Run by the city tourism authority, these double-decker hop-on hop-off bus tours stop at 12 key locations, including La Compañía, the Basílica, Parque La Carolina, El Panecillo and the TelefériQo. You can purchase tickets and pick up a schedule at the Quito Tourism office in the Old Town or on the bus.

Also runs daily trips to La Mitad del Mundo and the Pululahua volcano crater viewpoint from 11am to 7pm (adult/child $30/20, includes bus, guide and entrances to all attractions).