Sebastián de Benalcázar fundó la ciudad de Quito el 6 de diciembre de 1534, hace 484 años. Al principio de diciembre, todos los años, los quiteños y las quiteñas festejan las emocionantes fiestas de Quito.
Sebastian Almeida, mountain guide and survival instructor, is also a writer, on his way to publishing his second book. Sebastian is a member of “Aventura Extrema” or “Extreme Adventure” tourism
Yunguilla and Maquipucuna, belonging to the Metropolitan District of Quito, are located within the Andean Choco Region – which was recently proclaimed a World’s Biosphere Reserve! Besides its natural wonders,
Throughout time, human cultures have used amulets… Small ornaments that are symbols of good luck and faith, thought to give protection against evil or danger. Our ancestors used them, and we still do… The museum Casa del Alabado, located in Quito‘s historic downtown, exhibits small but very representative figures belonging to Pre-Columbian Ecuadorian cultures.
Holy Week in Quito is unique. Its Historic Downtown has an atmosphere of celebration, of mourning, of devotion, of faith and commemoration of Jesus. Rituals, prosessions and traditions take the
Quito’s weather is very unpredictable, but in summer, especially during July, you can enjoy spectacular days and clear blue skies. Admire the city and its surrounding volcanoes! It is the perfect time to hop on the TeleferiQo Quito sky tram and enjoy the most spectacular panoramic views of this Andean city.
Go to the Teleferiqo and watch Quito City from 13,287 ft, visit amazing museums and galleries and take a walk through la mariscal.The following sites are not within walking distance from each other. We recommend you to take a taxi.
¡En esta Navidad recorre el Centro Histórico de Quito! Cientos de pesebres estarán expuestos en iglesias y museos.
Imbabura is one of the most visited provinces in Ecuador because it is filled with lakes, mountains, beautiful small towns, handcrafts, and the famous Otavalo Market. If you only have two days, This is Ecuador recommends the following route, where you will explore the main highlights of Imbabura.