Markets And Gourmet Lunch In Quito

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Hotels in Quito
  • Return Details :
    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 Quito on this lunch trip for gourmet food-lovers.You will discover many different aspects of the Ecuadorian food and cuisine,visit two markets and one restaurant, where you will have food samples as well as lunch.This tour will last 7 hours including the food tasting.

Highlights

  • Small-group tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Family friendly
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Free snacks included

Know More about this tour

Your guide will pick you up at your hotel at 8:45 am.

At 9:15 am you'll be visiting the first market in Quito, a lovely and vibrant organic market where you can meet wonderful producers and purchase and try organic products.
You'll stop to taste some of the delights the producers have to offer; cooked empanadas and/or tortillas along with a cup of coffee or an herbal tea.

By 10:30 am you'll visit a local brewery and do some tasting here too. The activity can be changed for non-drinkers only if the group is private. You will also visit a local tienda where local products are processed, you will taste the Guayusa tea.

You will then be visitingSanta Clara's Market, another unique and different experience.Producers and local vendors here provide fruits, vegetables and daily basic products in small stands where you can eat. You'll also find natural remedies, incense, etc. This place is also known for their wood and paja toquilla crafters. You will then visit the Salinerito shop where you can taste Pajaro Azul chocolate (Pajaro Azul is an alcoholic beverage from Guaranda, a small city in the central Andes of Ecuador) and cheese from the province of Salinas.

Finally, you will enjoy a wonderful lunch at Urko, unique place for local dishes. You'll be welcomed by the Chef and you'll learn a lot about our local cuisine and how we adapt unique ingredients to the most beautiful and delicious plates in Quito (5 course menu).

Drop-off at your hotel.

Inclusions

Lunch

Snacks

Driver/ Local guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

Drinks

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Tour subject to change upon availability

Traveler Reviews

  • 16-Dec-2015

    This was a great tour, good food!