How to get to Cotopaxi?

When it comes to Ecuador, who has not heard about the awesome active volcano Cotopaxi? This dazzling elevation of 5,897 metres is located in the Andes Mountains, and it is a symbol of the Ecuadorian national geography since it is one of the highest active volcanoes in the world. This is the reason why thousands […]

The legend of the condor who fell in love

Quilotoa Lagoon is located in Zumbahua parish at the west of the Cotopaxi province. It is part of “Los Ilinizas” Ecological Reserve. This lagoon is located in the crater of Quilotoa volcano and arose from the eruption of it. One of its main attractions is the turquoise color of its waters, one fact that makes […]

5 Quito weekend trips

Quito, capital of Ecuador, is a vibrant city. Quito’s tourist attractions are very varied and wide, since there are activities designed for everyone. In this blog post, we want to introduce you to some of the activities you can do over the weekend at “La Carita de Dios” (Little Face of God), declared as Cultural […]

New Year’s Eve in Ecuador

Each country has different ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve, however, Ecuador has practices that will surprise you. One of the most usual and distinctive rituals of the country in New Year’s Eve is to burn the “monigote”. The “monigote” is a paper mache doll that represents the negative things you want to leave in […]

Ancestral Christmas in the Middle of the World – Kapac Raymi

Equatorial Line divides Ecuador in the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. In honor of this fact, the monument to the Middle of the World was built in the country and it is located in a very large tourist complex located at the north of the city of Quito, specifically on Avenida Cordova Galarza Km. […]

5 interesting facts about Papallacta Lagoon

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Ecuador is the parish of Papallacta because in its surroundings are located: the fantastic Papallacta Lagoon, the relaxing hot springs, the fabulous Andean páramo, and the trout fishing pools. On this occasion, we are going to tell you 5 interesting facts about Papallacta Lagoon with the desire […]

How to become a professional 40 player

40 (forty or cuarenta in spanish) is a well-known Ecuadorian card game that is practiced, especially during Quito’s Foundation Anniversary. These celebrations usually last for a week, finishing on the 6th December. 40 is played between friends, neighbors, relatives and colleagues, regardless of age or gender. For this reason, we invite you to read this […]

What to do in Quito with kids?

If you are visiting the capital of Ecuador and your companions are children, you will wonder what to do in Quito? In this blog post, we want to introduce you to some activities directed to provide fun and entertainment to your children and the whole family. Go to the museums of the city Quito has […]

Ecuadorian espumilla or guava meringue cream

Espumillas or guava meringue cream desserts are considered as one of the traditional desserts of Ecuadorian cuisine. This dessert looks like an ice-cream but it does not melt and is very easy to prepare. Espumilla is still one of the favorite desserts of Ecuadorians, its delicious flavor and affordable price make this dessert one of […]

The most famous places of typical food in the Historic Center of Quito

If you want to taste the typical cuisine of Ecuador, Quito has a wide variety of bars and restaurants. However, it is also very common to find the traditional “huecas” or “agachaditos”. “Huecas” are places where traditional and delicious food is offered at really convenient prices. The gastronomy of the territories tells us a lot […]

Basilica of the National Vow: Quito’s monumental church

In the city of Quito, there is an architectural church of Neo-Gothic style. It is located in the neighborhood of San Juan, between Carchi and Venezuela Streets. This church is called “Basílica del Voto Nacional” or Basilica of the National Vow, and it is one of the attractive entrances to the Historic Center of the […]

Captivating activities of Quito

Quito offers you the opportunity to live lots of experiences throughout its main and most recognized tourist destinations. However, there are places that nobody tells you about, and which you should venture to visit if you are visiting the capital of Ecuador. Now we will introduce you to certain recommendations about some activities that should […]

Ecuador Destinations

Ecuador is a country with a multiplicity of destinations to be visited, not only because of its nature and landscapes but also for its history and culture. For all these reasons, Ecuador is a destination that will offer you an unprecedented experience. Quito Tour Bus gives the chance to locals and foreign tourists, the possibility […]

Quito Tour Bus is in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Thanks to all your excellent reviews and comments, the Quito Tour Bus is now part of the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. It is an exclusive recognition to tourist companies that have obtained a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years. This is one of the most important recognitions aquired during our trayectory, since it is […]

Let’s go to Otavalo!

It was costumed by the Spanish conquerors to entrust the new urban settlements to a Christian saint, so that he would protect them and watch over them. For this reason, Saint Louis was designated this honorable duty in Otavalo. San Luis de Otavalo (Saint Louis of Otavalo) is one of the main cities in the […]

The route of the Monoliths: the energy axis of the city of Quito

Quito, capital of Ecuador, is crossed by an Atlantic-Pacific interoceanic energy channel that would be a kind of dividing line of the South American energy field and the one of Central America. The energy axis of Quito was highlighted by a citizen of Slovenian origin named Marko Pogačnik, who proposed recovering and correcting the city’s […]