Guided tour

Quito City: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Quito City: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

From US$ 70 per person

Join this 4-hour tour of the Old District of Quito, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site because of its historical buildings, impressive churches, interesting museums and bustling plazas.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
You will be picked up at your hotel in Quito. Pick-up from hotels outside the city will incur an additional charge.


  • Enjoy the panoramic view from Panecillo Hill
  • Walk through the colonial streets of Quito
  • Stop at the Independence Plaza and admire the cathedral and Carondelet Palace
Full description
Enjoy a 4-hour tour of Quito City. Visit Panecillo Hill and enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Continue to the impressive Basilica del Voto Nacional and the "San Juan Mirador,” where you can take in the Colonial center of Quito. After walking through the colonial streets, stop at the Plaza de la Independencia ("Independence Plaza") to admire the cathedral and the Carondelet Palace, the seat of the government. Visit Ronda Street, the Compañía de Jesús church, Santo Domingo Church, La Iglesia de El Sagrario and the Church and Convent of St. Francis, which was built during the 17th century.  Finally, return to your hotel.
  • Entrance fee to La Compañia Church and the Basilica
  • Guide
  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrances fee not specified in the itinerary
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear

Know before you go

  • Museums may be visited; entrance fees are not included in the tour price
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Good guided tour that we couldn't have realized like this


August 12, 2017

February 21, 2019

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