14 days in Ecuador Itinerary

14 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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Quito
— 2 nights
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Tena
— 3 nights
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Banos
— 2 nights
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Guayaquil
— 1 night
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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
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Quito
— 1 night

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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 4th (Thu): see the top attractions with Adventure Journeys, then admire the landmark architecture of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Quito trip itinerary maker.

Omaha, USA to Quito is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Omaha to Quito, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Omaha in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Quito, with highs around 70°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Tena.

Things to do in Quito

Adventure · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Quito Old Town
4.8
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Adventure Journeys
4.8

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Tena

Tena ©

Cinnamon Capital

A jump-off point for exploring the rainforest and its rivers, Tena boasts a well-established commercial and tourist core, with a small airport and bus terminal and plenty of operators offering organized wilderness tours.
Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Walking tours. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas de Latas, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Amazoonico Animal Rescue Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Jatunyacu River, and Head underground at Jumandi Caves.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tena itinerary app.

Getting from Quito to Tena by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Banos.

Things to do in Tena

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.9
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.3

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Banos

Banos ©
A trip to Banos, a relatively small town in the picturesque Andean highlands, ensures plenty of chances for outdoor activities like horseback riding, hiking, climbing, canyoning, and mountain biking.
On the 9th (Tue), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in the dramatic scenery at Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron), then admire the sheer force of Ruta de las cascadas, and finally browse for treasures at Mundo Verde. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): get outside with Canopy double puerta del cielo and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Banos trip maker website.

You can take a bus from Tena to Banos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Guayaquil.

Things to do in Banos

Outdoors · Adventure · Nature · Tours
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Biking Trail
Ruta de las cascadas
4.5
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Parasailing / Paragliding
Parasailing & Paragliding
4.7

1
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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.
On the 11th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Parque Seminario and then make a trip to Guayaquil Historical Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Guayaquil online attractions planner.

Getting from Banos to Guayaquil by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Guayaquil are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Historic Walking Area
Guayaquil Historical Park
4.7

2
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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.
Get outdoors at Charles Darwin Research Station and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Las Grietas, stroll through El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve, Head underground at Tunel de Lava Bellavista, and don't miss a visit to Santa Cruz Fish Market.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora trip planning app.

Getting from Guayaquil to Puerto Ayora by combination of flight and ferry takes about 8.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Quito.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.0

1
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Quito

Quito ©

Light of America

Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica del Voto Nacional, admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, and then stroll through Illiniza Ecological Reserve.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Quito trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Puerto Ayora to Quito in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Puerto Ayora in March, expect Quito to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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Religious Site
Basilica del Voto Nacional
4.7
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Architectural Building
Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco
4.7

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