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Quito City Explorer (Historical Quito) + Equatorial Monument

*Regular services (SIB) depart and return only from the following hotels: Sheraton, Dann Carlton, Howard Johnson, JW Marriott, Holiday, Nu House, Hilton Colon, Mercure Alameda, Reina Isabel, Swissotel, NH Collection - Quito, Ecuador

Description

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, to have free time for lunch, 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. You can enjoy, for an additional cost, the different experiments situated in the middle of the world.
  • Experience type : Tour
  • Max. participants: 16
  • Duration: 7 Hours hrs.
  • City: Quito
  • Country: Ecuador
  • Cancellation: Full refund 48 hours prior to arrival, except fees

Languages

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Portuguese
    • French
    • German

Highlights

* Plaza Grande * La Compania Church * El Panecillo * Visit the Middle of the World Equatorial Monument

What's included

* Roundtrip Hotel Transfers - Please see description for more information * Some Admissions

What's not included

* Some Admissions * Optional Gratuities * Lunch

Good to know

Visit the colonial city of Quito and see the monument dividing the Northern from the Southern Hemisphere

 

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