Highlights

  • Old Town Exploring the cobblestone streets that crisscross one of South America’s finest colonial centers.
  • Capilla del Hombre Gazing at Oswaldo Guayasamín's monumental paintings and visiting his treasure-filled home.
  • TelefériQo Riding an aerial tram up Volcán Pichincha for magnificent views over the Andean capital.
  • Museos Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Admiring works by Ecuador's finest artists in the newly renovated museum.
  • La Floresta Sampling street food and strolling between cafes along the neighborhood's tree-lined streets.
  • La Mitad del Mundo Getting close to earth’s belly button at the kitschy museums surrounding the monument to the equator.
  • Guápulo Sipping canelazo (aguardiente with hot cider and cinnamon) while savoring the views in one of the bohemian neighborhood bars.
  • Craft Beer Tasting local cerveza artesanal in the cluster of brew bars in San Blas.