Full Day Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Mitad del Mundo

Day Trips & Excursions in Quito
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Tour description

Learn about the history, architecture and customs of the people of Quito in this trip. You will have the best view of the city once up on the top of Teleférico at over 13,400 feet (4090 m) above sea level. Experience new things at the Intiñan Museum in Mitad del Mundo excursion.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, Quito, Pichincha ProvinceIts decoration based on strokes Muslims, and altars covered with gold leaf and fruit shapes, birds and carved faces, make this unique architectural gem American Baroque. Has enormous religious significance because his altar lie the remains of St. Marion of Jesus, protector of the capitalDuration: 15 minutesStop At: San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco), Quito, Pichincha ProvinceIglesia y Monasterio de San Francisco), commonly known as el San Francisco, is a 16th-century Roman Catholic complex in Quito, Ecuador. It fronts onto its namesake Plaza de San Francisco. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande), Quito, Pichincha Province Plaza Grande is the principal and central public square of Quito, Ecuador. This is the central square of the city and one of the symbols of the executive power of the nation. Its main feature is the monument to the independence heroes of August 10, 1809Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Mitad Del Mundo, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito, Pichincha ProvinceStop to take pictures and explanation about the complex´s history and importanceDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Intinan Museum, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito, Pichincha Province.You will have a chance to participate in several experiments on Intiñan Museum (such as watching water go down a drain in a different direction only inches away from either side of the equator, or balancing an egg on a nail, or using an ancient sun dial, etc…) Duration: 50 minutesStop At: Santo Domingo Plaza (Plaza de Santa Domingo), Quito, Pichincha ProvinceBriefly stop to take pictures and know more about history and architectureDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Basilica del Voto Nacional, Quito, Pichincha ProvinceBriefly stop to take pictures and whole explanation about its history and architectureDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Teleferico Quito, Quito, Pichincha ProvinceHave a spectacular view of the city when day is clear and sunny. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Calle La Ronda, Quito, Pichincha ProvinceThis is a narrow cobblestone street very famous among locals because it appears in many paintings and it was the craddle of several famous poems and songs. Duration: 30 minutes

What's included

  • All activities as described in the program
  • Certified English/Spanish speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
  • Entry/Admission - Intinan Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Teleferico Quito

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees unless specified
  • Tips
  • Entry/Admission - San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco)
  • Entry/Admission - Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande)
  • Entry/Admission - Mitad Del Mundo
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica del Voto Nacional
  • Entry/Admission - Calle La Ronda