Private: Cuenca Markets Full Day Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Cuenca, Ecuador
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can meet you at the lobby of your hotel or at the location of your lodging.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Spend a day discovering the markets of Cuenca and the various goods they have to offer. Learn the art of bartering and see business is still done using it. Explore local culture and crafts in this unique market experience.

Highlights

Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city

Led by a local guide

Hotel pickup included

Know More about this tour

You will be picked up at 9am from your hotel and taken to the biggest animal market of southern Ecuador. You will have the opportunity to see how people negotiate the animal prices for cows, llamas, lambs and more. Learn about the old way of making business through "trueque" or bartering. Then you will visit Mercado 10 de Agosto, a market offering a mix of traditional and modern culture.

Later you will visit Rotary Market (Plaza Sangurima) where you will find handicrafts made of wicker, iron and clay. See how craftsmen work with their hands with clay pots and discover why this has become such a popular destination for clay pots from Jatumpamba and the Pottery Crafts Market. Your day will conclude with transportation back to your hotel.

Inclusions

Local guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Lunch

Exclusions

Personal Expenses

Tips

Food and drinks not specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Use comfortable shoes, sun block, warm clothes

Take cash with you

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms