11 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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Fly to Seymour Airport, Drive to Puerto Ayora
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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 3 nights
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Quito
— 3 nights
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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz — 4 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, wildlife, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, get a taste of life in the country at Rancho Primicias, head outdoors with Galapagos Sub Aqua, and explore the striking landscape at Las Grietas.

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Newark, USA to Puerto Ayora is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. While traveling from Newark, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Puerto Ayora, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal — 3 nights

The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is known for sightseeing, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Puerto Chino Beach, kick back and relax at La Loberia, appreciate the history behind Estatua de Charles Darwin, and browse the exhibits of Interpretation Center.

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You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Quito.
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Quito — 3 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.
On the 4th (Sun), examine the collection at Intinan Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, then make a trip to Mitad Del Mundo, and finally appreciate the history behind La Virgen del Panecillo. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica del Voto Nacional, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town.

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You can fly from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Quito in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in June, things will get slightly colder in Quito: highs are around 73°F and lows about 59°F. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel back home.
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Ecuador travel guide

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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.
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