Guided tour

Quito: Middle of the World and Craft Beer Tour

Quito: Middle of the World and Craft Beer Tour

From US$ 74 per person

Visit the middle of the world and learn about the history of craft beer in Quito!

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 6 hours
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Spanish, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Middle of the World
  • See the monument that divides the hemispheres, built in the 17th century
  • Learn about local beers
Full description
You will be picked up from either one of the selected hotels or at the starting point in the area of La Mariscal, GALERIA ECUADOR (Reina Victoria N24-263 y Lizardo García). See the monument that divides the marks the division of the northern and southern hemispheres. Built during the 17th century when a French Expedition defined the exact location of the equatorial line, it's a must-see for all who visit Quito. Enter the Middle of the World complex and experience things that defy the laws of physics and occur only in this part of the world. Quito is also recognized as the first city to brew beer in South America, which happened in the sixteenth century. On this tour, you'll learn about the passion for beer that the people in Quito have.  First, you'll go to the Plaza de San Blas, the entrance to the historic centre of Quito. From there, you'll walk to the first pub, located in a traditional neighbourhood. There, you'll have a tasting guided by a master brewer. Using the 5 senses, discover the flavours of craft beer. Then, walk through the beautiful streets on the way to the next stop, places which were formerly craft breweries of the city, giving you a further understanding of the history of beer in the city. 
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop-off (from selected locations)
  • Guided tour
  • Local beer tasting
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Date

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Meeting point

Tour departs from the following Quito hotels: Rio Amazonas, Holiday Inn, Wyndham Garden, Kaia, Mercure Alameda, Hilton Colon, Swissotel. If you are not staying at these hotels, your pick up will be at GALERIA ECUADOR (Reina Victoria N24-263 y Lizardo García) Wednesday: 2:17 PM - The Middle of the World Wednesday: 7:20 PM - The original Quito craft beer tour

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses

Know before you go

  •  The tour departs from the following Quito hotels: Rio Amazonas, Holiday Inn, Wyndham Garden, Kaia, Mercure Alameda, Hilton Colon, Swissotel. If you are not staying at these hotels, your pick up will be at GALERIA ECUADOR (Reina Victoria N24-263 y Lizardo García).
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