Quito Excursions & Tours - Avenue of the Volcanoes & Train 2 days
Quito Excursions & Tours: Spend a couple of days exploring the wild and wonderful surroundings of Quito. Ecuador is a beautiful country, rich in rainforests and wildlife, and this tour takes you to many of its most fascinating hidden surprises. Join us and leave all the hustles and bustles of the big city behind you.
Depart from Quito along the thrilling Avenue of the Volcano. Along the way, admire the outstanding Andean landscape that just seems to be pleading you to photograph it. Enjoy a brief stop at the Cotopaxi National Park, where a colossal active volcano stands proud. Arrive then to Riobamba, where you will settle down for the night in a good old fashioned equatorial hacienda (Spanish for ‘estate’).
Rise and shine the next day and relish on a delicious breakfast before heading off towards the train station located in the nearby Alausi. Once the train has rattled into the station and you have clambered aboard, relax during the journey up the high point of the trip: the world-renowned Devil’s Nose. The train zigs and zags up the face of this abrupt cliff, one of the most spectacular sights in the whole of Ecuador; a thrilling experience you will certainly not be soon to forget. After that, return to Alausi and returning to Quito in the afternoon.
Meeting/pick-up point: For the tour in SIB (Sit In Bus and join a group). Pick-up available from the main hotels in Quito: Sheraton Hotel Dann Carlton, Le Park Akros, Howard Johnson, Jw. Marriott Hotel Quito, Swissotel, Rio Amazonas, Queen Elizabeth House Nu, Mercure Alameda, Hilton Colon and Patio Andaluz.
Duration: 2 days.
Start/opening time: Between 6/6.30pm.
Languages: English and Spanish.

Available from 3 January 2018
Quito Excursions & Tours - Ballet Folklorico Jacchigua
Quito Excursions & Tours: Come and spend an evening to remember with this visit to a performance by the renowned Jacchigua Dance Company. Enjoy an evening of Ecuadorian folk dance at Quito’s National Theatre choreographed by Rafael Camino representing the customs and traditions of the indigenous cultures of Ecuador. The tour includes all transfers to and from the hotel as well as admission.
The Jacchigua was originally an agricultural festival given by local landowners after the harvest had been collected. The estate’s workers would enjoy a day of festivities together with the landlord and his family accompanied by plenty of food and drink, music and dancing.
The Jacchigua today is an Ecuadorian cultural institution designed to keep the cultural and human heritage of the indigenous people of this Andean nation alive. Jacchigua is life with dignity, colourful ponchos, shawls and necklaces and blouses, embroidered with blood and sweat and tears of sadness and joy. Jacchigua is the soul of Ecuador embodying the deep sensitivity, pain and loss of a dispossessed people.
Enjoy three hours of show-stopping entertainment with over 90 talented musicians and dancers on stage demonstrating ancestral traditions and customs from several Andean regions of Ecuador. You’ll be enthralled by the colourful costumes as you learn all about this country’s fascinating traditional culture through beautifully choreographed dance numbers and vibrant music. Your guide will provide you with the background to the mesmerizing movements of the 90 performers in this enchanting evening you’re sure to remember for years to come.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel pick-up.
Duration: Two hours without dinner; three hours with dinner.
Start/opening time: 6pm - 7.30pm.
Languages: English and Spanish.

Quito Excursions & Tours - City Tour & Archeological Museum
Quito Excursions & Tours: Live an exciting cultural experience with this tour of Quito, the colourful capital of Ecuador. Begin by learning all there is to learn about Quito’s most iconic landmarks with a walking tour of the city. After that, this tour takes you into the highly enlightening Quito Archaeological Museum, where you will discover a lot more about the history of this fascinating city.
After meeting up with your charismatic guide, the tour begins with a meander through the well-off neighbourhoods of Quito, specifically the banking and financial parts of town. In these same districts we encounter the smartest shopping malls and the renowned La Mariscal neighbourhood, where most of the nicest hotels are located.
After that, make your way towards the historical city centre. Among the countless attractions that are scattered around it, you will visit El Panecillo, from where you have a great sight of colonial and modern Quito; the churches of San Francisco and La Basilica; and Independence Square. While walking through the colonial street, admire the Cathedral, the Government’s Palace and the church known as La Compania, which is filled with adornments and even contains golden altars.
Last but not least, this tour takes you into Quito’s Archaeological Museum, where you can delve into the history of Ecuador’s oldest cultures. The museum doesn’t only contain one of the best archaeological exhibitions in Latin America; it also has an awe-inspiring collection of golden artefacts that will make you finish the tour with stars in your eyes.
Meeting/ pick-up point: Private services depart and return from the following hotels: Queen Elizabeth, Howard Johnson, Akros, Mercure Alameda, Nu House, Holiday Inn, Patio Andaluz, Radisson, Hilton Colon, Dann Carlton, Sheraton, JW Marriott, Swissotel, Le Parc, Gangotena House, Plaza Grande.
Duration: Six hours.
Start/opening time: 7.45 – 8.30am.
Languages: Spanish, English, French, German, Italian. Others: Visit to Museum Archeological can be replaced by Museum of the City or Church ''Del Hombre''. ''"

Quito Excursions & Tours - City Tour + Half of the World
Quito Excursions & Tours: We started the tour at 9am from the hotel lobby, and go towards the center History of the First City Cultural Heritage of Humanity. We follow the Av. Gran Colombia through the Church of the Basilica of the National Vow to Square Independence through the colonial streets, visited on a walking tour the cathedral, the Government Palace and Archbishop, the Church of the Society of Jesus, where they can appreciate their adornments and gold altars, the tabernacle and the church of San Francisco built in the sixteenth century, later we arrived at the Mirador del Panecillo where the sculpture is located of the Virgin Mary to admire a beautiful landscape and Colonial QUITO modern.
We continue north on one of the freeways that lead directly to the Museum Intiñan where we can experience and really feel in the middle of the world, then we headed to the shops where we will visit "Middle of the World" and we see a representation of the cities of the colonial era in its architecture, also we see the monument that divides the Northern Hemisphere Southern Hemisphere planet, where you can take pictures with one foot in each hemisphere. It was built in the XVIII century when a French Expedition defined the precise location of the line Ecuador that divides the world.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up at the hotel.
Duration: 6 hours.
Start/opening time: 9am.
End/closing time: 3pm.
Languages: Spanish/English.
Others: Entries not included.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Cotopaxi Full Day Tour
Quito Excursions & Tours: Departure from Quito at 8am approx. by the "Panamericana Sur" Highway, enjoying the beautiful landscapes. Visit the National Park with its interpretation center where animals of the area exposed; stop at the Limpiopungo and you can also climb to the refuge of the highest active volcano in the world, Cotopaxi " of 5,897 meters. Finally get to relax and enjoy nature to a mountain hotel where we will taste a delicious hot lunch traditional (not included). Back to Quito.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: 8 hours.
Start/opening time: At 8am.
End/closing time: At 4pm.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: Recommend: Use comfortable and cool clothes.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Excursion to Otavalo Market
Quito Excursions & Tours: Come along on a thrilling trip full of extraordinary stops and sights to the Otavalo market. There you have the chance to witness how the natives barter as a standard shopping method. The market is quite a schlep from Quito, that is why this tour takes you to many other exciting destinations throughout the journey. Remember, the important thing isn’t where you are headed, but what happens along the way.
After you depart from Quito through the Panamerican North Highway, your first stop is at Calderon, a small town where they bake the famous mazapan dolls. These dolls, which are made out of bread dough, are not that dissimilar from our gingerbread men.
Continue passing through the town of Guayllabamba, known for its indigenous cherimoya fruit. While on the highway that heads to Cayambe, make a break at a beautiful vantage point of the surrounding snow-capped mountains. Later, cross the equatorial line at Cayambe and pass by what was thought to be the centre of the world.
Finally, arrive in Otavalo. Contemplate the Mira Lake and take picture of the wonderful San Pablo Lake. After that, delve into the local market and have a nosey at the variety of handcrafted items on sale. Mix and mingle with the haggling locals and perhaps try out your own haggling skills. Before heading back to Quito, make one last visit to the leather stores at Cotacachi. This day will give you a comprehensive view of life in Ecuador.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up available from the main hotels in Quito: Sheraton Hotel Dann Carlton, Le Park Akros, Howard Johnson, Jw. Marriott Hotel Quito, Swissotel, Rio Amazonas, Queen Elizabeth House Nu, Mercure Alameda, Hilton Colon and Patio Andaluz.
Duration: 8 hours.
Start/opening time: Between 8/8.30am.
Languages: English and Spanish.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Excursion to the Cotopaxi National Park
Quito Excursions & Tours: Discover some amazing natural sites such as Cotopaxi, an awe-inspiring active volcano, or the magnificent Limpiopungo lagoon with this action-packed tour from Quito. This is a voyage filled with wonderful vantage points and breathtaking landscapes but also education and history. Enjoy a day full of outstanding experiences to add a bit of Ecuadorian spice to your stay in Quito.
They say the early bird takes the worm. That is why we begin this tour early in the morning. Hop aboard the bus for a short drive towards the train station located in the southern part of Quito. From there, alongside the locals, board a train that will trundle for almost a leisurely couple of hours from Quito to Machachi. The sights you will pass along the way more than compensate the duration of the ride.
Once in Machachi, take the very last bus that drops you off at your destination, the colossal Cotopaxi. Explore this active volcano of more than 5.000 metres in height. Throughout the time you will spend in this national park, as well as wandering around its vast natural environments, enjoy also a visit to its very interesting museum. Learn all about the entourage’s background, plants and animals. Finally, make a stop at the amazing Limpiopungo lagoon, which reflects the flirtatious sky like a natural mirror. Last but not least, continue towards a typical hacienda, Spanish for “estate, ” where you can visit its installations and learn all about its interesting history. Relax as you return to Quito in the afternoon.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up available from the main hotels in Quito: Sheraton Hotel Dann Carlton, Le Park, Howard Johnson, Jw. Marriott Hotel Quito, Swissotel, Rio Amazonas, Queen Elizabeth House Nu, Mercure Alameda, Hilton Colon and Patio Andaluz, between 7am and 8am.
Duration: Nine hours. With lunch: ten hours.
Languages: English and Spanish.

Quito Excursions & Tours - FD Quito : City Tour + Middle of the World + Cable Car and Museum
Quito Excursions & Tours: We started the tour at 9:30am from the lobby of the hotel, we head north Intiñan town where we can experience Museum and really feel in the Middle World, then headed to the "Middle of the World City" where they will visit their shops and observe a representation of the cities of the colonial era in its architecture also see the monument that divides the Northern Hemisphere southern hemisphere of the planet, where you can take pictures with one foot in each hemisphere.
It was built in the eighteenth century when a French Expedition defined the position Ecuador exact the line that divides the world.
We return to Quito by one of the expressways that lead us to the cable car City located on the Av. Occidental becoming to 4,000 m. s. n. m. in the last station. unique viewpoint of the city and if the weather permits to be able to observe the Avenue of the Volcanoes (Andes).
We will go to the Historic Center of the First City Cultural Heritage of Humanity. We follow the Av. Gran Colombia through the Church of the Basilica of National vote to the Plaza de la Independencia for the colonial streets, visited on a I walking tour the Cathedral, the Government Palace and Archbishop, the Church of the Society of Jesus, where you can appreciate their adornments and gold altars, the tabernacle and San Francisco church built in the sixteenth century, later arrived at the Mirador del Muffin where the sculpture of the Virgin Mary to admire a beautiful landscape of colonial and modern Quito.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel pick-up.
Duration: 8 hours.
Start/opening time: 9:30am.
End/closing time: 5:30pm.
Languages: Spanish/English.
Others: Operation Days: Daily.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Historical Quito
Quito Excursions & Tours: We begin in the northern part of the city with a tour along the most important commercial areas, where most of the hotels in Quito are located. Then we head to the historic center to visit the Basilica del Voto Nacional, where we will make a brief stop and explanation to later reach the Plaza de la Independencia, where through a walking route you will see the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace and the La Compañia Church, recognized for its adornments and gold altars.
Tour will continue towards the Church of San Francisco, built in the seventeenth century. (Entrance to churches is not included). Then headed to the Mirador del Panecillo (entrance included) a place renowned for its beauty, where you can admire a beautiful landscape of colonial and modern Quito.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel lobby.
Duration: 4 hours.
Start/opening time: At 9:20am
Languages: English and Spanish.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Middle of the World tour
Quito Excursions & Tours: Visiting the equatorial monument is a unique and fascinating experience. Hundreds of years after the indigenous of today’s Ecuador set Catequilla as the middle of the world, a French expedition arrived to confirm geographically the measurement.
At the north of the city below the equinox Andes, the famous monument settles in the equatorial line. This is the middle of the world. What to do (at your own pace)
- Take a picture of yourself with one foot in each hemisphere of the planet.
- Check your weight! A person weights less in the middle of the world than in any other part of the globe (Newton’s law).
- Visit the Ethnographic Museum.
Exploring (with the Five Senses)
- Enjoy all the unique and fun experiments at the Inti Ñam Museum, proving that you are exactly in the middle of the world.
Meeting/pick-up point: Operates in a different vehicle departing from stop 4 (Holiday Inn Express).
Duration: Three hours approximately.
Start/opening time: Monday to Saturday at 2.30pm, Sunday at 9am.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: It’s the passenger's obligation to learn about schedules and be at any given stop with enough time before our arrival to use our service. Stops are not marked with post signs; our guides will inform the exact reference point. Supplier reserves the right to modify stops and schedules without notice, when circumstances require it for unforeseen situations and passenger’s safety.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Mindo Full Day Tour
Quito Excursions & Tours: Your driver will pick you up in the morning from your hotel, then this will be directed to Mindo which is a region in northern Ecuador and one of the two Parishes of Los Bancos Canton in the province of Pichincha, this is especially renowned for its natural beauties that call for nature lovers attracted by its exceptional flora and fauna. It is located in a valley, of which some 19,000 hectares are protected in what is called the Bosque Protector Mindo Nambillo ecosystem in which live about 500 varieties of birds and 90 species of butterflies. Also in the park reserve Mindo have identified more than 170 species of orchids here you can see the impressive change of vegetation and climate, once in mindo visit the cloud forest, where you will make hiking in this forest will have the opportunity to see rivers crystal clear waters and over 400 exotic species of birds, butterflies and orchids. Upon completion of this activity you will be transported back to your hotel in Quito.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: 8 hours.
Start/opening time: At 8am.
End/closing time: At 4pm.
Languages: English and Spanish (From 1 to 4 passengers: bilingual driver-guide. 5+ passengers: bilingual driver-guide and tour guide).
Others: We recommend to wear comfortable and cool clothes.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Otavalo and Cotacachi Full Day Tour
Quito Excursions & Tours: You will be picked up from your hotel in Quito at 8 am and leave Otavalo through the Pan-American Highway. It will make a brief stop in Guayllabamba where you can taste the cherimoya fruit that is typical of the area. He will also visit the viewpoint of the road to Cayambe to admire and photograph the breathtaking mountains and valleys of the area. Then visit Guachalá, the oldest farm in Ecuador before the stop at Mira Lago, a viewpoint of San Pablo. After photographing the beautiful Lake San Pablo continue to Otavalo where Otavalo Indians develop their textiles.
  To continue with acividades will visit the Otavalo market, famous for its bustling Saturday market and offers various products. While Saturday is the most famous market day, there is much more available throughout the week in the square, as well as local shops. Conduct a stop for lunch before continuing to Cotacachi, a town known for its renowned craftsmen and leather shops. Having experienced various textile and leather products from the region, it will be time to return to Quito, where they will be left back at your hotel.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: 8 hours.
Start/opening time: At 8am.
End/closing time: At 4pm.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: Recommend: Use comfortable and cool clothes.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Papallacta Excursion
Quito Excursions & Tours: Take a well-deserved break on this trip to Termas de Papallacta, a touristic complex erected in a location full of hot springs. Here you can enjoy a wonderful stress-relieving therapy; these sessions, which are highly recommended by health experts, make your senses tingle like they are in the seventh heaven.
As you hop aboard the bus, leave all of you worries behind you and relax. Today is a day of pampering and well-being. As you slowly drive away from the hustle and bustle of Quito, contemplate the lush entourage rushing by your window as the road plunges into the wild Amazon jungle. Soon, as nature envelopes you, big cities won’t be but a distant memory.
Enjoy a brief stop at the Papallacta lagoon, located in the middle of a typical Ecuadorian ‘paramo’, or desert. The wind here is chilly, but the vantage point it offers is more than enough compensation. The landscapes around you are some of the most awe-inspiring canvases painted by the hand of nature.
Soon, though, even the breezes will be forgotten, for when you arrive at the hot spring pools of Termas de Papallacta, the steam will elevate you such levels of pleasure you won’t be able to focus on anything other than the present moment. Termas de Papallacta also offers a choice of natural hikes to pick from, as well as many heavenly spa activities. All in all, after a tour like this, you will feel like you have been born anew.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up available from hotels or a private adress inside the Quito Metropolitan District.
Duration: 8 hours.
Languages: English and Spanish.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Papallacta Full Day Tour
Quito Excursions & Tours: Start the day at 8am as we make our way to Papallacta through the waterway to the east of the country after admiring a wide variety of flora in the course. The inn is located 40 miles from Quito, a gateway to the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle high Andean valley.
This Resort specialized in Hydrotherapy, offers tourist, health, recreation, adventure and rest on their premises. The hot springs of Papallacta are medicinal waters, colorless volcanic origin with temperature 35 ° and 64 ° C. The hot springs are one of the biggest attractions of this part of the province, its waters are credited with relieving various ailments such as arthritis. It is a wonderful and very natural area renowned for its hot springs, from here you can see the Antisana and Cayambe volcanoes. This activity has free time for lunch and at the end of all activities, you will be taken back to your hotel in Quito.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: 8 hours.
Start/opening time: At 8am.
End/closing time: At 4pm.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: Recommend: Use comfortable and cool clothes.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Private Mindo Cloud Forest Tour - Ecotourism and Adventure
Quito Excursions & Tours: Every day from Quito we can admire the impressive change of vegetation and climate until we reach the Mindo Cloud Forest, where trekking through the forest will be done, depending on the difficulty and adventure preferred. During the hike you will have the opportunity to admire the waterfalls, the natural forest, rivers, and more than 400 exotic species of birds, butterflies and orchids. A full day tour includes lunch and a specialist guide.
Meeting/pick-up point: Private services depart and return from the following hotels: Reina Isabel, Howard Johnson, Akros, Mercure Alameda, Nu House, Holiday Inn, Patio Andaluz, NH Collection, Hilton Colon, Dann Carlton, Sheraton, JW Marriott, Swissotel, Le Parc, Gangotena House, Plaza Grande or hotels near these.
Duration: 8 hours.
Start/opening time: 7:45am - 8:30am.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Others: Children between the ages of 3 and 11 years old must pay the same prices for the chosen services. Cancellations can be made up to 48 hours before the reservation without charge.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Quilotoa Full Day Tour
Quito Excursions & Tours: Early departure for Quilotoa Lagoon, an ancient volcanic crater where there lies a beautiful lagoon, with water as clear as glass. Continuing the hike, we will visit the shores of the lake, the descent lasts about 30 minutes, and the return may be slightly longer so there is the possibility to rent mules. After we enjoy a splendid landscape, we return to Quito.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: 8 hours.
Start/opening time: At 8am.
End/closing time: At 4pm.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: Recommend: Use comfortable and cool clothes.

Available until 31 December 2017
Quito Excursions & Tours - Quito Biking Tour
Quito Excursions & Tours: Through this tour we invite you to encourage the environmental commitment and the satisfaction it's like to tour the historic center of Quito and the surrounding area by bicycle. Pedaling through the streets and squares, while watching houses and churches full of history and tradition, while enjoying the friendliness and warmth of the people that journeys by this magical place.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel pick up from Quito: Sheraton, Dann Carlton, Howard Johnson, JW Marriott, Holiday, Nu House, Hilton Colon, Mercure Alameda, Reina Isabel, Swissotel, NH collection.
Duration: 4 hours.
Start/opening time: At 9am.
End/closing time: At 1pm.
Languages: Spanish / English.
Not included: Optional tickets and activities must be paid directly by the passengers.
Others: We recommend comfortable sports shoes, sunscreen, comfortable clothes, cap, glasses or sunglasses and enough memory in your digital camera.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Quito City Explorer + Mitad del mundo
Quito Excursions & Tours: We begin in the northern part of the city with a tour along the most important commercial areas, where most of the hotels in Quito are located. Then we head to the historic center to visit the Basilica del Voto Nacional, where we will make a brief stop and explanation to later reach the Plaza de la Independencia, where through a walking route you will see the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace and the La Compañia Church, recognized for its adornments and gold altars.
This tour will continue towards the Church of San Francisco, built in the seventeenth century. (Entrance to churches is not included). Then headed to the Mirador del Panecillo (entrance included) a place renowned for its beauty, where you can admire a beautiful landscape of colonial and modern Quito.
Extension included continues towards the northern part of the city heading up to the “Middle of the World City” (entrance is included) where the monument that divides the Northern from the Southern Hemisphere will be observed. It was built during the XVII century when a French Expedition defined the precise location of the equatorial line. At the end, optional visit either to Intiñan or Ethnographic Museum (entrance is not included).
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotels Sheraton, Dann Carlton, Howard Johnson, JW Marriott, Holiday, Nu House, Hilton Colon, Mercure Alameda, Reina Isabel, Swissotel, NH Collectio.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start/opening time: Between 8am and 9:20am.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Others: The tour operates daily except Sunday that will be replaced by a Panoramic Quito in the afternoon.
Children between the ages of 3 and 11 years old are subject to pay the same prices for the chosen services. Cancellations up to 48 hours before the reservation without charge.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Quito Tour Explorer
Quito Excursions & Tours: We started the tour at 09hoo from the hotel lobby , and go towards the center History of the First City Cultural Heritage of Humanity. We follow the Av . Gran Colombia through the Church of the Basilica of the National Vow to Square Independence through the colonial streets , visited on a walking tour the cathedral, the Government Palace and Archbishop , the Church of the Society of Jesus , where they can appreciate their adornments and gold altars , the tabernacle and the church of San Francisco built in the sixteenth century , later we arrived at the Mirador del Panecillo where the sculpture is located of the Virgin Mary to admire a beautiful landscape and Colonial QUITO modern. Return to hotel.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel pick-up.
Duration: 3 hours.
Start/opening time: 9am.
End/closing time: 12pm.
Languages: Spanish/English.
Others: Entries are not included.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Quito by Night
Quito Excursions & Tours: We begin in the northern part of the city with a tour along the most important commercial areas, where most of the hotels are located. Then we head to the historic center to admire the spectacle of the illuminated churches and its main tourist attractions, offering some unique landscapes in our city (Tickets not included). The tour continues to the Mirador del Panecillo (entrance included) recognized for its beauty, where you can delight with a beautiful view of colonial and modern Quito.
During the tour, the guide will tell you about the culinary diversity of the city and traveller will enjoy a little taste of this.
Dinner included (excluding drinks), and passengers will return to their hotel with our transport, 1 hour and 30 minutes later.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel lobby.
Duration: 3 hours.
Start/opening time: Daily at 8:20pm
End/closing time: 12:20am.
Languages: Spanish / English.

Available until 31 December 2017
Quito Excursions & Tours - Quito: Culture and Flavors
Quito Excursions & Tours: Route that starts in the northern part of the city by the commercial, banking and hotel area of Modern Quito.
Visit the Plaza Foch, known as the “Zona Rosa” of the city, where you can explore, feel and taste a world of flavors and sensations in a tasting of artisan chocolate, cocoa Fine Aroma, accompanied by a cup of hot chocolate.
Following this we will move to the Casa Museo Guayasamin, Ecuador's most important artist of the modern era, and know the great value of the artistic heritage assets that this artist left the country.
Ending this unforgettable evening, we will visit to the traditional and historic neighborhood Guápulo where we will walk its quaint cobbled streets and its incomparable landscape overlooking the valleys surrounding the city. You can taste a traditional canelazo quiteño in one of the bohemian-style cafes that characterize this picturesque area; and we will get to admire the church of Guápulo, and old colonial building monastery.
At the end of the tour we will be able to stay in the hotel or in an area of restaurants to then take our night tour.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel in Quito (Sheraton, Dann Carlton, Howard Johnson, JW Marriott, Holiday, Nu House, Hilton Colon, Mercure Alameda, Reina Isabel, Swissotel, NH Collection ).
Duration: 4 hours.
Start/opening time: At 2pm.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Others: Recommend: Comfortable sports shoes, sunscreen, comfortable clothes, cap, glasses or sunglasses.
Observations: Optional tickets and activities must be paid directly by the passengers.

Quito Excursions & Tours - Tour Mitad Del Mundo
Quito Excursions & Tours: We started the tour at 09h30 from the lobby , to go to the Museum Intiñan where we can experience and really feel in the middle of the world , then we headed to the shops where we will visit " Middle of the World " and we see a representation of the cities of the colonial era in its architecture, also we see the monument that divides the Northern Hemisphere Southern Hemisphere planet, where you can take pictures with one foot in each hemisphere . It was built in the XVIII century when a French Expedition defined the precise location of the line Ecuador that divides the world . Not included Entries: US $ 8.00 per person approx .
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up at the hotel.
Duration: 3 hours.
Start/opening time: From monday to saturday at 2pm and on sunday 9am.
End/closing time: 12:30pm.
Languages: Spanish/English.
Others: Operation Days: Daily. Entries not included.

Available until 30 December 2017
Quito Excursions & Tours - Traditions of Quito
Quito Excursions & Tours: We will board our original Trolley bus, a replica of the tram that circulated Quito last century, to reach the historic center, where we will make our first stop at the Mercado San Francisco, one of the oldest in the city, which keeps the charm, tradition and good taste of the typical markets, inherited from generation to generation; here you will be able to see the use of traditional Andean herbal medicine, and taste some freshly squeezed juices from a variety of fruit.
Then we visit the museum Casa del Alabado (admission included), dedicated to Pre-Columbian Art and Ecuadorian Archeology. We continue walking towards La Compañia Church (admission included), recognized for its adornments and golden altars. We will then reach the Plaza Grande, also known as Independence Square, surrounded by important traditional buildings of the city such as the Archbishop's Palace, where we will have a typical Ecuadorian homemade lunch, ending with a dessert hand made in the oldest cafe in the city "Heladeria San Agustin".
After lunch, we walk towards the traditional Calle La Ronda to tour their houses full of art, culture and crafty demonstrations, where we will see the various workshops of the "Manos a la Ronda Project" seeking to rescue the traditional crafts of “Escuela Quiteña”, and know closely the traditional processes of jewelry, ironwork, inlaid, headgear, tin, among others.
In this neighborhood we will find a space where characters recreate the colonial city and get tought traditional games of langsyne.
After the tour, those who wish can stay in the historic center, otherwise we will complement this local experience, by using public transportation to move north of the city.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel in Quito (Sheraton, Dann Carlton, Howard Johnson, JW Marriott, Holiday, Nu House, Hilton Colon, Mercure Alameda, Reina Isabel, Swissotel, NH Collection ).
Duration: 8 hours.
Start/opening time: At 7:45am.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Others: Recommend: Comfortable sports shoes, sunscreen, comfortable clothes, cap, glasses or sunglasses.
Observations: Optional tickets and activities must be paid directly by the passengers.

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