Quito City Day Tour

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Quito City Day Tour

“Quito has so much history, culture and character. You learn so much!”

Get a sense of Quito’s architecture, history, and culture on this wonderful day tour that visits the city’s top landmarks. Start by exploring the historic city center of this Ecuadorian capital, visiting its main basilica, Independence Plaza, and many more colonial-era sites. We will also visit interesting museums to discover the history of Ecuador. We will end our day at ‘Mitad del Mundo’, a monument that splits the Earth’s equator into the north and the south.

This is a private tour with your own personal guide.

Are you up for this Andean Journey Quito day tour?


Today you will have your own personal guide with private transport at your disposal. The tour can therefore be completely adjusted to your wishes. Let your guide know if there are specific activities or sights that you would like to see.


Pick-up from hotel or accommodation. 

Activities according to your wishes. Before the start of the tour, our guide will offer all the options.

Example tour Quito: we take some time to visit the city center and famous museums that show the heritage and culture of Quito and Ecuador. We will walk a popular route that visits La Basílica del Voto Nacional, La Compañía (Gold Church), La Catedral, La Plaza and Church of San Francisco, La Ronda, La Plaza de la Independencia and, if the weather is good, we can go up to the viewpoint of the Panecillo. This tour will show you all the famous landmarks within Quito.

For people who love art and to try local food, you may want to choose to visit Guapulo viewpoint, the local market, the Botanic Garden or Guayasamim House museum. In the afternoon, we can continue to Mitad del Mundo (on the equater line), where you can visit the museums and do experiments to defy gravity as we know it!

Another great option is to take the Cable Cart to visit Rucu Pichincha mountain. This is a beautiful viewpoint of Quito city. Note that this is only possible in good weather.

Drop-off at hotel or accommodation.
Local wine or beer tasting with a visit to La Floresta, the local food market, and more!


  • NBilingual guide Spanish / English.
  • NPrivate transport
  • Npick-up and drop-off at your hotel


  • KLunch or snacks
  • KEntrance to tourist attractions or museums (as you choose which ones to visit).
  • KTips.

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