Ecuador Inca Trail Tour



The Incas created an impressive system of trails which at the time connected Quito with Talca in the south of Chile. Of course Peru´s Inca trail is world famous, but what many tourists don’t realize is that in the south of Ecuador it is also possible to trek part of this ancient Inca trail!

  • 3 days of spectacular trekking through Andean grasslands
  • Visits to local communities to learn about their culture
  • 2 unforgettable nights camping beneath the stars
  • Superb views of untouched lakes and mountains
  • Finish the trek with a guided tour of Ingapirca ruins, the most famous Inca site in Ecuador

Short Itinerary:

  • DAY 1 : Leaving Cuenca behind early in the morning we journey 3.5 hours to Achupallas (3420 m) + Trek following the Cadrul River + Arrive to an old Incan town (3910 m).
  • DAY 2 : Tres Cruces Lake +Three Crosses Knife Pass (4420 m) crossing the crest towards Quillaloma+ Head down into the valley and near the Espíndola River.
  • DAY 3 : Follow the Inca Trail along the River Espíndola towards the Lake of Snakes + Arrive to the Incan ruins of Paredones + Ingapirca Ruins (3160 m) – the most important archaeological monument in Ecuador. After time to explore the ruins we return to Cuenca where our journey ends.

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3 Days / 2 Nights

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