Quito is the capital city of Ecuador. It is 2850 meters above sea level, which make it the highest capital city in the world. The city is a combination of modern and historic old buildings, and have all facilities which a modern traveler needs nowadays. Quito is a beautiful city located in the middle of mountains, its look like a large valley.
The historic center in Quito is one of the well preserved and least altered historic centers in Latini America. Visit the old town of Quito and discover so many historic buildings and cultural sites. Besides, you will also experience the local culture of the people, and don’t forget to enjoy some very delicious local foods in this area.
You may take a tour guide before start exploring the city, it will save you a lot of time. But If you come to the city on long vacation or have enough time then try to do all by yourself. This will get your more experience. Never buy any passes or packages from unknown person, all the attraction fee is minimal and you may pay on the spot.
Hotels are little expensive in Quito, as compared with any other city in Ecuador or in south America. You may book a three star hotel around $50 to $70 US. There is still a diversified lodging available in the city from cheap hostels, guest houses to very luxurious and expensive hotels.