Cuenca and Around

Challuabamba

Author: Johan Klok | Last update: November 13, 2021

Overview

10 km east of Cuenca
A higher average temperature than in Cuenca
Home to Cuenca's most prestigious private school

Shops & Markets

Challuabamba's range of shops shows that this village is above average prosperous.

Plazangel

Plazangel is a small shopping center at the entrance of the village. Here you will find, among other things, an Italdeli (butcher shop), Tutto Freddo (ice-cream shop), and a dentist.

Plaza Sur

Plaza Sur is larger shopping center on the other side of the village. This shopping center includes a large Tienda del Sur supermarket, a Pio Pio chicken restaurant, a MonteBlanco ice cream parlor, a bakery, and several other shops.

Supermaxi

Supermaxi.

Outline & Neighborhoods

Challuabamba is similar to an American suburb. Most of the houses are detached. Not all roads are paved.

How to travel to Challuabamba

Bus

To get to Challuabamba, you can take citybus 28 from Cuenca. The bus trip from the city center of Cuenca to Challuabamba is about 30 to 40 minutes.

Taxi

The price of taking a taxi from the city center of Cuenca to Challuabamba is about $ 5. The duratation is about 25 minutes.

Government

Challuabamba is part of the municipality of Cuenca.