Quito Historic City Tour + Otavalo Marketplace + FREE Quito by Night Tour

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What To Expect

Discover colonial and modern Ecuador on a comprehensive tour of Quito and shop different handcrafted items at the Otavalo Marketplace. Get a free night tour!

Highlights

  • Explore the city of Quito and see the most important landmarks of the city

  • See a wide variety of different handcrafted items at the Otavalo Marketplace

  • Enjoy a free night tour and see a panoramic view of illuminated Quito.

Specifications

Type:
Combo Tours in Quito
Departs From:
Quito
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
15 hours
Availability:
Product Code:
14435
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Description

On this super saver, combine a city tour of Quito with a day trip to the Otavalo Marketplace and enjoy a free night tour of the city's illuminated historic center.

Quito Historic City Tour

Explore the city of Quito and see the most important landmarks and commercial areas of the city. Head to the historic center and make a stop at the Basilica del Voto Nacional. Proceed to Plaza de la Independencia and see the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace and the gold-adorned La Compañia Church along the way. The tour will continue towards the Church of San Francisco, built in the 17th century. Afterwards, go to Mirador del Panecillo, where you can admire a beautiful landscape of colonial and modern Quito.

Schedule: Daily (Sunday replaced by Panoramic Quito), pick-ups from 08:00 to 09:20

Duration: 4 hours

Panoramic Quito

Climb aboard a trolley, built as a replica of the trams that once roamed Quito in the last century, and see Ecuador's capital city from three different viewpoints. The tour begins at Mirador del Panecillo, a dividing point between the north and south of the city. Afterwards, go on a walking tour starting at the Plaza de San Francisco to the Plaza de la Independencia. Proceed to the second viewpoint, the Itchimbia and Crystal Palace, to admire the Basilica and the historic center. The third viewpoint is at Guápulo, where travelers can observe the development of Quito to the valleys and learn about the history of the famous Ruta de la Canela.

Schedule: Sunday, pick-ups from 14:00 to 15:20

Duration: 4 hours

Otavalo Marketplace

Depart from Quito through the Pan-American North Highway via Cayambe. Stop briefly at Guachalá, an old equatorial monument. Passengers will have the opportunity to taste the delicious Bizcochos de Cayambe, a type of cracker or bread baked in a clay oven, great paired with local cheese or caramel sauce. Afterwards, make a brief stop at "Miralago", to admire a wonderful view of Lago San Pablo and other amazing views. The tour then continues to Otavalo where Otavaleños (natives) set up a market in which a bartering manner of shopping is taken place. The market hosts a variety of different handcrafted items. Passengers may choose between staying longer in Otavalo or go to visit to the leather shops at Cotacachi. Return to Quito picking up passengers in Otavalo* (spot determined by guide), via the Cajas-Tabacundo road.

Schedule: Tuesday and Saturday, pick-ups from 07:45 to 08:30

Duration: 8 hours

Quito by Night

The tour will start in the colonial part of the city, through the narrow streets, with a breathtaking view of the illuminated colonial churches. The Panecilllo will be the next stop, for a panoramic night time view of Quito.

Schedule: Wednesday to Saturday, pick-ups from 19:00 - 20:20

Duration: 3 hours

Includes

  • Services of a bilingual guide

  • Entrance to the Panecillo

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off View hotel pick-up list

  • Quito by Night Tour

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Admission fees (unless otherwise stated)

Please Note

  • *Bus will wait for 10 minutes in Otavalo to pick up passengers that stayed there, after that will return to Quito with passengers that are on board.

  • Children below 3 years old are free of charge.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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