Day Trips from Quito | Day-Tours from Quito


These short and flexible day trips from Quito and offer small bites of culturegastronomyhistory, and the natural beauty of various spots in and around Ecuador’s capital city. Perfectly adaptable to your travel itinerary in Ecuador. 

The selection of day-tours depart from Quito daily explore the Andean Sierra of Ecuador and are the perfect add-on to your Galapagos Island experience while in the Mainland.

These day trips are quite varied so chose what best suits your interests: take a guided walk in the historic center of the city, an adventurous hike in Cotopaxi Volcano or a bike ride in Mica Lagoon next to Antisana Volcano.

These also have  fully customizable itineraries. Let us know your likes and interests and we will gladly help you create a tailor-made day tour. Below you may find sample itineraries for the trips. You may leave them just like that or ask us to add or drop any excursions or meals. These Day-Trips include pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or at a central point in the city (depends on the trip), guided excursions, and equipment (if required). Take a look at them!

Day Tours from Quito

Quito Day Trips

cotopaxi and quilotoa tour biker
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Hiking
Thursday & Saturday
Cotopaxi Volcano Day Tour
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Hiking
8 – 9 Hours
Quilotoa Loop Tour
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Hiking
Thursday & Sunday
Mindo Ecuador
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Hiking
8 – 9 Hours
Otavalo Market Day Tour
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Hiking
8 – 9 Hours
Antisana Reserve Bike Tour
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Hiking, Biking
8 – 9 Hours
Papallacta Hot Springs 2
Hiking
8 – 9 Hours
Quito City Night Tour 2
Sightseeing
3 Hours approx
Quito Cable Car Tour
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Hiking
6 Hours approx
Quito City Tour
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Hiking
6 Hours approx

More about our Quito Tours day-trips

If you are into history and arts, the full-day tour of Quito City, winner of the category of South America Destinations Leaders of the World Travel Awards, will walk you through the colonial town and get a closer look at its history and legendary neighborhoods like la Ronda. If you are in for a more adventuresome expereince, check out daily  trips from Quito to Mindo Cloud Forest, Papallacta Hot Springs, Cotopaxi volcano and other spots in the Ecuadorian Sierra. A bike tour to the Antisana Reserve Mica Lagoon is the perfect highlands experience and offers a chance to submerge deep into the Andean Paramo landscapes. Our Otavalo indian market day trip is the perfect blend between the culture and natural beauty of the Ecuadorian Sierra.