13 days in Ecuador Itinerary

13 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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Quito
— 2 nights
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Puerto Villamil, Isabela
— 3 nights
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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 4 nights
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 1 night
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Guayaquil
— 2 nights

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Quito

Quito ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): make a trip to Plaza Equinoccial, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, then make a trip to Mitad Del Mundo, and finally examine the collection at Intinan Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica del Voto Nacional, admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Quito online travel route builder.

Kansas City, USA to Quito is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Quito due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Kansas City in December, with highs in Quito at 72°F and lows at 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Puerto Villamil.

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Puerto Villamil, Isabela

Puerto Villamil ©
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Kids will enjoy Sierra Negra and Rosedelco- Day tour. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Las Tintoreras, take in the waterfront at Malecon Cuna del Sol, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Cristo Salvador, and stroll through Concha de Perla.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Puerto Villamil holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Quito to Puerto Villamil takes 6 hours. The time zone changes from Ecuador Time to Galapagos Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Volcano
Sierra Negra
4.3
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Island
Las Tintoreras
4.6
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Nature / Park
Concha de Perla
4.4

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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

Puerto Ayora ©
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Charles Darwin Research Station and El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, take an in-depth tour of Maprae, make a trip to Santa Cruz Fish Market, and enjoy the sand and surf at El Garrapatero.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Puerto Ayora trip planner.

Getting from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora is 1 hour. In December in Puerto Ayora, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno ©
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
On the 31st (Thu), don't miss a visit to Dona Pilo, explore the galleries of Interpretation Center, and then kick back and relax at Playa Punta Carola.

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Getting from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. December in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Guayaquil.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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Natural History Museum
Interpretation Center
4.1
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Landmark
Dona Pilo
4.5

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Guayaquil

Guayaquil ©

Pearl of the Pacific

Hills dotted with colorful houses and waterfront promenades typify Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city and commercial center.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Guayaquil Historical Park, take in panoramic vistas at La Perla, and then stop by Las Penas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Guayaquil trip planner.

You can fly from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Guayaquil in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Guayaquil, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Historic Walking Area
Guayaquil Historical Park
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Neighborhood
Las Penas
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Observation Deck
La Perla
4.4

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