Nature and culture in the Middle of the World area

Duration: 3h and 15min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Ana
Registered on September 06, 2018

Hello friends: My name is Anita, guru of the Middle of the World  I love interacting with people from other countries and cultures. Middle of the World is my place of residence and I will enchant to explain you details about this fantastic place.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Hi travelers!!
Welcome to the center of the planet, a unique and enigmatic place, full of history and colours.

Are you a lover of art and nature? Well, this tour is for you.
In this exit we will go to the Parish of Pomasqui (30 minutes from Quito) where we can enjoy the sighting of different types of birds , among them are hummingbirds, witch birds, huiracchuros and more; each of them will delight us with their colors and songs.
Pomasquinde is a warm place to share with family, friends and mainly with nature.
After this visit we will advance towards the area known as the Middle of the World until we reach the Temple of the Sun Museum.
This museum is a masterpiece built by the indigenous painter and sculptor Ortega Maila, its construction was made with the same stone from the Andes (andesite).
It is a cultural experience that will captivate each of your senses; In addition to enjoying the paintings and sculptures of this artist, you will enjoy an aromatherapy session and coca leaf tea.
This tour will end with a wonderful panoramic view of one of the inhabited craters on the planet, its name is PULULAHUA ; a geobotanical reserve rich in flora and fauna.

Extra options:
You can enjoy a delicious breakfast along with bird watching. (POMASQUINDE) Average cost USD 3 per person. This service must be booked in advance.

What Brig:

  • Cap or hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Glasses or sunglasses
  • Comfortable shoes

Does not include:
- Tickets to Pomasquinde and Temple of the Sun (Usd 3 and Usd 4 respectively)
- Transportation from one destination to another, unless you require it, please inform.

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  • Meeting point:
    Terminal de La Ofelia, C. 6, Quito 17...
    Terminal de La Ofelia, C. 6, Quito 170310, Ecuador

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).

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Who is this tour for?

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

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires 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.
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