GuruWalk Original
Free tour

Freetour 🤩 Quito Unmissable, History, gastronomy and the most important sites

Duration: 4h
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Alejandro
Quality Verified Registered on March 01, 2020

Hello, I am Alejandro, I study tourism, I am at the last level .... I love history and tell it with tasting products is the best, I am from Quito ask me anything !!! I know almost everything related to the city and the country.

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  • Accepts electronic payment
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Tour description

Get to know the largest historic center in America, its churches , squares, sweets and chocolates

What will we do?

🍫 We will taste the best Ecuadorian chocolates and some more surprises.

😃 Learn some Kichwa

👟 We will walk on the street of the 7 crosses, the sacred street for the indigenous world.

🔆 I will tell you about the indigenous world and its worldview

⛪ Get to know one of the oldest and largest churches in America, its construction took around 150 years.

😲 While I tell you some Quito legends. Learn some colloquial Quito language.

🏰 Get to know the second tallest church in America and I'll tell you about the sacred indigenous temples.

🍝 I tell you where to eat according to your taste and budget.

🎁 Do you want to buy something? I show you the best places.

⚔️ We will visit the traditional street "La Ronda" and I will tell you its story.

🍨 Tasting of artisanal ice cream

🌟 Would you like to know what was here before? Inca and Pre-Inca time.

Duration 4 hours

🤩If you want we can do 2 tours on the same day so we can make the most of it 🤩
All my tours are made to be combined with each other, in such a way that you can do one in the morning , we will have time to eat and in the afternoon do the other tour.

My other walking tours are:
😍 Middle of the world and other surprises

🚠 Cable car and traditional market

Find them at the end after the comments

+ Local guide.
+ All tastings. (depends on time and availability of the site)
+ Prizes during the tour.

Does not include:
– Things not mentioned in “includes”
👉What to bring:
- Cap hat
- Sunscreen
– Waterproof sweater and/or umbrella
- Comfortable shoes
– QR code reader on your mobile
– Camera or mobile camera.

I'll wait for you on the tour

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Venezuela y, Francisco de Caldas, Qui...
    Venezuela y, Francisco de Caldas, Quito 170130, Ecuador
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    I'll wait for you at the corner of the "García Moreno" park, reference: in front of the Basilica of the National Vote look for the yellow umbrella

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Basílica del Voto Nacional
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Casa fantasma
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Calle de las 7 cruces
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Casa de María angula
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Iglesia Católica Santa Bárbara
  • 6
    Free admission
    La Casa del Higo
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Plaza Benalcazar
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Vice Presidency of the Republic
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Iglesia de El Sagrario
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Catedral Metropolitana de Quito
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Palacio de Carondelet Ecuador
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Real Monasterio de la Inmaculada Concepción
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Plaza Grande
  • 14
    Free admission
    Palacio Arzobispal
  • 15
    Free admission
    Paseo de los dulces
  • 16
    Outside visit
    Casa 1028
  • 17
    Outside visit
    Sucre House Museum
  • 18
    Outside visit
    DonCho Chocho y choclo
  • 19
    Outside visit
    Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús
  • 20
    Outside visit
    Numismatic Museum - Central Bank of Ecuador
  • 21
    Outside visit
    Saint Francis Church
  • 22
    Free admission
    Yumbos Chocolate
  • 23
    Outside visit
    Primera cervecería de América

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Flavia 30 Nov 2023

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
I had the tour with Gaby and she was amazing! She was very clear, the info were also super interesting as the places we saw. She also helped me with nice tips on my stay in Quito, highly recommended!
Darshay 27 Nov 2023

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Johan was my guide for this walking tour and i was thoroughly impressed with his knowledge of Quito, Ecuador, and south america. he was able to answer literally every single question we asked and provided recommendations for things to do and eat in quito. 10/10 recommend
Daniel 26 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Es muy ameno, cordial, comprensivo. Lo recomiendo. Desde Colombia enviamos saludos.
Francisco 25 Nov 2023

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Gran tour. Gabriela conoce muy bien la ciudad y transmite perfectamente su conocimiento. Recomiendo!
Alexandra 25 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Great free walking tour! We especially loved all the free food samples along the tour. Would definitely recommend.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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