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Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Mitad del Mundo

Highlights
  • Visit the top attractions in Quito including Mitad del Mundo and its Teleférico
  • Explore the city's main Basilica and colonial-era structures during a tour of the historic center
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the city from a 13,000-foot (4,000-meter) peak after riding the Teleférico
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Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Mitad del Mundo
From US$118,00
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Departure with minimun 2 pax for each reservation. Small group excursions in private transportation and bilingual certified guide
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Private Full Day Tour
Enjoy of a private tour to have a panoramic view of the city (when days are clear) 13.000 feet Mitad del Mundo and the historical district of the the Quito
From US$138,00
Overview
Get a sense for the architecture, history, and culture of Quito during this 9-hour trip visiting the city’s top sights. Start with an exploration of the historic city center of this Ecuadorian capital, visiting its main Basilica, Independence Plaza, and many more colonial-era sites. Then take a trip aboard the Teleférico to a peak more than 13,000 feet (4,000 meters) above the city for sublime views, finishing your day at ‘Mitad del Mundo,’ a monument marking where the earth’s equator splits the world into north and south. This Quito city trip includes entrance fees at select attractions, a guide, and round-trip hotel transport.
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus, Quito, Pichincha Province

Its decoration based on strokes Muslims, and altars covered with gold leaf and fruit shapes, birds and carved faces, make this unique architectural gem American Baroque. Has enormous religious significance because his altar lie the remains of St. Marion of Jesus, protector of the capital

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco), Quito, Pichincha Province

Iglesia y Monasterio de San Francisco), commonly known as el San Francisco, is a 16th-century Roman Catholic complex in Quito, Ecuador. It fronts onto its namesake Plaza de San Francisco.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande), Quito, Pichincha Province

Plaza Grande is the principal and central public square of Quito, Ecuador. This is the central square of the city and one of the symbols of the executive power of the nation. Its main feature is the monument to the independence heroes of August 10, 1809

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Mitad Del Mundo, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito, Pichincha Province

Stop to take pictures and explanation about the complex´s history and importance

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Intinan Museum, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito, Pichincha Province

.You will have a chance to participate in several experiments on Intiñan Museum (such as watching water go down a drain in a different direction only inches away from either side of the equator, or balancing an egg on a nail, or using an ancient sun dial, etc…)

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Santo Domingo Plaza (Plaza de Santa Domingo), Quito, Pichincha Province

Briefly stop to take pictures and know more about history and architecture

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Basilica del Voto Nacional, Quito, Pichincha Province

Briefly stop to take pictures and whole explanation about its history and architecture

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Teleferico Quito, Quito, Pichincha Province

Have a spectacular view of the city when day is clear and sunny.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Calle La Ronda, Quito, Pichincha Province

This is a narrow cobblestone street very famous among locals because it appears in many paintings and it was the craddle of several famous poems and songs.

Duration: 30 minutes
Reviews (61)
1 - 5 of 26 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great orientation!

This was the perfect first day in Quito to see all the major sights and get our bearings. Diego is a terrific guide - very personable and knowledgable, adding plenty of color and history. This is a FULL day tour (with lunch on your own)...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank harry8868
Reviewed 3 February 2019
A great day out and super intro to the city

Diego was a wonderful guide taking us to see the highlights of the city with a good bit of extra thrown in. He’s very knowledgeable and gave a great comparison of architectures and how they are inspired by the history of the time. He was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TravelgirlSandy
Reviewed 14 October 2018
Fantastic experience!

The tour guide Juan was bilingual, had a great personality and much knowledge of history. He was patient and sweet. The Museo Intińan was a great experience. The city and its history, fascinating. A must if you are in Quito.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gigita61
Dante G, Manager at Latin Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Dear Gigita61, Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed all the tours you took with our team. We hope you can return soon to visit us again. Your LA team

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Ivan was incredible guide, best tour ever!

My sister and I booked our Quito City Tour through Latin Adventures and it was absolutely perfect. We did so much during the day and had Ivan who was so kind, friendly, and patient. We loved going up to Teleferico and exploring Mitad del Mundo,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Reneepayne
Dante G, Manager at Latin Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Dear Renee, Thank you so much for your positive review. It is great to hear that we could contribute to a beautiful memory of Ecuador. Thank you for your feedback about our guide Ivan. All the best for you and your sister :) LA team

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile
Maximized the day in Quito

We had only 1 day in Quito and we took this tour- HIGHLY recommend- we had Diego as a tour guide and he was very knowledgeable, very personable. Good mix of sight seeing in foot and via car. Lunch was delicious!

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Dante G, Manager at Latin Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Dear Erica, Thanks so much for your great review! We are happy you enjoyed Quito in one day and that you were satisfied with our guide and service. All the best! LA team

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Exploration241541
10 October 2018|
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Response from Karin K |
We were picked up at our hotel, but it was within the city. There might be an extra charge for pick up by the airport. I would ask the company.
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Karin K
29 June 2018|
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Response from LasBrisasGal | Reviewed this property |
I don't see that anyone has answered your question. I can't be sure, but we did have one of our 4 stay in the van during one of the stops, but not the entire walking tour. They have an email address you might try... More
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