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From Farm to Table at the Central Market provided by Galápagos PRO Ecuador

From Farm to Table at the Central Market

From Farm to Table at the Central Market
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About
Be immersed in true Ecuadorian culture! Join knowledgeable locals on this trip through the market to get a better understanding of the importance of agriculture in Ecuadorian nutrition, health and beliefs! Visit one of the most emblematic markets of Quito, where you will get to know and taste some exotic fruits like Guanabana and Babaco, as well as other local produce that forms the basis of the delicious Ecuadorian cuisine. Learn about the country’s knack for cultivation and management of ornamental and flowering plants. Our fun route ends in discussion about Ecuadorian's beliefs related to the Mother Earth (Pachamama) and its important role in their physical and spiritual health. You will have the opportunity to try regional specialties such as Locro de papa and Seco de Pollo. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the true cuisine and society of Ecuador. * Mo-Tue-Wed-Thu-Fri-Sa * Meeting Point: San Francisco de Quito Church Square  * Tour in English or Spanish
Know before you go
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
What to expect
Be immersed in the authentic Ecuadorian culture! Join knowledgeable locals on this trip through the market to get a better understanding of the importance of agriculture in the Ecuadorian society’s nutrition, health and beliefs! Thanks to its ideal geographical location, Ecuador harvests a great wealth of agricultural produce throughout the year. Every day, small regional agricultural producers offer their fresh products in the squares, streets, and farmers markets around the city. On this tour, we are going to visit one of the most emblematic markets of Quito, where you will get to know and taste some very exotic fruits like Najaranjilla and Taxo. We will see a fantastic variety of organic vegetables amongst other local produce that form the basis of the delicious Ecuadorian cuisine. On our adventure, you will also learn about the country’s knack for cultivation and management of ornamental and especially flowering plants - one of Ecuador greatest sources of international fame. Our fun route will end by getting information about Ecuadorian's beliefs that are mainly related to the Mother Earth (Pachamama) and its important role in their physical and spiritual health. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the true cuisine and society of Ecuador. * Mo-Tue-Wed-Thu-Fri-Sa   * Start Time: 10:30am   * Meeting point: San Francisco de Quito Chruch Square   * Tour in English/ Spanish   * Meals and Drinks are not included in the price
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 91977P7
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Local guide • Private tour
Exclusions
Food and drinks • Lunch
Departure details
Location Name: San Francisco de Quito Church Square Location Address: Tour departs from the steps in front of the main door of the church. Return Location: Plaza de la independencia (Independence Square)
Quito, Quito, Pichincha Province
Inclusions
Local guide • Private tour
Exclusions
Food and drinks • Lunch
Departure details
Location Name: San Francisco de Quito Church Square Location Address: Tour departs from the steps in front of the main door of the church. Return Location: Plaza de la independencia (Independence Square)
Quito, Quito, Pichincha Province
Additional information
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Not wheelchair accessible
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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By: Galápagos PRO Ecuador
LindyTeoTravel
LindyTeoTravel
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A memorable trip I will never forget
My husband and I returned safely on Saturday from our Ecuador and Galapagos trip. Even if everyday life is slowly s
MisterYellowIguana
MisterYellowIguana
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Great Trip
Thanks to Mrs. Beate Zwermann's great experience in the Galapagos and her very professional team at “Galapagos PRO”
mari21041
mari21041
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It was just fantastic!
That is why we would like to thank you. Starting with Nadine for the excellent advice and compilation of the journe
LeonPete
LeonPete
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Excellently planned Galapagos-experience
I would like to thank you very much for this unique experience and give you some feedback about my journey and expe
StevieZim
StevieZim
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Incredible divesity and family-friendly atmosphere
Thanks to the Galapagos Pro team for this amazing tour! The incredible diversity of the islands and their fauna and
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georgyyyy
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Amazing Tour and very well organized
We just came back from the Galapagos and we would like to thank Galapagos PRO for their amazing planning. We met so