Mitad del Mundo to Catequilla the Ancient Equator. USD 15

Wait no more !!!  and reserve our tour from Ciudad Mitad del Mundo to the Catequilla mountain, the ancient Equator (8OO A.D.)  for only USD15.

(No minimum of people required)


Photo: Cristóbal Cobo

Catequilla (Kati-Killa) is a sacred mountain located in the valley of Mitad del Mundo, just 3km. east in a straight line  from Monument, 20 minutes driving.  At the top at 2640 m. there are archeological evidences discovered in the 8Os, two circular platforms made out of stone 8OO A.D. , where is located the Equator, 00°00’00.0’’…! according to measurements taken with Garmin GPS. It is amazing to experience how you are able to cross from northern to southern hemisphere just in one step.  At the top of the mountain, you have an amazing 360° view of the Andes.
Traditional rituals having on march 20th and September 22 on equinoxes during the night.

It is a touristic complex where you can find the Monument to the Equator. The monument itself is a 9-story museum where you will appreciate the culture of the four ecuadorian regions in one place. Around this monument a small colonial-type town was built. Inside the complex you will be able to visit a sort of museums and other services such as restaurants and souvenir shops.

    • Private transportation 
    • Visit to Catequilla sacred mountain
    • Experienced guide
    • Specialized information
    • 10% discount in Calima Restaurant
  • Duration:2 hours approx.
  • What to bring:  
    • Hiking shoes
    • Sunblock
    • Hat / raincoat
    • Passport
  • Ask for Fernando Andrade senior, 30 years experience as touristic and spiritual guide in the area.

Make your reservation one day before at

Cell phone 0999238561 / whatsapp +593 999238561

Kati Killa

CALIMATOURS is located inside Mitad del Mundo Complex, next to Cocoa Museum. Place Nº 92

Calimatours is the pioneer tour operator that offer the visit to Catequilla sacred mountain the Ancient Equator

Calimatours on the Mitad del Mundo since 1991

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