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

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

Enjoy the fascinating views and contrast of the Ecuadorian Andes and lowlands in our one-way flexible, convenient tour departing from Cuenca to Guayaquil including a visit to Cajas National Park, a local fruit market, and a cacao farm. Allowed 2 suitcases per person.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Laguna La Toreadora, Parque Nacional El Cajas, Cuenca Ecuador

From Cuenca, we will drive through the famous Andes mountains to Toreadora refuge, located in Cajas National Park. This park is one of the most important protected areas in the south of Ecuador and the main supplier of water of Cuenca. You will marvel at the beautiful scenery found in this area. We will have the opportunity to do a hike (optional) to explore the Polylepis Forest and Moorland ecosystems with its lakes.

Then we will cross the continental divide and continue our drive to the lowlands making stops to enjoy the beautiful scenery if weather permitting.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Mestizo Restaurant, E582, Cuenca, Ecuador

On the way, we will stop for lunch at this very local restaurant where the specialty is trout, however, there are several options including vegetarian and vegan. Our tour guide will advise you.
You will also have the chance to enjoy the mysterious Andes mountains views from this point.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Puente de las frutas de Tamarindo, Cuenca - Molleturo, 9GFP+RQ9, Naranjal, Ecuador

Taste the natural sweetness that is part of the cuisine and daily life of Ecuadorians. This local market booming with colors and fruits is one of the most interesting experiences in this area, with our experienced tour guide will learn and sample (If you like to) some of the local sweet and exotic fruits grown here. If you think you know the taste of bananas, mandarines, coconut, dragon fruit, passionfruit to name a few, get ready for the real flavor of these delicious fruits!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cacao Loma, Ecuador

Ever tasted the pulp of fresh cacao beans- We will visit a local family farm, the main product growing here is cacao (base to make chocolate), however, they have many other products such as breadfruit, coffee, passionfruit, pineapple, among many others. You will be able to experience the process of craft chocolate making and try it if you like to while our tour guide explains the history of cacao and the local customs as well.

After a full-day trip, we will drop you in Guayaquil at your hotel, airport or the location of your choice.

Duration: 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"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."
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 6 To 8 Hours
Start location: Simón Bolívar 832, Cuenca, Ecuador
Traveler pickup is offered
Please provide the pick up location or contact us to

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Tour Guide/Driver (If option selected)
  • Transportation in private Van with AC
  • Lunch (If option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna La Toreadora

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Cocoa Farm entrance fee $3 - $15 p.p


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