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Cable Car and Quito Private City Tour

After your guide collects you from your hotel, set off an adventure around the city.  First, ascend to Quito’s famous viewpoint in a cable car. From 4,100 meters (13,000 feet) above sea level, you’ll see the city in all its splendor. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the historic center, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Sight and stop to visit major attractions like the Presidential Palace, La Ronda, and the Cathedral.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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Otavalo Indigenous Market Day Trip from Quito

Shop for one-of-a-kind souvenirs at an indigenous market and enjoy gorgeous scenery during this 8-hour trip to Otavalo Market from Quito. This fascinating market features a wealth of hand-made creations produced by local Andean communities, including textiles, leather goods and more. Enjoy sublime views of the Andes Mountains and San Pablo Lake during your drive to the site before hunting for souvenirs. On your way home, you can choose to visit Cotacachi, an artisan town famous for its leather goods, or Cuicocha Lake. Your shopping and scenery trip includes a guide, entrance fees, a snack, round-trip hotel transport and an upgrade with lunch.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Otavalo Cayambe Equator Cuicocha Full-Day Cultural Trip

Get a taste for the indigenous culture and amazing scenery of Ecuador during this 10-hour trip covering variety of cultural and natural sights. Stop at a viewpoint with views of Cayambe and Cotopaxi, then check out the ‘Mitad del Mundo’ monument located directly on the earth’s equator. You’ll also explore Cuicocha Crater Lake, visit a local biscuit factory and go shopping at the indigenous markets at Otavalo and Cotacachi. This Ecuador sightseeing trip also includes lunch, a guide and round-trip transport from Quito.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Otavalo Market and Laguna Cuicocha Full-Day Tour from Quito

Discover indigenous arts and local markets during this cultural tour of Otavalo Market and Laguna Cuicocha from Quito. Escape the city and journey into Ecuador's more rural hillsides as you follow your guide through some of the area's top cultural attractions.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Quilotoa Lake Hiking Tour from Quito

Spend the day exploring the stunning natural landscapes of Ecuador on this full-day Quilotoa Lake hiking tour from Quito. Your expert guide will lead you through tropical forests to one of the area's most beautiful lagoons. Make stops at a quiet village and local markets as part of this incredible day away from the city.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Northern and south Hemisphere Experience in the Middle of the World

See where the Equator divides the northern and southern hemispheres on this tour of the Middle of the World Monument from Quito. Follow your guide and driver to this attraction that was built to honor a French expedition and explore the on-site museum where numerous Ecuadorian crafts and items are displayed. This three-hour tour highlights one of Ecuador's most popular attractions and allows travelers plenty of time for exploring, shopping and learning, too.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour for 3-Days Andes and Amazon Tour

Live an unforgettable experience with highly trained personnel, cross the mountains of the Ecuadorian Andes and see the most spectacular Andean landscapes, to arrive to the Amazon and learn more about its people and its magical biodiversity. Enjoy this unique experience from three to nine days, with all the services included. Ask us more about our programs.Example Itinerary:DAY 1: QUITO | COTOPAXI | LUNCH FREE | PAPALLACTA HOT SPRINGS | MISAHUALLI | AMAZONDAY 2: NAPO RIVER | CANOE RIDE |WILDLIFE | CAIMAN SPOTTING | VISIT QUICHUA FAMILYDAY 3: BAÑOS DE AGUA SANTA | WATERFALLS ROUTE | TREE HOUSE & SWING THE END | TUNGURAHUA VOLCANO | QUITO
  • Duration: 3 to 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila Admission and Tour

If you’re an art enthusiast then no visit to Ecuador is complete without exploring Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila in Quito. Guarantee your entry to the popular cultural institution, located minutes from the Middle of the World Monument, by booking your entry and 1-hour guided tour in advance. Inside, you’ll see indigenous paintings and sculptures by Ortega Malia, and enjoy an aromatherapy session and coca leaf tea.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Old Town Quito Sightseeing and Food Walking Tour

Discover the rich culture and history of Old Town Quito on this 4-hour guided walking tour. Hear the stories and legends behind the Ecuadorian capital’s most iconic landmarks that you visit, including Independence Plaza, Government Palace, the Independence Monument, and the Archbishop’s palace. On this tour, you don’t just sightsee — try your hand at making traditional chocolate, too. Plus top off this fantastic day with a stop at an old-school ice cream shop, and sample delightful flavors.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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3-Day Colombian Coffee Region Tour from Pereira or Armenia

Calling all coffee connoisseurs, this private 3-day tour takes you to the highlights of Colombia’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed coffee region. Departing from Pereira or Armenia, you’ll visit  the towering palms of Valle de Cocora in Salento, sample freshly roasted coffee during a tour of Hacienda San Alberto coffee plantation, and stay at a rural ‘finca’ (farm). Airport pickup and drop-off, accommodation, and entrance fees are included.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Duration: 3 days
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Otavalo Day Trip from Quito: Craft Market and Parque Condor

Escape the city and experience life in a traditional Andean town on this full-day tour of Otavalo from Quito, including lunch. Admire views of natural wonders like Imbabura Volcano and San Pablo Lake; marvel over birds of prey at Parque Condor; then discover Otavalo’s rich indigenous heritage. After lunch, browse the colorful handicrafts and herbal medicines on sale at Otavalo market, and perhaps buy some unique souvenirs to remember your trip. This small-group tour has a maximum of 12 people for a personalized experience.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Tour of Historic Quito, Ecuador and Mitad del Mundo

Cover historic Quito and nearby Mitad del Mundo in one day on foot and by car. Visit Quito's Basilica, one of the largest neo-Gothic churches in the Americas, Independence Square, gold-covered La Compañia Church, San Francisco Square, and the historic architecture, cafes, and shops of cobblestoned La Ronda Street. Drive up Panecillo Hill to see the 18th-century sculpture of the Virgen of Quito, then continue to the geographic center of the world at Mitad del Mundo.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Otavalo, Cuicocha Lake and Cayambe Shared Day Tour from Quito

Discover Ecuador's vibrant cultural heritage, natural wonders, and Andean villages on this full-day tour from Quito. Admire traditional handicrafts at the legendary Otavalo Market, tour the Cayambe biscuit factory, visit the leather capital of Cotacachi, and marvel at Cuicocha Crater Lake. Lunch is included.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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Galapagos Enchanting (5 Days)

Discover the natural beauty of the Galapagos Islands during this five-day tour. Visit three different islands to hike, take photographs, and learn about the local ecosystem from naturalist guides. Explore Flamingo Lagoon on Isabela Island and go snorkeling at Las Tintoreras. See a range of wildlife including tortoises, sea lions, and rays.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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Museums of Quito

Select to visit two among five top museums in Quito and discover Ecuador's cultural history, pre-Columbian art, archaeology, or flora and fauna. See the city through a unique lens while you take in the exhibits of your choice. You’re accompanied by a knowledgeable art historian who offers enlightening commentary. Entrance fees, guided tours and round-trip transport from selected hotels included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tour History and Flavors of Ecuador

Experience the sights and flavors of Quito on a private tour. Customize the itinerary based on your interests (and tastes).  You can visit the San Francisco Church and Independence Square in the UNESCO listed historical center. Sample Ecuadorian foods such as tamales, empanadas, canelazo (spiced fruit drink), and much more.  Whatever you decide, your guide is with you every step of the way.
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Jacchigua Performance Including Transportation from Quito

Get to know Ecuador's folklore and cultural heritage with this ticket to the Ecuadorian National Folklore Ballet's Jacchigua performance. Sit back and watch as 90 performers play out choreography that is widely considered a living museum to Ecuadorian heritage, including historical costumes and artifacts from the Andes. Round-trip shuttle service from northern and central Quito makes for a convenient door-to-door tour.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Quito City Tour and Papallacta Hot Springs

Exploring the UNESCO-listed historic center is a must for visitors to Quito, but sightseeing in the world’s highest-altitude capital can be tiring. This full-day small-group tour has the answer – spend the morning touring the city, then relax and unwind at the Papallacta Hot Springs. Tour includes lunch, hotel pickup, and entrance fees.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Private Day Tour Archaeological Site-Museums from Quito

Travel back in time on this eight-hour tour of Ecuador's pre-Incan culture. Learn about ancient burial ceremonies and rituals to protect the dead. Follow a private guide through tombs and plots and explore Rumipamba Archaeological Museum and the Tulipe Valley before returning to your Quito hotel. This one-of-a-kind comprehensive tour is perfect for travelers who want to explore not only the landscapes, but the culture and history of this epic destination as well.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ecuadorian Cooking Class in Quito + Local Market Tour & Exotic Fruit Tasting

Explore Ecuador’s food, history, and culture on this all-day tour with a private guide. Customize your itinerary to suit your interests and enjoy a convenient, hassle-free hotel pickup. Options include a visit to Quito’s traditional food and medicine market, an enriching and delicious cooking class, and trip to the “Middle of the World City,” where the Southern and Northern hemispheres meet.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Day SuperSaver: Quito Half-Day, Middle of the World and Cotopaxi National Park

Save money by combining these popular tours around Quito and spread the sightseeing over two days. Learn about historical architecture on a trolley tour of Quito’s Old Town, aka Centro Histórico, followed by a trip to Mitad del Mundo (Middle of the World). The next day, explore Cotopaxi National Park and the volcanic lake of Quilotoa with your guide. Minivan transport from your hotel makes it convenient.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Quilotoa Lake full day from Quito

Hike down to the rim of a volcanic caldera on this tour to Quilotoa Lagoon from Quito. Enjoy free time at the beautiful natural attraction, and then head to a vista point, a market, and a town known for its arts and crafts. This tour includes a guide and all transportation, ensuring an easy and informative day trip.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Day Super Savers: Quito Half-Day Tour, Middle of the World and Otavalo Market

Spend two days sightseeing in Quito and Otavalo with a Super Saver that combines destinations for your convenience. Take a trolley tour of Quito’s historical architecture in Old Town, aka Centro Histórico, followed by a trip to Mitad del Mundo (Middle of the World). The next day, explore Cayambe and Otavalo market with your guide. Minivan transport from your hotel via the Panamerican Highway is provided.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Private tour in Quito City & Equator Line

Quito City, the Capital of Ecuador is one of the most beautiful and well preserved in world, declared world heritage site by the UNESCO, it is considered the Gods Face of Latin America, during this Quito Tour, Guide Ecuador will guide you around and will let you discover this south American jewel located at the middle of the world.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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