Meet your guide at Plaza de San Blas located in the Old Town at 9:00 am or 14:00 ( under request) to begin your cultural tour into the citys historical heart. Experience the sights, smells, and flavors of this sky-high capital as the day comes to life. Start this 4-hour adventure on the cobblestone streets of the city to visit: The Mercado Central, a vibrant and colorful market to immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere; follow your guide past stalls bursting with exotic fruits and fresh vegetables and discover sizzling local dishes. You will also visit the Independence Plaza, home to the Independence Monument, Government Palace, and the Archbishops Palace. Stop to absorb the colonial charm of the La Compaa de Jess, a Jesuit church boasting an elaborate faade made entirely out of volcanic stone, and an interior rich in gold leaf. Next, adventure to the legendary San Francisco Catholic Church to explore convents and monastery, then walk down through Rocafuerte Street, which in the Seventeen Century was known as the long Street to the hill. Explore La Ronda, one of the most picturesque cobblestone streets in Old District of Quito. Following your guides recommendations and try flavors that youre not likely to find back home like colaciones, empanadas etc... Enjoy a shot of "Canelazo" using your newly learned phrases to greet locals or stop in a chocolatera to taste and have a full explanation of the whole process of making chocolate. Your guide is happy to provide assistance in getting back to your hotel in Quito.
- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Instant Confirmation
- Lowest Price Guaranteed
- Duration: 4 Hrs
Departure Time :
Plaza de San Blas, in from of the church. Quito Old District Valid from the time you exchange your voucher, for the consecutive days selected.
Departure Details :
Plaza de San Blas at 9:00 am or 14:00pm next door Hostal San Blas (Old District of Quito) , , Customers must confirm time of departure.
Cancellation Policy : Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund
Explore the spectacular sights of Quitos captivating city on a small group walking tour. Enjoy an intimate atmosphere while strolling around the central market; sample traditional "canelazo" drinks or chocolate tasting and experiment with Spanish greetings; and uncover the intriguing history of Quito with a certified English Spanish speaking guide. A personalized experience is guaranteed on this small group tour, where numbers are limited to 12 people.
Know More about this tour
- Entrance fee to San Francisco Church
- 1 canelazo drink or chocolate meringues taste per participant
- City Tour
- Professional Certified English / Spanish speaking guide
- Groups bigger than 6 participants free tasting and the whole process of making chocolate
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Groups smaller than 5 participants free tasting and the whole process of making chocolate
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Walking tour around 4 hours in the Old District of the City