From USD 53
IMPORTANT PLACES ON THE TOUR:
* La Mariscal
* La Basílica
* Plaza Grande
* San Francisco
* El Panecillo
* Equatorial Monument
We begin in the northern part of the city with a tour along the most important commercial areas, where most of the hotels in Quito are located. Then we head to the historic center to visit the Basilica del Voto Nacional, where we will make a brief stop and explanation to later reach the Plaza de la Independencia, where through a walking route you will see the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace and the La Compañia Church, recognized for its adornments and gold altars. Tour will continue towards the Church of San Francisco, built in the seventeenth century. (Entrance to churches are not included). Then headed to the Mirador del Panecillo, a place renowned for its beauty, where you can admire a beautiful landscape of colonial and modern Quito.
We will stop at the “Zona Rosa” of the city, approximately an hour and a half to have free time for lunch (not included), and then continue to the northem part of the city, heading up to the “Middle of the World City”(entrance is included) where the monument that divides the Northern from the Southern Hemisphere will be observed. It was built during the XVII century when a French Expedition defined the precise location of the equatorial line. Includes entrance to Middle of the World where you can enjoy the cultural experience of the attractions of this privileged place.
NOTE: On Sunday, this tour operates in an inverted way, first you visit Middle of the World and then the city tour.
Daily - Pick-up time:Monday to Saturday 08:00 - Hotel Holiday Inn (Ave. Orellana N6-54 y Calle Reina Victoria)
Sunday: 08:30 - Hotel Holiday Inn (Ave. Orellana N6-54 y Calle Reina Victoria)
Duration: 9 Hours
Regular tour leave and return only from the following hotels: Sheraton, Dann Carlton, NH Collection, Swissotel, Holiday Inn, Río Amazonas, Mercure Alameda, Reina Isabel, Nu House, JW Marriott, Wyndham Garden, Hilton Colón.