Quito is at once a vibrant young city and a traditional Sierra town, steeped in ancient culture and tucked between misty mountain peaks. Get to know both sides of this beautiful city with Moon Quito.
Explore the City: Navigate by neighbourhood or by activity with colour-coded maps, or follow a guided walk through Quito's most interesting neighbourhoodsSee the Sights: Stroll the cobblestone streets of Quito's Old Town (a UNESCO World Heritage Site!) and bask in the gilded glow of la Compania church. Hike through cloud forests, spot Andean bears at a wildlife reserve, or climb the rugged Pichincha Volcano. Learn about the history of Ecuador's indigenous people and witness Guayasamin's masterpiece at the Capilla del Hombre.Get a Taste of the City: Savour fresh ceviche at a cutting-edge new restaurant or grab an empanada from a street stall. Bars and Nightlife: Linger at a local dive, dance the night away at the trendiest clubs, or bar-hop through la Mariscal. Expert Advice: Experience Quito like an insider with tips from expat Bethany Pitts on where to eat, where to stay and how to get around, including advice on supporting local businesses and respectfully engaging with the cultureItineraries and Day Trips: Spend a day or a full week in Quito and explore nearby Calderon, Guayllabamba, Mitad del Mundo and moreFull-Colour Photos and Detailed MapsHandy Tools: Background on the landscape, climate and history, health and safety information, a Spanish phrasebook, volunteer opportunities and travel tips for families with kids, seniors, travellers with disabilities and LGBTQ travellersWith Moon Quito's practical tips and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.