26 days in Ecuador, Colombia & Peru Itinerary

26 days in Ecuador, Colombia & Peru Itinerary

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26 days in Ecuador, Colombia & Peru Itinerary

Panama City, Panama
Fly:  1​h
Cartagena, Colombia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
Medellin, Colombia
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
Quito, Ecuador
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​min
Baltra, Ecuador
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  3​h 45​min
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
Lima, Peru
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
Lima, Peru
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
Mexico City, Mexico

3
days
Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena ©
The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
You've added Plaza Santo Domingo, Cartagena Destiny, Torre del Reloj, and other attractions to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Walled City of Cartagena and Plaza de la Aduana.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cartagena trip maker .

Panama City, Panama to Cartagena is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Cartagena can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 10th (Tue), you're off toMedellin.

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Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
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Torre del Reloj
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Plaza Santo Domingo

2
days
Medellin, Colombia

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Medellin Metrocable has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get from place to place with Medellin Metrocable. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica, see the interesting displays at El Castillo Museo y Jardines, look for gifts at Makeno Tienda, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellin, and finally steep yourself in history at Pueblito Paisa.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Medellin holiday maker tool .

You can fly from Cartagena to Medellin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cartagena in April, with highs in Medellin at 32°C and lows at 20°C. You'll set off for Quito on the 13th (Fri).

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El Castillo Museo y Jardines ©
El Castillo Museo y Jardines
Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica ©
Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica

2
days
Quito, Ecuador

High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Mariscal District.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Quito trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Medellin to Quito takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Medellin in April: highs in Quito hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

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Horseback Riding Tours
Mariscal District ©
Mariscal District

2
days
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno ©
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cerro Brujo, Playa Mann and Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado. On the 15th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mann and then stroll through Cerro Brujo.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Quito to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno takes 4.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Quito in April, with highs in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Baltra.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

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Side Trip

San Cristobal
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Playa Mann ©
Playa Mann
La Loberia ©
La Loberia
Cerro Brujo ©
Cerro Brujo

4
days
Baltra, Ecuador

Baltra ©
Baltra is known for nature and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore North Seymour Island.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Baltra trip itinerary builder app .

Baltra is very close to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. In April, daily temperatures in Baltra can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll set off for Puerto Ayora on the 22nd (Sun).

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North Seymour Island ©
North Seymour Island

2
days
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

Puerto Ayora ©
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Playa las Bachas as well as Reserva El Chato. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stroll through Playa de los Alemanes. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Reserva El Chato, kick back and relax at Playa las Bachas, and then make a trip to Santa Cruz Fish Market.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Ayora travel route planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Baltra to Puerto Ayora in 4 hours. April in Puerto Ayora sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

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Side Trip

Playa las Bachas
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Reserva El Chato ©
Reserva El Chato
Playa las Bachas ©
Playa las Bachas
Playa de los Alemanes ©
Playa de los Alemanes

2
days
Lima, Peru

Lima ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the views from Bridge of Sighs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, get outside with Balneario La Punta, and then take a stroll through San Isidro.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lima tour itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Puerto Ayora to Lima. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Puerto Ayora in April, with highs in Lima at 28°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

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Side Trips

Balneario La Punta, El Silencio
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Balneario La Punta ©
Balneario La Punta
Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco ©
El Silencio ©
El Silencio

5
days
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Get some cultural insight at Sacred Valley of the Incas and Tipon. Step off the beaten path and head to River Rafting & Tubing and The Company of Jesus Church. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion, view the masterpieces at Museo Maximo Laura, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Lima to Cusco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lima in April: highs in Cusco hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

#Historic Sites, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Cusco Region
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Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
River Rafting & Tubing

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Lima, Peru

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Getting from Cusco to Lima by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cusco in May, expect warmer with lows of 21°C in Lima. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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