Quito takes its role at the center of the world very seriously with an Old Town in the south of the city is also known as the Centro Historico or Colonial Quito. . In a compact area you will find many ornate churches, attractive streets full of fine examples of colonial houses and squares. Regarding Mitad del Mundo, which is the real center of the equator situated around 20km north of the capital, who wouldn't like to have a picture while standing with each leg on a different hemisphere?
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At any hotel in Quito
Quito has the best-conserved historic center in Latin American. This day trip includes the visit to the Old part of Quito such squares, churches, old streets etc. The first stop will be at Basilica Church from where you will have a beautiful view of The Colonial Center of Quito. After walking through the colonial streets, you will then stop at the Independence Plaza to admire the Cathedral and the Government's Palace. The Cathedral, Compañia church very well known as the Gold Church, Church of Sagrario and San Francisco.
Finally, head to the most famous hill in Quito, Panecillo viewpoint, where you'll notice the contrast between colonial and modern city.
In the afternoon we continue to the middle of the world where we have the opportunity to visit Intiñan museum just 200 meters north of the Mitad del Mundo monument, here is the actual "Middle of the World” marked. This museum showcases what modern-day GPS has proven to be the true site of the equator line. Afternoon finally back to the hotel.
The cable car offers spectacular views over Quito’s mountainous landscape, hop aboard this sky tram up the flanks of Volcán Pichincha to the top of Cruz Loma. Once you’re at the top you can hike around and admire the magnificence of the volcano called Rucu Pichincha.
At any hotel in Quito
* Private Transportation
* English Guide
* Entrances fees to the museums (20 usd approx)
* Meals (15-20 USD pp approx)
* Personal expenses
* Wearing masks is mandatory while the pandemic is not over.
* The biggest market day is on Saturdays.
* Day trip is based as private.
* Clients may modify the pick-up time and just make sure to write down your hotel name or any other address.
* Bring a raincoat and apply sunscreen.
* Cancellation policy is more flexible than mentioned in the system as default.