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Cuenca, una Planificación urbanística.
Cuenca, the third-largest city in Ecuador. In general, crossed by the Panamerican Highway, accessible from any cardinal point and by the use of paved and dirt roads. What makes this city so special is its history, which very well explains, in a nutshell, the arrival of the Spaniards to the continent and the continuous struggle with the Indigenous.
This trip is aimed at people who love motorcycles and love the culture, who want to enter Ecuador through an unparalleled place between the harmony that prevails on each building where the culture left by their ancestors still lives and, handcrafts of the present, such as the paja toquilla hats.
In Cuenca there are endless places where you can explore culture and beauty, however, today we will tell you about a few places that we are sure you will like since they fit into your motorcycle travel plan, just like in our guided tours.
Tomebamba river and el barranco: Being an important part of the basin tourism, the Tomebamba river in the Cajas National Park, mixing with some rivers, is perfect to travel with your motorcycle along the river banks enjoying the tranquility and the sound of the water; the Barranco declared an emblematic sector thanks to its natural passage and its architecture. Also from its location, you can have a perfect viewpoint of the Tomebaba river.
EL Mirador Turi: Considered a Romantic destination, having a spectacular and unique view of what many know as the Old Cuenca and New Cuenca, in other words, the historic center, and the modern Cuenca.
La Antigua Catedral: At present, it has been converted into a museum when the population growth of the city and it no longer had enough capacity. It is recognized thanks to its antiquity, exactly founded in 1557.
Ruinas de Los Incas, Ingapirca: Being one of the most important pre-Columbian scenes in Ecuador located symmetrically on the top of a mountain where the sun aligns and illuminates each of the corners, in addition to its beautiful green landscape together with animals that live there.
A beautiful city is encouraged to see it with the motorcycle rental service and guided and self-guided trips from Ecuador Bike Rental, which will give you an unforgettable experience together with professionals.