Route & dates
Quito— 59 nights
Mon, Feb 15 - Thu, Apr 15
Light of America
High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.Get out of town with these interesting Quito side-trips: Museo Fabrica Imbabura (in Atuntaqui), Cotacachi (Museo de las Culturas, Iglesia Matriz, &more) and Termas de Papallacta (in Papallacta). Spend the 19th (Fri) among the fascinating landscape of Cotopaxi National Park. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Reserva Ecologica Antisana. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Mitad Del Mundo, and explore the world behind art at Casa Museo Guayasamin.
To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Quito visit planner.
If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Mariscal Sucre International Airport and Cotopaxi International Airport. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Quito
Otavalo, Ibarra, Cayambe, Mindo, Cotacachi
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