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.
Celebrate Fiestas de Quito the right way! Here are the events you can’t miss this week:
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. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀
During the first days of September, for the last 150 years, we have celebrated Fiestas de Guápulo! The current president of Guápulo, Jaime Pardo, tells us what to expect for
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.