Old Town Quito Sightseeing and Food Walking Tour

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4 hours
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Tour departs from a central meeting place in Quito. Exact address on voucher.
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Visit the Old Town Quito and discover some of the city's most historic buildings as well as the local food culture on this full-day walking tour! Tour the Monastery of San Francisco and learn about its impressive history from your expert guide. Admire the Independence Monument, Archbishop's Palace and Government Palace while at Independence Plaza. Taste authentic Ecuadorian food at lunch and try exotic fruits and vegetables at a local farmers’ market.

Explore the historic district of Quito and enjoy authentic Ecuadorian foods on this full-day tour! Begin your adventure on the cobblestone streets of Old Town Quito with your expert guide. Browse the central market, where you'll see a variety of goods including roses, exotic fruits and local vegetables.Then, follow your guide to the heart of Old Town -- Independence Plaza. Walk around the plaza while admiring the impressive Independence Monument, the Archbishop's Palace and the Government Palace. Learn about the significance of these buildings from your guide as you walk through the plaza.Next, stop for lunch at a traditional Ecuadorian restaurant. From there, head to the Monastery of San Francisco. This large, ancient building takes up two city blocks and is a must-see attraction. Tour the chapel and convent while hearing stories and legends of the impressive building from your guide. Visit at a small, family-run factory that specializes in candle making.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Chocolate-making session and tasting
  • Ice cream
  • Entrance fees

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off