Quito Tours (Private)

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Quito Tours with spectacular views of the old and new city.

Our one day city tour include guided visits to the Colonial Town and the Middle of the World Monument.


On the same day you will also visit the Pululahua volcano, Panecillo Virgin, Independence Hill.

You will also enjoy a Teleferico ride (cable car located along the flanks of the Ruco Pichincha volcano). Here's a description of all the locations you will visit during our Quito city tours:

Colonial Quito

Here you will see the biggest colonial center in South America. You will visit colonial churches and monasteries, with the Independence Plaza, the Cathedral, El Sagrario Church and the Presidential Palace.

You will also visit the La CompaƱia de Jesus Church, one of the most impressive of Latin America, San Francisco Church, one the of great religious buildings of the New World.

The Quito tour continues with visits to the City Museum and Santo Domingo Church after walking through the colonial streets of Quito.

You will then continue, ride up the road to the top of Panecillo (the most famous hill of Quito) to enjoy an spectacular view of the city.

Independence Hill is next on the itinerary to visit a military museum right where the battle for independence was held in 1822.

The Middle of the World Monument

Our Quito tours will take you right to the middle of the world at 0 degree 0 minutes 0 seconds.

The monument was created in honor of the French expedition in the 17th century which defined the precise location of the equatorial line. It's a unique opportunity to step in both hemispheres.

You will visit a small Colonial City representation, full of handicrafts and souvenir shops.

Pululahua Volcano Crater

Right after your visit to the Middle of the World you will visit one of the few inhabited volcano craters in the world (it's an impressive view).

If you want you can hike down the volcano. The trail lasts around an hour, allowing you to marvel at the landscape and appreciate the area's flora which attracts hundreds of butterfly species.

Teleferico Ride (cable car ride)

This is the newest Quito attraction. You will climb in the cable car at more than 4000 m.

You will have the opportunity to observe magnificent views. You can have a spectacular view not only of Quito but also of the surrounding mountains topped with snow.

The Teleferico has 8 cabins, each one with a capacity of 6 passengers. It takes about 17 minutes to get to the top of the mountain. The cable car rises from 2,950 meters to 4,100 meters above sea level.

These Quito tours include a visit the amusement park at the Teleferico base with many mechanical attractions.

Quito City Tour Rates

The price per person is $50 and it includes private transportation, parking lot fees, guide and taxes. The tour does not include fees to museums, Teleferico cable ride and Middle of the World monument (no more than $20 per person). The complete Quito city tour lasts about 8 hours.

You will be picked up in your hotel and do the tour with a bilingual guide in a modern vehicle. Our city tours in Quito are private, comfortable and safe. Contact us here for bookings and more information

Visit Quito city, one of the best places to go in 2008 according to the New York Times and declared by UNESCO as the Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1978.

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