Are you visiting Quito for a short time and you do not know what to do? If so, in this note we want to tell you about some activities that you can do during your stay in the capital of Ecuador.
First of all, we recommend you to take Quito City Tour. You will be on board the only double-decker buses of the city. If you visit Quito for 2 days, you can not miss the largest Historic Center in South America. You will marvel with its cultural, architectural, historical, social, and political wealth. Quito Tour Bus offers you a comfortable and safe tour through the mayor tourist attractions of the north and center of the city. We depart from United Nations Avenue, located in the Financial Center at the north of the city, passing by the Historic Center until the viewpoint of “El Panecillo”.
If you choose our Quito City Tour you have the option to get on and get off of our double-decker bus, as many times as you wish, at our established stops with one-hour intervals. Quito City Tour has scheduled departures every day and you can use your ticket all day from 09h00 to 16h00.
What better way to get to know the Historical Center of Quito by walking. With your Quito City Tour ticket, you receive a Free Walking Tour through the center of the city at no cost. The Historic Center was declared by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity, so do not miss the opportunity to know this unique destination with our expert guides, who will take you to visit:
- Plaza de San Francisco
- Iglesia de la Compañía
- Museo del Pasillo
- Arco de la Reina
- Museo del Carmen Alto
- Museo de la Ciudad
- Bulevar 24 de Mayo
- Arco de la Ronda
- Plaza de Santo Domingo
- Monasterio de Santa Catalina
- Teatro Bolívar
- El Quinde – Plaza Grande Store
This tour takes place from Monday to Friday at 11:00 am and at 1:00 pm. You will love it!
If you have marveled when visiting the Historic Center of Quito during the day, you can not stop doing it during the night. This one takes an exceptional atmosphere due to the illumination of the facades of the churches, monuments, and squares. For this reason, we invite you to finish your first day of visiting Quito in a great way through Quito at Night. You will enjoy a panoramic view of the illuminated city, and you will know one of the traditional streets of Quito, called “La Ronda”. We will make a stop at 01h00 in this street, so you can walk through it on your own, appreciate the color of the area, and taste the gastronomic delights of the place.
If you are visiting Quito, you can not miss the famous monument to the Equator Line, which divides Ecuador and the world in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. The famous monument of the Middle of the World aims to indicate the location of the Equatorial Line and is located in Middle of the World City, on Avenida Manuel Córdova Galarza km 13.5.
That is why we recommend you to book Equator Line – Mitad del Mundo Tour. You will be aboard our double-decker bus, which departs to this destination every day at 12h00 from United Nations Boulevard. In this tour, you will not only know the famous monument to the Equinoctial Line with full access to all the attractions of Middle of the World City, but also, Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve where you will visit the lookout of the inhabited crater of the active volcano Pululahua. If you go to Middle of the World City on weekends, it is very likely that you will witness several cultural and artistic events.
Quito will always surprise you pleasantly, so make the length of stay in the city unforgettable!
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