Unveiling the Wonders: Day Tours from Quito City

Nestled high in the Andes Mountains, Quito City, the vibrant capital of Ecuador, serves as a gateway to a plethora of awe-inspiring day tour experiences. From immersing in cultural heritage to exploring natural wonders, indulging in adventure, seeking wellness, and savoring local cuisine, there's something for every traveler's taste. Let's embark on a virtual journey through the enchanting day tour options that await in and around Quito City.

- Cultural Exploration: Quito's rich history and vibrant culture make it a treasure trove for cultural enthusiasts. Begin your day tour by wandering through Quito's UNESCO World Heritage-listed Historic Center. Marvel at the intricate architecture of the iconic Basílica del Voto Nacional and the ornate interiors of the Compañía de Jesús Church. Dive deeper into the city's past at the Museo de la Ciudad, which offers a comprehensive glimpse into Quito's evolution. Don't miss a visit to the Mitad del Mundo, where you can straddle the equator and learn about indigenous cultures at the Intiñan Museum.
- Natural Wonders: Nature lovers will be captivated by the breathtaking landscapes that surround Quito City. Embark on a day tour to the Quilotoa Crater Lake, a mesmerizing turquoise gem nestled in the Andean highlands. Hike along the rim to witness stunning panoramic views or descend to the water's edge for kayaking or paddleboarding. For a thrilling adventure, explore the Mindo Cloud Forest, renowned for its incredible biodiversity. Traverse lush trails, spot colorful bird species, and take a refreshing dip in cascading waterfalls.
- Adventurous Escapades: Quito's proximity to the Andes Mountains and volcanic wonders offers numerous adrenaline-pumping adventures. Embark on a thrilling hike or bike to the Cotopaxi Volcano, one of the highest active volcanoes in the world. Marvel at the snow-capped peak and challenge yourself with a climb to its summit. If you prefer something less extreme, take a horseback ride through the picturesque Páramo landscapes surrounding the volcano. For the ultimate adrenaline rush, try paragliding or zip-lining over the lush valleys and ravines.
- Wellness and Relaxation: Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a day tour focused on wellness. Indulge in a rejuvenating spa experience at one of Quito's luxurious wellness centers. Unwind with a massage, immerse yourself in hot springs, or practice yoga amidst serene natural settings. Seek tranquility at the Papallacta Hot Springs, where thermal pools surrounded by lush cloud forests offer a blissful retreat. Reconnect with nature, find inner peace, and embrace wellness in the lap of Ecuador's stunning landscapes.
- Foodie Delights: Quito's culinary scene is a tapestry of flavors, blending traditional Ecuadorian cuisine with international influences. Embark on a gastronomic day tour to explore local markets, where colorful stalls offer a variety of fresh produce and ingredients. Join a cooking class and learn to prepare traditional dishes like ceviche, llapingachos, and churrasco. Indulge in a food tour through historic neighborhoods, sampling mouthwatering street food and artisanal chocolates. Savor the bold flavors of Quito's diverse culinary heritage, leaving your taste buds fully satisfied.

Quito City and its surroundings offer an array of day tours that cater to every traveler's interests. From immersing in cultural heritage to exploring natural wonders, seeking adventure and wellness, and indulging in culinary delights, the possibilities are endless. Embark on these captivating day tours and unlock the hidden treasures that await around Quito City, creating unforgettable memories along the way.

$200.00

8 hours

Ride one of the most epic single tracks of the Andean Paramo, from the top of Pichincha volcano to the Urban City of Quito.
$200.00

8 hours

Our day starts with a scenic and mountainous drive northwest of Quito for two hours to the town of Mindo, which is locared in a stunning cloud forest.
$150.00

8 hours

This day trip is for those that want to relax and recover. Papallacta hotsprings is located a mere hour and half from Quito
$150.00

8 hours

On this adventure we start the day driving for three hours to the heart of the Andes along what is known as the Avenue of the Volcanoes.
$150.00

8 hours

Pichincha Volcano is located within Quito forming one of the side of the impressive valley where the city is nestled.
$150.00

8 hours

After picking you up from your hotel our day’s adventure starts heading south to Cotopaxi National Park.
$100.00

5 hours

In the morning we start riding the bikes on the Amazonas avenue, known as the business district of Quito, we will be riding on the biking lanes, we will have some...
$200.00

8 hours

On this exciting white water rafting expedition we head out early southbound to the upper Amazon Basin to the Jatunyacu River.
$200.00

Daily

One of the most epic DH rides in Ecuador, join and discover off-the-beaten-path trails, have fun in company of local riders with the most amazing views of Cotopaxi.
$100.00

8 hours

Today we pick you up at 9am at your hotel lobby, we will go to the oldtown to the San Francisco Market and learn about all the local products
$175.00

8 hours

Northward bound we go through the mountains towards Otavalo, a bustling town home to a large indigenous population, noticeable by their traditional...
$150.00

8 hours

Our Adventure begins driving southeast of Quito to a region known as the Avenue of Volcanoes.
$200.00

8 hours

Early in the morning we depart from Quito and head north on the Panamerican Highway for two hours, through varying landsacpes of rolling hills...
$150.00

8 hours

In the morning we will head northbound on the Panamerican Highway, first stopping to catch some spectacular views of San Pablo lake and Imbabura..
$175.00

8 hours

During this action-packed day we will ascend by car to the foothills of the Pichincha Volcano. From this point we will bike ...
$150.00

8 hours

This day adventure begins by driving northwest of Quito. As we meander down towards our destination you will be able to see the stark contrast between that of..
$200.00

Daily

Mountain bike next to Cotopaxi Volcano, dare and join this amazing adventure on two wheels away from the crowds, enjoy with us this small group expedition and ride some of

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