Spend a day wandering around the colonial city center of Cuenca, or enjoy a day trip to El Cajas National Park for a nice hike in the Andean paramo!

Cuenca City Tour

Enjoy a city tour of Cuenca and its diverse culture on a guided 4 hour walking tour of the city including neighborhoods, markets, churches, the Modern Art museum and Panama Hat museum. Cuenca is considered one of the most picturesque cities in South America. Partially due to its 16th and 17th century era Spanish colonial architecture resembling cities and architecture throughout Spain, the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

El Cajas National Park

Visit and trek in El Cajas National Park for a glimpse at lagoons and exotic fauna and flora. El Cajas is a national park located on the northwest side of the city of Cuenca. It’s formed by wetland from glacial origins with more than 200 lakes. The area is home to a large variety of animals, some of which are endemic or highly endangered such as the South American condor, raptors, hummingbirds, pumas, bats, foxes, many amphibians, insects and many more. The park and its surroundings are also famous for its trout population.