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Ecuador & Galapagos Islands: Quito

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Quito has long been a city of two halves. Occupying a highland valley at 2,850m and flanked by volcanoes, the setting of its historic centre and adjoining modern quarters is breathtaking. The formerly dark and run-down colonial heart has been magnificently restored. Cobbled lanes and whitewashed façades, scrubbed up churches and renovated theatres now gleam and echo with the sounds of the everyday life of its traditional inhabitants. Beyond are the skyscrapers and broad avenues of the contemporary commercial city, La Mariscal, with flashy shops, offices and restaurants, where busy young workers flock to the many bars and nightclubs.

Our holidays to Quito

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Hummingbird

Peru Wildlife: Pristine Amazon and enchanted Galapagos

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21 days from £6,469pp

Galápagos Island

Value Galapagos and Peru

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Galapagos marine iguana

Signature Galapagos

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11 days from £5,058pp

Galapagos Sealion

Family Ecuador and Galapagos: Amazonian tribe and wildlife encounters

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13 days from £5,485pp

Things to do in Quito

Biker

Mountain bike down Cotopaxi volcano

Quito building

Walking tour of colonial Quito


Ride Ecuadors Rails

Ride Ecuador's rails from Quito to the coast

Mountain biker

Mountain bike to Mindo cloud forest

What our experts say

If you are lucky enough to be in Quito on a Saturday, look out for the free cultural events that are organised in the city each weekend. On the other hand, if you're there mid-week, you may be able to catch the weekly multicultural dance showcase at the Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, performed by the Ballet Folclórico Nacional Jacchigua each Wednesday.

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