PRIVATE CITY TOUR QUITO In search of an even more authentic experience? This particular tour is the best option for you! We will visit one of the oldest food market in Quito right in the heart of the Historic Center, where you will see a variety of fruits, vegetables and many typical Ecuadorian dishes. You will also visit one of the famous craft markets of Quito, where you will find yourself in the perfect place to buy your souvenirs. This, in combination with an unforgettable trip through the largest and best preserved historic center in South America.
Your guide will be happy to pick you up at our private transportation at your hotel at 9 am and take you on this exciting excursion to the historic center of Quito and two of the most traditional markets. We are heading towards the heart of the old city. Our first stop will be at the Plaza de la Independencia, where our guide will happily share your knowledge with you about this important place and the surrounding buildings, such as the Presidential Palace.
We continue on foot to visit the most embellished church in Quito; The Church of the Company. With many beautiful wood carvings, golden plaster and gold leaf decoration. It is no wonder why this church is best known as one of the most important works of Spanish Baroque in South America.
Plaza San Francisco
We continue to Plaza San Francisco, where we can visit the Church of San Francisco, home to more than 3,500 pieces of colonial art and the sculpture of the 18th century beloved of the city of the Virgin of Quito.
A few blocks away we have the great opportunity to visit one of the oldest food markets in the city, which still maintains its tradition, flavor and charm when it opened its doors some 120 years ago. Generation after generation continues the sale of their traditional dishes, fruit and vegetables.
Our last stop in the old town will be the Panecillo that offers you a great view of the 45 meter statue of the Virgin of Quito, in the context of all the incredible historic buildings you have just visited.
We headed back to the modern city center to visit the largest handicraft market in Quito; La Mariscal handicraft market, where you can find the best memories.
As the tour has come to an end your guide will take you back to your hotel.
PRIVATE CITY TOUR QUITO Price per person (subject to change without prior notice)
* For groups bigger than 5 please contact us for a free quote
- Transport by private vehicle. Duration of the tour 6 hours approximately
- Hotel pick up and drop off from/to centrally located hotels in Quito
- Professional bilingual guide
- Bottle of purified water
- Hotel pick up and drop off from/to hotels located outside of the city center of Quito
- Entrance fees; Basilica Church $ 2 p/p, Church of the Society of Jesus ( La Compañia) $ 5 p/p, El Panecillo $ 1 p/p.
- Meals and beverages
- Personal expenses
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