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COTOPAXi volcano, horseback riding & hiking
If you are passing by here. Then you found the right person! 259 tours at this location done and counting up. If you could check any departure date that fits on your plans where to join others will be highly appreciate it. Due to the hard drive. We want to prioritize time and recourses. (Only if possible if not that's ok) We start at 7 am. if out of our route we would set up a meeting point. Then We will departure in south direction passing by the ✔️AVENUE OF THE VOLCANOES. After one hour we would already enter to the National Park where we plan to stop by ✔️ AGUALONGO spot to see the prints left by the last Volcanic activity. Then we will pass by ✔️LIMPIOPUNGO lake that is a glaciars origin lake. Then we Will pass by the ✔️STONES VALLEY where a huge amount of small and big rocks show the powerful of the volvanic activity caused ✔️COTOPAXI. Then our horses will be waiting for us. Hopefully we will see wild horses during the riding. Then we Will take the car to the 4700 meters to start a 1 hour hiking to the Shelter. Once up There we can take out our own box lunches and enjoy our submit. Then we will take the way down and return to Quito by 4:30 pm. Note: * Please inform if you any information about your weight to be consider in order to choose the right horse for you. *National park fees, Airbnb commissions and the bad road make this experience costly.
QUITO -All Main Attractions
Hi! We are Jorge & Jose We are doing A Lot! And never will be in rush. Pick up from your location as long as it's not out of our route. ✔️ MITAD DEL MUNDO ( equator line) We are visiting the real equator line where there is a very interesting museum, after an hour of tour with some interesting explanation about the history, location and some experiments to prove we are in the real line. ✔️ TELEFERICO (cable car) to reach the 4000 meters / 12000 feet (geat view of Quito) ✔️ SWING IN THE CLOUDS. we will hike for about 15 minutes until we get to one of the highest swings in the world ✔️ BASILICA DE QUITO which is the biggest neogotic church in south America, We are planning to visit all inside, the towers and enjoy the view from the clock towers ✔️ LUNCH TIME. (optional). We have 1 option in the historical or 1 traditional humble option on the Pichincha volcano (small indigenous bungalow). ✔️OLD & HISTORICAL CITY: - EL SAGRARIO CHURCH (inside) - PLAZA DE LA INDEPENDENCIA - IGLESIA DE LA COMPANIA (from outside) - SAN FRANCISCO CHURCH (inside) - SAN FRANCISCO SQUARE ✔️ DARK CHOCOLATE TASTING. Return to meeting point, end of services. ❗Other things to note: ** We can arrange pick up and drop off from airport for extra charge if needed $25 per way. ** The order of the visits can change depending on each day. ** All parking fees and Airbnb commissions make the cost high.
Cooking class at a Colonial House with a professional Chef
Cook with me, a professional Chef in my historic house. There’s no better way to understand a culture than in the kitchen, where the history of the city and the people collide on the stove. You will become part of the history of my family’s house, which has belonged to my family for about 7 generations, while learning how to cook the two most representative recipes of the Quiteño culture. One of them has been passed from my late grandfather and the other one from my grandmother. All the ingredients will be local and organic in order to support local commerce. You will be making canelazo, a beverage with little alcohol, and empanadas de viento, a fried dough filled with cheese, both from scratch. We will also be doing a chocolate tasting while waiting from everything to be ready. You will eat and drink what you have prepared surrounded by a fantastic fountain in a colonial house.
Haz chocolate y despierta tus sentidos
Transforma una semilla de cacao en la mejor aventura para tus cinco sentidos: <> Prepara chocolate de forma artesanal desde la semilla del cacao hasta el más delicioso chocolate 100%. Esto incluye: tostado de la semilla en un tiesto de barro, pelado de la semilla y molienda de la semilla en un tradicional molino de piedra. <> Cosecha frutas exóticas y diversas plantas medicinales directamente desde mi jardín y fusiónalas con el chocolate fresco para crear la mejor experiencia para tu paladar. <> Disfruta de una relajante exfoliación de manos en una increíble chocoterapia, mientras te deleitas de un ancestral té de cacao tostado o una taza de chocolate caliente. <> Concluye tu gran experiencia brindando por la vida con un excepcional coctel de chocolate y frutas exóticas. En Ecuador amamos el cacao y todo el proceso que atraviesa para convertirse en el gran chocolate, de esta experiencia obtendrás los siguientes beneficios: - El cacao en todas sus presentaciones es alto en antioxidantes, alivia el estrés, disminuye los niveles de colesterol e incluso funciona como diurético. - Podrás disfrutar de una inmersión cultural con personas apasionadas por compartir lo mejor de sí mismas con los demás. ¡Estamos seguros de que es una experiencia inolvidable! *** Esta experiencia puede ser vegana o vegetariana a elección.
Ecuadorian Soccer Game Tour
We will meet at the usual meeting point at Tribuna de los Shyris Av. de los Shyris, next to Carolina Park) at least 1 hours before the start of the game, (time should depend on the game and the time available for it) then we will walk to the Olimpico Atahualpa stadium, we will watch a game of the “Liga Pro” or the Ecuadorian National Team, according to the calendar. During the game, we will include Beer. Throughout the activity, I will be happy to answer all your questions and support you in whatever be necessary for you to enjoy both the experience and your visit to Quito Other things to note Sunscreen is advisable, especially on sunny days. Ecuadorian beer will be delivered only to those ones who meet the minimum age required to drink.
Walking Local Experience Quito’s Old Town HiddenGems
QUITO LOCAL EXPERIENCE Explore Quito’s Centro Historico. not just the touristic places but the HIDDEN GEMS. Walking tour around the biggest and best well-preserved Old Town of South America. Learn about the history and fun facts of Ecuador. 1. We will meet at La Basilica del voto nacional and go up to the condor tower to enjoy the view. 2. Mercado arenas, the oldest flee market of Quito, where only locals go. 3. At the Central Market where we will learn more about the Ecuador the esoterical life and fresh products. 4. Get lost in the colors of the fresh organic fruit and vegetables of the market, where we will get a Fruit Tasting. 5. Archbishops Palace and its old beautiful structure. We will try a traditional Ecuadorean candy and the famous Helado de Paila (copper pan icecream) Tasting. 6. Plaza Central, the Independence Plaza. Where you will learn all about Ecuador history. 7. Carondelet Palace, the presidencial palace, our democracy life in Ecuador. 8. Iglesia de la compañía, the beautiful Golden church. 9. The very first Central Bank of Ecuador. And the story of dollarization 10. Plaza San Francisco, El Quitsato the place of the middle. And the ancestral tribes of Ecuador. 11. We will have a Chocolate Tasting, made with the best cacao fo the world, and learn more about Ecuadorean Cacao and all the process from planting, harvest 12. La ronda, the old bohemian Quitos place.
Papallacta Hot Springs and River Trail
Papallacta Hot Springs, a paradisiacal place, where you will live a relaxing and unparalleled experience. (Ask for special discounts if you are more than 1 person) We will leave Quito towards Papallacta, in a journey of approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. We will visit a trail of the Cayambe-Coca National Park, here we will find a long river with some beautiful waterfalls and incredible landscapes where you can see different species of birds and endemic flora. Later, we will visit the Papallacta Hot Springs; which are thermal pools that will provide you with health and well-being due to their medicinal and relaxing properties
Historic tour and chocolate tasting in a Colonial house
This experience is for the ones who hate the typical scripted, limited time and overpriced tour. Quito is full of stories, tales and scandals (like in telenovelas). We will explore them while we walk so you can be at the scene where the different events occurred. Starting at Basilica Del Voto Nacional Church, you will have a breathtaking view of the city. This is the perfect spot for a selfie or your next cover photo. Here you will also hear our first conspiracy theory. Next, we will head over Calle de las 7 Cruces where the next stop will be my house in the historic district, which has belonged to my family for almost 300 years now. There a chocolate experience will be held while you explore a colonial house I’ll explain a lot of the gastronomy and the architecture od the city and tell you some of the stories that those walls have seen, and tell you a real horror story. Continue our tour to Plaza Grande (Freedom Square) you will get facts about how revolution came to Latin America. You will be in the Colonial city center and be able to understand more of the Spanish architectural influence. Tales about romance, life lessons and even former president gossip will be told. Our final stop will be La Compañía or The Golden Church as as it’s also known. There you will be in front of miracles and a astonishing experience of art in every form.
Morning Quito´s Foodie Tour and Crafts Market
After years of urban exploration, we have singled out some of the safest most delisious eateries in the city. Starting right at the heart of the old district with delicious food stands and fresh fruit juice. Finding the street food market near parque el Ejido and finally savour Ecuadorian chocolate and coffee at the hand craft market close to Plaza Foch. Note: Rain or shine tour leaves at 10:30
Rucu Pichincha Hike
We will start picking up all the participants from their location (in case that is farther from the city we will find a meeting point). Once all the group is complete we will start with this experience. After buying your tickets in Teleferico we'll go up to the High station and then hike to Rucu Pichincha summit. Depending on your physical condition we will do some stops in specific places to take a breath. In one hour and a half, we will arrive at the Bear`s Cave and will prepare for the last hour of hike (drink water and eat something that give us energy). in all this hike, I going to show you different kinds of plants and animals that give a magical view of this volcano. Once we arrive at the rock basement of the mountain we will take another breath to start to walking to the summit. Here you would take some pictures and enjoy the solitude of the mountain and nature. This hike could be at least 3 or more hours to the top. and two hours returning to the cable car station. When we return to the first station of the Cable Car, we would find our transportation ready to go home. Other things to consider - If you are traveling alone, please let me know before you confirm your booking. - On Raining Season our goal will be the Bear`s Cave for safety of all the participants. - Cable car fees must be paid by participants including fees of the guide and coafitrion.
Quito Street Food and Local drinks
Quito's street food and local drinks is like going out with a local friend who loves food and knows the best places on a walking distance route. The tour starts with some amazing views at Hotel Quito in the new bohemian neighbourhood of Guapulo, where we'll try Quito's official drink, canelazo. Move on into real hole-in-the-wall places at La Floresta feasting on empanadas of all sorts, grilled meats and tropical fruit juices until our last, but not least food-stop at Parque Navarro, here there is a great display of local eateries so we'll queue-up for some “Tripa-Mishki” & "Tortillas con Caucara" dishes that once attracted Anthony Bourdain's eye. Finally, we'll wash it all down with a locally made drink of your preference. Note: -Come with an empty stomach so you will get the opportunity to try different foods. - Vegetarian options are always possible. - Non alcoholic drinks are all included in your package
Complete experience in Quito and the Middle of the world
MEETING PLACE PULULAHUA: It is an inhabited extinct active volcano, where we will take pictures from its viewpoint. MIDDLE OF THE WORLD: Ethnohistoric Museum Intiñán, we will do unique experiments in the Middle of the World. TRADITIONAL MIDDLE OF THE WORLD MONUMENT: Where we will stop for few minutes to take photos from outside. CRUZ LOMA (PICHINCHA VOLCANOE): you could take pictures from 4000 meters height from outside of the Cable Car -Teleférico. TEMPLO DE LA LUNA Sightseeing of the historical center from what it was the temple of the moon for the Incas. HISTORICAL CENTER INDEPENDENCE SQUARE ARCHBISHOP'S PALACE (exterior) GOVERNMENT PALACE (exterior) CITY HALL (exterior) CHURCH OF THE COMPANY OF JESÚS, the most important Baroque Temple in Latin America (interior) PLAZA AND CHURCH OF SAN FRANCISCO (exteriors) SAGRARIO TEMPLE (interior) THE CONVENT OF SAN FRANCISCO (exterior) PANECILLO Beautiful sightseen from what I was the temple of the sun for the Incas LUNCH FINISHING THE TOUR AT A RESTAURANT WITH TYPICAL FOOD. END OF THE EXPERIENCE. * We can arrange pick up and drop off from the airport for an additional charge $40 each way, WE HAVE A BIG CAR.
Visit otavalo market and cycle in the middle of the world
Join me to cycle through unique trails in the Middle of the World. We will start our adventure in the community of "Guachala" where the equinoctial line crosses. You can check several times with your GPS that you are at latitude 0'0 "0". We will also visit pre-Columbian archaeological sites that were used by our ancestors as astronomical observatories and that offer us incredible views of the Cayambe volcano. We will visit all these beautiful places by bicycle along a route of approximately 25km full of history and adventure. After we ride our bikes we visit the very famous Otavalo craftmarket if you are looking for beautiful handycrafts this is the place.
Waterfalls, Swing and the magic of Baños
This day we will visit to a place away from Quito if you want to go outside to catch and delight from the magic of this little town called Baños. This trip would take at least 4 hours from Quito, we will make some stops to take some pictures of the landscape (Volcanoes Avenue) and hear about legends, story of the places. We will enjoy a good breakfast in case that you won't be able to take it before the trip (Please let us know). Once in Baños, our first place of visit will be the famous waterfall called Cauldron of Devil (Pailon del Diablo) were we hike the hanging bridges path and take beautiful pictures, the next point in the trip will be the Swing at the viewpoint of Tungurahua Volcano, and finally as optional, if you want some hours of relaxation on Luna Volcan Spa. After try and buy some typical candies of the artisans in the town our trip to come back to Quito will start. We will drop you off on your location. In the case that this would be your last day in Ecuador we can help drop you off directly at the airport, you will be able to bring your luggage with us (it would have an extra cost). Another considerations: - This trip has a least 4 hours per way traveling from and to Quito. - is important to let us know if you have motion sickness. - If you are traveling alone, please let me know before you confirm your booking. - From Monday to Friday, Spanish speaking guide
OtAVALO MARkET, Cuicocha lake, shopping and adventure
After booking you will get the information about the person who will lead this experience. It would be only Jorge, José or myself Daniela. We will departure from meeting point (if there are more participants) otherwise we can start from your accommodation place. We will departure in direction to north Andes to Imbabura Province home of some beautiful touristic and natural spots. We will do a first stop by MIRA LAGO perfect viewspot of Imbabura volcano and San Pablo lake , then we Will continue in direction to OTAVALO MARKET (60 to 90 minutes shopping time), then we will departure to COTACACHI CAYAPAS RESERVE home of CUICOCHA LAKE which is a lagoon with 2 islands inside a crater. After some short walking we will go to COTACACHI CITY leather city and place where We can have lunch and if you are not vegetarian or vegan we can taste CUY or GUINEA PIG. Finally after some more shoping we will return to Quito. NOTE: LUNCH IS NOT INCLUDED.