Quito Old Town & Equator Day Tour



Your small group day tour starts with an interactive tour of the Intiñan Museum on the true equator. A local guide will explain the culture of the indigenous tribes and you can also partake in some fun and interesting equator “experiments”. After stopping to view Pululahua volcano, we then drive into Quito for a three course lunch at a traditional restaurant. Afterwards, you will enjoy a walking tour of the Quito old town. Here you will learn the interesting history of Ecuador while visiting museums, churches and plazas. Later in the afternoon, we will make one last stop at the most famous landmark in Quito, el Panecillo. Here you can enjoy a pisco sour whilst you take in the city views before sunset.


  • Straddle the Equator line
  • View of Pululahua volcano crater
  • Interactive and fun tour of the Intiñan Museum
  • Visit famous landmarks in Quito Old Town
  • Incredible views of Quito from el Panecillo
  • Chocolate tasting
  • Day: Mondays
  • Start Time: 08h30
  • Depart from Plaza Foch
  • Duration = 10 hours
  • Effort level: Easy walking at around 2800m
  • Tour limit = 8 guests
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish and English)

Tour Cost

  • USD 79 per person
  • $25 deposit required to make a booking
  • Balance to be paid in cash at start of tour
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Departure point: Plaza Foch (Entrance to Juan Valdez Cafe)

Departure time: 08h30 

Return point: Plaza Foch

Return time: 17h30

Each guest must please bring their passport.

It is compulsory for guests to have personal medical aid & travel insurance. 

Please inform us of any current medical issues.

Certified Guide (English and Spanish speaking) 

Transport (shared with other guest on the tour)

Traditional Lunch

Entrance fees to the Intiñan Museum and La Compania de Jesus Church

Gratuities (optional)

Alcoholic beverages consumed at lunch

Personal hydration (we recommend you bring at least 2 L of water with you)

Please bring: Passport, sun protection cream, cap, sunglasses, camera and 1-2 liters of water/energy drinks

Clothing: Wear loose, comfortable clothing, a good pair of walking shoes and pack a jacket in case it gets cold.

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions about this tour.

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Quito Equator & Old Town Day Tour
Quito Old Town & Equator Day Tour
Quito Old Town & Equator Day Tour
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