Explore the city of Quito while on this 7-hour tour, all the while being accompanied by a bilingual guide. View the exterior of buildings such as Government’s Palace and San Francisco’s Church with your small-group of no more than 14. Take guided tours of La Compañia Church and Capilla del Hombre Museum before heading back to your hotel.
Duration: 7 hours
Meet your guide in the lobby of your central Quito hotel to start the day. Begin the tour with a visit to the Panecillo Hill and attain a panoramic view of the city. Next, continue to the Basilica Church and briefly take photos of the exterior. Then, make your way to the “San Juan Mirador”, where you will get a beautiful sight of the Colonial Center of Quito. After walking through the colonial streets, you will stop at the Independence Plaza to admire the Cathedral and the Government’s Palace.
Furthermore, you will visit La Ronda Street, Santo Domingo´s Church, The Sagrario’s Church, and San Francisco’s Church, which was built during the 17th century. Take a tour through La Compañia Church and marvel at the elaborately decorated architecture. Once you are finished viewing the church, your guide will bring you to the Capilla Del Hombre Museum. This museum was created as a tribute to humankind, the art-work on display depicting the historic suffering and struggle of Latin America’s poor indigenous population. Complete the tour by returning to your accommodations.