SOME ACTIVITIES IN QUITO

Foodie Tourism

SOME ACTIVITIES IN QUITO

Foodie Tourism

Hacienda

It is in the warm valley of Puembo, 15 minutes from the Mariscal Sucre International Airport. The current colonial-style building resulted from a careful restoration project to recover the old colonial house of Hacienda San José, dating from the 17th century.

Hours:

It depends on the service

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Manuel Burbano S7-150 and San Fernando, Puembo

Contact:

593 (02) 2390 264Hacienda San José de Puembo

Rumiloma has five luxury suites. Each one comes with a different name and story. The decoration is a unique mix of antiques, art, and collections from the farthest corners of Ecuador and the world. The rooms are the epitome of luxury. Each one was designed carefully with pots, stoves, colonial art, and beautiful antiques covering every crack in the walls. All the objects were handmade and built with adobe and stone from the area.

Hours:

“Monday to Saturday from 12:30 to 22:00. Sunday 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Accommodation service 24 hours a day”

Adress:

Obispo Diaz de la Madrid 363

Contact:

593 (02) 254-8206info@rumiloma.com – Facebook:@Rumiloma

The conservation effort of one family gave rise to the birth of this estate. The family wanted to share with their guests the character and essence of the old mill. They longed to receive them as if they were in their own home.

Hours:

Under reservation

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Panamericana Norte km 387 vĂ­a Cayambe

Contact:

593 99 275 3087Hacienda Molino San Juan – FB.molinosanjuanhacienda

Discover and live the fascinating experience of staying with all the comforts inside a cave full of history and myth.

Hours:

Everyday of the year. Under reservation

Price:

150 to 240 USD

Adress:

Mulauco – km 5, Quito VĂ­a Papallacta

Contact:

593 99 275 3087Hacienda Las Cuevas – FB.molinosanjuanhacienda

In La MorerĂ­a, visitors can interact with more than 170 animals of 65 races and seven species. There you will find zebras, buffalos, ostriches, goats, and many farm animals. Colombian Paso horses, the Miniature, Shetland, or the Gypsy Vanner, which is considered the most beautiful breed, stand out..

Hours:

From 10h00 a 18h00

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Amaguaña Parish on the way to Pasochoa Protected Forest, 800 m from El Ejido Chapel

Contact:

593 2 604 69691800 33 22 63

La Antigua is a prosperous cattle ranch that preserves the roots of the great-great-grandparents of its current owners. A first-class restaurant, accommodation, and recreation services are offered, framed in the philosophy of protecting the environment and helping the community.

Hours:

“It depends on the service. Accommodation service 24 hours a day”

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Next to Lloa town, 15 minutes from the South of Quito.

Contact:

(593) 998-624-909 / (593) 998-107-788info@antiguahosteria.comHacienda La Antigua

Hacienda Guáytara is next to the Antisana volcano, just 1h45 southeast of the MDQ. Its altitude range goes from 3300 meters above sea level to 4200 meters above sea level. Around it is a mountain range; considered a wonderful mosaic of diversity and endemism of birds; they call it the Condors Sanctuary.

Hours:

Everyday of the year. Under reservation

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

VĂ­a Pintag

Contact:

593997618637 / 593999704622

La Jimenita has a 90,000 m² private nature reserve where guests can watch birds, walk along nature trails and visit an archaeological tunnel. The attentive staff at La Jimenita offer clues and tourist information about the area. Besides, there is the possibility of organizing personalized excursions.

Hours:

Everyday of the year. Under reservation

Price:

250 USD – 300 USD

Adress:

ValparaĂ­so and Don Bosco, in La Tola Neighborhood

Contact:

593-99 875 0972593-238 0253Hacienda La Jimenita

It is in the warm valley of Puembo, 15 minutes from the Mariscal Sucre International Airport. The current colonial-style building resulted from a careful restoration project to recover the old colonial house of Hacienda San José, dating from the 17th century.

Hours:

It depends on the service

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Manuel Burbano S7-150 and San Fernando, Puembo

Contact:

593 (02) 2390 264Hacienda San José de Puembo

Rumiloma has five luxury suites. Each one comes with a different name and story. The decoration is a unique mix of antiques, art, and collections from the farthest corners of Ecuador and the world. The rooms are the epitome of luxury. Each one was designed carefully with pots, stoves, colonial art, and beautiful antiques covering every crack in the walls. All the objects were handmade and built with adobe and stone from the area.

Hours:

“Monday to Saturday from 12:30 to 22:00. Sunday 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Accommodation service 24 hours a day”

Adress:

Obispo Diaz de la Madrid 363

Contact:

593 (02) 254-8206info@rumiloma.com – Facebook:@Rumiloma

The conservation effort of one family gave rise to the birth of this estate. The family wanted to share with their guests the character and essence of the old mill. They longed to receive them as if they were in their own home.

Hours:

Under reservation

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Panamericana Norte km 387 vĂ­a Cayambe

Contact:

593 99 275 3087Hacienda Molino San Juan – FB.molinosanjuanhacienda

Discover and live the fascinating experience of staying with all the comforts inside a cave full of history and myth.

Hours:

Everyday of the year. Under reservation

Price:

150 to 240 USD

Adress:

Mulauco – km 5, Quito VĂ­a Papallacta

Contact:

593 99 275 3087Hacienda Las Cuevas – FB.molinosanjuanhacienda

In La MorerĂ­a, visitors can interact with more than 170 animals of 65 races and seven species. There you will find zebras, buffalos, ostriches, goats, and many farm animals. Colombian Paso horses, the Miniature, Shetland, or the Gypsy Vanner, which is considered the most beautiful breed, stand out..

Hours:

From 10h00 a 18h00

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Amaguaña Parish on the way to Pasochoa Protected Forest, 800 m from El Ejido Chapel

Contact:

593 2 604 69691800 33 22 63

La Antigua is a prosperous cattle ranch that preserves the roots of the great-great-grandparents of its current owners. A first-class restaurant, accommodation, and recreation services are offered, framed in the philosophy of protecting the environment and helping the community.

Hours:

“It depends on the service. Accommodation service 24 hours a day”

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Next to Lloa town, 15 minutes from the South of Quito.

Contact:

(593) 998-624-909 / (593) 998-107-788info@antiguahosteria.comHacienda La Antigua

Hacienda Guáytara is next to the Antisana volcano, just 1h45 southeast of the MDQ. Its altitude range goes from 3300 meters above sea level to 4200 meters above sea level. Around it is a mountain range; considered a wonderful mosaic of diversity and endemism of birds; they call it the Condors Sanctuary.

Hours:

Everyday of the year. Under reservation

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

VĂ­a Pintag

Contact:

593997618637 / 593999704622

La Jimenita has a 90,000 m² private nature reserve where guests can watch birds, walk along nature trails and visit an archaeological tunnel. The attentive staff at La Jimenita offer clues and tourist information about the area. Besides, there is the possibility of organizing personalized excursions.

Hours:

Everyday of the year. Under reservation

Price:

250 USD – 300 USD

Adress:

ValparaĂ­so and Don Bosco, in La Tola Neighborhood

Contact:

593-99 875 0972593-238 0253Hacienda La Jimenita

Sibaritas

An exemplary community organization-wise. Located just one hour northwest of Quito in the CalacalĂ­ parish, at an altitude of 2,650 meters above sea level, in a cloud forest area.

Hours:

Everyday of the year. Under reservation

Price:

It depends on the services and the tour package purchased.

Adress:

CalacalĂ­ – La Independencia. Road Km 26

Contact:

Rolando Collaguazo – +593 99 797 2109+593 98 021 5476+593 09 995 41537info@yunguilla.org.ecYunguilla

Romantic Hotel and Spa 90 minutes from Quito. Yumbo Spa and Resort is in the Andean Chocó, a biosphere reserve that UNESCO declared as a World Heritage Site. It has an area of ​​13 hectares that are cared for like a treasure. It is 66 km / 90 minutes by car from the Middle of the World in Quito and 45 km / 1 hour from Mindo.

Hours:

Everyday of the year. Under reservation

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Gualea Parish.

Contact:

593 98 451 8509 / 593 98 411 7934

Papallacta is a small town in Ecuador that is at an altitude of 3,250 m. It is close to the Cordillera Oriental on the road from Quito, which leads to the Amazon rainforest. The tourist route from Quito to Papallacta passes several small towns and villages before ascending to over 4,000 meters where mountains and glaciers are visible.

Hours:

Sunday to Thursday from 09:00 to 20:00. Friday, Saturday and holidays from 09:00 to 21:00

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Km.65 vĂ­a Quito – Baeza.

Contact:

593 6 2895060 / 593 9 92753079

Tandayapa has something for those interested in nature; for bird watchers, it is an ideal location within the rich endemic zone of ChocĂł. It conserves a great variety of birds. It is a recommended site for bird photographers. For those simply wanting to experience the cloud forest, this is the place to relax, surrounded by the Andes mountains of Ecuador.

Hours:

Monday to Sunday all day. Bird watching preferably at sunrise

Price:

It depends on the available services in the area

Adress:

Tandayapa Valley, Nono

Contact:

Tandayapa Bird Lodge (02) 243-3676tandayapa@tropicalbirding.com

Bellavista is a dream come true. It is a place on top of a mountain, shaped by the visitor’s needs, with a spectacular view of the cloud forest. Located in the ChocĂł Andino bioregion, there is one of the best birdwatching areas in Ecuador and the world. This area has won the Audubon Bird Count multiple times. Recently, they declared the Nono – Tandayapa – Mindo highway as the first Eco route in the country. The diverse habitats of this region shelter more than 330 species of birds and other living beings from the region .

Hours:

Every day of the year. Previous reservation

Price:

Packages from $ 110 per day

Adress:

VĂ­a Quito – Nanegalito km 52, 12km from the main road.

Contact:

593 2232313 / mailto: info@bellavistacloudforest.com

An exemplary community organization-wise. Located just one hour northwest of Quito in the CalacalĂ­ parish, at an altitude of 2,650 meters above sea level, in a cloud forest area.

Hours:

Everyday of the year. Under reservation

Price:

It depends on the services and the tour package purchased.

Adress:

CalacalĂ­ – La Independencia. Road Km 26

Contact:

Rolando Collaguazo – +593 99 797 2109+593 98 021 5476+593 09 995 41537info@yunguilla.org.ecYunguilla

Romantic Hotel and Spa 90 minutes from Quito. Yumbo Spa and Resort is in the Andean Chocó, a biosphere reserve that UNESCO declared as a World Heritage Site. It has an area of ​​13 hectares that are cared for like a treasure. It is 66 km / 90 minutes by car from the Middle of the World in Quito and 45 km / 1 hour from Mindo.

Hours:

Everyday of the year. Under reservation

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Gualea Parish.

Contact:

593 98 451 8509 / 593 98 411 7934

Papallacta is a small town in Ecuador that is at an altitude of 3,250 m. It is close to the Cordillera Oriental on the road from Quito, which leads to the Amazon rainforest. The tourist route from Quito to Papallacta passes several small towns and villages before ascending to over 4,000 meters where mountains and glaciers are visible.

Hours:

Sunday to Thursday from 09:00 to 20:00. Friday, Saturday and holidays from 09:00 to 21:00

Price:

It depends on the service

Adress:

Km.65 vĂ­a Quito – Baeza.

Contact:

593 6 2895060 / 593 9 92753079

Tandayapa has something for those interested in nature; for bird watchers, it is an ideal location within the rich endemic zone of ChocĂł. It conserves a great variety of birds. It is a recommended site for bird photographers. For those simply wanting to experience the cloud forest, this is the place to relax, surrounded by the Andes mountains of Ecuador.

Hours:

Monday to Sunday all day. Bird watching preferably at sunrise

Price:

It depends on the available services in the area

Adress:

Tandayapa Valley, Nono

Contact:

Tandayapa Bird Lodge (02) 243-3676tandayapa@tropicalbirding.com

Bellavista is a dream come true. It is a place on top of a mountain, shaped by the visitor’s needs, with a spectacular view of the cloud forest. Located in the ChocĂł Andino bioregion, there is one of the best birdwatching areas in Ecuador and the world. This area has won the Audubon Bird Count multiple times. Recently, they declared the Nono – Tandayapa – Mindo highway as the first Eco route in the country. The diverse habitats of this region shelter more than 330 species of birds and other living beings from the region .

Hours:

Every day of the year. Previous reservation

Price:

Packages from $ 110 per day

Adress:

VĂ­a Quito – Nanegalito km 52, 12km from the main road.

Contact:

593 2232313 / mailto: info@bellavistacloudforest.com

Gastronomy

Shungo Solitario is a Modern Native Cuisine restaurant. Our menu combines the best of the gastronomies of the Coast and the Sierra / Highlands. We base our gastronomic proposal on the food coming from the Shungo (heart in Quechua), this food comes from memory, from our childhood, from our families. We respect the ingredients and traditions and elevate them to haute cuisine dishes.

Hours:

Wednesday to Saturday from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Price:

50 to 60 USD

Adress:

Valparaiso N9 -117 and Briceño

Contact:

0986441345

Mishki Lab – The Laboratory of the Tasty” a proposal of the Quito Eterno Foundation to rescue the importance of Ecuadorian food as heritage. Our cooking workshops bring people closer to food heritage from different choices.

Hours:

4 Workshops a year

Price:

Free

Adress:

La Ronda, Quito Eterno

Contact:

Mishki Lab593 2 228 9506

Laboratorio is an incubator of concepts. Here chefs from various fields present their style and vision through a rotating menu, always of the highest quality. Laboratorio supports chefs and cooks from Ecuador and the world with unique, fresh, and environmentally ethical ideas, and they present to our guests an innovative, delicious, and ever-changing menu.

Hours:

Tuesday 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Wednesday to Friday 12:30 pm to 4 pm / 6:30 pm to 10pm. Saturdays 12:00 pm to 4pm

Price:

Varies according to activity and products. From $ 35 per person

Adress:

Lizardo GarcĂ­a E10-64 and Tamayo

Contact:

(593) 98 602 0551 / 255 4365

Hotel Carlota opens their kitchen doors to the public to prepare a 3-course Ecuadorian menu (starter, main course, and dessert or house gin) that they can later taste.

Hours:

12h30 – 14h00 Monday to Friday

Price:

Ingredients: USD 55 per pax / Cooking classes: USD 35 per pax

Adress:

Benalcázar N6-26 and Mejía

Contact:

Hotel Carlota 593 (02) 380-1410

The hotel is in the emblematic Plaza San Francisco, in the heart of the Historic Center of Quito. The building is a historic mansion restored recently. Casa Gangotena Boutique Hotel has three floors and 31 rooms, with a classic, elegant and sophisticated architectural style. It has contemporary design, antiques, fine finishes, technology, and maximum comfort.

Hours:

Monday to Friday from 9:00 a 18:00

Price:

15 to 60 USD

Adress:

Corner of Venezuela and Espejo Streets

Contact:

593 987138036 – Santiago GarcĂ­a – info@casagangotena.comCasa Gangotena

Shungo Solitario is a Modern Native Cuisine restaurant. Our menu combines the best of the gastronomies of the Coast and the Sierra / Highlands. We base our gastronomic proposal on the food coming from the Shungo (heart in Quechua), this food comes from memory, from our childhood, from our families. We respect the ingredients and traditions and elevate them to haute cuisine dishes.

Hours:

Wednesday to Saturday from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Price:

50 to 60 USD

Adress:

Valparaiso N9 -117 and Briceño

Contact:

0986441345

Mishki Lab – The Laboratory of the Tasty” a proposal of the Quito Eterno Foundation to rescue the importance of Ecuadorian food as heritage. Our cooking workshops bring people closer to food heritage from different choices.

Hours:

4 Workshops a year

Price:

Free

Adress:

La Ronda, Quito Eterno

Contact:

Mishki Lab593 2 228 9506

Laboratorio is an incubator of concepts. Here chefs from various fields present their style and vision through a rotating menu, always of the highest quality. Laboratorio supports chefs and cooks from Ecuador and the world with unique, fresh, and environmentally ethical ideas, and they present to our guests an innovative, delicious, and ever-changing menu.

Hours:

Tuesday 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Wednesday to Friday 12:30 pm to 4 pm / 6:30 pm to 10pm. Saturdays 12:00 pm to 4pm

Price:

Varies according to activity and products. From $ 35 per person

Adress:

Lizardo GarcĂ­a E10-64 and Tamayo

Contact:

(593) 98 602 0551 / 255 4365

Hotel Carlota opens their kitchen doors to the public to prepare a 3-course Ecuadorian menu (starter, main course, and dessert or house gin) that they can later taste.

Hours:

12h30 – 14h00 Monday to Friday

Price:

Ingredients: USD 55 per pax / Cooking classes: USD 35 per pax

Adress:

Benalcázar N6-26 and Mejía

Contact:

Hotel Carlota 593 (02) 380-1410

The hotel is in the emblematic Plaza San Francisco, in the heart of the Historic Center of Quito. The building is a historic mansion restored recently. Casa Gangotena Boutique Hotel has three floors and 31 rooms, with a classic, elegant and sophisticated architectural style. It has contemporary design, antiques, fine finishes, technology, and maximum comfort.

Hours:

Monday to Friday from 9:00 a 18:00

Price:

15 to 60 USD

Adress:

Corner of Venezuela and Espejo Streets

Contact:

593 987138036 – Santiago GarcĂ­a – info@casagangotena.comCasa Gangotena

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