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Quito - Tradition and Culture Tour 6D - 5N

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Day 1: Transfer in + Hotel

Stop At: Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre, Nuevo Aeropuerto Internacional de Quito Tababela S/N - Via, Quito 170907, Ecuador
Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accomodation in Quito


Day 2: Excursion City Tour + Middle of The World

Stop At: El Panecillo, Costado del Centro Historico, Quito 170150 Ecuador
BREAKFAST in the hotel.

In the morning departure from the hotel to visit the light city of America awarded for having the best preserved historical center of Latin America, our first stop will be the vantage point of the muffin located at 3035 masl, and formerly known as "Shungoloma" or heart hill, here is a large scale copy (45mts.) of the Virgin of Legarda shown on the altar of the church of Saint Francis

NOTE: For operational reasons today’s visits could change their order.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mercado de San Francisco, Rocafuerte Chimborazo, Quito 170150 Ecuador
Then visit the market of San Francisco one of the most traditional Quito founded in 1893 place of sale of traditional foods, fruits, etc.

NOTE: For operational reasons today’s visits could change their order.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco), Plaza San Francisco, Quito 170150 Ecuador
The tour continues towards the Church of San Francisco, church of the company, large square

NOTE: For operational reasons today’s visits could change their order.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Basilica del Voto Nacional, Carchi 122 y Venezuela., Quito 170150 Ecuador
Tour in the Basilica of National Vote considers the most important work of Ecuadorian neogothic architecture,

NOTE: For operational reasons today’s visits could change their order.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mitad Del Mundo, Avenida Manuel Cordova Galarza KM. 13/5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180 Ecuador
In the afternoon the journey continues towards the city half of the world where you will be able to observe the monument built in the eighteenth century which aims to highlight the exact location of the equatorial line where the scientific expedition French defined the position of the line that divides the world.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accomodation in Quito


Day 3: Excursion Otavalo Market + Cotacachi

Stop At: Volcan Cayambe, Cayambe Ecuador
BREAKFAST in the hotel.

The tour begins by visiting the town of Cayambe, here you can taste a traditional sandwich that are the biscuits , made in clay oven and accompanied with leaf cheese or sweet milk
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lago San Pablo, Ecuador
Continuing the tour a small stop is made in Mira Lago to photograph Lake San Pablo until arriving to the picturesque city of Otavalo famous for owning one of the largest indigenous fairs in Latin America, where their skilled artisans expose all their handicrafts and fabrics recognized worldwide, in the afternoon we will visit the villages of Cotacachi
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accomodation in Quito


Day 4: Excursion MINDO

Stop At: Mindo Garden, 4 Km del Pueblo de Mindo Via Mariposario, Mindo 170751, Ecuador
BREAKFAST at the Hotel.

Early departure in the morning and after a tour of approx. 2 hours 30 minutes you will have the opportunity to enjoy this beautiful corner of Ecuador named in 1997 as the first Importance destination for bird watching in Latin America by Bird Life International with around of 500 varieties of birds and approximately 1200 species of butterflies.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accomodation in Quito


Day 5: Excursion National Park COTOPAXI + QUILOTOA

Stop At: Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador
BREAKFAST in the hotel.

Early departure in the morning, enjoying beautiful landscapes and diverse ecosystems, as a clear sign of the majesty of the Andes. Continue to Cotopaxi National Park, reaching the foothills of the impressive active volcano
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Laguna de Limpiopungo, Latacunga Ecuador
We will visit the Museum of the Park, the Lagoon of Limpiopungo and making an interesting walk we will arrive to the forest of the chuquirahuas to 4200 masl. (If the weather permits it). We will continue towards the Quilotoa Volcano, which has in its crater an impressive turquoise lagoon, thus becoming one of the most beautiful and photographed landscapes in Ecuador. We will make a short walk, to appreciate the magnificent view of the volcano (if the weather conditions allow it). In the afternoon we will move to the city of Quito.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accomodation in Quito


Day 6: Transfer Out

Stop At: Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre, Nuevo Aeropuerto Internacional de Quito Tababela S/N - Via, Quito 170907, Ecuador
BREAKFAST in the hotel.

Transfer to the airport end of the trip and our services.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Airport International Mariscal Sucre (UIO) or The place where the tourist will be indicated
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
6 days
Inclusions
  • 5x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Private Transport
  • Professional guide
  • Accomodation in Hotel
Exclusions
  • Extra drinks
  • Tips
  • Tickets to places to visit
  • Municipal Tax of US$ 2,75 direct payment in the hotel value per night and per room.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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