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El Panecillo
El Panecillo

El Panecillo Tours and Activities

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Squint south toward the old town from Quito center and you can’t miss the El Panecillo, a hill that resembles apanecillo (little bread roll) with a statue of the Virgin Mary standing on top. At 9,895 feet (3,016 meters) above sea level, El Panecillo is Quito’s most popular lookout, affording 360-degree views of the city.

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El Panecillo, Old Town, Quito, Ecuador, 170111
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City Tour in Quito. Muffin, Cable Car, Historic Center and Middle of the World

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City Tour in Quito. Muffin, Cable Car, Historic Center and Middle of the World

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The tour includes a visit to the Virgin of El Panecillo, located in the heart of the city, from where you can see the south, center and north of the city. Then, a visit to the main attraction of Quito: the Monument to the Middle of the World (ticket not included), which aims to highlight the exact location of the equator or equator, from which the country takes its name. Additionally, you can also visit the Intiñán and Templo del Sol museums. Tickets to these two places are not included in the tour price. Before finalizing the tour you will visit the crater of the Pululahua volcano, which is one of the very few inhabited craters in the world and is located within one of the most important geobotanical reserves in the country. It is possible that the order of activities is changed, to take better advantage of the weather conditions. The price applies to groups of two or more passengers.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$124.61
$155.77
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Self-Guided Scooter Tour of Quito & Mitad del Mundo

Self-Guided Scooter Tour of Quito & Mitad del Mundo

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Experience Ecuador’s “Middle of the World City” on this self-guided motor scooter excursion. After a quick safety briefing, head to Mitad del Mundo—the precise location of the equatorial line—and visit the monument that divides the northern and southern hemispheres. Check out a museum that tackles the physics and folklore of the area, tour a dormant volcano in South America’s first national park, and explore other sites in and around Quito.
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  • 3 hours to 1 day
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$38.15
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Quito City Tour Double Decker Bus

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Quito City Tour Double Decker Bus

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Tour the capital city of Quito at your leisure aboard this popular hop-on hop-off bus tour. Enjoy hassle-free double-decker transportation through narrow city streets as you make your way to numerous city attractions and landmarks. Choose to get off at any of the stops and make the most of your time in Quito.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.50
$15.00
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The Original Quito City Tour in Trolley with Hotel Pick-up -

The Original Quito City Tour in Trolley with Hotel Pick-up - "Small Group"

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Experience the best of Quito on this replica traditional tram tour. Trundle through the Ecuadorian capital’s colonial and modern neighborhoods; and hear tales of the city’s history and culture you might miss if alone. See the Plaza Grande and Basilica of the National Vow; admire panoramic views, and savor local ice cream (own cost). Monday tours bring the chance to watch the Changing of the Guard at the Presidential Palace.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.00
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Quito at Night & Urban Legends Tour -

Quito at Night & Urban Legends Tour - "Small Group"

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Discover the sights and lights of Quito at night with this evening tour of its historical, UNESCO-listed heart. Ride by illuminated churches and landmark sites such as the Basilica of the National Vow and Plaza Grande; and hear urban legends and insights into the city's cultural heritage you could easily miss otherwise. Finish by admiring views of the sparkling city from the hilltop viewpoint of Mirador del Panecillo—the perfect finale.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.00
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Historic City of Quito and The Middle of the World -

Historic City of Quito and The Middle of the World - "Small Group"

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Explore Quito’s UNESCO-listed historic center and visit the famous Equator Line on this full-day tour from Quito. Admire landmarks such as the Basilica del Voto Nacional and Independence Plaza on a walking tour of Quito; take in the views from the Mirador del Panecillo viewpoint; then walk along the Equator Line at the Mitad del Mundo. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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Photography Tour Quito at Night & Urban Legends

Photography Tour Quito at Night & Urban Legends

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Enjoy spectacular views, the center of Quito is illuminated at night, its streets, squares and churches illuminated with colored lights, so you can capture the best photographs and thus always remember your visit to this charming city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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Private Quito City Tour

Private Quito City Tour

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Immerse yourself in Quito’s colonial past during this 4-hour tour of the city’s Old District and major historic sights. Explore the top attractions of the city’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed historic center, including the churches of San Francisco and La Compañía, its main Basilica, Independence Plaza and government palace. You’ll also enjoy postcard-worthy views of the city from Panecillo Hill and learn about Quito’s history, food and culture from your guide. This half-day tour of Quito also covers entrance fees at La Compañía and San Francisco church and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.59
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Quito’s insights and flavors

Quito’s insights and flavors

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Quito’s insights and flavors Live an authentic experience! Explore Quito from a different perspective as you walk in the Historical Center visiting the dome of one of its iconic colonial churches and climbing El Panecillo Hill to see and understand the city from unique viewpoints. Discover the interior of Casa Gangotena, a wonderful early-20th century mansion as you enjoy tasting traditional snacks. We drive to Pomasqui,16 miles north of the Old Town, to learn about the fascinating culture of the Agave plant, including a taste of the Ecuadorian spirit known as Miske! History, colonial art, tradition and sophistication, local flavors and spectacular views await you.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$167.00
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$167.00
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Cable Car and Quito Private City Tour

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Cable Car and Quito Private City Tour

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After your guide collects you from your hotel, set off an adventure around the city.  First, ascend to Quito’s famous viewpoint in a cable car. From 4,100 meters (13,000 feet) above sea level, you’ll see the city in all its splendor. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the historic center, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Sight and stop to visit major attractions like the Presidential Palace, La Ronda, and the Cathedral.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.20
$78.00
$7.80 savings
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City Tour: Historic Quito

City Tour: Historic Quito

Tour the largest and best preserved Historic Center in South America, live the traditional trades and experience the culture of the most touristic city in Ecuador.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Full-Day Quito City Tour & Mitad del Mundo

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Full-Day Quito City Tour & Mitad del Mundo

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Enjoy a sampling of the natural, cultural and historical sights found around Quito during this comprehensive full-day tour. Take in gorgeous hilltop views of the city from Panecillo Hill and San Juan Mirador. You’ll also explore Quito’s historic city center by visiting several of its churches and colonial-era buildings. After lunch experience life on both sides of the earth’s equator at the Middle of the World monument before finishing your day with the amazing landscapes of Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve. Your comprehensive Quito trip also includes a guide, some site entrance fees and an optional private tour upgrade.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.07
$101.54
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Quito City Tour, Equator Museum and Pululahua Crater

Quito City Tour, Equator Museum and Pululahua Crater

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Maximize your time in Quito with a private full-day tour that checks off three of the capital’s most popular attractions. Take in the highlights of the UNESCO-listed historic center, walk along the Equator Line at the Intiñan museum, then marvel at the views from the Pululahua crater. Tour includes lunch, hotel pickup, and all activities.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.56
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Quito By Night Tour

Quito By Night Tour

the night tour of Quito, is an elegant tour, where you can appreciate the beautiful Quito architecture and feel the city without external noise giving more privacy, you can enjoy a hot drink if the night is cold
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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Quito's Top Attractions Pass with Airport Pick-Up (Save 10% on tickets)

Quito's Top Attractions Pass with Airport Pick-Up (Save 10% on tickets)

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See the best of Quito with this Top Attractions Pass that grants unlimited access to five of the city's top sites. Save 20 percent on entrances when you purchase this pass--and skip the lines upon arrival! It's the best way to see Mitad del Mundo (Middle of the World), Capilla del Hombre and Museu de la Ciudad y El Carmen Alto. Plus, use your pass to explore the city aboard The Original Quito Trolley tour and rent bikes at Quito's Bike Rental. Whether it's your first time in Quito, or you're a seasoned traveler in Ecuador, this pass is not to be missed!
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  • 2 to 180 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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4-Day - Dreams of Quito

4-Day - Dreams of Quito

See the best of Quito’s center and its surroundings on a 4-day tour of Quito Old Town, Otavalo Market, and the Middle of the World Monument (Mitad del Mundo). Browse stalls selling indigenous crafts at the world-famous Otavalo Market, see the mighty Cayambe Volcano, and witness mind-boggling experiments at the Middle of the World Monument (Mitad del Mundo) aka the Equator. Plus, you’ll take a comprehensive tour of Quito Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Accommodation, breakfast, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 4 days
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$362.00
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Full-Day Tour of Old Town Quito

Full-Day Tour of Old Town Quito

Ecuador’s capital is a UNESCO World Heirtage site and one of the highest cities in the world, located right by the Equator Line. This tour offers a comprehensive introduction to the city, ideal for first-time visitors. Explore the historic Old Town, see the Compania and San Francisco churches, and admire the views from Panecillo Hill. Plus, ride the Teleférico cable car to Pichincha Volcano and visit the Middle of the World monument.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.00
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Quito customized city tour

Quito customized city tour

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Is the best and complete way to visit Quito, Certified Tour Guide, and VIP custom driving. Fast, cheap, open-minded, and 100% interesting. Some places/activities' availability may vary. Better to go during weekdays to avoid conglomeration. Keeping all biosafety standards, Covid free service. We take care of each other. 420 friendly
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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The Middle of The World and Urband Legends of Quito -

The Middle of The World and Urband Legends of Quito - "Small Group"

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Visit the Equatorial Monument at the dividing of the northern and southern hemispheres. The 30-meter Middle of the World Monument (Ciudad Mitad del Mundo Monument) was built honor the French expedition, and houses a small museum containing a variety of indigenous Ecuadorian items. Join this 3-hour tour and explore on the the world's most unique locations and admire the attractive illuminated churches at night and learn about urban legends related to the history of the city.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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History, Urban Legends of Quito and The Middle of the World -

History, Urban Legends of Quito and The Middle of the World - "Small Group"

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Experience Quito’s highlights on a 4-hour sightseeing tour with a knowledgeable guide. Drive through diverse neighborhoods for a look at both colonial and modern Quito, and visit top Quito attractions such as Independence Plaza and the Presidential Palace. Visit the Equatorial Monument at the dividing of the northern and southern hemispheres. The 30-meter Middle of the World Monument (Ciudad Mitad del Mundo Monument) was built honor the French expedition, and houses a small museum containing a variety of indigenous Ecuadorian items. Join this tour and explore on the the world's most unique locations. Admire the attractive illuminated churches at night and learn about urban legends related to the history of the city.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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Private Quito City Tour and Food Tasting

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Private Quito City Tour and Food Tasting

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Take this flexible half-day experience in Quito, to taste some of the best local foods and fruits of this charming country, escorted by certified and knowledgeable tour guides, and count with the privacy and safety you need during your stay in Quito. Discover the history and traditions of this magnificent jewels using your five senses, and enjoy with your family avoiding unnecessary crowds..!
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.60
$54.00
$5.40 savings
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Original Quito City Tour in Trolley

Original Quito City Tour in Trolley

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In this wonderful tour, we will visit the largest and most preserved historic center of Latin America, the historic center of Quito, in Trolley! We will make a stop at the Basilica of the National Vow and at the Panecillo, where we find a huge figure of the Virgin of Legarda, emblem of the city of Quito. Then, we will walk on La Ronda street and visit workshops.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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Historic City of Quito and The Original Craft Beer Tour -

Historic City of Quito and The Original Craft Beer Tour - "Small Group"

Experience Quito’s highlights on a 4-hour sightseeing tour with a knowledgeable guide. Drive through diverse neighborhoods for a look at both colonial and modern Quito, and visit top Quito attractions such as Independence Plaza and the Presidential Palace. In the original Quito craft beer tour we want to transmit the passion for the beer art of Quito, the first city in South America where Craft Beer was prepared more than 400 years ago.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.00
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Quito City Tour Including Capilla del Hombre Art-Museum

Quito City Tour Including Capilla del Hombre Art-Museum

Spend the day exploring Ecuador's capital city on this small-group tour of Quito. You'll check out the exteriors of the iconic Government's Palace and San Francisco's Church and get an inside look at the famous La Compania Church and Capilla del Hombre Museum, too. This comprehensive tour is capped at just 14 travelers, ensuring a personalized experience for everyone.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.83
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Should I book El Panecillo tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since El Panecillo can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 53 El Panecillo tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit El Panecillo 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to El Panecillo costs USD 15.00. Guided El Panecillo tours start around USD 15.00 per person. See all 53 El Panecillo tickets and tours on Viator.
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