Devil's Nose and Ingapirca Ruins

Get to know two marvels of human creation


Considered as a marvel of engineering and one of the most difficult train routes in the world, the Devil's Nose offers you an experience that you can not miss.

During your trip you will observe majestic landscapes and dramatic changes while going from one region to another. To complete the excursion, we will visit the Ingapirca Archaeological Complex and its historic buildings dating back to the time of the Incas.


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12 hour tour
Transportation from Cuenca to the Alausí Train Station
Bilingual guide (English / Spanish)
Departure and arrival from the established points
Transportation back to Cuenca

Important Notes

Available on Fridays
Time: 07h30 - 19h30
Location: Cuenca
Languages: Spanish and English
Entrance to Ingapirca Ruins not included $6


We depart to Alausí railway station located 160 km north of the city of Cuenca.
On the way we will travel through unforgettable Andean landscapes until we reach San Pedro de Alausí.
Here we will start a spectacular descent of 01h30 min on the railroad by the famous "Devil's Nose", a work cataloged at the beginning of the 20th century as one of the greatest achievements of the world engineering.
Then we disembark and continue the trip to visit the largest and most important archaeological complex in Ecuador, the Ingapirca Ruins.
Finally we return to Cuenca

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