The Middle of the World in half-day

4 hr

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Quito, Quito, Pichincha Province

Departure to northwest of the city of Quito to cross over the modern zone of the metropolitan district. The journey envelops us in the atmosphere of the traditional neighborhoods of the Capital of Ecuador.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: San Antonio de Pichincha, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito, Pichincha Province

Upon arrival at San Antonio de Pichincha parish town, we...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Quito, Quito, Pichincha Province

Departure to northwest of the city of Quito to cross over the modern zone of the metropolitan district. The journey envelops us in the atmosphere of the traditional neighborhoods of the Capital of Ecuador.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: San Antonio de Pichincha, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito, Pichincha Province

Upon arrival at San Antonio de Pichincha parish town, we observe the dynamism of this small town that is located in the Equatorial Line. The most outstanding buildings, we will see are the Former Unasur building that was the headquarter of the South American Nations. A large obelisk located in the Middle of the world city. In addition, up ahead in the distance, you can see a round elevation that was considered sacred by the first inhabitants of Quito, it is presumed on this mountain the first pre-Inca astrological observatory was built. Other attractions of San Antonio are the mountains called the brand on whose back is the Pululahua crater. The climate of San Antonio de Pichincha is dry, reaching up a temperature of 24°C or 75°F during the day and 12°C or 54°F at night in the summer season. However, in the winter season the temperature does not down too much.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pululahua Volcano & Geobotanical Reserve, Quito Ecuador

Contrary to what many people believe, the Pululahua is an active volcano, except that at the moment it is sleeping. Pululahua volcano is located in the northern hemisphere very close to the equatorial line. It is part of the Geobotanical reserve, that has the same name, whose extension is 13 thousand hectares. The most curious fact is there are people living on the crater, so it is one of the inhabited volcanoes in the world. From the viewpoint, we can observe volcanic domes, houses and tourist ventures that give life to the sector.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Intinan Museum, Autopista Manuel Cordova Galarza, a 200 metros del redondel de la Mitad del Mundo, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180 Ecuador

Explore the Intiñan museum. This place represents the Equator Line and is located 100 meters north of the giant obelisk. The meaning of Intiñan come from the Kichwa word which is the sun road. On the tour, you will be accompanied by a local interpreter from the museum who will show you up different sceneries that represent indigenous villages, old houses built several centuries ago, among other things. Also, you will carry out experiments will prove that you are in the middle of the world, including the experiment of stopping a raw egg on the head of a nail, if you succeed, the museum will delivery you a diploma as master of the egg.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mitad Del Mundo, Avenida Manuel Cordova Galarza KM. 13/5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180 Ecuador

In 1936, an Ecuadorian geographer proposed to build a monument in the sector of the Equator line to commemorate the first arrival of the Sage-French Geographers who arrived at Ecuador in 1736. Years later, the geographer´s idea was taken and the obelisk begins to be built in 1976 which has a height of 31 meters. This monument offers a good background to take the best pictures when you visit the middle of the world.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Quito, Quito, Pichincha Province

It is time to return to the hotel or if you wish, our transport could leave you at a good-suggested restaurant in the city of Quito.

Duration: 40 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Pick up transfer
  • An English-speaking Naturalist Guide-Driver
  • History - Cultural - Tourist Information
Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Mitad Del Mundo
  • Travel Insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Intinan Museum
  • Tips
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito Ecuador


7:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
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