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Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Horse Ride in Pichincha Volcano

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  • 8 hr

Get to know this World Heritage UNESCO site on horseback, for a full-day tour riding for almost 3 miles in the Andes, with a great view of Quito surrounded by volcanoes.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania

It is a Jesuit church in Quito, Ecuador. It is among the best-known churches in Quito because of its large central nave, which is profusely decorated with gold leaf, gilded plaster and wood carvings.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco

The Church and Convent of San Francisco forms part of the City of Quito World Heritage Site, the first site ever inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1978. It is the oldest and most significant religious site in Ecuador. The vast complex includes 13 cloisters, three churches, a plaza, more than 3,500 works of religious art, and a library holding thousands of books and historic documents.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande)

It is the principal and central public square of Quito, Ecuador. This is the central square of the city and one of the symbols of the executive power of the nation. Its main feature is the monument to the independence heroes of August 10, 1809, date remembered as the First Cry of Independence of the Royal Audience of Quito from spanish monarchy.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Catedral Metropolitana de Quito

The Cathedral of Quito, is one of the most important churches in the city, its history dates back to 1535 after the Spanish foundation of Quito, began the trace of streets and the framing of apples, after the trace, this solar was given to the first priest of Quito, the priest Juan Rodriguez.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: El Sagrario

This 17th-century church was once part of the nearby cathedral. It's a mishmash of different architectural styles, from baroque to neoclassical.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de Santa Domingo

Santo Domingo church and monastery represent one of the most important religious structures in Quito. Its history is characterized by fortune. It began in 1880 with the arrival of a group of Italian priests who began a modernization process that included aesthetic changes in the temple.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Basilica del Voto Nacional

It is a Roman Catholic church located in the historic center of Quito, Ecuador. It is the largest neo-Gothic basilica in the Americas.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Calle La Ronda

This is a narrow cobblestone street very famous among locals because it appears in many paintings and it was the cradle of several famous poems and songs. The street has recuperated its splendor and it is very popular for local people who come on Friday and Saturday nights for drinking a traditional hot "canelazo" made of cinnamon with a liquor!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: TeleferiQo Teleferico Quito

It is a gondola lift in Quito, Ecuador, running from the edge of the city center up the east side of Pichincha Volcano to lookout Cruz Loma. It is one of the highest aerial lifts in the world

Duration: 1 hour