ABOUT THIS TOUR: 

Visit the largest and best preserved old town Quito of South America, live the traditional trades and experience the culture of the most touristic city of Ecuador. Visit wonderful Old town Quito and discover the Plaza de la Independencia, the Cathedral, the Presidential Palace (Carondelet), Plaza de San Francisco, among many other historical places. Enter La Compañía de Jesús, one of the most impressive expressions of Baroque architecture in Latin America. Enjoy a 360 panoramic view of the Old town Quito from the top of an old bell tower. Enjoy the delicious gastronomy of the typical dishes of the city.

DEPARTURES: SUNDAY, MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 08:30 AM. 

HIGHLIGHTS OF TOUR:

  • Modern Quito
  • Historical Center
  • Basílica del Voto Nacional
  • Panecillo Viewpoint
  • Plaza de San Francisco
  • Plaza Grande
  • Government Palace
  • LaCompañía Church
  • La Ronda Street

ITINERARY

We will visit the Old Town Quito, the largest and best preserved in South America, in one of our original trolleys, which are a replica of the trams that circulated in Quito in the last century.

Visit to the Basilica del Voto Nacional Church, where we will make a brief stop for an explanation of its facade, to later move towards the Panecillo viewpoint, an iconic place in the city, renowned for its beauty, and where is a giant statue of the "Winged Virgin", where you can admire a beautiful landscape of colonial and modern Quito. Later we will continue to the Plaza de San Francisco, one of the representative places of the city and full of history, from where we will walk to the Plaza Grande, historical and political center of the city, surrounded by innumerable attractions including: the Cathedral, the Palace of Government, the Archbishop's Palace and the La Compañía church.

We will finish our tour meeting the traditional La Ronda neighborhood, in whose romantic setting we can find workshops where our visitors will learn with a group of authentic artisans, how their works are elaborated, and trades of yesteryear that keep alive the cultural traditions of this charming city, in this emblematic street you will have the opportunity to visit an ice cream shop where you can find very traditional flavors of Ecuador, as well as a visit to one of the artisan workshops: panamá hats or joinery or tinwork or products made from honey bee. (Entrance to churches are not included).

PRICE PER PERSON:

TYPE OF TOUR PRICE PER PERSON
SHARING BASIS $35 USD

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INCLUDED: 

  • Transfers to and from selected hotels.
  • Professional Guide.
  • Demonstration and talk about spinning tops and / or toquilla straw hats.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Meals
  • Entrance fees to museums
  • Gratuities
  •  Personal expenses

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