Rock Climbing near Cuenca

Cuenca is a strategic base camp if you’re looking to do some climbing. In 2014 Cuenca was voted Best Adventure Hub by Outside Magazine in part due to the presence of world class rock climbing destinations nearby. This tour gives you the opportunity to spend the day climbing at one of a selection of nearby climbing hot spots. Special Offer $59 on July 15th


Description

Over about six hours this climbing tour will take your to visit one of a selection of climbing hot spots located near Cuenca in southern Ecuador. These climbing hot spots offer walls from 10m to 150m high and cover a variety of climbing grades. We offer routes for all levels depending on your experience, from beginner routes to very technical routes.
 
Simply choose from the options included to the right, or ask about specific climbing itineraries. A packed lunch is included for all options. Visiting more distant locations will require special arrangements and conditions.
 

This tour includes

· A bilingual (English/Spanish) professional climbing guide
· All climbing equipment
· Private transportation
· Packed lunch
 

This tour does not include

· Travel insurance
· Tips
· Any other service not mentioned herein
 

Packing tips

Packing tips will depend on your destination. Please check with us before departure.
· Bring your own climbing shoes if you have them
· Comfortable clothing
· Sun cream

Climbing hot spots

Cajas National Park
Cajas National Park (35 kms from Cuenca) is host to about 150 upper Andean bird species. The most notable is the violet-throated metaltail (hummingbird) which is practically endemic to this park. Other birds found here are the caranculated caracara, tawny antpitta, stout-billed concludes and the Ecuadorian hillstar hummingbird. This is definitely the most remarkable bird-watching destination near Cuenca. The climbing location is 40 minutes from Cuenca.
Cojitambo
Cojitambo is one of the main locations for climbing in Ecuador with about 170 different climbing routes. It is located an hour from Cuenca.

Rates

Special Offer $59 on July 15th

# passengers Price (per person)
2 $87
3 $67
4-5 $91
6-7 $89
8-9 $77
10-15 $74

 

Made-to-Measure Travel

This itinerary is designed to give you an idea of the available options for travel in Ecuador. But keep in mind:

  • We can tailor this trip to suit your needs, tastes, time frame and budget