GASTRONOMY TOUR QUITO
- Bilingual guide
- Fruits & Chocolate tasting
Ecuador’s gastronomy is among the best in South America, and this tour does it justice by taking you to some of the most typical places in the centre of Quito. Be ready for a real genuine local experience!
Food is often one of the best way to discover a country, its daily life and its inhabitants. Quito and Ecuador have a very rich culinary traditions and this tour will not disappoint you by taking you to discover some of its most typical recipes in the city center.
After meeting up with your guide and your group in Plaza San Francisco, just 5 minutes walk from Masaya, you will start your exploration with the visit of San Francisco’s market, the oldest one in Quito, where you will discover and taste some of the exotic fruits either raw or in a delicious fresh juice. You will also learn about traditional medicine, and get cleansed by a shaman if you wish.
You will then head towards a very traditional café where you will be able to taste local snacks such as famous humitas or quimbolitos. If you are not full yet, then you will taste the famous Pacari chocolate along with traditional sweets. Eventually, a fritada is waiting for you in a local “hueca” at the end of your tour which you can savour along with a refreshing craft beer, contemplating at the city from the superb balcony!