3 days in Ecuador Itinerary

3 days in Ecuador Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ecuador trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Guayaquil
— 1 night
Drive
2
Banos
— 1 day
Drive
3
Quito
— 1 night
Fly

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Guayaquil

— 1 night

Pearl of the Pacific

Hills dotted with colorful houses and waterfront promenades typify Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city and commercial center.
For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Guayaquil online vacation planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Guayaquil is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Guayaquil. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Guayaquil, with highs around 88°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 75°F. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Banos.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 2:

Banos

— 1 day
A trip to Banos, a relatively small town in the picturesque Andean highlands, ensures plenty of chances for outdoor activities like horseback riding, hiking, climbing, canyoning, and mountain biking.
Servi Taxi Banos has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then do sightseeing your way with Servi Taxi Banos, and then take some stellar pictures from La Casa del Arbol.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Banos online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Guayaquil to Banos takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Quito.

Things to do in Banos

Tours · Transportation · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 3:

Quito

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Quito driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Banos to Quito in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 60°F. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Quito

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 3:

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.