Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Horse Ride in Pichincha Volcano

Quito, Ecuador

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Overview

Spend an entire day exploring the city of Quito with an expert guide. Learn about local cultures and traditions as you make your way through scenic landscapes and urban streets. Visit Teleferico and relax on a picturesque horseback ride to Pichincha Volcano, where you'll find incredible views of Quito.
  • Tour Quito City, Teleférico, and ride a horse through Pichincha Volcano
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites with your local guide
  • See stunning city views
  • Relax on a scenic horseback ride
  • Round-trip hotel transport included

All activities
Certified English/Spanish speaking guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by private vehicle
Admission fee Teleferico and La Compañia Church
Horses
Food and drinks, unless specified
Tips

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Free hotel picks up all hotels in Quito. Outside of the city has an extra charge.

Departure Time

8:30 AM
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
It is a Jesuit church in Quito, Ecuador. It is among the best-known churches in Quito because of its large central nave, which is profusely decorated with gold leaf, gilded plaster and wood carvings.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco
The Church and Convent of San Francisco forms part of the City of Quito World Heritage Site, the first site ever inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1978. It is the oldest and most significant religious site in Ecuador. The vast complex includes 13 cloisters, three churches, a plaza, more than 3,500 works of religious art, and a library holding thousands of books and historic documents.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande)
It is the principal and central public square of Quito, Ecuador. This is the central square of the city and one of the symbols of the executive power of the nation. Its main feature is the monument to the independence heroes of August 10, 1809, date remembered as the First Cry of Independence of the Royal Audience of Quito from spanish monarchy.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Catedral Metropolitana de Quito
The Cathedral of Quito, is one of the most important churches in the city, its history dates back to 1535 after the Spanish foundation of Quito, began the trace of streets and the framing of apples, after the trace, this solar was given to the first priest of Quito, the priest Juan Rodriguez.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
El Sagrario
This 17th-century church was once part of the nearby cathedral. It's a mishmash of different architectural styles, from baroque to neoclassical.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Plaza de Santa Domingo
Santo Domingo church and monastery represent one of the most important religious structures in Quito. Its history is characterized by fortune. It began in 1880 with the arrival of a group of Italian priests who began a modernization process that included aesthetic changes in the temple.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica del Voto Nacional
It is a Roman Catholic church located in the historic center of Quito, Ecuador. It is the largest neo-Gothic basilica in the Americas.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Calle La Ronda
This is a narrow cobblestone street very famous among locals because it appears in many paintings and it was the cradle of several famous poems and songs. The street has recuperated its splendor and it is very popular for local people who come on Friday and Saturday nights for drinking a traditional hot "canelazo" made of cinnamon with a liquor!
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
TeleferiQo Teleferico Quito
It is a gondola lift in Quito, Ecuador, running from the edge of the city center up the east side of Pichincha Volcano to lookout Cruz Loma. It is one of the highest aerial lifts in the world
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.
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