Quito (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkito]), formally San Francisco de Quito, is the capital city of Ecuador, and at an elevation of 2,850 metres (9,350 ft.) above sea level, making it is the highest official capital city in the world.
Quito has long been an important city in South America: passed from Quitus to Incas to Spaniards, this captivating capital has continued to evolve over nearly 800 years. It is now one of the most intriguing and charming cities in Latin America.
It is located in the Guayllabamba river basin, on the eastern slopes of Pichincha, an active stratovolcano in the Andes Mountains. With a population of 2,671,191 according to the last census (2014), Quito is the second most populous city in Ecuador, after Guayaquil. It is also the capital of the Pichincha province and the seat of the Metropolitan District of Quito.
Tour of the Historic Center and the Teléferico
After touring the Historic Center of Quito we will observe the city of Quito and its various contrasts: nature, culture, and landscapes from the top of the Teleferico.
Visit the beautiful center of Quito and see it from the high slopes of Pichincha – something special that everyone should experience.
List of Attractions:
The Teleférico, San Augustine Church, hat shop.
Tour Duration : All day
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