After years of research we’ve carefully selected the best street food stands in Quito in the most unexpected and hole in the wall locations. This tour prizes taste over aesthetic or price and is sure to make you craving the recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. You’ll try exotic fruits and juices, seafood delicacies and the best local bites, made with fresh ingredients.
We will finish the journey with a top chocolate, coffee and cocktail tasting. In addition to getting a real taste of Quito, you will explore the city’s back streets, downtown’s flea market and cool off beaten path architecture, street art and more. We will wander through the parts of Quito that are home to the locals that dwell here and we will eat the food that natives have been enjoying for decades.
Churute Forests and Cocoa Farm (Private Full Day Tour from Guayaquil)
We will walk the Pancho devil hill and its path. This protected area of tropical dry forest houses a diverse variety of exotic species of birds, reptiles and mammals. Among them you can frequently observe the presence of howler monkeys in their natural wild state. These primates emit very loud sounds to communicate with each other, or to defend their territory from some other invading herd. They concentrate in the top of the trees with the aim of feeding. In the afternoon we will continue our experience at a cocoa farm where we enjoy a typical lunch prepared in the open air to taste typical Ecuadorian cuisine.
Enjoy the night time culinary scene of one of the tastiest capitals of Latin America.
We've made the perfect route for you to discover our favorite snacks and drinks while admiring the coolest side of Quito's street art.
Visit a local gallery and share a drink with the artist while connecting with their ideas.
Embark on the original and unique Mindo's Cloud Forest Tour: Chocolate, Coffee, Birds. Immerse yourself in the wonders of nature as you explore lush forests teeming with vibrant bird species. Indulge in the art of chocolate-making at a local factory, savoring the rich flavors of Mindo's finest cocoa. Discover the secrets of coffee cultivation and brewing at a picturesque plantation, delighting in the aromas and tastes of freshly roasted beans. This tour stands out with its authentic experiences, expert guides, and the opportunity to support local communities. Unforgettable moments, breathtaking scenery, and a genuine connection with nature await you. Don't miss the chance to be a part of this extraordinary and original adventure in Mindo's cloud forest.
Gastronomic and Cultural Walking Tour of Quito with Tastings
Are you looking for a tour that mixes history, culture and gastronomy? This tour is the perfect opportunity to get to know the city of Quito and its hidden wonders, along with its landscapes you will have beautiful photographs to remember all your life.
Cooking Class in Quito with Chef, Market Tour and Transportation
Andres (the owner) will meet you at your hotel, if your hotel is close to the market we will walk there, if not we will take my comfy SUV. Andres will first take you for a tour in the traditional Central Market and surroundings to hunt for fresh local products that you will use during your cooking class. Then you will head to the restaurant which is located in a beautiful Colonial house in the heart of Old Town Quito. During this tour, you will experience life as a local and will learn how to make 3 traditional dishes with a gourmet twist, which you can replicate back home. Get ready for a packed day filled with incredible sights, tastes, and smells. And at the end of it all, you will be able to enjoy the delicious meal you cooked. Highly recommended experience!
Private Full-Day Mindo Cloud Forest,Butterfly Farm, Chocolate Tour bird watching
Depart from Quito on your 9-10 hours private tour to Mindo; a lush green valley located just 2 hours away. It is here that two of the most biologically diverse ecoregions in the world meet. Due to these unique characteristics, Mindo is a true paradise for nature lovers and birdwatchers. It is home to hundreds species of birds, butterflies, hummingbirds, bromeliads and orchids. During this tour you will visit the Butterfly Farm and Chocolate Factory. You will also have some additional options to choose from for the last activity such as Mindo Canopy, a small hike in the Cloud Forest, or a visit to an Orchid Farm, chocolate factory. As this is a privated tour you can design the tour according to what you like the most, this can be a perfect combination of adventure, nature and culture
Panama Hat Maker, Artisan goods, Museum, Beachfront local Cuisine. SHORE TOUR
Your in good hands. We are a British ex-pat family that has been living in Manta since 2009. We have 4 generations of family enjoying the sun, sea and sights. We strive to create a perfect day for our clients using our world travel and local experience to find the best tour attractions. We will go out of our way to make your time in Manta an amazing part of your trip.
This is a lovely light activity tour. You can walk as much or little as you like and all areas are wheel chair accessible.
We can do group or private tours on request and are very flexible if you would like to mix things up and have a custom tour. Feel free to check out our website or social media for more information.
Private Mindo Forest Zip Lining, Chocolate Tasting and Equator Museum Tour
Mindo is a mountain area watershed or landmark, located at the western side of the Ecuadorian Andes. Here, two of the most bio-diverse eco regions in the world meet the Chocoan Lowlands and the Tropical Andes. This private tour is recommended for all types of adventurous travelers. Below you’ll find our standard itinerary, this is a private tour, which you can modify to your own preferences. You can choose to do an additional chocolate tour, to go tubing in the river (cold water!), to visit a butterfly farm and much more! A hotel pick up and drop off is included.
Have your morning coffee while you observe a variety of the exceptional hummingbirds on our stop at the hummingbird viewpoint, and enjoy the scenery of the Ecuadorian Cloud Forest.
Visit a beautiful coffee plantation where we will reveal all his coffee making secrets and you will have another flavorful tasting of coffee and the next new thing: coffee tea.
Have a tasty lunch overlooking the scenery of the cloudforest mountains.
Become a cacao expert on your visit to the cacao farm in Mindo. Ever had a 100% pure chocolate? A guide will explain you the fascinating process of chocolate making, from the cacao bean on the tree to everyone’s favorite sweet, followed by a delicious chocolate tasting. This is an eye-opening experience to where these products come from.