10 days in Ecuador Itinerary

10 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport
— 1 night
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 2 nights
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
Ferry to San Cristobal, Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to Quito
— 3 nights
Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Newark



Pearl of the Pacific

Hills dotted with colorful houses and waterfront promenades typify Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city and commercial center.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Parque Seminario, get to know the fascinating history of Guayaquil Historical Park, and then take in the waterfront at Malecon 2000.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Guayaquil journey builder website.

Newark, USA to Guayaquil is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Newark in June since evenings lows in Guayaquil dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
On the 18th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Estatua de Charles Darwin, stroll through Cerro Tijeretas, and then learn more about the world around you at Interpretation Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Punta Pitt, kick back and relax at La Loberia, and then don't miss a visit to Segunda Zona Naval de la Armada del Ecuador.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Guayaquil to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno takes 3.5 hours. In June in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
You'll get in some beach time at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay and Playa de los Alemanes. Let the collections at Galeria Aymara and The Angelique Art Gallery capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, stop by Chocolapagos Darwin's Favourites, admire the masterpieces at Galeria Exotico Ecuador, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Ayora trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Quito.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Light of America

High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
On the 23rd (Tue), admire the masterpieces at La Capilla Del Hombre, then see the interesting displays at Intinan Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, and finally make a trip to Mitad Del Mundo. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica del Voto Nacional, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Quito online vacation planner.

Getting from Puerto Ayora to Quito by combination of ferry and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Traveling from Puerto Ayora in June, expect Quito to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites · Museums
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Ecuador travel guide

Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
With abundant opportunities to discover fascinating World Heritage Sites, a holiday in Ecuador remains among the most culturally enriching travel experiences. Home to the world's highest active volcano, this little country packs a big punch when it comes to tourist activities. Some of the most popular things to do in Ecuador include visits to its astonishingly biodiverse wilderness areas, home to some 1,500 bird species, 840 species of amphibians and reptiles, and nearly 20,000 plant species. Of course, the highlight of many Ecuador vacations is bound to be the Galapagos Islands, made famous by naturalist Charles Darwin. Aside from the stunning nature, Ecuador also boasts many historic cities filled with photogenic colonial-era churches, mansions, and plazas.