"This City Tour and Teleférico is a full day tour includes a visit to the Basilica Church where we will make a brief stop and next the “San Juan Mirador” from where you will have a beautiful sight of The Colonial Centre of Quito. After walking through the colonial streets we will then stop at the Independence Plaza admiring the Cathedral and the Government’s Palace. Furthermore we will visit La Ronda Street The Company Church Santo Domingo´s Church The Sagrario´s Church and San Francisco´s Church
Full-Day Private Tour: Andean Condor Watching at Antisana Mica Lake from Quito
"After a pickup you from your hotel early in the morning you'll take an approximate 1-hour trip to Mica Lake. You'll arrive at the Antisana Mica Lake Reserve entrance and start a walking trek around lake hill and get an awesome panoramic views of the natural scenery. The hike may take 1 to 2 hours with time for photos. If you are bringing an infant an alternate trek may be planned. Along the way you may see horses and reindeer in the area as well as Condor flying around if luck is on your favor. After finishing the hike stop at a local restaurant inside the natural reserve (food price not included) where can watch the Condors in their nests through a telescope. After a happy stomach
"Papallacta is a small village in Napo Province Ecuador located at an altitude of 3300 m in the Andes just off the Eastern Cordilleras on the road from Quito which leads into the Amazon jungle. The scenic drive from Quito to Papallacta passes through several towns and small villages before ascending to a peak of over 4000m from where mountains and glaciers are visible. Descending from the peak to Papallacta the ecosystems transform from alpine to tropical jungle. Several hot springs and spas are located in Papallacta. Many of the local restaurants are known for their steamed trout.After lunch (not included) we will return to Quito."""
Not off the beaten path, but not in Riobamba.
In the morning I was picked up outside my hotel at 8:15,and then we, the guide Alejandro from Pro Bici and James from England, went to a café to pick up...
In 1797 a large part of Riobamba was destroyed in an earthquake and after that the city was moved to its present location. Stones from the old cathedral were used to construct the cathedral at the new...