Ecuador Travel
Quito
Quito
Quito
Quito

Quito

min 50°F max 71°F
9350ft

The also known as “Carita de Dios”, declared by UNESCO as the first Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1978, has an infinity of places to discover and activities to be done that will surprise you.

Quito, the second tallest capital in the world, located on the slopes of the Pichincha volcano, has the largest and best preserved historic center in Latin America, a true heritage treasure that houses churches, museums and cultural centers that will allow you to discover, through a wonderful trip, the history of Ecuador and its richness in terms of cultural and natural diversity.

Surrounded by spectacular mountains and volcanoes, Quito presents wonderful landscapes no matter where you look at it. Walk through its old streets, surrounded by flowery balconies with its bohemian air, the Church of the Company with its internal treasures, El Panecillo with its spectacular view, the Foch area with its varied offer of nightlife and gastronomy; or, the City of the Middle of the World located a few minutes from the center, are just some of the places that await your visit.

Specialists consider that Quito is one of the best destinations to discover in the world, proof of this are the multiple distinctions it has received, such as the Trip Advisor Traveler Choice on three occasions. In addition, it has been worthy of some recognitions, such as: being declared Ibero-American Capital of Culture; designated as South America’s Leading Destination by the World Travel Awards and, finalist in the contest of the seven cities Wonders of the world. Are you going to miss it?

Learn more about Quito at quitotravel.ec

These are the activities we have for you!

Adventure

Quito has a unique experience for you. If you are an adventurer and the heights do not intimidate you, then you will want to sign up for an ascent to the Pichincha Volcano. This city is full of surprises!

Mountaineering

If what you are looking for is a sports activity that includes adrenaline and that challenges your abilities taking them to the limit, mountaineering is the adventure sport indicated for…

Trekking

The Andes have offered, since the time of the Incas, beautiful roads that unfold between forests, moors, wetlands and more. Today it is possible to travel these old routes and…

Nature

Quito has a special charm! You will be surrounded by nature in every step you take. The mountains, rivers and forests will amaze you. Taking long walks will be your favorite pastime because you will not get tired of seeing the beautiful landscape around you.

Flora Observation

Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, it has more than 17,058 species of vascular plants or flowering plants, as indicated in the Fourth National Report…

Landscape Photography

Many people like to capture moments, this through photography, but others are simply passionate about this activity, for these, coming to Ecuador will be a delight for their eyes, since…

Culture

Quito is considered as Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Walking through its streets is to be amazed by an architecture that will leave you speechless. Are you ready to take a tour of the city center?

Urban Tourism

In urban planning, urban tourism should be considered. Walks through the cities allow you to learn more about the culture and traditions that surround this multifaceted country. Also, tourists on…

Religious Tourism

Ecuador is a nation that has a vast historical, cultural and natural heritage. It is a country that offers much in its small territory: nature, adventure and beautiful architecture, within…

Art and culture

The historical and cultural heritage that Ecuador has is amazing. The architecture of its historic centers displays aesthetic uniformity, giving them a captivating air. Ecuador is a multicultural country made…

Gastronomy

The Ecuadorian Andes keep recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Each of the delicious dishes are made with care and love, with natural products that come from a rich and prosperous land. Ecuadorian cuisine is an experience that you can not miss.

Locro de Papa

From Prehispanic origin, is a thick soup which is prepared essentially with potatoes and cheese. White onion and annatto is fried in lard and then chopped potatoes are added to the preparation and mixed with the onion; Add water and let it boil until the potatoes are tender and with a thick consistency, characteristic of locro, finally add milk. It’s…

Locro de Papa

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