16 days in Galapagos Islands, Coca & Quito Itinerary

16 days in Galapagos Islands, Coca & Quito Itinerary

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

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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.
Visiting Planet Ocean Dive Center and Cerro Tijeretas will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at La Loberia, stroll through Puerto Chino Beach, and don't miss a visit to Segunda Zona Naval de la Armada del Ecuador.

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Omaha, USA to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Ecuador Time (ECT) is 1 hour. In March, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is warmer than Omaha - with highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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National Park
Cerro Tijeretas
4.8
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Planet Ocean Dive Center
4.9
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Beach
La Loberia
4.6

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Pahoehoe Galapagos Tours and Isabela Island Wetlands Complex. There's still lots to do: stroll through Concha de Perla, head off the coast to Las Tintoreras, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Salinas, and take in the dramatic natural features at El Tunel del Estero.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Villamil trip maker.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Villamil in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Ecuador Time (ECT) to Galapagos Time (GALT) is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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Concha de Perla
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Las Tintoreras
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Posada de flamengos
4.0

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay and Las Grietas. There's still lots to do: stroll through El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve, head outdoors with Galapagos Sub Aqua, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon de Puerto Ayora, and kick back and relax at Playa de los Perros.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Ayora trip itinerary maker site.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Galapagos Time (GALT) to Ecuador Time (ECT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in March, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Coca.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

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Coca

Coca ©
Puerto Francisco de Orellana, also known as El Coca, is the capital of province of Orellana in eastern Ecuador. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at MACCO - Museo Arqueologico Centro Cultural Orellana and then add some adventure to your tour with Amazon Travel.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Puerto Ayora to Coca. In March, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Quito.

Things to do in Coca

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Amazon Travel
4.5

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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.
On the 14th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, and finally gain insight at La Ronda. On your second day here, paddle through the water with Adventure Journeys, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica del Voto Nacional, and then look for gifts at ARIU.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Quito trip app.

Drive from Coca to Quito in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Coca in March, expect Quito to be a bit cooler, temps between 70°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
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Quito Old Town
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Adventure Journeys
4.8

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