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Cajas National Park and Cuenca City Tour
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Separating the colonial section from the modern residential areas of the town of Cuenca, this river features scenic walking paths along its north bank and several Inca ruins.
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  • Average7%
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“both sides” (23 reviews)
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful walk along the river. There are many restaurants and also a couple of museums along the way. Also spotted a couple of humming birds as well. Only a few blocks from the main old town centre. One of my favorite things to visit in...More

Thank ChardeLopez
Reviewed 2 days ago

Waking along the river Tomebamba takes you past restaurants, cafes, bars and museums. To get the most out of it you want to walk on the side of the old town center.

Thank Mats W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk along this river brings tranquility, warmth and a place to displace all worries. You can go for 15 minutes or hours. The river is a landmark that brings a distinction and separation from the old to the new Cuenca. I walked along the...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great attraction. Nice for strolling early morning or evenings. A lot of interesting activity located around this area.

Thank 0505LiveLife2014
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Area around the parque de la madre with nice architectonical spots. The university of Cuenca and its studens give the plave a atmospheric vibe.

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

You can travel a couple of miles along this river in the limits of the center of Cuenca. There are 3 or 4 places where you climb the stairs to gain access to the city center. Along the way there a benches to rest, really...More

Thank lee9
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The rushing river isn't particularly picturesque, but it is still a nice place to stroll. There are a few art galleries and some unusual museums along the banks, all worth stopping to peruse. Several unremarkable bridges cross the river at various points. Nice, peaceful spot...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I live in Quito and there arnt really any Rivers to it was awesome to see Rio Tomebamba. Its a great walk or nice place just to relax

Thank Nathan K
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Super enjoyable walk, one of the best in Cuenca. Will take you to many great sites including the Pamapungo museum which is a well worth the visit.

Thank zuzanka1
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A beautiful river that starts in the Cajas mountains and runs through the town centre. A very peaceful spot to sit by and have a picnic.

Thank doglover002
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13 January 2015|
Response from WNLight |
I don't understand what you mean by "Open". It's a white-water river and in the city it's a park. I live along the river, and my dog walks it every day. Quite nice. It is lighted at night, and patrolled by the park... More