Quito City Hop-On Hop-Off Open-Top Bus Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Quito

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Enjoy a city tour of Quito at your own pace on board the Hop-on Hop-off. This is a great alternative to get to know the attractions of the north and center of the city though a system of hop-on hop-off which will allow you to jump off and on at any of the all stops which are located throughout the route.
Take the city tour in Quito at your own pace while setting your own schedule with the system hop-on hop-off aboard the Quito Tour Bus. The double decker bus will allow you to see the tourist attractions of the north and center of the city and allow you to get on and off the bus as often as you would like in any of the all stops with the same ticket throughout the day. You will be accompanied by a professional operator and driver along with explanations about the city from an audioguide in English and Spanish. We will begin the tour at stop No.1 Naciones Unidas Boulevard where you can find many malls and enjoy the green spaces La Carolina Park offers. We continue the tour at stop No.2 the Botanical Garden. Just steps away you will find the Botanical Garden of Quito where the main ecosystems of the Ecuadorian Andes are exhibited. Then at stop No.3 La Mariscal - Plaza Foch you will find a great variety of bars, restaurants, and cafes. It is the principle area for entertainment in this zone. Continuing the journey at stop No.4 El Ejido - Craft Market where you will be able to find in a few blocks a colorful shopping experience which offers a great variety of crafts and souvenirs. We continue to stop No.5 at the Contemporary Art Center where you can enjoy visual and digital art as well as other artistic expressions. At stop No.6 Basilica Church you can learn about the most important work of Ecuadorian neogothic architecture and visit its Condor Tower and Clock Tower. After driving down the street of the seven crosses we will arrive at stop No.7 San Francisco Curch. It is the ideal stop for visiting the historic center since all the attractions are nearby such as the La Compañía Church which is the most representative work of Baroque in Ecuador. We continue to stop No.8 at the Panecillo lookout point from where you can admire the majesty of the historical center and meet the monument of the Virgin which is inspired by a sculpture made by Bernardo de Legarda. Then we will go down to stop No.9 La Merced, within a few blocks you can visit the government palace and the oldest cathedral in South America dating from the sixteenth century. The last stop No. 10 is at García Moreno Park located in front of the Basilica del Voto Nacional Church.Finally you return to Naciones Unidas Boulevard.

What’s included

  • Touristic Transport (Double Decker Bus)
  • Audioguide (English and Spanish)
  • Touristic Operator (English and Spanish)

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Entrances to touristic attractions
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Excellent value for money
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