LA FLORESTA – QUITO
- Bilingual guide
Get to know another less-known side of Quito with this original tour in La Floresta, a lovely popular district out off the beaten tracks where your guide, a street artist himself will introduce you to some impressive mural paintings and the particular, eco-friendly culture and flavour of this unique authentic quitenian neighbourhood.
If you have a few days to spare in Quito and would like to discover something really original, welcome to La Floresta! This district is the artistic heart of Quito and constantly on the move, and it will surprise you with its famous murals; independent shops and beautiful views over the valley.
Tour starts in front of Swisshotel and you will then be guided to a local street market where you can learn about and taste a variety of exotic fruits. Afterwards, you will discover a range of small independent shops and will get a chance to talk with the owners or shop for some original souvenirs to bring back home.
Passing by the independent cinema Ocho y Medio, you will get to see your first graffiti wall that the guide will explain you in detail. After a chocolate tasting at Pacari, you will then wonder at the amazing views over the valley while chatting with a painter. Finally you can enjoy a well deserved cup of coffee at an eco-friendly café where the tour will end.
Note: the itinerary is susceptible to change according to the day, weather conditions and guide