Quito, situated in a circle of mountainous peaks of the Andes, is the world's second highest capital city and has one of the most magnificent settings in the world. Designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito boasts one of the finest colonial centers in Latin America.
Spend a half-day with your private guide exploring this spectacular city. Enjoy an optional visit to the Middle of the World Monument, located 14 miles north of Quito. Located at latitude 0'0'0", it is possible to stand in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres at the same time. The adjoining museum is dedicated to Ecuador's various indigenous groups.