Quito Legends Tour by Bus

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Duration: 3 hours
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Experience Highlights

Discover Quito in a different way on a night tour of legends by bus lasting approximately 3 hours. Enjoy the sights and lights of the city as you explore its historic streets, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Accompanied by a guide , you'll admire the churches and landmarks, such as the imposing Basilica del Voto Nacional and the Plaza Grande, while listening to urban legends and learning about the rich cultural history of this place. You'll climb to the Mirador del Panecillo viewpoint, where you can marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views.

  • Stroll through Quito's UNESCO-recognised old town.
  • See the city's most emblematic sights aboard a bus.
  • Learn about the city's urban legends from a local guide
  • Admire points of interest such as the Basilica del Voto Nacional
  • Select the option of hotel transfers at an additional cost

What’s included

  • Legends bus tour
  • Driver / local guide
  • Transfers to the hotel (if selected)

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Step by Step

Explore Quito's vibrant arts and culture scene on a 3-hour bus tour of legends. Together with a local guide you will hear the stories of the city and visit the most emblematic spots such as:

  • The Basilica del Voto Nacional: a Gothic-style church located in the heart of Quito. Admire its majestic structure and intricate architectural details.
  • The Plaza de la Independencia: also known as the Plaza Grande, it is the historical and political centre. It is surrounded by impressive colonial buildings, such as the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Government Palace.
  • La Fundación Iglesia de la Compañía: beautiful baroque church located in the historic centre of the city. Admire its impressive architecture, exquisite gilded details and beautiful religious paintings and sculptures.
  • The Church and Convent of San Francisco: religious complex with impressive colonial architecture. Visit its church and museum to discover the history and culture of the city.
  • El Panecillo: a hill located in the centre and one of the highest points of the city. At the top is the statue of the Virgin Mary, icon of the city, and offers a 360 degree panoramic view.

Transfers to and from the hotel are optional and can be chosen at the time of booking at an additional cost to ensure you enjoy a unique experience from start to finish.


· 532 Reviews
  • I
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    The legends of the city have a lot of hidden history among them, it is a different way to know the city and listening to them at night makes your hair stand on end.
  • E
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    The Panecillo viewpoint has incredibly beautiful places, it is perfect to get to know more of the city.
  • N
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    The San Francisco church is beautiful, full of well-defined details.
  • A
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    Quito's urban legends are fascinating
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