10 days in Ecuador Itinerary

10 days in Ecuador Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ecuador route maker

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Quito
— 2 nights
Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to Puerto Villamil
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Puerto Villamil, Isabela
— 1 night
Ferry
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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 1 night
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Guayaquil
— 1 night
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Quito

— 2 nights

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.
Quito is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, admire the striking features of Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Merced, and get to know the fascinating history of Quito Old Town.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Quito trip planner.

Athens, Greece to Quito is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Ecuador Time is minus 7 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Quito

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Puerto Villamil, Isabela

— 1 night
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): head off the coast to Las Tintoreras and then stroll through Concha de Perla.

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You can fly from Quito to Puerto Villamil in 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Ecuador Time to Galapagos Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

— 3 nights
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Puerto Ayora is known for parks, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, view the masterpieces at Samay Latin Art, take an in-depth tour of Maprae, and take in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora day trip planner.

Getting from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal

— 1 night
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take a tour by water with Ecuagringo Fishing and then don't miss a visit to Dona Pilo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip itinerary site.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to fly to Guayaquil.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

Guayaquil

— 1 night

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 30th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Guayaquil Historical Park and then take in the waterfront at Malecon 2000.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Guayaquil trip planner.

You can fly from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Guayaquil in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Guayaquil can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Ecuador travel guide

4.5
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.