Quito for Remote Workers

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Quito, Ecuador’s capital, is the highest official capital city in the world with an elevation of 2,840 metres above sea level. It is a perfect place for long term travelwhile working remotely.

Here are the 20 have-to-dos of Quito:

  1. Enjoyable old town

The town of Quito is very well maintained and you will really enjoy a stroll through its cathedrals, Carondelet palace, churches and monuments.

  1. Tower view

Climb the 115 metres high towers and enjoy the view.

  1. Enjoy football

There are many football teams and matches are a must to watch and rejoice at.

  1. Meet the President

Every Monday morning, wave to the president as he comes to meet people from his presidential balcony at Plaza de la Independencia.

5.El Panecillo

Don’t miss a visit hill located in the Middle West with the statue of Virgin Mary visible from the whole of Quito.

  1. Volcano visit

Volcano Pichincha is a sunny place with beautiful landscape.

  1. La Mariscal

The city’s entertainment centre, it is the meeting point of local people and tourists.

  1. Visit to the cathedral

The visit to the cathedral of Quito brings a serene and ever cherishing experience.

  1. Delicious snack

Enjoy the traditional grilled plantains, freshly prepared juices and milkshakes from the streets.

  1. Sightseeing

A private tour of sightseeing should not be missed at any cost.

  1. Parks

Never miss the greenery and mountain biking at the parks like Metropolitano, Bicentenario, La Carolina and El Ejido.

  1. Journey to the middle of the Earth

Visit Equator where northern and southern hemispheres meet at Mitad del Mundo.

  1. One of the highest volcano

Climb volcano Cotopaxi, 5, 897 metres high. Enjoy the view and the cold.

  1. Hostel Secret garden

Enjoy your drink with a stunning view from the rooftop of the place.

  1. The aerial tramway station

The ride to Teleferiqo at Cruz Loma takes you to a height of 4100 metres. A nice place to take pictures of Quito.

  1. Small walks

A nice walk through the old town during the evenings are memorable.

  1. Dance with the beats

At La Mariscal, dance with the beats of Salsa, Ska, Merengue, Bachata and Rock until morning.


Quito zoo and the bio-diversity rainforest of Maquipucuna Reserve are a must in the outskirts.

  1. Museums

Visiting the top best museums in South America like Museo Nacional del Banco Central, Museo Manuela Saenz and the Gold museum is a life time experience.

  1. Shopping

Don’t miss the artisan’s souvenir indigenous clothes, crafts, jewellery, and paintings.

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