Quito City Tour, Cable Car and Middle of the World

7 Hours |
Moderate |
From: $140 per person |
Departures: Every Day
TOUR DETAILS

 

If you decide to travel to Ecuador, you cannot miss the opportunity to get to know the city of Quito, experience its history, culture, and legends, and observe the impressive views of the capital city.

The old town of the city was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, This is thanks to several architectural gems, such as the Metropolitan Cathedral and La Compañía de Jesús, in addition to its cobblestone streets lined with colonial buildings, bustling markets, and lively squares full of local life. .

To enjoy this truly unique and total city experience, visit the Middle of the World and prepare your balance to walk at latitude 0° 0′ 0″. We will learn some mysteries of this geographic line, participating in interactive exhibits that reveal indigenous cultures and scientific phenomena unique to this place.

 

Our incredible day trip promises adventures in Quito’s colonial past and its different places with urban landscapes on a cable car or learning about typical legends.

Included & Excluded
  • Pick up/ Drop off
  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual Certificate Guide.
  • Lunch
  • All Tickets
  • Fees
Highlights

Quito City Tour: Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Town Quito, where colonial architecture and vibrant plazas narrate tales of the past.

Teleférico (Cable Car): Ascend 13,000 feet (4,000 meters) aboard the Teleférico. Marvel at panoramic views of Quito and the Andes mountains. Capture breathtaking shots as you ascend the Pichincha Volcano. A bird’s-eye view of the city awaits, leaving you in awe of Quito’s magnificence.

El Panecillo: Quito´s Iconic Hill: Here is the Virgin of Quito; this is a spectacular view .

Middle of the World: Stand at latitudes 0°–0’–0°, straddling the north and south hemispheres. Discover the iconic monument that marks this unique location. Feel the world’s pulse as you step across the equator.

Itinerary
  • The company church

    Visit to the Church of the Company of Jesus: the baroque style of this church is known for its architecture and the gold leaf decoration inside, not only that, walk through the cobblestone streets of the old town, admiring the colonial buildings and the squares full of local life.

  • The Basilica of the National Vote

    Visit this beautiful church, worthy of admiration for its exterior and interior. In addition, you can climb the towers of this incredible Gothic basilica to enjoy panoramic views of the entire city of Quito.

  • Virgin of Panecillo Hill

    Our day is just beginning, This time we will climb the Panecillo hill, At its abyss, there is a 41 meter statue of the Virgin of Quito, if you feel like exploring this place further, you can go up to the viewpoint located inside the statue to get views of ancient and modern Quito.

  • Visit to the Quito Cable Car

    On our way to the middle of the world we will have a stop to visit the city's cable car, we will climb to the top of Pichincha to enjoy spectacular views of the city, which is located in the middle of several mountains and see the Andes.

  • Middle of the world

    In the city in the middle of the world you can enjoy lunch in a local restaurant, you will be well received and attended to, food with local cuisine is undoubtedly an excellent experience. End your day at the Middle of the World Monument, you can literally stand on the line of the equator, where the world is divided into two hemispheres SOUTHERN and NORTH, a unique setting for photographs, a popular destination for all who want to know this point. at latitude it is 0.

  • Visit to the Intiñan Museum

    The Intiñan Museum is one of the places where you will learn about the history and explanations of the equator and participate in interactive experiments about indigenous culture and the unique scientific phenomena of the Ecuador.

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