Quito City Tour Teleférico & Mitad del Mundo
Learn about the history, architecture, and customs of the people of Quito on this trip. You will have the best view of the Quito City Tour once up on the top of Teleférico at over 13,400 feet (4090 m) above sea level. Experience new things at the Intiñan Museum in Mitad del Mundo excursion.
Duration: 9 hours
You will begin your Quito City Tour with a pick-up from your hotel. The tour will then continue from the Basilica Church, where we will make a brief stop to visit it.
After walking through the colonial streets, we will then stop at the Independence Plaza to admire the Cathedral and the Government’s Palace. We will also visit La Ronda Street, The Company Church, Santo Domingo’s Church, The Sagrario’s Church and San Francisco´s Church, which was built during the 17th century.
After visiting the Quito City Tour historical sights, we will go to the Teleférico. This is one of the best ways to enjoy our city with views of beautiful valleys, snow-capped mountains and the capital, Quito. From a point at more than 13,000 feet (4000 m), you will enjoy magnificent views of the city.
After lunch, you will head to the Middle of the World monument, where you can stand right in the middle of the equatorial line and straddle the two hemispheres. In addition, you will have a chance to participate in several experiments at the Intiñan Museum such as watching the water go down a drain in a different direction (only inches away from either side of the equator), or balancing an egg on a nail, or using an ancient sundial and much more. At this place complex, you will also be able to visit a fascinating ethnographical museum which gives a great overview of the many distinct cultures of this small country. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the landscape in Pululahua, an inhabited crater with great biodiversity and unique geological formations, declared a geobotanical reserve. After a great day of discovery, you will be taken back to your Quito hotel.
Quito City Tour