Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodations: JW Marriott Hotel Quito
Breakfast at the Hotel
Fuel up for the day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel.
Walking Tour of City Center
Take in the regional flavor in Quito, named one of the best preserved cities in the Americas by UNESCO. Be guided through the colonial core on this walking tour by a resident expert and meet a local craftsman. Stroll down the famous thoroughfare Calle la Ronda and appreciate the architecture, culture and shops.
Lunch at a Local Restaurant
Gather for a story about Ecuadorian cuisine as you savor a traditional lunch featuring a special dessert presentation.
The Sweetest Parts of Quito
Visit a chocolate shop on Calle la Ronda and learn how some of the world's greatest chocolate is made—and then taste it!
Learn about the culture and daily lives of Ecuador’s native tribes through exhibits that include replicas of typical houses of the tribes and one complete with a live guinea pig farm. You’ll also learn how the Incas determined the center of the Earth and watch traditional music and dance performances.
Middle of the World Monument and Mercado
Take the rare opportunity to stand with one foot in each hemisphere on this visit to Ciudad Mitad del Mundo (Middle of the World Monument). A local expert will share the monument’s fascinating history, which offers amazing views of the surrounding countryside. Then, head over to the local Mercado which provides a glorious cornucopia of fresh and prepared Ecuadorian food, as well as handmade gifts and souvenirs.
Cooking Class and Dinner at Zazu
Zazu is one of Quito's top restaurants and you're in for a treat! Before you are served dinner at this trendy eatery, you'll learn how to create local favorites like ceviche—using fresh, local ingredients—while the Junior Adventurers prepare dessert!