Quito City Tour

Enjoy an unforgettable journey through the largest Historical Center in South America, and marvel at its rich culture and architecture.

Departures

Saturday and sunday

Schedule

11h00 - 13h30

Activity

Easy

Hosted in

English, spanish

What you'll do

Our very own and only double-decker buses take you around the city on a safety way, you will see the mayor tourist attractions of the north and center of the city.

Tour and attractions

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Boulevar Naciones Unidas

Av. Naciones Unidas y Av. Shyris

This sector is the heart of modern Quito, you can tour the La Carolina park, shopping centers, restaurants and coffee shops around.

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Jardín Botánico

Av. Shyris y Pasaje Rumipamba

The Botanical Garden houses a large number of plant species from Ecuador, here you can meet different types of orchids and cacti, also a collection of bonsai.

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La Mariscal / Plaza Foch

Reina Victoria entre Calama y Mariscal Foch

In the La Mariscal sector we can find a great gastronomic and cultural offer in cafes, restaurants, museums and galleries that show the culture of Ecuador, surrounded by houses of various architectural styles makes this sector one of the most diverse in the city, for the night is ideal for partying, you will find a lot of bars and discos.

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Mercado Artesanal

Jorge Washington y Reina Victoria

Photo: Matthew Williams Ellis

In the artisan market you will find an immense variety of crafts full of colors and unique designs.

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El Ejido / Hotel Hilton Colon

Av. Amazonas y Patria

Visit the largest neo-Gothic-style church in America and reach one of the highest viewpoints in the city by climbing the steps of one of its towers.

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Iglesia La Basílica

García Moreno y Carchi

This point is a must to know the historic center of Quito, you can walk and find a few steps the architectural jewels, churches, convents, museums and restaurants, as well as going back in time in its streets.

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San Francisco

Benalcázar y Sucre
(Panificadora Ambato entry)

This point is a must to know the historic center of Quito, you can walk and find a few steps the architectural jewels, churches, convents, museums and restaurants, as well as going back in time in its streets.

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Mirador El Panecillo

Melchor Aymerich

Meet the largest aluminum statue in the world on a sacred bread-shaped hill called “El Panecillo”, here you can see the north and south of the city.

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Plaza Grande

Venezuela y Mejía

In this square you can visit the 4 powers of the state The Government Palace, The Primada Cathedral of Quito, El Cabildo and The Archbishop’s Palace.

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Parque García Moreno

Vargas y Caldas

At the foot of the Basilica gives you the best view of the facade of this church and one block away we find the iconic Galápagos colonial street known as La Guaragua.

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Casa de la Cultura

Av. Patria y Amazonas

Meet the building that houses the history of Ecuadorian culture and find different free cultural activities such as cinema, dance, theater and music.

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La Floresta / Swissotel

12 de Octubre y Luis Cordero

Meet one of the city’s bohemian neighborhoods where you can find art galleries, workshops, coffee shops and restaurants.

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Mirador Guápulo / Hotel Quito

Av. González Suárez (Junto al Hotel Quito)

Take a relaxing moment with the view of one of the valleys of Quito in the middle of the city surrounded by greenery.

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Retorno

Bulevar Naciones Unidas

Return to the first stop Boulevar Naciones Unidas.

Download the Quito Top Attractions Map for your mobile for free

Take the Quito Top Attractions Map with you

  • Google Maps compatible
What does it contain?
  • Quito Markets
  • Historic Center Churches
  • Parks
  • Museums
  • Recommended attractions
  • Quito Tour Bus Route
  • And more…

Safety instructions

  • No assigned seating, we will manintain social distance for your safety
  • The temperature will be taken
  • The use of a face mask is mandatory
  • The duration of the entire tour is of approximately 2 hours and a half.
  • The buses are disinfected and cleaned at the start of each circuit.
  • * Subject to the transit times of the day, road conditions, and force majeure (eg road closures); which can cause delays on the normal frequency of travel.
  • No assigned seating
  • Keep your ticket-pass with you at all times because it is the only document that allows you to hop on-off the bus. In case you loose it, you will have to purchase a new ticket.
  • The duration of the entire tour is of approximately 3 hours.
  • The last bus departs from the United Nations Blvd. at 16h00, so be sure to arrive at on time if want to take the bus to another stop.
  • * Subject to the transit times of the day, road conditions, and force majeure (eg road closures); which can cause delays on the normal frequency of travel.
  • The frequency of the expedition is hourly.
  • Our stops are fixed, check the stop closest to the site you want to visit.
What to bring
  • Face mask
  • Sunblock protection
  • Cap or hat
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Photo camera
  • Good energy to enjoy the journey
Important
  • Do not use blocked seats for your safety
  • Don’t smoke
  • Don’t eat aboard the bus
  • Don’t open your umbrella inside the bus
  • Don’t stand up while the bus is moving

Route

Adults

$15 $ 10
  • 13 to 64 years

Special

$7.5 $ 5
  • Children (-12) adults (+65) and people with disabilities

Adults

$25 $ 15
  • 13 a 64 años Nacionales y extranjeros​

Special

$20 $ 8
  • Children (-12) adults (+65) and people with disabilities

Adults

$40 $ 20
  • 13 to 64 years

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