Visit Quito, the second highest capital in the world! UNESCO recognizes Quito as the city with “the best-preserved, historic center in Latin America.”
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.
Museums and Archaeological Sites to visit in and around Quito. Don’t miss the chance of placing one foot on the northern hemisphere and the other on the southern hemisphere of our planet in the Middle of the World site.
¡En esta Navidad recorre el Centro Histórico de Quito! Cientos de pesebres estarán expuestos en iglesias y museos.
Celebrate Fiestas de Quito the right way! Here are the events you can’t miss this week:
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.
Iván Ulchur tells us about his morning in Casa Gangotena. Experience as the city of Quito comes to life with the beginning of a new day.
Running for 200 km a route travels through the mountain chains of the Andes. Famous naturalist Humboldt was the one to name it “The Avenue of Volcanoes” in 1802, when he climbed Chimborazo. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀
The slopes of the Andes are dressed with a wonderfully intricate ecosystem: The cloud forest. This ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation, is one of the most diverse in the world.