3 Days in Quito Itinerary Story

By Deb Pati

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Introduction

3 Days in Quito Itinerary Story

This 3 Days in Quito Itinerary gives you to-the-point information on what there is to...

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DAY 1

The Historic Center, Plazas, Churches, a Garden & La Ronda Neighborhood

Quito is the second-highest capital city in the world, located in a high mountain valley...

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DAY 1 - STOP 1

Start with a Free Walking Tour to See Colonial Quito

Begin your day with a free walking tour. A free walking tour is the best...

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DAY 1 - STOP 2

Jardín Botanico de Quito

If you love getting to know the local flora and fauna, then Quito's Botanical Garden...

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DAY 1 - STOP 3

Basílica del Voto Nacional

The Basílica del Voto Nacional is the largest neo-Gothic basilica in the Americas. It's probably...

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DAY 1 - STOP 4

La Ronda Neighborhood

Although you would have already seen a bit of La Ronda during the walking tour...

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DAY 2

The Middle of the World City, a Museum, an Artisanal Market, and Plaza Foch

On the second day of your trip, I recommend you visit the Middle of the...

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DAY 2 - STOP 1

Middle of the World City

Did you know that Ecuador means equator in English? The equatorial line passes through Quito...

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DAY 2 - STOP 2

Museo Numismático - Banco Central del Ecuador

If museums are your thing, then you'll love Museo del Banco Central. It has a...

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DAY 2 - STOP 3

Mercado Artesanal La Mariscal

No matter which country I travel to, I make it a point to visit the...

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DAY 2 - STOP 4

Plaza Foch

After exploring for the whole day, your last stop should be Plaza Foch. It's the...

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DAY 3

Take a Trip to Lake Quilotoa

On your last day in Quito, I recommend you continue your journey a little farther...

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DAY 3 - STOP 1

Lake Quilotoa

Lake Quilotoa is one of three crater lakes in Ecuador and is only 2.5 hours...

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Three days in Quito are plenty to explore the city and its surroundings. Many of...

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