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Cuenca City - Half Day

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Day 1 : Cuenca

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The famous Cuenca hatter

Day 1 Cuenca

Considered the most colonial city in all the Americas, Cuenca is yours to explore with your guide. Depending on your interests, there are many sites to choose from. First, head to San Sebastian, the historical center. Here you can admire the colonial buildings and visit the Museum of Modern Art. If shopping is more your style, check out the 10 de Agosto and San Francisco markets. You can visit Parque Calderón, home to both the new and old cathedral or visit a Panama Hat factory (despite the name, they’re actually from Ecuador!). Don’t miss the fantastic view of the city from Mirador de Turi.

This tour is approximately 3 hours and can run in the morning or afternoon.
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This was our first trip to South America and we were a little nervous. But Adventure Life made things so easy! All our questions were answered before we left, and our guide, Vidal, was amazing! He gave us enough space to explore without rushing us along. He also knew where the best picture taking opportunities were, which was great.
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Good to ideal period to travel, and many people choose to visit at this time.

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