Quito history food cablecar private tour Ecuador
Quito is the capital of Ecuador, located at an elevation of 2, 850 metres (9, 350 ft) above sea level, it has a pleasant climate with a temperature ranging between 9 and 20 degrees Celsius. Quito is known for having colonial treasures, in churches, convents and chapels you can admire baroque sculptures bathed in gold. We can also appreciate the architecture of the colonial houses with their balconies adorned with geraniums.
With the cable car we reached 4, 100 meters. It is the best place to see almost the entire city.
Our first stop is the Quito cable car, where we will climb an altitude of 4100 meters from the Cruz Loma area, from this point we have a spectacular view of the city of Quito.
Then we visit the Church of the Basilica, neo-Gothic style, we will go up to the tower of the condors.
We continue our journey and we go to the hill of Panecillo where the winged virgin is found.
We will have our lunch at the top of the bagel with a spectacular view of the historic center of the city.
Then, in the old town, we continue to the Plaza de la Independencia in the streets of the colonial zone, surrounded by the Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, the Municipality and the Archbishop's Palace. We will visit the Church of the Company of Jesus and its wonderful golden interior.
Back to the hotel.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel
Duration: 8 hours
In high season, weekends or holidays in Quito we can take more time in the cable car.
The first point to visit can change It depends the season
The car is modern, very confortable, with Air Conditioned Suzuki SZ, SUV, 2011. For 3 people comfortable. (maximum 4 a bit tight).
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 USD - Entrances:
La Compañía de Jesús Church $ 5 USD
Cable Car $ 8.5 USD