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The tour in Quito, the capital city of Ecuador, is a captivating journey that immerses visitors in the rich history, cultural diversity, and breathtaking natural beauty of the region. Nestled high in the Andes Mountains, Quito is known for its well-preserved colonial architecture, charming old town, and stunning panoramic views.

The tour typically begins in the historical center of Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where narrow cobblestone streets wind through grand plazas, ornate churches, and colonial buildings adorned with intricate balconies. Visitors can explore the iconic La Compañía de Jesús Church, famous for its Baroque architecture and gilded interiors, or visit the impressive Quito Cathedral.

As the tour continues, one can ascend to the top of El Panecillo, a hill overlooking the city, to marvel at the towering statue of the Virgin of Quito and enjoy panoramic views of the sprawling cityscape and surrounding mountains. Another must-visit attraction is the Mitad del Mundo, or Middle of the World, where the Equator line runs through, offering a unique opportunity to straddle both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

Throughout the tour, visitors can also savor the flavors of Ecuadorian cuisine, indulge in traditional delicacies such as ceviche, llapingachos, and locro de papa, and browse local markets for handcrafted souvenirs and vibrant textiles.

In addition to the fascinating historical sites and natural wonders, a tour in Quito often includes a visit to the TelefériQo, a cable car system that takes visitors on a thrilling ascent to the Pichincha Volcano. The TelefériQo provides an unforgettable aerial perspective of the city as it climbs to an altitude of over 4,000 meters (13,000 feet).

With its blend of history, culture, and natural wonders, a tour in Quito offers a captivating experience that leaves visitors enchanted by the city's beauty and eager to explore more of Ecuador's diverse landscapes and vibrant culture.


You can book this tour separately or include it in your big adventure! The itinerary can be changed according to your preferences and requests. Kindly be advised that the starting price of the tour doesn`t include accommodation, transportation, and dining. However, we do also help with arranging all of these services. We have a wide range of options apt to any type of traveler, from backpackers to luxury tourists. EC Adventures is focused on creating personalized tours suitable for YOU! Here is all but not a limited list of possible activities in Quito, Ecuador. 

For detailed information, please contact our representative. All consultations are free.


Day 1

Time : 9:00 am

Quito - Exploring UNESCO World Heritage Site

1). Visiting the Middle of the World complex, where the Equator line runs through, offering a unique opportunity to straddle both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
2). Lunch in one of the best restaurants with local cuisine, with a possibility to try the famous iconic dish of Ecuadorian Andes - Cuy(roasted guinea pig)
3). Excursion in the historical center of Quito, visiting La Compañía de Jesús Church, Quito Cathedral.
4). Ascending to the top of El Panecillo to see the statue of the Virgin of Quito and enjoy panoramic views during the sunset of the sprawling cityscape and surrounding mountains.
5). Dinner in of the best restaurants in the city (options are available).

Day 2

Time : 8:00 am

Quito - Conquering Peaks

This day is entirely dedicated to climbing Mount Pichincha. We start by taking a ride on the cable car TeleferiQo from the point of 2800m and end up at an altitude of 4000 meters.
Once at the top, visitors can disembark and explore the Pichincha Volcano's scenic trails, taking in the fresh mountain air and enjoying the stunning vistas. There are also restaurants and cafes where one can savor local cuisine while admiring the remarkable natural beauty surrounding them.
If you are interested in hiking, the trail leads to the peak of Mount Pichincha, with is 4784m in height.
Adding the TelefériQo to the tour itinerary ensures a memorable experience. It allows visitors to appreciate both the city's urban landscape and its proximity to the majestic natural wonders that define Ecuador's landscape.

  • Transportation to the locations on the rout
  • Full-time escort with an English-speaking guide
  • All entry fees on the route
  • Transportation from/to the airport (for request)
  • Accommodation ( available according to personal preferences)
  • Dining (available according to personal preferences)
  • Additional excursions or activities (contact ECA representative for more details)
  • Tips, souvenirs, and other expenditures
  • Insurance (available per request)
  • Flight tickets 

All these services can be added to your trip, and our representative will calculate the price personally for you.

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