Private Tour: Changing of the Guard Ceremony & Government Palace of Quito

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From $85.00

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: Quito, Quito

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Delve into Quito’s rich history and heritage during a 3.5-hour visit to Presidential Government Palace to see the changing of the Guard Ceremony, all the while accompanied by your certified English speaking guide in a private or small-group of no more than 12 . Changing of the Guard is a 30 minute ceremony with bands, troops on foot and horseback, flag raising, and the President and family, as well as others are on the balcony. Explore by walking the Old District of the City!

What's Included

Entry fee Compañia Church and Goverment Palace

Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only in Quito)

Professional English - Spanish Certified guide

Transport by private vehicle

What's Not Included

Food and drinks

Personal expenses


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 82

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande)
It is the principal and central public square of Quito, Ecuador. This is the central square of the city and one of the symbols of the executive power of the nation. Its main feature is the monument to the independence heroes of August 10, 1809, date remembered as the First Cry of Independence of the Royal Audience of Quito from spanish monarchy.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Museo Casa del Alabado
It is a Precolumbian Art Museum located in the historic downtown area of Quito, Ecuador. The museum is located in a colonial house built in the 17th century during the Spanish Colony. It houses a collection of over 5,000 archaeological pieces, 500 of which are on permanent display.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included


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