Cable Car and Quito Private City Tour

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Enjoy the most stunning view of Quito from the best viewpoint of the city, located at 13,000 feet above sea level (4.100 m.), right on top of Pichincha volcano! Gain elevation in short time, at the comfort of a modern cable car, and be escorted by a friendly and knowledgeable local tour guide. Do an exciting and flexible walk around the old town of Quito with all the safety and privacy you need! Discover Quito's highlights without spending your time waiting for other travelers..!

Itinerary

Duration: from 4 hours to 5 hours

  • Your tour guide will pick you up at 9:00 a.m. from your hotel, due to the splendid view from the viewpoint of "Cruz Loma" (4.100 m.- 13,451 ft) on Pichincha volcano.

    Duration: 5 mins

  • To go up there you will take a cable car ride that takes from 10 to 15 minutes per way, depending on the atmospheric conditions. You start from an altitude of 3.045 meters above sea level (9,990 ft), up until 4.100 meters at the top (13,451 ft). You will enjoy an unforgettable view of Quito, and if the weather helps, the amazing snow-capped volcanoes: Cotopaxi (5.898 m), Antisana (5.753 m) and Cayambe (5.790 m).

    Duration: 2 hours

    Admission fee is NOT included.

  • In the afternoon you will visit the colonial town of Quito, which is the first World Cultural Heritage Site (UNESCO 1978). Before we start the walk, you can have a little break for a drink, or a small lunch; if it is necessary your experienced tour guide can give you different valuable recommendations and options!

    Duration: 2 hours

  • During your walk, you will pass through the Independence Square, scenery of many dramatic battles of revolution in the history of the Republic of Ecuador. You will have the opportunity to visit the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, the Church of the Secret Society of Jesus of Quito, summit of the Latin American Baroque style and the charming neighbourhood of "La Ronda".

    Duration: 30 mins

    Admission fee is NOT included.

  • Visit to San Francisco Church, built in 1540.

    Duration: 10 mins

  • Then you'll have the opportunity to drive uphill way, to visit the top of "El Panecillo", where the winged Virgin Mary of Quito is located, and it is considered the tallest aluminium statue of the world. Then you will finish this fantastic and memorable excursion approximately at 3:00 p.m.

    Duration: 10 mins

Inclusions

  • Mentioned itinerary and visits
  • Certified English speaking guide
  • Private transport

Exclusions

  • Meals
  • Entrance fees
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4.8
32 Reviews
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Description

Enjoy the most stunning view of Quito from the best viewpoint of the city, located at 13,000 feet above sea level (4.100 m.), right on top of Pichincha volcano! Gain elevation in short time, at the comfort of a modern cable car, and be escorted by a friendly and knowledgeable local tour guide. Do an exciting and flexible walk around the old town of Quito with all the safety and privacy you need! Discover Quito's highlights without spending your time waiting for other travelers..!

Duration

from 4 hours to 5 hours

Additional Info

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • 10 C° - 22 C° / 50 F° - 71,6 F
  • Our guides and drivers will follow vehicle cleaning and personal care protocols, with disinfectant products during the tour.

Operated by Ecuador Best Tours

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