8 days in Ecuador, Sao Paulo & Lima Itinerary

8 days in Ecuador, Sao Paulo & Lima Itinerary

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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Ferry to San Cristobal, Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to Quito
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Quito, Ecuador
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Lima, Peru
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador

The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Segunda Zona Naval de la Armada del Ecuador, then get a new perspective on nature at Interpretation Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Inmaculada Concepcion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at La Loberia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Oro, and then kick back and relax at Puerto Chino Beach.

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Guayaquil to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. In January, daily temperatures in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
On the 22nd (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Aymara, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de los Alemanes, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Puerto Ayora trip maker website.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. January in Puerto Ayora sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Quito.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Quito, Ecuador

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 24th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica del Voto Nacional, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Quito trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Puerto Ayora to Quito in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Puerto Ayora in January, expect Quito to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites · Museums
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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stop by Liberdade, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Associação Cultural Nossa Senhora de Fátima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, then wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo day trip planning site.

You can fly from Quito to Sao Paulo in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Quito to Sao Paulo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Quito in January, expect Sao Paulo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Lima.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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Lima, Peru

City of the Kings

Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
On the 27th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, then wander the streets of Miraflores, then steep yourself in history at Huaca Pucllana, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco.

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Fly from Sao Paulo to Lima in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Lima is minus 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Ecuador travel guide

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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.