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Would you like to experience Ecuador from a high altitude? Book flights to Quito and discover the second highest capital in the world. Visit Parque Metropolitano, the largest urban park in South America, or stroll among the churches in the old centre – there are more than 40! The Ciudad Mitad del Mundo monument is exactly on the Equator, so for a few moments you can stand right in the middle of the world. Meanwhile, the stunning nature surrounding Quito is ideal if you are looking to get away from it all.
Vibrant squares, winding streets and ancient architecture: the breathtakingly beautiful centre of Quito is sometimes called the treasure chamber of South America. Visit the wonderful monasteries of San Francisco and Santo Domingo and the Jesuit College of La Compañía. Their fascinating interiors offer a mix of Spanish, Italian, Moorish, Flemish and indigenous art. If it gets too warm, cool off with ceviche, a delicious cold fish soup. Quito is the ideal destination for a city trip and the perfect starting point for a longer holiday in Ecuador. Expect to be surprised: book a flight to Quito now!
To enjoy the ultimate view of the Andes, visit El Panecillo, a hill of volcanic origin in the middle of the city. Or drive along the slopes of the Pichincha volcano and take the cable car up to a height of 4,000 metres. In the district of La Mariscal, you can admire the ancient crafts which are so ubiquitous in Quito. You’ll find gorgeous carpets made of llama wool, all kinds of jewellery and ethnic art – take home a nice souvenir!
Looking for a cheap flight to Quito? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Ecuador before you know it.