Eddy was a wonderful knowlegeable guide. We felt save and comfortable in his control. His knowledge of the area was very interesting. We would highly recommend Polylepis Tours to any of our friends.
Tours and Tickets by Polylepis Tours
Cajas National Park Half Day Tour
Cajas National Park, with its 200 glacial lakes and numerous hiking trails, is easily one of the most beautiful places in Ecuador. With this tour, travelers with limited time in Cuenca can still spend a few hours exploring the Andean highlands with two guided hikes through two different forest ecosystems.
$42.00 per adult
Gualaceo, Chordeleg, and San Bartolomé from Cuenca
Make the most of your visit to Cuenca with a day trip to three important artisan villages of Ecuador. After pickup from your hotel, take in the Andean landscape on your way to Chordeleg and San Bartolomé. You’ll get an immersive look at the craftsmanship that goes into textiles, guitars, and more. Let your private guide help you decide on what to eat for your included lunch in Gualaceo.
$60.00 per adult
Experience the flora and fauna of Cajas National Park without renting a car on this full-day trip from Cuenca. Just relax and enjoy the scenery as someone else handles the navigation. Learn about Andean vegetation and wildlife through guide commentary, and get views of the more than 200 glacial lakes on a challenging hike. Lunch and round-trip transportation from your Cuenca hotel make for a seamless, stress-free experience.
Ingapirca is the most important archaeological site in Ecuador and a unique example of two cultures in one site. Enjoy the beautiful stone architecture at the site and learn about its Cañari and Inca inhabitants. A short walk reveals a rock formation that resembles an Incan profile and, on Sundays, a local market is visited as well.
Ingapirca Archeological Site and Cuenca City Tour
The Ingapirca ruins, the most important archaeological site in Ecuador, lie to the north of Cuenca, considered Ecuador’s most beautiful city. See them both with this full-day tour. Tour Ingapirca Archaeological Site to learn about ancient Incan and Canari civilizations, then head to historic Cuenca for a city tour to the most important landmarks and attractions. You’ll also have time for a walk through the colorful Mercado 10 de Agosto.
$65.00 per adult
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