Teleferico De Quito
go up there... and then a bit more up. Hike to the summit and love life. is not that hard, but a percistance thing. Careful with the altitude! Bring water and snacks. Jacket and sunblock. Be ready and comeback before 4:30pm
This area is great for those who want an incredible view of Quito and if you are lucky, lots of surrounding volcanos. If you are looking for an active day, you can get in a great hike up to the top of Ruco Pichincha at over 4.700 meters.
Great experience, stunning view of Quito. Once you arrive to the top you can stay as long as you want, hiking is a recommended activity. You can visit a little store and coffee shop.
The TelefériQo, or TelefériQo Cruz Loma, is a gondola lift in Quito, Ecuador, running fromthe edge of the city centre up the east side of Pichincha Volcano to lookout Cruz Loma. The ascent takes about twenty minutes. At the summit there are restaurants, coffee bars and stores. There are hiking…
Amazing views of the city as well as nice hiking paths for days in which the weather is nice
“Plaza Foch is great to go for drinking a cocktail, coffee or having a delicious breakfast or dinner, Plaza Foch has many clubs and bars to have a great night, you can enjoy with Latin music and meeting new friends in Quito. ”
“One of the most emblematic and oldest parks of the city. You can join a yoga class in the morning, go for a run in the runtrack, visit the botanic garden or just have a walk and a glimpse of fresh air. Be aware: try not to go in the late night to the park, it might be dangerous”
“The Panecillo is a natural elevation of 3,000 meters above sea level, it was baptized with this name for its resemblance to a small bread; It is nestled in the very heart of the city of Quito. It is one of the most visited sites in the city. Due to its location it has become the most important natural viewpoint of the city, from which you can see the urban layout of the capital, from its historic center and towards the north and south ends.”
“This is one of the places on the planet where you can be in two hemispheres at once!”
“La Compania is a Jesuit church located at the Centro Histórico de Quito. The exterior cover of the temple, is carved entirely in volcanic gray stone, is considered one of the most important expressions of Spanish Baroque architecture in the American continent. The interior is completely covered with gold leaf. During the year there are special events. Concerts of the Sinfonica Metropolitana de Quito, etc. Daily tours in English and Spanish. TIP! Entry is $5, yet for an extra fee you can go to the rooftop to get great views of the San Francisco Plaza. A must see church!”