Quito Market Discovery - Small Group Tour

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Come to Quito, the new culinary capital of South America. Taste the true flavors of Ecuador! Wake up your taste buds as we venture to explore one of Quito's most traditional fresh produce markets. Get ready to sample a range of exotic fruits and vegetables. Learn about the use of medicinal herbs and plants. Taste some of the country's most iconic dishes. Ride a cable car, and end the day from the heights of Pichincha, soak up views of the city, and discover for yourself the magic of this stunning capital.


Tours in Quito
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Hotel Quito, Av. González Suárez N27 142 and Gonzalez Suarez
4 hours
daily at 9:00 AM
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Go off the beaten path and discover the sights, sounds and smells of the real Ecuadorian capital on this Quito walking tour.

First we head for the Iñaquito Market located in the northern part of the city. This fabulous market is known for its fresh produce, selling everything from exotic fruits and vegetables to medicinal herbs, fresh juices, and for the daring - local alcoholic brews! Feast on a range of Ecuadorian foods on offer, from crispy fried pork to delicate ceviche. Learn about the ingredients that go into making some of Ecuador's signature dishes, and discover first hand the range of food on offer throughout the country. Don't miss washing it all down with one of the many juices on offer - from the usual orange and mango to the unusual such as babaco and tree tomato.

Leave the gastronomic heights of the market behind and head for the foothills of towering Pichincha on the western edge of the city. Ride the cable car to the top to take in the unparalleled views from a staggering 4,100 meters above sea level. Explore the ecological trail that snakes along the mountain ridge taking in different views of the city below. Visit the world's highest Catholic chapel perched at a staggering 4,150 meters, which was built to honor the miracles of the Virgin Mary.

We take in one last view of the city before climbing back aboard the cable car for the ride down the mountain.


  • Private transport

  • English-speaking guide

  • Entrance to cable car

  • Lunch, accompanied by natural juice and coffee


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this walking tour in Quito.

  • We suggest wearing comfortable clothing and shoes, a warm jacket, sunglasses and a hat.

  • Tour takes approximately 4 hours.

  • Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.

Cancellation Policy

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

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