Hostel "El Centro del mundo" in Quito - Ecuador in South America, hotel, cheap lodging , photo, backpacks, bargain, gringo, tourist, private room, home, guides, reservations on line, traveller and open 24 hours
Hostel "El Centro del mundo" in Quito - Ecuador in South America, hotel, cheap lodging , photo, backpacks, bargain, gringo, tourist, private room, home, guides, reservations on line, traveller and open 24 hours
           

 

WHAT TO DO IN QUITO
 

MONDAY
Visit the neighborhood of La Mariscal, walk to the pleasant lookout of Guapulo or enjoy one of Quito's nicest city parks. The "Parque de la Carolina" is only a 25 minute walk. The park offers an outstanding botanical garden a vivarium and lots of green space.

TUESDAY
Visit the magnificent old town. World heritage site, 1978 (UNESCO). Start your visit at the BASILICA; (STUNNING VIEW FROM THE BELFRY) then walk to the "Plaza de la Independencia", wander along Garcia Moreno street, visit the astonishing churches of San Francisco & la Compañía, enjoy a museum and pay a visit to "El Panecillo".

WEDNESDAY

Ready for a nice walk...
A visit to Quito would not be complete without going to "EL TELEFERICO". This cable car reaches the altitude of 4100m. From the top you have a breathtaking view of Quito.
From there, a few hours walk can get you to the stunning mountain of "RUCU PICHINCHA"you can also rent horses.

THURSDAY
Only 2 hours by bus from Quito are the most incredible thermal baths in Ecuador. PAPALLACTA is without a doubt an amazing resort... The whole area is spotlessly clean. The 10 well-maintained pools range from warm to steaming. This is a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery...

FRIDAY
If you are looking for a nice and easy day trip from Quito, you can go to the equator. The "Mitad del Mundo" complex has an ethnographic museum. A visit to the "INTI ÑAN" Museum is a must. The highlights are the whirlpool sink and egg demonstrations. You can see a shrunken human head and a solar clock. 7Kms away is the majestic PULULAHUA crater.

SATURDAY
Saturday is the perfect day to buy souvenirs in Otavalo.
Every Saturday this pretty typical Andes town located only two hours from Quito, holds one of the most famous handicraft markets of south America. Well worth a day trip. Keep in mind that there is also a handicraft market in Quito open everyday, located only 10 minutes from the Hostel "Centro del mundo".

SUNDAY
Every sunday there is a train going to Boliche recreational park. The train ride on the roof has party atmosphere. The journey also offers great views of the Andes. In the park there are splendid facilities for picnics and walking in the forest. The train leaves at 8am and returns to Quito at 17h.

Hostel "El Centro del mundo" in Quito - Ecuador in South America, hotel, cheap lodging , photo, backpacks, bargain, gringo, tourist, private room, home, guides, reservations on line, traveller and open 24 hours
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Hostel "EL CENTRO DEL MUNDO"
Lizardo García E7-26 Between Diego Almagro y Reina Victoria Quito, Ecuador
PHONE: 593 -2-2229050