Quito Old town
If you are visiting Ecuador, “Quito Old town Tour,” is a must in your list. The Ecuadorian capital is a mix of colonial and modern architecture, surrounded by a fascinating environment in the nation’s cultural capital. Let us guide you through our old historical city of monasteries, churches, museums, festivals, in addition to nightlife and cuisine. Quito settled in a long narrow valley on the slopes of Pichincha Volcano. Therefore visitors can enjoy a set of spectacular, natural settings. The capital of Ecuador has been recognized since 1978 as the first UNESCO World Heritage Site for its well-preserved, beautiful colonial center. So hop-on with our team of personalized bilingual local guides today for our Quito Old town Tour, and find out yourself everything Quito has to offer!
The “Equator” in Ecuador
Although the equator line runs through hundreds of places, Ecuador is the one country that takes particular pride in its unique geographical location. In fact, the official name of Ecuador literally translates to “Equator”. Its capital city of Quito lies smack in the middle of the imaginary line. Equator line, also known as the Middle of the world or it´s Spanish name “Mitad del Mundo” is visited by about half a million people every year.
Enjoy your visit to Quito by visiting the famous Middle of the World monument, or visit it as part of our full-day “Quito city tour & Middle of the World”. Step in two hemispheres at the same time, learn about the physical effects that only occur on the Equator try to balance an egg on a nail! And have fun!
- Hotel Pick Up/Drop Off (Quito Downtown)
Head north of Quito and visit :
- Inti Ñan Interactive Museum
- Middle of the World Monument
- Pululaha inhabited crater
At the Old town
- Panecillo or Teleférico(Cableway is optional)
- Basílica Church (Gothic style)
- Presidential Palace
- La Compañía (Golden Church)
- San Francisco Church
- La Ronda street
- Ride Back
- All day tours from Quito can be customized according to your interests