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Guayaquil to Cuenca one-way tour with Cajas Park and a Cacao Farm provided by Cuenca Bestours

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Guayaquil to Cuenca one-way tour with Cajas Park and a Cacao Farm

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 07/04/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/04/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Guayaquil to Cuenca is a common route for travelers in Ecuador, though the journey can be time consuming for those on a tight sightseeing schedule. Optimize your vacation time by combining your transfer with exploration of rural Ecuador on this one-way tour that includes a cacao farm tour and short hike in Cajas National Park. Avoid hidden costs with lunch, plus hotel pickup and drop-off, included in the price.
  • Optimize your time by combining city transfer with rural sightseeing
  • Benefit from the insider knowledge of your driver-guide
  • Save time with hotel pickup and drop-off included, plus lunch
  • Tick off a cacao farm and Cajas National Park in just one trip
Important Information
Departure Point
Avenida 12 SE 1206, Guayaquil 090313, Ecuador
6–8 hours
Return Details
Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Tour Guide/Driver (Licensed)
  • Transportation
  • Lunch (If option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • Passport name, number and nationality is required at time of booking for all participants.
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.
  • Please notice: this is one-way trip Guayaquil to Cuenca or viceversa tour.
  • For 1 to 5 passengers, a bilingual guide will also be the driver. For more than 5 passengers, a driver and a bilingual guide will be provided.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • A minimum of 3 participants is required in order to confirm a shared tour.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Yosmar M wrote a review Jan 11
Miami Beach, Florida5 contributions1 helpful vote
I booked this tour mainly because I wanted to get fromGuayquil to Cuenca without having to fly or rely on public transportation to get to Cuenca. But the ride with all its stops exceeded my expectations, particularly our hike at National Cajas Park. Javier our guide was
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Lena D wrote a review Nov 2020
3 contributions
Klever did a good job with his careful driving, informative guiding. The chocolate making at the cocoa farm was fun. The lunch at the restaurant on the mountain was awesome with good food and extraordinary view of Andes mountain. The ride had a beautiful view. I would highly
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Date of experience: November 2020
Response from Cuenca B, General Manager at Guayaquil to Cuenca one-way tour with Cajas Park and a Cacao Farm
Responded Nov 20, 2020
Dear Lena, thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the tour from Guayaquil to Cuenca with Klever. We hope to have you with us on another excursion in the future!
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David Sica wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a wonderful trip from Cuenca to Guayaquil with Cuenca Bestours. The guide was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. The trip was safe and on time and the stops were appropriate, fun and interesting. We would have liked more time and info at the Cacao farm but not
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Amanda wrote a review Dec 2019
Connecticut2 contributions
The trip was great for our family of 5 (parents and three near-adult children). Manuel (the driver) was terrific, navigating the challenges presented by the road and other drivers with calm. The stop in Cajas was perfect- we got the flavor of the park without being totally
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Date of experience: December 2019
Emily S wrote a review Nov 2019
Durham, North Carolina19 contributions
Sebastian was awesome. We had so much fun and learned a lot. The stop at the Cacao farm was quite an interesting and tasty experience. The hike at Cajas was beautiful. We are normally fast hikes, but the altitude slowed us down. Sebastian was very patient. He picked us up at our
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Cuenca Bestours
Educational and fun
The hike in El Cajas Park and our guide’s education about the flora, fauna, and local customs made for a great day
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Your go-to travel agency in Cuenca!
Excellent tour company in Cuenca. T I used them for all of my tours in Cuenca and would recommend them to anyone wh
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Amazing tour with the best guide!
My husband and I did this tour two days ago and we still marvel at how good our guide was (Wilson). The tour itself
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What every tour agency should thrive for!
We decided to go with Cuenca Best Tour based on a quick google search while in Cuenca: we were not disappointed! Co
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Iris B
Great Day Tour from Cuenca
My husband and I had a great day with Sebastian our guide. Very professional with unique knowledge of Cuenca and a
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Fantastic Scenery- The guide you get is hit or miss
The actual tour and scenery is great- my guide not so much. All the tour companies all rotate thru the same guides
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Excellent Service and Drivers
We took two trips with Bestours. WE did a last minute Ingapirca tour and Sebastián was our guide/driver. It was b
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Great tour, great guide
Adrian our guide adapted the tour, on the fly, to suit our preferences. He was knowledgeable of the city, the cultu
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ZigZag Train and Ruins
The Devil's Nose train was fun and the views were fantastic. Make sure your seats are on the right side (as you fa
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Wonderful Guide, great experience
We organised to have a private driver to go to Guayaquil from Cuenca, calling at Cajas National Park for a guided h
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Unique view of Cuenca Food and Culture
This was an amazing experience and the highlight of our trip to Cuenca! So much to learn about the fruits and vegg
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Average tour
Adrian was a Nice and professional guide. However, i thought the tour in general was not worth the money. The tra
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Experience Cuenca from the hearth
Javier and Alexandra provided us with an unrivaled experience. It wasn't just the market visit or even the cooking
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Peter M
great tour
The guide spoke English well and was very knowledgeable. The scenery was definitely comparable to that of all of A
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Peter M
Very nice tour
The ride on the train was fantastic. The scenery was amazing. Ingapirca was also great. The tour guide spoke En
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Key Details
  • El Cajas National Park, Cuenca Bestours
  • Duration: 6–8 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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