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Half day Quito City tour - 1 Day

San Francisco de Quito is the name of the Capital City of Ecuador given by the Spaniards since they arrived to this land in 1534, but this millennial city had already inhabitants living here from times before Christ, one of the cultures that inhabited the eastern slopes of the Pichincha Volcano were the “Quitus”, from whom the name of the City was originated.
During the tour you are going to admire the city from “El Panecillo” view point, enjoy of the flavours and colours of the fruits and vegetables at San Francisco Market and walk around the most important plazas, churches and monasteries of the colonial town as: San Francisco, La Compañía de Jesus and the Independence Plaza where we´ll see the ceremony of the change of guards of the Government Palace.
The Colonial town of Quito was declared a Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1978

Join this half day tour of Quito City. During the tour, led by a City Guide, view many of the sights this city has to offer.

Day 1
Quito Half day City Tour

Today we embark on a half day City tour of Quito, you will see the sights and sounds this city has to offer on a Walking tour of the central area, and afterwards you will enjoy the City from a different perspective as you travel on the Teleferico Cable Car to view the city from above. Afterwards you will visit the Market and perhaps try your hand at bartering, before returning to your hotel.

What's Included

  • Hotel pick up and drop off in Quito City
  • Experienced English speaking driver / tour guide

What's NOT Included

  • Any Drinks or meals not included in the day tour
  • Personal expenditure, gratuities and where applicable admission fees
  • Any optional excursions or entrance fees to non-stipulated attractions
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Any personal items and anything not mentioned under included price
  • Gratuities to drivers / guides


Is this a private tour

This tour can be a private tour from 1 person upwards or it can be part of a group tour, subject to availability

Is the walking hard

As you will be at altitude, we make the walk as easy as possible, mostly flat walking, however if you have a medical condition you might find it a little harder. If you choose a private tour then the tour will operate at your pace.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Half day Quito City tour
From $ 50
per Adult
From $ 50
per Child Per Person NZ$
From $ 0
per Infant

Trip Facts

  • 1 - 10
  • Air-conditioned Vehicle
  • 2,850m / 9,350ft
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