Discover Quito, the capital of Ecuador, and learn about its colonial architecture, history and culture. Then, take in breathtaking panoramic views from 4,100 meters (13,500 feet) above sea level as you ride on the city’s famous cable car. Once at the top, enjoy a leisurely 2-3 hour hike at the top of the volcano before returning back to your hotel. A perfect introduction for first-time visitors!
Duration: 8 hours
Departing from your Quito hotel, you’ll embark on a journey that lets you discover some of Quito’s top attractions. First, visit the Basilica Church, and to the “San Juan Mirador” from where you’ll have a beautiful sight of Quito’s colonial center.
Stroll through the colonial streets and get a glimpse at the old city’s top attractions including Independence Plaza, the Cathedral and the Government’s Palace. You’ll also visit La Ronda Street, The Company Church, Santo Domingo´s Church, The Sagrario´s Church and San Francisco´s Church.
After visiting the historical site, head to the Teleferico, Quito’s famous cable car. This is one of the best ways to enjoy the city with views of beautiful valleys, snow-capped mountains and of the city itself. From a point at more than 4,100 meters (13,500 feet). You’ll enjoy magnificent views, as well as embarking on a leisurely hike on the top of the mountains!