Quito City Tour and Middle of The World
San Francisco de Quito, the capital of Ecuador founded in the XVI century. Too, located at 2850 m (9,350 ft). It is also the second-highest capital after the city of La Paz in Bolivia. Quito has the best-preserved historic center in Latin America. Surrounded by mountains and volcanoes. On the Quito city tour, you can discover the exuberant architecture that Quito has. For example, in churches, balconies, facades, and Andalusian-style squares. Likewise, its architecture arrived with the Spaniards in 1535, it is part of the World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1978.
Weather in Quito
Due to its location close to the equator, Quito has a warm and temperate climate. Thus, its temperature can vary between 11°C (51.8°F) and 25°C (77°F), with an average rainfall of 2,877 mm. But, is subject to temperatures that can vary during the day. Especially, from sunny mornings to rainy afternoons. Likewise, in your visit to the cable car of Quito or half of the world.
Our city tour Quito and the middle of the World
In our city tour. You will be able to remember the origins of our ancestors. Also, you will know its extraordinary colonial architecture. And we will also see Quiteño art through the main squares and churches. For example, the Plaza Grande, San Francisco, Basilica del Voto Nacional and the Iglesia de la Compañía.
Afterwards we will visit the Basilica del Voto Nacional. A site which dazzles with its 19th century neo-gothic architecture. First, the guide will take you to the towers of the church. Then you will appreciate the new city. After the explanation of the history of this magnificent construction. The tour continues to the Plaza Grande. We will also visit the Archbishop’s Palace and observe an Andalusian courtyard. On the site there are currently many restaurants and coffee places. We will continue the tour to the famous gold church or Church of the Company of Jesus. It has gold leaf inside and volcanic stone.
Arriving at Plaza San Francisco. They will narrate one of the most famous legends of Quito. Cantuña, is a very representative character of the city. Through the legend narrated by the guide. You can learn more about its history and its art collection inside the Museum, in San Francisco.
Panecillo and Virgin of Quito
With an excellent view of the city of Quito, the guide will lead you to the tallest aluminum sculpture in the world. Virgin of Panecillo, where you can also enjoy the legend of the Olla del Panecillo.
Access one of the highest cable cars in the world, in Quito. A cabin where you can enjoy the view of the city. The we will arrive to the andean moor at an altitude of 3117 meters above sea level. Same way you can go trekking and visit some viewpoints.
Then we will go through the Middle of the World. And you will learn about its history. Also, you will experience the possibility of being in two hemispheres at the same time. Finally, you can visit the planetarium and the museum. To get to the place, from the center of Quito, it will take about an hour and a half to get there. Our city tour in Quito is your best option to enjoy its history, art and legends.
- Visit the Basilica of the National Vow.
- Main square or “Plaza Grande”.
- Government palace o Carondelet Palace.
- Church of La Compania de Jesus.
- Visit the Panecillo “La Virgen de Quito” statue.
- Cable car of the city of Quito.
- Middle of the World City or “Intiñan” Museum.
City Tour includes
- Private transport.
- Bilingual Certificate Guide.
- $ 67 price per person, booking for 4 visitors or More.
- $ 89 price per person, booking for 3 visitors.
- $ 134 price per person, booking for 2 visitors.
- Credit Card fee 8%