In the morning, you will be taken on a tour of Quito’s old town and get to know the Plaza Grande as well as the churches La Compañía and San Francisco.
In the afternoon you will visit the Equatorial Monument. There you can stand on the southern and northern hemispheres at the same time and marvel at the many museums, craft shops and try out different experiments on the force of gravity.
Optionally you can get to know the capital in the morning in a sporty way and take the city tour on a bike. There are two options to choose from. (Surcharge for group tour: 55 USD p.p.)
Option 1: Cultural Bike Tour
This tour starts in the cool, artistic quarter La Floresta. There you will follow in the footsteps of the street artists who make up this district. Then you will go to the Mariscal, where you will see the great parks and the real life in the fruit and vegetable markets. A detour to El Ejido Park, one of the oldest handicraft markets in Quito, is not to be missed before you get to know the oldest observatory in the city in the oldest park in the city. After the many new impressions we return to the Floresta where we end the trip with a coffee in the café La Cleta Bici.
Option 2: Urban Bike Tour
This tour starts in the cool, artistic quarter La Floresta. There you will follow in the footsteps of the street artists who make up this district. We continue along the Avenida Amazonas, one of the main arteries of the city, to the La Carolina Park, where we visit the botanical garden. You will explore the huge La Carolina Park before you get to know modern Quito. Afterwards you will make your way to the Inaquito Market. This colourful and lively market, which has existed since the 70s, is a must before you finish your tour with a coffee and a piece of chocolate in the Cafè La Cleta Bici.