Delve into everyday Quito life as you discover the city’s churches, traditional delicacies and its best views on our 3-hour walking tour through the Old Town. Your guide will point out all the spots you’ll want to re-visit on your own!
We’ll gather at the “Plaza de San Blas" (Avenida 10 de Agosto and Calle Francisco de Caldas). The tour begins at 10:30 AM, our guide will be wearing a red t-shirt. Note: Please bring something to tip your guide (recommended $5-10)!
Tour days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday.
Experience the best of this vibrant city by exploring the streets like a local.
The real deal: classic Old Town neighborhoods
Get an authentic glimpse into Old Town life as you explore some of the city’s classic neighborhoods and plazas, as well as the best-kept secrets that only a local guide can show you.
Sample our Ecuadorian delicacies!
Get a taste of some delightful traditional treats as we take you to Quito’s typical hole-in-the wall pastry and ice-cream shops.
Quito’s weather can be unpredictable, be prepared!
Camera, cash (please tip your guide!), comfortable shoes, water, sun protection (sunscreen, hat, glasses), rain protection (umbrella or rain jacket) and a light sweater.
From the Old Town (or Centro Historico):
Plaza San Blas should only be a short walk away, ask your hotel receptionist how to get there. Otherwise, take a taxi (Cost: $1.50 - $2.50) and tell the driver, “Plaza San Blas, Avenida Pichincha y Calle Guayaquil” (the intersection).
From La Mariscal:
Take a bus! 1. Jump on the “Ecovia” going South along Avenida 6 de Diciembre and get off at the “ Simon Bolivar” stop. Walk 3 blocks southwest to reach Plaza San Blas.
2. Take the “ Trolebus” going South on Calle 10 de Agosto and get off at the Hermano Miguel stop, across the street from Plaza San Blas.