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COLONIAL CITY TOUR
Tour Code:
CC02 - Quito Colonial City Tour
Duration: 4 hours
Departure: Daily
Description: Ecuador's capital, Quito - the name itself resonates with wonder and romance - designated by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site, is regarded as the most beautiful and stylish city in the Andes. This tour brings you first to the old town of Quito, visiting the Parliament Building, whose stone mural records Ecuador's history. Then the colonial temples and monasteries of this urban jewel, with the Independence Plaza, by the Cathedral, the church of El Sagrario, Presidential Palace, the Municipal Building and the Archbishop's Palace. Also the Church of La Compañía de Jesús, one of the most impressive of Latin America, with its breathtaking gilded altars, considered the finest example of baroque art in America, the Church of San Francisco, one the of great religious buildings of the New World. Then the tour continues with visits to the Museo de la Ciudad, the Convent of Santo Domingo and some of the modern-new city of Quito and it's main plazas and monuments.

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Included:
Private transportation during the tour, private bilingual guide, and entrance fees to museums and churches
Not included:
Tips and personal expenses
What to bring:
For Quito and other highland cities, wear comfortable springtime clothing with a light jacket or sweater, good walking shoes, bottled water and plenty of film
Price*: 1 pax        - $ 80
2 pax        - $ 45
3 pax        - $ 34
4-9 pax     - $ 32
10-15 pax - $ 25

*In USD per person

 

Last Updated 15th November 2006 (DLW)

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