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Quito, City of Contrasts: City´s Reality

OVERVIEW

Explore our “Culture Heritage Site” from a different perspective. Don´t miss this out of ordinary experience!
This journey was designed, to stand out our people, tradition, costumes and living forms, skillful artisans crafters same as business entrepreneurship that keep culture and economy existent performing old jobs or doing other everyday activities

ITINERARY

Our day starts in the morning going to The Working Girl Center, CENIT to share valuable experiences with its members or students in order to know how the center works helping this vulnerable sector to get ahead, treating some social issues like lack of education, health care, discrimination, among others, at this point donations such as medicine & vitamins, school supplies or others are very welcome. We will get to the Old Town of Quito to take a magnificent inside-market tour to get familiar with main agro products, herbs and natural medicine, same as principals for Ecuadorian´s diet; afterwards on foot, we will visit The Independence Square surrounded by the Cathedral, Presidential Palace, Municipal Administration Building and the Archbishop’s Palace, we will head “seven crosses street” where two options are placed to do; to visit the special gilded decorated “La Compañía de Jesus” or to climb the “National Vow Basilica´s highest spire to end at San Francisco´s square, church and convent. Near there we go to “La Ronda street” place for us to be transported back to the last XIX century by strolling its narrow pedestrian shape street to look out some of the innovated municipal projects “hands at work” joining skills and dexterity altogether with techniques and customaries on display inside their colonial restored houses, also workshops like the traditional spinning tops same as other wooden ´left behind´ toys, taste the traditional “quesadilla” (sweet bread desert) with “helado de paila” (fruit’s sorbet), go to grab a piece of organic chocolate at one of the bakeries or take a look at the hats’ confection and designing shop are some of the options to visit. The tour carries on at FUI Recycling Center, a design studio mainly focused in reusing and recycling solid waste generated in urban and rural areas; its shop offers about 30 high quality products made from billboards, canvases, posters, tire´s inner tubes, among others. This dynamic process is complemented with an original design to the new product, similar to the accessory that it will be explained during its elaboration as souvenir for your visit. The day ends with a delicious organic lunch in Botanica Restaurant and transfer back to the hotel.

Inclusions:

– Private Transportation,  Bilingual Guide (Spanish-English), Local taxes

Exclusions:

– Entrance Fees, Lunch, Tips, Drinks, Personal expenses and any other service not mentioned herein

Private (min. 2 pax):

USD 84 per person

*5% off cash payment

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OPERATION: Mon-Fri – PRIVATE- W/LUNCH – FULL DAY
TOUR: Quito, City of Contrasts: City´s Reality
CODE: EDTUIO-411-11
LENGHT: FULL DAY
PAX: PRICE PER PERSON
PRIVATE(min. 2 PAX): USD 84 per person
5% off cash payment
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OPERATION: Mon-Fri – PRIVATE- W/LUNCH – FULL DAY
TOUR: Quito, City of Contrasts: City´s Reality (L)
CODE: EDTUIO-411-11
LENGHT: FULLDAY
PAX: PRICE PER PERSON
PRIVATE (min. 2 PAX): USD 84 per person
*5% cash payment





PERSONAL INFORMATION