Get to know Quito, the capital of Ecuador with some amazing activities, like PARAGLIDING
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Hotel Casa Gangotena
You will arrive to Quito’s International Airport Mariscal Antonio Jose de Sucre. The guide will be waiting for you to transfer in to the Hotel Casa Gangotena, located at the San Francisco Square. It is a luxury and sophisticated hotel in the historical center of Quito.
With an eclectic style mixed with a contemporary design.
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel to visit the Middle of the World, a unique experience, because here you will be at the Parallel 0º, 00’, 00’’, where you can visit the French Geodesic Mission Museum, where the you will know more about this important XVIIIth-Century expedition, who came here for measuring the roundness of the Earth and the length of a degree of latitude at the Equator. You can visit also the Planetarium, to understand the different singularities you can see in this part of the world and also the Ethnographic Museum, where you can learn about the ethnics of our country and its cultural development.
Later you will go to the Sun’s Museum, where you could feel the cosmic energy which used to involve our ancestral people. Also you could share the art and the real history about our Andean communities. Here you will enjoy listening music, dances, ceremonies, ancestral medicine, drinking the coca’s tea and the chicha de jora, as a courtesy.
For lunch you will go to The Crater Restaurant, located inside the Pululahua’s Volcano Crater, here you will enjoy delicious dishes of the Quito Cuisine with a panoramic view of the crater. It is a very different place, where you will see a population in their daily activities, living inside it.
There also you can go horse riding in this beautiful place, around the Pondoña Hill. At the end of the activities, you will return to the Hotel Casa Gangotena. (B/L/-)
Early at morning, you will be picked up from the hotel, to go to the cable car, a nice trip which allows you, to see the most of the city since the Pichincha’s Volcano.
Then you will go to the meeting point to do paragliding, in the Antenas of the Pichincha’s Volcano, the volcano is considered like the city’s guard.
The lunch will be at the elegant restaurant Belle Époque, located at the historical center. At the end of lunch, you will return to the hotel.
At 18:50, the guide will look for you, to begin a city tour by night at 19:00, to follow the Bell tower’s Route, an unknown sight of the city, since its bell towers, visiting places no all people can access in the center. During the tour, you have a typical snack. Then you will return to the hotel. (B/L/-)
You will drive to the airport for the the international departing flight.(B)