Self-Guided Scooter Tour of Quito & Mitad del Mundo

Quito, Ecuador

Experience Rating
    
icon3 hours to 1 day  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more
Overview

Experience Ecuador’s “Middle of the World City” on this self-guided motor scooter excursion. After a quick safety briefing, head to Mitad del Mundo—the precise location of the equatorial line—and visit the monument that divides the northern and southern hemispheres. Check out a museum that tackles the physics and folklore of the area, tour a dormant volcano in South America’s first national park, and explore other sites in and around Quito.
  • Explore Ecuador’s “Middle of the World City” on an affordable, half-day tour
  • Stand in the exact spot where the southern and northern hemisphere meet
  • Visit the Intiñan Museum and the Pululahua Volcano Geobotanical Reserve
  • Ride your own motor scooter and explore the region at your own pace

All taxes, fees and handling charges
Use of bicycle
Use of helmet
Coffee and/or Tea
Entrance fees to museums and parks
Fuel
100% refundable security deposit using a major credit card ($500)

Departure Point

Ecuador Freedom Moto Turismo, Calle Finlandia N35-06 Y Suecia, Quito 170135, Ecuador

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Ecuador Freedom
You'll pick up your bike and get an orientation on driving customs and how to operate your pre-programmed GPS navigation unit.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve
View the beautiful Pululahua Crater
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Intinan Museum
A tour of the Equator. FInd out how the ancients knew this was the center of the world, long before modern GPS systems. Experience first-hand the Coriolis effect by doing experiments right on the equator line.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Mitad Del Mundo
View the Monument of the center of the world. Get pictures.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Pass By:  
Edificio de la UNASUR
View the award-winning architecture.
Stop At:  
TeleferiQo Teleferico Quito
Take a gondola ski lift up above the city on the Pichincha volcano for an outstanding view of the city.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Basilica del Voto Nacional
View the beautiful cathedral. Climb to the roof and see the city below.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande)
Stroll around the beautiful plaza and surrounding churches
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
beautiful gold-filled church
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Calle La Ronda
Art galleries, restaurants, shops, street performances, musicians, cafes. Its a beautiful place to stroll.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
El Panecillo
The hill above the city with the winged Madonna. Great views. A must.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Guapulo
Bohemian neighborhood built on a cliff. Galleries, cafes, restaurants, bars.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Driver's license that permits you to ride a scooter in your home country required
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Learn more about cancellations.
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