Combine a city tour of downtown Quito with a ride on the teleférico during this 6-hour experience. Get panoramic views of the area around Quito from the cable car and learn about the city's history through visits to the historic center's squares, churches, and significant buildings. Round-trip transportation from select Quito hotels included.
6-hour combination city tour and teleferico ride
Comprehensive city tour of Quito
Ride on the teleferico
Fully narrated tour
Round-trip transportation from select Quito hotels
Certified English/Spanish speakin guide
Free hotel pickup and drop-off in Quito. Outside of the city has extra charge
Transport by private vehicle
Entrance ticket to teleférico of Quito
Entrance fees as specified in the program
Food and drinks
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered Hotels pick up/drop off outside of the city have an extra charge
What To Expect
After setting a departure time with your guide, be ready in your Quito hotel lobby for pickup. Head out for a tour of the city center, including a visit to the Basilica Church, the San Juan Mirador, and the Colonial Centre of Quito. Stroll the streets to Independence Plaza, where you can see the Cathedral and the Government Palace, learning about the town's history through your guide's commentary. Additional tours include San Francisco's Church, Santo Domingo's Church, the Company Church, and La Ronda Street.
Following your historical tour of Quito, board the teleférico for a ride to the vantage point at 13,000 feet (4,050 meters). Spend an hour at the top exploring, snapping photos, and admiring the views before heading back to your hotel for drop-off.
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Capped by green-and-gold domes, La Compañía de Jesús is Quito’s most ornate church and a standout among the baroque splendors of the Old Town.
It is a 16th-century Roman Catholic complex in Quito, Ecuador. It fronts onto its namesake Plaza de San Francisco. The imposing structure has the distinction of being the largest architectural ensemble among the historical structures of colonial Latin America
Santo Domingo Church borders the southern edge of Quito Old Town and stands grandly over Santo Domingo Plaza. The church represents fascinating periods in Quito’s religious history, as it was constructed by Dominicans and modified by Italian priests.
Plaza Santo Domingo, near the southwest end of Calle Guayaquil, is a regular haunt for street performers. The plaza is beautiful in the evening, when the domes of the 17th-century Iglesia de Santo Domingo, on the southeast side of the plaza, are floodlit.
It is the largest neo-Gothic church in Latin America, the most important characteristic of its facade, are the gargoyles, which maintain a direct relationship with its design. It is also a strategic view of the Historic Center and the North of the city.
is the seat of government of the Republic of Ecuador, located in Quito. Access is by the public space known as Independence Square or Plaza Grande (colloquial name), around which are also the Archbishop's Palace, Municipal Palace, Hotel Plaza Grande, and Metropolitan Cathedral.
La Ronda is an enchanting addition to Quito‘s historic district, and the long curving street has quickly become one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. Read more about its history and learn the 11 best ways to enjoy this magical street.
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.
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