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Itinerary
Take the city tour in Quito at your own pace while setting your own schedule with the system hop-on hop-off aboard the Quito Tour Bus.
The double decker bus will allow you to see the tourist attractions of the north and center of the city and allow you to get on and off the bus as often as you would like in any of the 11 stops with the same ticket throughout the day.
We operate 365 days a year with fixed departures every hour from 9:00am until 4:00pm. You will be accompanied by a professional operator and driver along with explanations about the city from an audio guide in English and Spanish.

We will begin the tour at stop No.1 Naciones Unidas Boulevard where you can find many malls and enjoy the green spaces La Carolina Park offers.
We continue the tour at stop No.2 the Botanical Garden. Just steps away you will find the Botanical Garden of Quito where the main ecosystems of the Ecuadorian Andes are exhibited. Then at Stop No.3 La Mariscal - Plaza Foch you will find a great variety of bars, restaurants, and cafes. It is the principle area for entertainment in this zone.
Continuing the journey at stop No.4 El Ejido - Craft Market where you will be able to find in a few blocks a colorful shopping experience which offers a great variety of crafts and souvenirs. Also, in close proximity you can visit the National Museum of Culture which exhibits Ecuadorian art from all its history.
We continue to stop No.5 at the Contemporary Art Center where you can enjoy visual and digital art as well as other artistic expressions. At stop No.6 Basilica Church you can learn about the most important work of Ecuadorian neogothic architecture and visit its Condor Tower and Clock Tower. After driving down the street of the seven crosses we will arrive at stop No.7 the Church of La Compañía. It is the ideal stop for visiting the historic center since all the attractions are nearby such as the La Compañía Church which is the most representative work of Baroque in Ecuador.
We continue to stop No.8 at the Panecillo lookout point from where you can admire the majesty of the historical center and meet the monument of the Virgin which is inspired by a sculpture made by Bernardo de Legarda. Then we will go down to stop No.9 La Ronda. This is a perfect place to visit the traditional bohemian street of La Ronda where we recommend you sample the delicious cuisine of Quito. In the next to the last stop at No.10 Plaza Grande, within a few short steps you can visit the government palace and the oldest cathedral in South America dating from the sixteenth century.
The last stop No. 11 is at García Moreno Park located in front of the Basilica del Voto Nacional Church.
Locations visited
Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus
San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco)
Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande)
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Overview
Tour the capital city of Quito at your leisure with this popular hop-on hop-off bus tour. Enjoy hassle-free double-decker transportation through narrow city streets as you make your way to numerous city attractions and landmarks. Choose to get off at any of the 11 stops and make the most of your time in Quito.
Highlights
  • Hop-On Hop-Off Quito City Tour
  • Choose to visit any of the 11 stops on the tour
  • Enjoy comfortable, hassle-free transport through city streets
  • Customize the tour to meet your interests and needs
  • Perfect for first-time visitors
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Great for getting to know Quito

I booked our tickets online and got 10% discount. The PDF if sent by email so you can show it on your phone each time you want to get on the bus. The route has changed a little as the bus no longer picks up...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great for an overview of the city

I really enjoyed the hop-on, hop-off tour of Quito. The city is quite long, so you're not going to see every part, but it gives you a nice overview of many attractions. There are stops at many popular places, and some others people might not...More

Thank Rahima S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The Upper deck is the Best way to Photograph Quito

We walked about a block away from Plaza Grande and waited for the Hop On Hop Off Bus to pick us up around 9:00 am. Our first stop was the Panecillo, a virgin with wings guarding Quito. We paid to climb to the top, the...More

Thank Veronica660
QuitoTourBus, Director General at Quito Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Veronica. We appreciate your review on our Trip Advisor Experiences page. We are also glad to know that you had a great time during our city tour at Quito. As a hint, our travel agency offers a complete day tour to Mitad del Mundo...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Good for bus ride around Quito but didn’t learn anything.

There was no English audio available on the two buses we rode. The entire tour was in Spanish. At times we were concerned for our safety as driver rode straight on into 1 way traffic. There was no stop at La Ronda. Roads are very...More

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QuitoTourBus, Director General at Quito Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear passenger, we are sad to know your experience with us wasn't the best. Our travel agency works very hard to give the best that we have. Our guides are well prepared and give information to our tourists in English and Spanish. Unfortunately on your...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Great way to see and familarize yourself to the city.

Great tour of Old City, historic sites and linger in each area on your own. I have toured the same in other cites, but never before thru such inclines and narrow streets so definitely worth the money.More

Thank Ann B
QuitoTourBus, Director General at Quito Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Dear Ann, It has been a pleasure to share with you special moments and experiences on board of Quito Tour Bus. Our city has many places and narrow streets where you can easily get lost. But with us, your journey will always be a flexible...More

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yes...I noticed because I was on crutches at the time.
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Kat A
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online, on the bus or their offices. Very conveent
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Karen W
26 June 2018|
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Hi Karen! Yes, you would get the 11 stop tour. However, since the 4pm bus is the last bus that goes around the city for 3 hours, then you won´t be able to hop on back on the bus if you decide to get off for a visit at any of... More
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