Outdoor activities in Quito

Top Outdoor Activities in Quito, Ecuador

Outdoor Activities in Quito

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6+ hours
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9–11 hours
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$140.00
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6+ hours
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$79.00
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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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6+ hours
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$159.00
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Bus Tours
4 hours
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$75.00
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Bus Tours
8–10 hours
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$195.00
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Day Trips
6–8 hours
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$90.00
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6+ hours
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$66.70
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6+ hours
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$130.00
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  • Stan Briseis
    2 contributions
    It was a really nice experience thanks to my guide who tailored the trip to fit my desires: I tasted fruit, traditional ice cream and biscochos on the road, before actually getting to the city. The actual sightseeing was amazing, including the visit to a sugar cane shop where we could see the process through which candy was made. Of course that nature there was exceptional. Highly recommend!
    Written October 5, 2022
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  • Latebloomer100
    London, UK22 contributions
    Adrián our guide was extremely well informed and ensured that everyone was well looked after. The views were incredible and the walk up to the Cotopaxi refuge challenging but memorable. Very well organised and great value tour.
    Written October 4, 2022
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  • Cindy W
    2 contributions
    Customizable private tour. Ours included hiking, bird watching, chocolate factory tour, and equator. Richard was very accommodating to our requests. His depth of knowledge about natural history is impressive. We thoroughly enjoyed our day and time spent with Richard.
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • PrincessFlan
    Luxembourg4 contributions
    I booked this tour last minute and am so glad I did. Irene was an amazing guide, full of positive energy and good humor, making us laugh the whole way to Quilotoa. She gave us so much great information about Quito and Ecuador, as well as an amazing introduction to Ecuadorian food! The lagoon is beautiful and the walk back up was worth it to get the delicious lunch we had waiting for us when we got back up to the top! Thank you Irene and Jorge for a great trip and welcoming us to your beautiful country
    Written October 6, 2022
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  • Rocky F
    24 contributions
    The best part of the tour was Omar, the tour guide/driver. He was knowledgeable of everything on the tour and more. We enjoyed the humming bird sanctuary and the walk to one of the falls. Plus, he took us to a restaurant with our favorite Ecuadorian food.
    Written August 21, 2022
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  • Hannah E
    2 contributions
    Our guide, Irene, made this tour so special for our little group. It was a wonderful day where we learned so much. And saw many, many things aside from simply the market where we spent around 1.5 hours. I wasn't quite expecting all the stops but it was wonderful. The restaurant we went to for lunch was also fab.
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • Heather H
    3 contributions
    It's hard to say what was the best part, because we loved several things! Our guide, Raco, was incredibly knowledgeable. He taught us so much about the history behind each place we visited, making it even more impactful.
    Written August 15, 2022
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  • LAR_91
    Houston, TX30 contributions
    Eduardo was so knowledgeable! He gave us plenty of options and let us pick what we wanted to do. Don’t miss the orchid farm! The hummingbird reserve was also a highlight.
    Written September 28, 2022
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  • Jerry O
    2 contributions
    The trip was fun and our guide, Alex, was good. He told a few stories on the way out to Cotopaxi to keep people engaged on the 2 hour drive. He managed the climb pretty well by stopping for breaks every so often to let us flatlanders catch our breath at high altitude. Only slight negative was the condition of the mountain bikes for the trip down. Though functional, they were pretty beaten up. Still a great experience overall!
    Written October 2, 2022
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  • kelly h
    London, UK11 contributions
    Adrian and Carlos were the perfect guides, they knew shortcuts and stopped on the journey to show us different plants and foods and most importantly volcanoes. We saw 12 at once from one view point. The lagoon was incredible and beautiful, the hike was tough back to the top, with the altitude and my asthma I didn’t know if I could do it but both guides helped me all the way down and up and I had an amazing sense of achievement at the end. An incredible trip all round and I’d recommend with these guides all day,
    Written August 19, 2022
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  • Krithika M
    5 contributions
    We had an incredible day at Cotopaxi National Park with our guide Oscar. During the drive, he explained the geography of Quito, Cotopaxi and the surrounding areas to us, and also helped answer any questions we had about Ecuadorian life and the country's history. The climb to the respite itself was a little tough given the altitude and steep ascent, however totally doable. Oscar let us take our time, enjoying the view and taking pictures along the way. We also enjoyed a beautiful walk around the lagoon and a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Would definitely recommend this tour for anyone wanting to leave the hustle and bustle of the city for some time in nature.
    Written April 14, 2022
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  • Mackenzie
    1 contribution
    Irene was a wonderful tour guide - she told me so much about the Amazon and biodiversity in Ecuador!
    Written September 27, 2022
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  • Kim R
    5 contributions
    We had a fabulous day with Daniel! He was very knowledgeable about Quito and spent so much time sharing little details with us about this beautiful city. We lived the flexibility of being able to spend time and see things that interested us. Highly recommend spending a day with Daniel, you won't regret it. The cable car was the highlight of the day.
    Written April 12, 2022
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  • Cassidy C
    Millbury, MA7 contributions
    This was a beautiful place to stay at, and all of the employees were friendly, funny and helpful. I recommend staying for at least three days. Some of my favorite activities included visiting the monkey river beach, tubing down a river, and swimming in waterfalls. The guides are very knowledgeable about the area which makes the tours even more exciting. I would definitely go back here again!!
    Written June 4, 2022
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  • William S
    2 contributions
    We loved our trip to Mindo! It was easily one our favorite days in Ecuador. The guide was so nice and willing to tailor our experience to what ever we wanted. We stopped at the very informative museum of Intiñan, the pululahua volcano, hummingbird sanctuary (with other birds and orchids), a cable car to a waterfall hike, and lastly a chocolate tasting and tour of a very informative chocolate factory. Our guide was so knowledgeable about the history and culture of this area. He made us laugh and was extremely polite. Definitely recommended.
    Written July 12, 2022
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