Quito Old Town Tour with Gondola Ride and Visit to the Equator
If you have limited time but you want to see the highlights of Quito, this option is for you ! Immerse yourself in mesmerizing Quito during this private full-day tour of Old Town. Follow an experienced local guide through Centro Historico, the captial’s historic center and the first-ever UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stand on the equator, ride the highest gondola in South America, and visit the government’s palace, the Basilica Church, and San Francisco Church. Roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel is provided.Itinerary
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Basilica del Voto Nacional, Carchi 122 y Venezuela., Quito 170150 Ecuador
Located in the historic center of Quito, Ecuador. It is the largest neo-Gothic basilica in the Americas. The basilica remains technically "unfinished." Local legend says that when the Basílica is completed, the end of the world will come.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Quito Old Town, Quito Ecuador
The historic center of Quito is one of the largest, least-altered and best-preserved in the Americas. Quito and Kraków, Poland, were the first World Cultural Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO, in 1978. The central square of Quito is located about 25 km (16 mi) south of the equator; the city itself extends to within about 1 km (0.62 mi) of zero latitude.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, Cuenca 477 y Sucre, Quito 170150 Ecuador
The Church and Convent of St. Francis, commonly known as el San Francisco, is a 16th-century Roman Catholic complex in Quito, Ecuador. It fronts onto its namesake Plaza de San Francisco. The imposing structure has the distinction of being the largest architectural ensemble among the historical structures of colonial Latin America and for this reason is sometimes known as "El Escorial of the New World. The style evolved over almost 143 years of construction (1537-1680) through earthquakes and changes in architectural styles. The Church houses the city's beloved Virgin of Quito
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
TeleferiQo Teleferico Quito, Fulgencio Araujo Av. Occidental, Quito 170150 Ecuador
The Teleferico is the brand new tourist attraction of Quito. The Teleferico is built over an area of 160 hectares in the skirts of the Pichincha and the summit of Cruz Loma. It has different services that include an amusement park, shopping center, food court, exclusive restaurants, handicraft stores, go car track, coffee shops, horseback riding and a nightclub. In a second phase of the construction there will be a hotel, a spa, a movie theater complex, a botanic garden and a bird watching area.
It's biggest attraction it is the Teleferico itself, which gives to every visitor a spectacular view of the city and its surroundings including more than 14 peaks of the Andes that is called the Volcanoes Avenue. The Teleferico reaches 4 050 meters on the summit of Cruz Loma.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Mitad Del Mundo, Avenida Manuel Cordova Galarza KM. 13/5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180 Ecuador
It is located at San Antonio parish of the canton of Quito, 26 km (16 mi) north of the center of Quito. The grounds contain the Monument to the Equator, which highlights the exact location of the Equator (from which the country takes its name) and commemorates the eighteenth century Franco-Spanish Geodesic Mission which fixed its approximate location; they also contain the Museo Etnográfico Mitad del Mundo, Ethnographic Museum Middle of the Earth, a museum about the indigenous people ethnography of Ecuador.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Intinan Museum, Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza, a 200 metros del redondel de la Mitad del Mundo, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180 Ecuador
Travel to the past through our hundred-year-old huts, discover and understand the physical phenomena of the earth with our didactic examples, observe the path of the sun (Intiñan) in the Acoratene, and of course enjoy a natural and privileged environment.
Duration: 1 hour
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Minimum age is 18 years"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 8 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up at your hotel/hostel
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.