• Tour code: 30440P37
  • Location: Quito, Ecuador
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
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Enhance your experience of the Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo) on a private 3-hour tour from Quito. Alongside a local guide, you’ll visit the Intiñan Museum to learn about the discovery of the equator and then straddle the Northern and Southern Hemispheres at the Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo). Private hotel pickup and drop-off in Quito are included.

Highlights

  • Private 3-hour tour of the Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo) from Quito
  • Avoid the hassle of public transport and the expense of taxis by travelling to the equator in a private vehicle
  • Discover how the equator was first discovered at the Intiñan Museum
  • Pose for pictures with one foot in the northern and one foot in the southern hemisphere
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Quito are included

What You Can Expect

Private Equatorial Line Tour

Middle of the world

Your tour begins with private pickup from your Quito hotel at 2pm. Following a 45-minute drive, you’ll arrive at the Intiñan Museum to learn about the discovery of Ecuador’s equatorial line in the 18th century.

The next stop is the Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo), home to a lofty monument built to commemorate Charles Marie de la Condamine’s calculation of the globe’s equatorial line.

Take the elevator to the top of the monument, pose for photographs with one foot in the Southern Hemisphere and one in the Northern Hemisphere, or opt to enter the Ethnographic Museum and Planetarium at your own expense.

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