Extend your time in Ecuador with time in the vibrant capital. On this fascinating guided visit, you discover the beating heart of a city that carpets the Andean foothills in light and life. The city sits squarely on the equator, but the divide isn’t just hemispheric. Quito offers dramatic contrasts – from the rich history of the colonial center, to bustling markets, to the peak of the Panecillo where the panoramic views of the city are breathtaking. 
Itinerary at a glance
On your return to the mainland from the Galápagos, you settle into your boutique hotel in the heart of the city. Your guided explorations include a walk in the historic Old Town and a visit to gold-encrusted Iglesia de la Compañía. Atop the volcanic hill known as El Panecillo, take in the panoramic view of the city with its backdrop of snow-capped Andes. You also visit Intiñan Museum to straddle the equator and learn about its history
Picture yourself...
  • Strolling the lively streets with the background
  • Straddling the Equator
  • Marveling at the golden interior of South America’s most beautiful church
Quito City Tour
2 Days / 1 Nights
Starting Point: Upon arrival at Quito Airport

Ending Point: Upon drop-off at Quito Airport

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Quito City Tour
2 Days / 1 Nights

Tour Dates & Prices
Tour prices are per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement is only applicable if you are traveling solo and/or have a room to yourself.
October 12-13, 2019$595.00$195.00
November 9-10, 2019$595.00$195.00
January 3-4, 2020$595.00$195.00
April 2-3, 2020$595.00$195.00
April 16-17, 2020$595.00$195.00
June 25-26, 2020$595.00$195.00
July 23-24, 2020$595.00$195.00
October 22-23, 2020$595.00$195.00
November 28-29, 2020$595.00$195.00
December 28-29, 2020$595.00$195.00

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Quito City Tour
2 Days / 1 Nights
Over the course of the year, the temperature in Quito typically varies from 48°F to 66°F and is rarely below 44°F or above 70°F.

Hotel Patio Andaluz

Dating back to the 16th century, this lovely boutique hotel has been declared an official national treasure. The glass-covered central courtyard is a wonderful place to dine. The rooms are decorated in classic colonial style.

Quito City Tour
2 Days / 1 Nights