From Cuenca: Full-Day Devil's Nose Train & Ingapirca Ruins
Leave early in the morning to reach Alausí and enjoy a railway ride. Then visit the most important archaeological site of ancient culture at Ingapirca on this full-day tour.
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- Ride over the Devil's Nose, one of the most dangerous railways in history
- Learn the ways of the ancient at Ingapirca Archeological site
- View the world from above, see the sights from the heights
- Immerse yourself in the culture of the remaining Puruhá
DescriptionEarly in the morning, travel to Alausí for a little town tour to yourself. Visit the main square, the local market, and see the Puruhá people. If the weather permits you can enjoy the most beautiful Andean landscapes around South America. At 11:00 AM, board the train known as the most difficult railway in the world, named as the stretch of the Devil's Nose. This ride will take you around 2.5 hours. This trip includes a traditional dance for 30 minutes in the Sibambe station. After lunch, travel to the Ingapirca archeological complex where your guide will explain the Cañari and Inca cultures. Travel by sectors Cañari-Inca walls and appreciate the unique elliptical temple, the Tahuantinsuyo. Here, you may watch some llamas and alpacas, once considered sacred animals in the Incan empire. This entire tour will approximately take 11 hours and with pick-up and drop you off at your hotel.
IncludesBilingual guide Private transportation Lunch Train tickets Entrance fees (Ingapirca) Beverages Personal expenses Gratuities
- The cost of the train tickets are not included in the price. If requested the local tour operator can purchase the tickets ahead of time, but you will need to pay for them on the day of tour in cash ($33 per person)
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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