Quito Old Town + Teleferico (Cable Car) + Equator line (Middle of the World)

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Tour Number

Activity Level

265237


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (conversational), Spanish (fluent)

Quito Old Town and Middle of the World


Quito is a beautiful city, which has the biggest old town in South America. It's located at 2850 meters over sea level.

In Quito we have the 4 seasons just in one day, it is in middle of volcanoes and It has nice view of the highest.

We can go by cable car until 4100 meters over the sea level at Rucu Pichincha Volcano, from there you can see the south, north and the Valleys of Quito.

Quito is known for its treasures of colonial churches, paintings, sculptures and carvings.

It is crossed for the equatorial line that divided the world in two hemispheres.

Quito is a lovely place and safe to walk where you can see the real live on their streets

Itinerary

I will pick you up from your hotel

We continue to the Panecillo Hill in the heart of the old town in Quito, to have a nice view of the City from 3000 meters above the sea level.

After we will continue in the old town, visiting the churches, the main square, and the Archbishop's Palace.

The next point is the cable car in the Rucu Pichincha volcano to go until the 4100 mt.

We drive to the Pululahua volcano near to the Middle of the world.

We are going to visit the Intiñan museum. There is the 0°0'00'' determinate with GPS-

Finally, we visit the "Ciudad Mitad del Mundo. " Its architecture is based on a typical sample of the colonial style and inside is the Equatorial Monument, perched on Latitude 0 º 0'0 ", where you may be in the two hemispheres at the same time.

In Middle of the tour, we have the opportunity to have a lunch.

We will finish the tour at your hotel

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

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

Transportation

The Tour is by car for 3 people if there are more people we need to contract a VAN, please contact me before booking this tour, so I can customize a tour for you.

What’s Included

Other: - Private transportation
- Driver
- Bilingual tour guide
- Visit all the atractives that are described in the tour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 USD - per person

Entrances:
La Compañía de Jesús Church $ 5 USD
Cable Car $ 8.5 USD
Middle of the World City $ 7,5
Intiñan Museum: $ 4

What’s Extra

Other: - drinks
- Lunch
- entrances

A Recent Review of this tour

Elizabeth was very friendly and full of knowledge! I had a fantastic day sightseeing with her. She spoke very good English too which was helpful as my Spanish was very limited. I can't recommend her enough!
Rebecca Ayris

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