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Quito City Tour Hop-On Hop-Off
"Take the city tour in Quito at your own pace while setting your own schedule with the system hop-on hop-off aboard the Quito Tour Bus. The double decker bus will allow you to see the tourist attractions of the north and center of the city and allow y restaurants and cafes. It is the principle area for entertainment in this zone. Continuing the journey at stop No.4 El Ejido - Craft Market where you will be able to find in a few blocks a colorful shopping experience which offers a great variety of crafts and s in close proximity you can visit the National Museum of Culture which exhibits Ecuadorian art from all its history. We continue to stop No.5 at the Contemporary Art Center where you can enjoy visual and digital art as well as other artistic expressio within a few short steps you can visit the government palace and the oldest cathedral in South America dating from the sixteenth century. The last stop No. 11 is at García Moreno Park located in front of the Basilica del Voto Nacional Church."""Enjoy a city tour of Quito at your own pace on board the Hop-on Hop-off. This is a great alternative to get to know the attractions of the north and center of the city though a system of hop-on hop-off which will allow you to jump off and on at any of the
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Old Town Quito Sightseeing and Food Walking Tour
"Explore the historic district of Quito and enjoy authentic Ecuadorian foods on this full-day tour! Begin your adventure on the cobblestone streets of Old Town Quito with your expert guide. Browse the central market where you'll see a variety of goods including roses exotic fruits and local vegetables.Then follow your guide to the heart of Old Town -- Independence Plaza. Walk around the plaza while admiring the impressive Independence Monument the Archbishop's Palace and the Government Palace. Learn about the significance of these buildings from your guide as you walk through the plaza.Next stop for lunch at a traditional Ecuadorian restaurant. From there head to the Monastery of San Francisco. This large
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Quito Culinary Tour and Cooking Class
"Experience the flavors and culture of Quito on this food tour! Meet your knowledgeable culinary guide and visit a food market to browse for fresh fruits and vegetables. Then head to one of the oldest bakeries in Quito. See how traditional Ecuadorian quesadillas are made and sample the finished product while learning about Quito's food culture from your guide.Next travel through backstreets to the southern part of Quito and admire the city’s historical architecture as you make your way to a local Quito home to test out your cooking skills during an Ecuadorian cooking class! Learn how to make authentic tamales and ""Discover the flavors of Quito on this culinary tour packed with sweet treats and tasty tamales. Meet artisan bakers and talented cooks and learn the secrets to making popular Ecuadorian dishes. Admire the historical architecture of Quito as you walk from title=Highlights&1=Culinary+tour+in+Quito+including+a+Ecuadorian+cooking+class&2=Visit+one+of+Quito%27s+oldest+bakeries+and+witness+how+they+make+some+of+Ecuador%27s+traditional+pastries&3=Take+a+cooking+class+with+an+expert+chef+and+learn+to+cook+some+of""
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More Transportation in Ecuador

The myriads of bus lines in...

The myriads of bus lines in Ecuador are the most convenient way of travelling across the country. For the longest journeys, like Quito to Guayaquil (over 10 hours in bus), I recommend taking a TAME...
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flyingpig
Aug 25, 2002

Airplane...

I always enjoyed taxi's. I felt relatively safe even being a young woman. The buses on the other hand, made me very nervous. City buses are fine, but when traveling to cities only a couple hours away,...
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Raina
Aug 25, 2002

The best and cheapest way are...

The best and cheapest way are the buses. They are a great adventure. Some frightening journeys are the route from Quito to Santo Domingo, and Banos to Puyo, but they are unforgetable and you see great...
Adena
Aug 24, 2002

Well, main international...

Well, main international airoports are in Guayaquil (the asphalt strip appears suddenly when  you already think the airplane is going to land in the swamps) and in Quito. Taking off from Quito offers...
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lichinga
Aug 24, 2002

You can get to Ecuador by...

You can get to Ecuador by Plane or by land from Colombia. The roads of ecuador are very good specially because the landscape in which you drive is beautiful. Roads are very safe. Saeta the mayor...
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viajeromaga
Aug 24, 2002

THE BUSES ARE GOOD BUT ONLY IF...

THE BUSES ARE GOOD BUT ONLY IF YOU PICK THE BUS YOU WANT. IT DEPENDS ON THE KIND OF COOPERATIVA YOU CHOOSE, IF YOU CHOOSE A POPULAR KIND YOU MAY TRAVEL WITH PEOPLE BUT ALSO WITH ANIMALS.IF YOU PICK A...
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sol77
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Flying is fastest, but buses...

Flying is fastest, but buses are much, much more interesting. Buses are certainly the most common mode of transport in the country. There are train services, one of which, the Quito-Guayaquil line, is...
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DesertRat
Aug 24, 2002

I love the bus rides. The...

I love the bus rides. The buses are the cheapest and funnest way to travel. You meet cool people and see the coolest sites.This is the way to ride the bus. When traveling North always sit on the right...
Bueler
Aug 24, 2002

Devil's nose railway

Ferrocarril El Nariz del Diablo is a very touristy but still nice train ride. You should sit on the roof while admiring the beutiful landscape going down the steep serpentine track.
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K-P
Apr 04, 2007

Walking

Wandering around the streets or walking on the beach is the best approach when distances are not too important.
CaptainAmerica
May 04, 2004

Bus (continued)

Taking the bus is the cheapest was of traveling around big cities, but not always the most convinient. Taxis are not expensive.
CaptainAmerica
May 04, 2004

Popular Cities in Ecuador

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Quito

Provincia de Pichincha
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Cuenca

Provincia del Azuay
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Guayaquil

Provincia del Guayas
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Baños

Provincia del Tungurahua
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Otavalo

Provincia de Imbabura
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Montañita

Provincia del Guayas
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Top Hotels in Ecuador

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San Jose de Magdalena, El Chontal
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Avenida Naciones Unidas y Republica de el Salvador, Quito, Ecuador
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Calle Larga 6-93 y Presidente Borrero, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Av. de las Amazonas, Banos, 2000, Ecuador
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Avenida 9 de Octubre y García Moreno, P.O. Box 09-01-9636, Guayaquil, 0, Ecuador
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Km 12, via a Baltra, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Top Things to Do in Ecuador

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El Panecillo - La Virgen de Quito

El Panecillo is quite close to the city center so easy to get to. Don't go walking though! That's not so safe. The most special thing about going up here for me is that I finally had a good overview...
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Old Town

When the guide said that this is a school building I can't hardly believe due to its unique structure and is part of the heritage of the city of Cuenca. This is the biggest building of Cuenca she...
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Malecon 2000

By the time we reach the food court is almost dark, we have spend about 4 hours in the area I can't' believe we spent too long, we didn't noticed the time because there are so much to see around, and...
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Biking down the Avenue of the Waterfalls

I rented my bike from Aventure Equatorland and they had bikes for rent for $5, $7 or $10 per day (July 2011). I chose one for $10 dollars because they were best and I was going to be away for the...
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Otavalo market - souvenirs

Another beautifully goods to find in Otavalo market is the impressive display of blankets, rugs, wall decorations, table cloth and so on in amazing designs and colors. Prices are not display, but...
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On the beach

Walking on the beach ...I took off my shoes to feel the invigorating touch of ..Mother Earth, especially when the ground underneath was carpeted with that invitingly soft white sand! The waves...
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MalenaN

"Ecuador"
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CaptainAmerica

"A trip in Ecuador with Maillekeul"
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SanguiniA

"The land that lies in the middle of the world ..."
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Maillekeul

"Ecuador, first step - Equateur, la premiere etape"
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elsadran

"Ecuador-the country of four seasons!"
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