If you are visiting Ecuador, “Quito Oldtown & Equator Line”, is a must in your list. The Ecuadorian capital, is a mix of colonial and modern architecture, surrounded by a fascinating environment in the nation’s cultural capital. Let us guide you through our old historical city of monasteries, churches, museums, festivals, in addition to nightlife and cuisine. Quito, settled in a long narrow valley on the slopes of Pichincha Volcano. Therefore visitors can enjoy a set of spectacular, natural settings. The capital of Ecuador has been recognized since 1978 as the first UNESCO World Heritage Site for its well-preserved, beautiful colonial center. So hop-on with our team of local bilingual guides today! for Quito Oldtown & Equator Line. Find out yourself everything Quito has to offer!
The “Equator” in Ecuador
Although the equator line runs through hundreds of places. Ecuador is the one country that takes particular pride in it´s unique geographical location. In fact, the official name of Ecuador, literally translates to “Equator”. It´s capital city of Quito, lies smack in the middle of the imaginary line. Equator line, also known as the Middle of the world, or it´s spanish name “Mitad del Mundo”. It is visited by about half a millon people every year.
Step in two hemispheres at the same time. Learn about the physical effects that only occur on the Equator. Try to balance an egg on a nail! And have fun!
- Hotel Pick Up/Drop Off (Quito Downtown)
- Head north of Quito and visit :
- Inti Ñan Interactive Museum
- Pululaha inhabited crater
- Basílica Church (Gothic style)
- Presidential Palace
- La Compañía (Golden Church)
- San Francisco Church
- La Ronda street
- Back to pick up place
- Lasts Aprox: 8 hours