Colonial Quito

Quito was the first UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage site declared in 1978.  It displays the largest colonial town of the Americas with an eclectic architecture ranging from the modern quarters to varied colonial facades on churches and private residences decorated and balconies built along the last five centuries.  See the gothic Basilica del Voto Nacional and the Independence Square flanked by the Presidential and the Archbishop’s palaces dated back to XVII and XIX centuries.  Share the spirit of Quito by walking to the Metropolitan Cathedral with excellent samples of the Spanish Renaissance.  Visit the so-called street of the Seven Crosses and pass by the Jesuit convent, El Sagrario church with a unique orthodox cross lay outdated back to the seventeenth century and the jewel of the crown.

Visit the Jesuit temple of the baroque art in the Americas La Compañía de Jesús, and the jewel of the crown of the colonial architecture in Quito, continue to the Plaza of San Francisco which is a temple and convent, displaying a rich sample of artistic and cultural heritage.

Take a panoramic shot from the Panecillo Hill one of the highest points in the old town Quito.

* There could be visit restrictions to the churches mentioned above due to religious services, alternatives will be visited instead.

Ecuador Tour Packages

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Cuenca – Sigsig – Gualaceo – Chordeleg – Orchid farm

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Otavalo Indigenous Market

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Northern Andes, Otavalo, “Chaski Route” & Train

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Highlander: Otavalo & across The Andes to the Coast

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Pathway through The Andes & Baños

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Peru Express

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Quito traditional & its Gastronomy

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Chaski Route & Otavalo treasures

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Pathway through The Andes & Baños descending to the Coast

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INCA - Cañari Ruins of Ingapirca

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Guayaquil and its fountain lights

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Antisana - Home of the Andean Condor

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Quito & its Highlights

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Cultural Cuenca & its Handicrafts

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Quito - Wine & Roses

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Otavalo & Karanki Magdalena Community Cultural Connection

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Otavalo indigenous community & Chaski Route

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City Pack Guayaquil

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Colonial Quito & Dinner

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Sacha Lodge

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Papallacta Hot Springs & Antisana Ecological Reserve

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Volcanoes, The Highest Andes & Indigenous Communities

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Mindo – chocolate, cacao & coffe tours

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Highlander: Otavalo & Across The Andes to Cuenca

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Mindo Orchids & Birdwatching within Cloud Forest –Alambi

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El Cajas National Park & its lagoons

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Family Themed Parks

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Cuenca, its Traditions & Ruins

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Chaski Route –– Mindo Cloud Forest –– Middle of the World Complex

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Quito Transfer IN (Airport - Hotel)

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Colonial Cuenca & its Museums

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Papallacta Hot Springs

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Colonial Quito, Middle of the World & lunch

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Transfer IN or OUT (Airport - Hotel or vice versa)

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Highlights of Ecuador & descending to the Coast

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Colonial Quito & Middle of the World Complex

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Guayaquil & Botanical Garden

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Transfer IN or OUT (Airport - Hotel or vice versa)

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Pathway through The Andes & Baños descending to the coast

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Tropical Hacienda & its Flora and Fauna

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Cotopaxi National Park & Quilotoa Lagoon

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Otavalo Wellness (Only for groups)

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Volunteer Program at the Karanki Magdalena Community

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City Pack Cuenca

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City Pack Quito

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Casa del Suizo

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Baños - Gateway to the Amazon

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Folkloric show & Legend at night - JACCHIGUA BALLET

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Otavalo Indigenous Market – Chaski Route & Liberty Train

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Pathway through the Andes from the Pacific Coast

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