Half Day Quito City Tour

activities / Small group tours

Tour description provided by Viator

Experience Quito’s highlights on a 3-hour sightseeing tour with a knowledgeable guide. Drive through diverse neighborhoods for a look at both colonial and modern Quito, and visit top Quito attractions such as Independence Plaza and the Presidential Palace. You’ll be amazed by panoramic views throughout your tour, accompanied by informative commentary from your guide about the history and culture of Ecuador's capital.

You’ll be picked up at your Quito hotel in the morning to begin your city tour. Take a panoramic drive through the financial neighborhood of Quito and La Mariscal.

Take some time to stroll through the colonial streets and visit Independence Plaza, the Presidential Palace and Government's Palace. You’ll also visit several churches including La Basilica Church and San Francisco Church, built in the 17th century.

Finally, head to the most famous hill in Quito, Panecillo Mirador, where you'll notice the contrast between colonial and modern Quito.

Your guide will provide commentary on the sites you see throughout your tour. Afterward, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drink
  • Entry fees to churches