The Original Quito City Tour In Trolley With Hotel Pick-up

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Monday to Saturday from 08h00 Sunday from 14h00 Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Galería Ecuador (La Mariscal), Reina Victoria N24-263, Quito 170143, Ecuador
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up available from selected hotels at request if you book with 24+ hours of anticipat.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Experience Quitos highlights on a 4-hour sightseeing tour with a knowledgeable guide. Drive through diverse neighborhoods for a look at both colonial and modern Quito, and visit top Quito attractions such as Independence Plaza and the Presidential Palace. Youll be amazed by panoramic views throughout your tour, accompanied by informative commentary from your guide about the history and culture of Ecuador's capital.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Basilica del voto nacional, Quito, Pichincha Province

Considered to be the largest neo-gothic temple in America

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: El panecillo, Quito, Pichincha Province

An iconic place in the city, renowned for its beauty, and where is a giant statue of the "Winged Virgin", where you can admire a beautiful landscape of colonial and modern Quito

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza grande), Quito, Pichincha Province

It's the main square of the city of Quito where the Government Palace is located the Absobispal Palace, the municipality and the Independence's monument.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, Quito, Pichincha Province

One of Quito's best-known Jesuit churches due to its large central nave, which is deeply decorated with gold leaves, gilded plaster and wood carvings

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Calle La Ronda, Quito, Pichincha Province

It is one of the most traditional streets that are in Quito, in the old houses, workshops and galleries of artisans have been arranged.

Duration: 40 minutes

Inclusions

Starting point pickup and drop-off

Professional guide

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drink

Entry fees to churches

Entry/Admission - Basilica del Voto Nacional

Entry/Admission - Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Traveler Reviews

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  • 04-Mar-2020

    Andrea was a great guide for this trip mostly around the Old Town of Quito. We saw plenty of churches (not surprising for a tour that runs the length of a street called "Street of the Seven Crosses"), a nice mix of walking and riding in a trolley, several old town squares, and a viewpoint over the city. Good pace to see as much as possible in a half day; excellent bargain at $15. A great choice for a first day in Quito, both to get to know the city as well as acclimate to the altitude.

  • 27-Nov-2019

    Despite the late start due to incontrolable factors such as the vehicle breaking down and needing to be replaced and the horrendous morning rush hour traffic, our guide Leo recovered and provided an excellent tour in both Spanish and English.

  • 08-Nov-2019

    It was our first time in Quito and we want a morning tour that would show us the most important sites, give us a sense of the historic center and give us basic information on the city and its history.

    This tour filled the bill!

  • 18-Apr-2018

    Great introduction to the city if you are fresh off the plane. The beautiful gold leaf Jesuit church and the trip up to ththe panecillo viewpoint were the highlights. Juan was a knowledgable and enthusiastic guide.

  • 03-Apr-2018

    Our half day Quito city tour exceeded our expectations. John, our guide was so passionate about Quito, its history and the Ecuadorian people it was infectious. This tour came at the end of a month long visit to Ecuador and Peru and we told John we weren't interested in going inside anymore churches, etc. - just give us the highlights! He smiled and said, Yes, I hear you but let me just take you to this one. From then on we were hooked. We went everywhere and enjoyed and appreciated every building and monument he showed us. Best tour guide ever, a real highlight of our entire trip. I highly recommend it!

  • 28-Mar-2018

    The tour was very informative with a very engaging guide. I found it a great value for the price. When I booked the tour I was under the impression that we could go on the tour at different times during that day but on Saturday the tour only leaves at 8:30 am which was an inconvenience and was not made clear on Viator or on the confirmation email. Another annoyance was that the tour did not include entrance fees to different churches, entry prices are not expensive but I wish we had been told before hand.

  • 15-Feb-2018

    Excellent tour. Very good value for money. The guide , Juan was very knowledgeable, pleasant and helpful.
    I recommend it as the first thing you should do in Quito, to get acquainted with the city.

    Saiyed Aftab ahmad

  • 10-Feb-2018

    This tour was amazing!

  • 17-Jan-2018

    Javier was an AWESOME guide and good driver also - Ricardo? Always there when we were ready. Nice balance with riding in the compact bus and walking. Excellent history an overview of Old Town Quito in both English and Spanish. Covered major sites and interesting others. A plus is hotel pick up. A+

  • 20-Sep-2017

    I think the tour was really good. The guide was really knowledged and made all the efforts that we all enjoyed it with great explanations. I would reccomend the tour without any doubt.

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