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FULL DAY, Quito & Equator line - 1 Day

FULL DAY, Quito & Equator line
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This tour takes us to the old colonial town where we will travel to a time in which people used to meet around plazas and walked through narrow streets.
We will start it in the morning picking you up from your hotel before continuing to the Old town (Colonial part of Quito).
We will admire the colonial architecture of old Quito and its churches. We will walk around Plaza Grande (Independence square), the Jesuit church “La Compañia, The oldest neighborhood of old Quito “La Ronda” and Plaza San Francisco and its Church.
Next we move to the Equator line, the Middle of the World. But before arriving we will stop in one of the restaurants to try a traditional Ecuadorian lunch. The equator line monument is located at 30 – 45 minutes north of Quito. This monument was built in honor of the French Geodesic Mission who arrived in Ecuador in 1736 to measure the meridians and prove the exact shape of the earth. We will continue to the Inti Ñan museum (Path of the Sun), close by the monument, where you will have the opportunity to take part in diverse experiments that allow you to verify that you are in fact at Latitude 0°00’00’’.
A stop at the Panecillo or Ichimbia Park is also included. These are some of the natural view-points of the city.

This tour takes us to the old colonial town where we will travel to a time in which people used to meet around plazas and walked through narrow streets.
We will start it in the morning picking you up from your hotel before continuing to the Old town (Colonial part of Quito).
We will admire the colonial architecture of old Quito and its churches. We will walk around Plaza Grande (Independence square), the Jesuit church “La Compañia, The oldest neighborhood of old Quito “La Ronda” and Plaza San Francisco and its Church.
Next we move to the Equator line, the Middle of the World. But before arriving we will stop in one of the restaurants to try a traditional Ecuadorian lunch. The equator line monument is located at 30 - 45 minutes north of Quito. This monument was built in honor of the French Geodesic Mission who arrived in Ecuador in 1736 to measure the meridians and prove the exact shape of the earth. We will continue to the Inti Ñan museum (Path of the Sun), close by the monument, where you will have the opportunity to take part in diverse experiments that allow you to verify that you are in fact at Latitude 0°00’00’’.
A stop at the Panecillo or Ichimbia Park is also included. These are some of the natural view-points of the city.

Notes: The order of the visit may change according to operations without previous notification.

Chocolate Experience:
We will also have a chocolate experience in Quito visiting one of the best chocolate brands and we will be able to learn how to sample one of the best dark chocolate in the world, or the second option, we will have the chance to do our own chocolate truffles with Ecuadorian ingredients.
This two options are available but only one can be done with the group.

The Trip Cost Include

  • Certified bilingual guide
  • Private transportation
  • Entrance fee to La Compañia Church, Equatorial Monument, Inti Ñan museum.
  • Lunch

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Other meals not mentioned
  • Drinks and alchoholic drinks
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
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Frequently Asked Questions

How difficult are activities on this trip?

All the activities are from easy to moderate, however, this can be relative to how used to high altitude you are during the visit.

What is the altitude in Quito?

Quito is located at 2.810 meters abode sea level (9.000 feet high). And it is located in a valley between the Andes Mountain Range

How are the guides?

Our guides are Certified Naturalist Guides with extensive knowledge on Quito and Ecuador history. They speak great English and some of them have experience in photography

What kind of outfit do I need for this trip?

Quito has a changeable weather during the day. This is because its location in the Andes, so be prepare for sunny days and overcast and even rainy afternoons. Depending on the season you can find more dry and warm days (between Jun and November) and more rainy days between December and May. There are lots of attractions to see in Quito so good and comfortable shoes are highly recommended.

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Trip Facts

  • Quito city
  • 2 to 15
  • 2.800 meters high (9.000 ft)
  • Private transportation
  • Lunch

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