Welcome to Southern Highlands
Emerging from the shadows of the breath-sapping peaks, glaciers and active volcanoes of the north, a gentler land reveals itself. Still mountainous, but also more benign, traveling the southern spine of the Ecuadorian Andes ushers intrepid travelers down through lush valleys that secrete some real treats: pastille-hued colonial towns and cities and remote villages where indigenous culture thrives. And – with the... Read More
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3-Day Tour of Cuenca Including Calderon Park, Flower Market and Modern Arts Museum
Cuenca and its environs; the Calderon Park, the New and the Old Cathedral, the Flower Market and the Modern Arts Museum.
3-Day Inca Trail to Ingapirca from Cuenca
The Inca trail was the greatest communication system the world had known, greater even than the roads of the Roman Empire. There is a popular segment of this trail system at the southern end of the Central Valley, which leads to Ingapirca, the most important and best preserved archeological Inca complex in Ecuador.