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Day Trips

Cotopaxi full day tour from Quito with breakfast and lunch

Swap the city for Cotopaxi National Park, home to the magnificent Cotopaxi Volcano, on a full-day tour from Quito. Designed for nature lovers short on time, this excursion covers the Limpiopungo Lagoon, home to 24 species of bird; the Agua Longo Gully and Stone Valley; and the Centro de Interpretación Mariscal Sucre, an educational information center. Lunch is included.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Middle of the World Half-Day Tour from Quito Including Entrances

Cover some of Quito's highlights, including the Middle of the World (Mitad del Mundo) and the Pululahua Crater, on this double-decker bus tour. During the half-day tour, you'll learn about the landmarks and popular attractions in Quito from your guide and enjoy VIP access to all of the attractions in the Middle of the World Complex.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Ecuadorian Cooking Class in Quito + Local Market Tour & Exotic Fruit Tasting

Learn how to prepare authentic Ecuadorian food during a cooking class in Quito. An in-the-know guide whisks you around the local fruit and vegetable market to shop for ingredients. Discover the traditional flavors used in Ecuadorian cuisine and enjoy a hands-on culinary experience preparing a delicious 3-course meal. Your tour includes all ingredients, lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Full-day Tours

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.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Day Trips

Otavalo tour from Quito visiting Quitsato, Indigenous Market, Peguche, Cuicocha

Combine culture with nature on this full-day tour of Otavalo Marketplace and Cuicocha Lagoon, ideal for first-time visitors with limited time in Ecuador. Departing Quito, you’ll travel to Otavalo Marketplace, one of Latin America’s largest markets, to browse stalls for colorful, artisan souvenirs. See, too, the Peguche Waterfall and Cuicocha Lagoon, on which you;ll enjoy a short boat ride.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Quito City Tour, Equator line and Pululahua Volcano

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 Virgin of Quito, then continue to the geographic center of the world at Mitad del Mundo.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 hours
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Hop-on Hop-off Tours

Quito City Tour Hop-On Hop-Off

Tour the capital city of Quito at your leisure with this popular hop-on hop-off bus tour. Enjoy hassle-free double-decker transportation through narrow city streets as you make your way to numerous city attractions and landmarks. Choose to get off at any of the 11 stops and make the most of your time in Quito.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

City Tours

Middle of the World Tour with Tickets & Hotel Pick-Up

See where the equator divides the northern and southern hemispheres on this tour of the Middle of the World Monument from Quito. Climb aboard a 20th-century replica tram to head to the museum built to honor a French expedition and where numerous Ecuadorian crafts and items are displayed. This tour highlights one of Ecuador's most popular attractions and allows travelers plenty of time for exploring, shopping, and learning, too.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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QUITO BY NIGHT TOUR

the night tour of Quito, is an elegant tour, where you can appreciate the beautiful Quito architecture and feel the city without external noise giving more privacy, you can enjoy a hot drink if the night is cold
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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US$71.00
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

Equator Line and Pululahua Crater - Half Day Tour

The Equator line and the Pululahua Crater are two of the most visited attractions around Quito. This private half-day tour combines both, with a visit to the Intiñan Equator Museum, followed by a scenic tour of Pululahua. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Quito's Urban Zone is included.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Quito at Night & Urban Legends Tour with Hotel Pick-up

Discover the luminous enchantment of Quito at night with an evening tour of the city’s historic, UNESCO-listed heart. Ride past illuminated churches and colonial monuments on a replica of a vintage trolley car while a local guide shares background stories, history, and urban legends of the Ecuadorian capital. Soak up panoramic views of the sparkling city from the hilltop viewpoint at Mirador del Panecillo, and end the evening with a tasting of empanadas and canelazo.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Mitad del Mundo Tour with Tickets

Hop aboard Quito's only double-decker bus and make your way to Mitad del Mundo for this 7-hour tour of the equator. You'll stop at Pululahua for stunning crater views, and enjoy VIP access to the Middle of the World Monument, where you can straddle two hemispheres. This tour runs daily and includes a private bilingual guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Private Middle of the World (Mitad del Mundo) and Pululahua from Quito

Receive undivided attention from your guide on a private 4-hour tour of the Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo) and Pululahua, one of only two inhabited craters in the world. Departing Quito, you’ll travel to the Equator in a private vehicle and observe experiments that demonstrate the unique properties of the Equator. Then, you’ll proceed to the achingly green Pululahua crater to enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding hills. Bottled water and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Full-day Tours

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.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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History, Culture & Traditions of Quito

Experience Quito’s highlights on a 6-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. Meet a local market and its traditions, in addition to La Capilla del Hombre, where the artist OswaldoGuayasamin left his work to delight its visitors.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

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Walking Tour Quito

Walk in the historic center of Quito, it is totally special if you are accompanied by friends, here you will discover the wonders of the historic center and new friends while we walk. Places like the Plaza de la Independencia, Basilica Church, the company, San Francisco, the change of presidential guard and others are what we will discover in this experience that you will do it yourself. It is also a good time for you to realize the best selfies of your passage through the heritage city of Quito.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Otavalo Market Private Day Trip

Put your Spanish and haggling skills to the test on a private 8- to 9-hour tour to Otavalo Market. Beginning and ending at your Quito hotel, private transportation guarantees a comfortable and stress-free journey to and from the market. Have your camera ready as you peruse handicrafts, tapestries, and other artisanal goods with your guide. The tour is a great opportunity to buy your souvenirs in one go, while supporting the indigenous communities.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Night Tour in Quito with free time in La Ronda

At night, Ecuador’s capital transforms into an illuminated wonderland. See Quito at its most magical on an evening tour by double-decker bus, ideal for first-time visitors. From a premium vantage point on the lower or upper deck, you’ll see lit-up landmarks such as San Francisco Church and Quito Old Town before enjoying free time on Calle La Ronda, a historic street in downtown Quito.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

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.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Half Day Tour to Mitad del Mundo

Straddle two different hemispheres during this half-day visit to the equator at Ecuador’s famous ‘Mitad del Mundo.' Try out some unique physics experiments demonstrating the influence of the earth’s poles at the Intiñan Museum. This trip includes a guide, Intiñan Museum entrance fees, round-trip hotel transport, and an optional upgrade for a private tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$68.00
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours

Cultural Tours

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.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours

Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Full Day Tour to Cochasqui, Otavalo and Peguche from Quito

Discover the remote wonders of Ecuador on a full-day private tour from Quito. Skip the confusion and limited routes of public buses and relax in comfortable private transportation. The comprehensive tour strikes the perfect balance of history, nature, and culture. Discover the ancient Inca pyramids of Cochasqui, Otavalo Market, Peguche Waterfall, and more. At each location, you enjoy an immersive and engaging experience with your private guide.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Market Tours

Rose Plantation, Equator Line and Otavalo Market Private Tour

After pickup from Quito, you’ll take the picturesque route along the Panamerican highway.  This comprehensive tour ticks off both the popular and lesser-known Ecuadorian attractions.  With an expertly planned itinerary, you’ll visit a rose farm, Plaza de Ponchos, Quitsato’s sundial, and more in a single day.  Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Cotacachi village, which is also included in the tour.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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  • 7 to 8 hours


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