The majestic capital of Ecuador lies at approximately 2,850 metres (9,400ft) above sea level, surrounded by snow capped mountains and volcanoes of the high sierra. Visit Quito and see the architecture of its colonial buildings. Experience the ‘Chiva Express’. Ascend the Devil’s Nose and travel to the famous Inca ruins of Ingapirca. Visit the city of Cuenca, Ecuador’s most beautiful city. See its old and modern architecture and its colourful markets.
Quito & Highlands Tours - Overview
Full and half day tours available from Quito. To read more about featured tours, please follow the link in the "Tours" box, below right
Scenic Tour of Quito & Centre of the World
Take in the many sights and pleasures of beautiful Quito in this half day tour. Includes the chance to stand with one foot in each hemisphere at the "Centre of the World"!
Otavalo Handcraft Tour
Visit the textile market of Otavalo, passing by wonderful, dramatic scenery on the way. Visit also the Indian town of Peguche where you can visit the artisans responsible for the beautiful traditional weaving. Lunch at a traditional hacienda is included in this full day tour...
Panoramic Quito by night & dinner
Enjoy the old colonial Quito under the sparkling city lights. Enjoy a panoramic view over the city at night from the surrounding hills before settling down for a leisurely dinner at one of Quito's finest restaurants...
Scenic Cuenca Tour
Take a full day tour to explore Ecuador's most beautiful city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Cultural site.