City Tour Quito and the Middle of the World
We start with a panoramic route among the banking and financial areas, shopping malls and La Mariscal neighbourhood, where most of hotels are located. We continue towards the Historic Centre of the City where the following attractions will be visited: El Panecillo (entrance included), beautiful place from where a sight of colonial and modern Quito will be taken; San Francisco church, which was built in the XVII century; La Ronda , colonial neighbourhood; Plaza de la Independencia (Independence square), walking through the colonial streets we´ll find the Cathedral, the Governments Palace and La Compañía Church, where adornments and gold altars can be appreciated. Free time for lunch at the Historic Centre. Visit to the Basilica Church, brief explication. (Entrance to churches are not included) We will continue to the northern part of the city heading up to the Middle of the World City (entrance included) where the monument that divides the Northern from the Southern Hemisphere will be visited. It was built during the XVII century when a French Expedition defined the precise location of the equatorial line. The Intiñan Museum, known as the Equinox solar Museum, can also be visited (entrance is not included).
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
Address or meeting point The pick up will be from the leading hotels in Quito: Sheraton Hotel Dann Carlton, Le Park, Akros, Howard Johnson, Jw. Marriott Hotel Quito, Swissotel, Rio Amazonas, Queen Elizabeth House Nu, Mercure Alameda, Hilton Colon and Patio Andaluz between 8:00 h and 8:30 h.
Hours & minutes 8 hours.
Start or opening time 8:00 hours or 8:30 hours.
Maximum number Any.
Minimum number Any.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? Yes.
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? Spanish, English.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? No.
Is there a restaurant at the venue? Yes.
What is the category and speciality of the restaurant? Tourist.
What is the seating capacity of each restaurant? 30 persons.
Is bottled water and/or soft drinks included with the meals? Yes.
Is coffee or tea included at the end of each meal? No.
Can special requests be accommodated? (vegetarian,...) Yes.
Are there smoking / non smoking areas? Yes.
Are toilets available? Yes.
May the client bring his/her own food? Is there a picnic area? Yes.
Is there a snack included? No.
If so, where is it served? Restaurant.
What is the exact content of the snack? Varied Menu.
Can special requests be accommodated? (Vegetarian,...) Yes.
Is there any place to get a drink? Yes.
What is the fitness level required? Any
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) No.
Is it feasible for wheelchair-confined persons? Yes.
How much walking is required? (km, meters) 3 km.
Is there any fee or limitation for photo/video camera usage? No