Get to know the best of Cuenca walking through its Historic Center

Duration: 4h
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Tomás
Quality Verified Registered on December 20, 2022

Hello everyone, I'm Tomás!!! I have been working as a tour guide within my country and my city for more than 2 years. I have had the great opportunity to guide many people around the world, and I really enjoy doing it, especially seeing their smiles when discovering the wonders that my country and city have to offer the world. If you want to know a little more about my city and also find the beauties it hides, do not hesitate to contact me, I will be very happy and eager to do so and to be able to help you, we will see you soon!!! :-)

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Discover the city of Cuenca and get to know the best places that the Historic Center has to offer. While we walk we will discover the colonial buildings of the city, its large and beautiful patios , above all we will discover the hidden places of the city and we will try top quality products, we will enjoy a delicious coffee, we will try typical sweets and, at the end to finish, we will enjoy of an exquisite craft beer.

On this tour we will visit the following places:

  • Provincial Court of Justice
  • Calderon Park
  • Old Cathedral
  • Park House
  • Cuenca Mayor's Office
  • Basilica of Saint Alphonsus
  • New Cathedral
  • Santa Ana Street
  • Climb to the Domes of the Cathedral
  • Saint Louis Seminary
  • Garden of the San Luis Seminary
  • Flower Square
  • San Francisco Square
  • Toquilla Straw Hat Museum (Optional)
  • Many more surprises

I guarantee that within this tour you will fall in love with my city, and in a few hours you will feel like another Cuencano, you will enjoy every minute of the tour and you will meet excellent people.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    4X2W+R43, Cuenca, Ecuador
    4X2W+R43, Cuenca, Ecuador
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    I will be waiting in Itur for the Cuenca Tourism office, and I will be wearing my Local Guide badge along with my bottle of water

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Provincial Court of Justice of Azuay
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Old Cathedral of Cuenca
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Basilica and Catholic Sanctuary of Our Lady of Perpetual Help | Basin
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Cuenca Mayor's Office
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Park House
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Calderon Park
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Saint Louis Seminary
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Paccari Central Cuenca Experience House
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Alcazar Mansion
  • 11
    Outside visit
    flower square
  • 12
    Outside visit
    St Francis Square

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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ATHANASIOS 18 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
A great guider nice and funny guy
Elisabet 18 May 2024

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Lo peor y un impresentable. El guía Tomás indico que tenía cosas que hacer y que no había almorzado porque se había extendido el tour anterior. Le indicamos que le esperábamos a que almorzara y nos dijo que no, que tenía cosas que hacer y que otro día. Nosotros indicamos la imposibilidad de postergar porque ya nos íbamos de Cuenca, que sustituyera el guía e indico que era el único guía. Para nosotros fue una gran decepción ya que íbamos con toda la expectativa de conocer la historia de Cuenca y que nos encanta Gurú Walk y además con tan poco tiempo no pudimos reservar otro tour guiado de la ciudad. Destacamos la falta de profesionalismo, respeto y consideración de este guía que no puede cancelar en el último minuto sin considerar el tiempo, recursos y esfuerzo invertido de los viajeros que además vienen de otros países y que posiblemente no tendrán otra oportunidad de ver esta hermosa ciudad, porque Cuenca cale mucho la pena.
Angel 14 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Increible Tour, muy bien organizado. Se nota la experiencia y conocimientos de Tomás y sobre todo la pasion por su ciudad. 100% Recomendado.
Gabriela 04 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Súper interesante el recorrido
shannon 03 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Tomas was amazing tour guide. He spoke excellent English. I highly recommend the tour.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 20 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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