 colonial homes that have been converted into boutique hotels. He has cultivated friendships with the owners and learned the back-stories of the homes' timelines. Rick is an excellent story-teller, painting the big picture by pointing...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank the_green_designer
Reviewed 6 November 2015

My husband and I took the tour of the mercado with Rick today and we can't express enough how much we enjoyed it! And, not just because we're tired after all of the things we saw and did, but because it was truly one of,...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Janeal1951
Reviewed 29 October 2015

What a great tour! Rick introduced us not only to many other wonderful tour mates but two very knowledgeable people who really know the art of coffee making. This tour is well worth taking and would highly recommend it to anyone who either is a...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Dona D
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6 February 2018|
Response from Nancy S | Reviewed this property |
We did not use a tour group (e.g. Caravan, YMT, etc) We found a condo thru Air B&B. We did the walking tours ourselves tho we used an English speaking driver for some sites outside the city. Cost of driver varies a bit... More