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Quito (Ecuador)

Quito (Ecuador) Island, Galápagos

Ecuador's beautiful capital

Information about Quito (Ecuador)

Quito, Ecuador's capital, sits high in the Andean foothills at an altitude of 2,850m. Constructed on the foundations of an ancient Incan city, it’s known for its well-preserved colonial center, rich with 16th- and 17th-century churches and other structures blending European, Moorish and indigenous styles. These include the cathedral, in the Plaza Grande square, and ultra-ornate Compañia de Jesús Jesuit church.

Interesting facts about Quito (Ecuador)

  • One of the most beautiful old towns in all of South America
  • Elevation: 2,850 m
  • Population: 2,671,191
  • Time Zone: GMT-5 (one hour earlier than Galápagos!)

Pictures of Quito (Ecuador)

Quito (Ecuador)
Quito: Quito with Susi - nemo i galapagos cruise - gal0087
Quito: Quito with Susi - nemo i galapagos cruise - gal0087

Our trips to Quito (Ecuador)

Price
Minimum Price

USD 400

Maximum Price

USD 23000

Duration (days)
Minimum Days

3

Maximum Days

19