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Cultural adventure around Quito old town and the Middle of the World

This tour will enrich you with the cultural and historical experience of Quito. This is a great oportunity for you to get to know and live more closely the beautiful old town and the Middle of the World. Two important areas that make this city and Ecuador very special places.

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8 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Entrance fee to the churches
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Merced
    • Entry/Admission - Mitad Del Mundo
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Alcoholic Beverages
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande), Gabriel Garcia Moreno Entre Chile y Espejo, Quito 170150 Ecuador

    Visit the main Plaza of old town, where the guvernamental house is located. Here you will learn about some important facts of the Ecuadorian history in terms of the social system and politics.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Merced, Garcia Moreno N 10-43, Quito 170150 Ecuador

    The best known church is Quito, considerated a neogotic temple due its dimensions and style. La Basílica is an important symbol of Catholicism, the religion that still predominates in Ecuador.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: San Francisco Plaza (Plaza de San Francisco), Quito Ecuador

    Discover the well known myth of San Francisco Church while walking around it's beautiful plaza. Here you will be able to see local people daily life and also learn about the historical houses which some of them are now important business like boutique hotels.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Merced, Garcia Moreno N 10-43, Quito 170150 Ecuador

    La Merced is one of the most inocnic churches of Quito. It has a lot of history and it's architecture has a beautiful mixture of art movements. This church is known by its inner construction which is mostly made of gold.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio del Antiguo Circulo Militar, Venezuela y Mejia, Quito 170150 Ecuador

    Visit the "Museos de defensa" which is famous by its colonial architecture. This house is considered one of the most beautiful historical houses in old town.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mitad Del Mundo, Avenida Manuel Cordova Galarza KM. 13/5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180 Ecuador

    "Ciudad Mitad del mundo" is the place where the famous monument of the middle of the world is located. Here you can get beautiful pictures of you stepping on both hemispheres at the same time.

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Quito, Ecuador
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your tour guide will pick you up at your location at the established time.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Cultural tour around Quito old town and the Middle of the World. 1/17/2020 - 10/20/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:30 PM
    Tour guided in German 1/17/2020 - 10/20/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 06:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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Organised by Galápagos PRO Ecuador

Activity ID: V-91977P32

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