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Kushi Waira Cultural Center Day Tour
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Carolina Bookstore, Hermano Miguel 4-36 y Calle Larga, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

I had several emails back and forth with Alfonso. We had arranged for one of his folks to pick us up at our Air BNB at 9:00 am in a "small car." We had also arranged to pay for a translator. We waited and waited....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Mr. Alfonso is very nice and honesty gentle men. When I found this one day trip to the indigen community , I emailed to him for information, he answered me all my questions in Spanish, through the google translation I understand him. And he provided...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Mr. Alfonso was the “taita”? I am not sure of the spelling but it means, “father” or the chief of the village. He did not speak English and we had a translator. He took his time to explain what we were about to encounter for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is a community of 14 families about 30 minutes from downtown Cuenca that is like a step back in time. Words cannot describe the moving and meaningful experience we had as an elder of the Canari community lovingly explained (through a translator) the philosophy...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

I utilized Arutam Ecotours to arrange the day trip to this hidden treasure of the Cañari people. Kushi Waira Cultural Center's Day Tour is a must see for travelers interested in history and the spiritual underpinnings of Ecuador. I had been ill the day before...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 16 June 2015

We were led throughout the day by local elder Alfonso Saquipay, helped by his family. A very rustic beautiful setting in farmland and more wild hills of the area. The day was full of shared cultural knowledges of the local indigenous community which Alfonso heads....More

Date of experience: March 2015
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