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Quito (Ecuador)

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Region
Galapagos Islands

Local Time
2019-09-19 23:21

min: 45 °F (7 °C) / max: 65 °F (19 °C) 54°F
12.3°C
Wind: 30°/ 1.6 m/s  Gust: 2.3 m/sWind: 30°/ 1.6 m/s  Gust: 2.3 m/sVery Light
1.6 m/s
Min / Max Temperature65 °F / 19 °C
45 °F / 7 °C

Quito (Ecuador's capital city) is located on the lower slopes of Pichincha volcano and in a valley of Andes (Andean Mountains) at elevation 9350 ft (2850 m) above sea level. Quito City (formally named San Francisco de Quito) is South America's oldest capital (founded 1534) and has population around 2,3 million (metro around 2,7 million).

Quito (Ecuador)

Quito is the arrival (and departure) point for international cruise ship tourists embarking on Galapagos cruises. The city is served by Mariscal Sucre Airport located approx 45 min from downtown. From here, international passengers take domestic flights to Seymour Airport on Baltra Island (Galapagos). Galapagis cruise deals are usually inclusive of both flights (Quito to Baltra, and the reverse Baltra to Quito), as well as of the shore excursions offered in all ports of call along the ship's itinerary.

The native city was conquered by the Incas in 1487 and by the Spaniards in 1534. It was liberated by South American troops in 1822 in a revolt against Spanish rule. The city was Ecuador's main economic centre until early-20th century, when was displaced by Guayaquil. Quito was damaged by several earthquakes in the 19th century.

The city is laid out according to a rectangular plan with expansive central Plaza de la Independencia dominated by 16th-century cathedral, flower gardens and quiet parks. Architecture is chiefly in Spanish Baroque style. Notable buildings include Palacio de Gobierno, Palacio Arzobispal and the churches of La Compañía, Santo Domingo, San Francisco and San Agustin. The Basilica of Guapulo is perched on the edge of a ravine, and has many fine carvings and paintings. Museums in the city are well worth a visit particularly Museo Nacional del Banco Central del Ecuador.

Quito tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

Quito guided city sightseeing (Legislative Palace), tour to the San Francisco Monastery, visiting La Compania Church, Oswaldo Guayasamin's Museum (Ecuadorian painter and sculptor).

Port Quito cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Quito, Ecuador. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
3 September, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
3 September, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
3 September, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
4 September, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
4 September, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
4 September, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
6 September, 2019
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
7 September, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
7 September, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
8 September, 2019
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
10 September, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
10 September, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
10 September, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
11 September, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
13 September, 2019
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
14 September, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
14 September, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
14 September, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
17 September, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
17 September, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
17 September, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
18 September, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
18 September, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
18 September, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
20 September, 2019
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
21 September, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
21 September, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
22 September, 2019
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
24 September, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
24 September, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
25 September, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
25 September, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
27 September, 2019
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
28 September, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
28 September, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
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