Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands - Quito (Chapter)
This is the Quito chapter from Lonely Planet's Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands guidebook.
High in the Andes amid mist-covered peaks, the world's second-highest capital Quito, is packed with historical monuments and architectural treasures. It's Ecuador's most dynamic city, with a vibrant civic scene and a fascinating collection of neighborhoods.
- explore the picturesque streets of old town, which crisscross one of Latin America's finest colonial centers
- take the aerial tram up the Pichincha volcano for a view over the capital
- discover the vastness of Ecuador's pre-Columbian treasures at the Museo Nacional
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Quito & around, La Mitad del Mundo, Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua & around, and Volcán Pichincha.
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