Discover the highlights of Quito in this 3 day cultural tour to visit the Old District of the city. Enjoy of the experiments that only offers the Inti Ñan Museum in the Equator Line. Experience the culinary of the Andes with a professional chef. Visit La Capilla del Hombre which is a purpose-built art museum dedicated to the peoples of Latin America. Enjoy of magnifient views from teleférico of Quito over 13,200 feet and explore fruits and vegetables local markets.
Discover the colonial city by walking - cooking lessons
Experience the sights, smells, and flavors of this sky-high capital as the day comes to life. Start this adventure on the cobblestone streets of the city to visit: The Mercado Central, a vibrant and colorful market to immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere; follow your guide past stalls bursting with exotic fruits and fresh vegetables and discover sizzling local dishes. Visit the Independence Plaza, home to the Independence Monument, Government Palace, and the Archbishop’s Palace. La Compañía de Jesús church, a Jesuit church boasting an elaborate façade made entirely out of volcanic stone, and an interior rich in gold leaf. The legendary San Francisco Catholic Church to explore convents and monastery, then walk down through Rocafuerte Street, which in the Seventeen Century was known as “the long Street to the hill”. Explore La Ronda, one of the most picturesque cobblestone streets in Old District of Quito. Try flavors that you’re not likely to find back home — like colaciones, empanadas etc... Stop in a chocolatería to taste and have a full explanation of the whole process of making chocolate. After 4 hours of city exploration by walking, be ready to take cooking lessons with a professional cook.
Day 2.- Museums of Quito
This day you will learn about Quito and Ecuador´s history, art, traditions and ancient cultures depending on your own expectations. It is an 8 hour tour, so you could agree with our guide 3 of them
2.1.- Casa del Alabado
2.2.- Capilla del Hombre
2.3.- National Quito Museum
2.4.- Museum of the City
2.5.- Manuela Saenz
2.6.- Casa Sucre
2.7.- Pre-Columbian Art Museum House of Praise
2.8.- Contemporary Art Center of Quito
Day 3.- Mitad del Mundo Complex - Inti Ñan - Teleferico
Today we will visit the “Middle of the World” . Experience the current equatorial line and straddle the two hemispheres at the same time. In addition have a chance to participate in several experiments on Intiñan Museum such as watching water go down a drain in a different direction only inches away from either side of the equator, or balancing an egg on a nail, or using an ancient sun dial. Enjoy of the view in one of the nicest inhabited crater in Puluhua volcano.
After visiting the Equator Line, we will head to the Teleferico, once you reach the top at 13,500 feet (4,100 meters), enjoy the best views of downtown Quito, beautiful valleys, and snow-capped mountains which surround the second highest capital of the world.
: Quito, EcuadorDuration
: 3 days Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.