Start at your hotel This is mostly a walking tour but transportation will be at hand throughout the tour and to take us to the Teleferico and/or Panecillo hill and/or Middle of the World We will start at the Major Square in Quito and walk to Visit the Cathedral of Quito and continue walking to Visit of La Compania de Jesus, the Jesuit gilded church, and continue walking to The Plaza of San Francisco and La Ronda street. We will drive to view the city from El Panecillo hill then drive out to Middle of the World or Teleferico (cable car) whichever you prefer or you may choose both if time allows Return to your hotel
• Tour Overview We will begin the day in the morning visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Major Square of Quito and its Cathedral. Then, we will go walking to the Jesuit Church, considered the most spectacular baroque style, gold gilded church in South America. Later on, we will walk to the Plaza of San Francisco and admire the Franciscan church facade. We will continue to La Ronda, one of the signature streets of old Quito recently made famous in the U. S. by Samantha Brown's "Passport to Latin America". We will drive up to the Virgin of Panecillo statue for a spectacular view of the city. I will loan Nikon binoculars to bring interesting things up close. We can then go on to the Middle of the World or the Teleferico (cable car) whichever you like. We will be flexible and add or subtract sites as you express preferences.