6 days in Ecuador Itinerary

6 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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6 days in Ecuador Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Quito
— 1 night
+3
Fly + shuttle + ferry + bus:  5​h
2
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
+3
bus + ferry + shuttle + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Guayaquil
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Quito

Quito ©
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 20th (Thu): make a trip to Mitad Del Mundo, get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica del Voto Nacional, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Quito Old Town.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Quito trip builder site .

Washington DC, USA to Quito is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. Traveling from Washington DC in February, expect Quito to be much hotter, temps between 70°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites Museums
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Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Quito Old Town ©
Quito Old Town

3
nights
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

Puerto Ayora ©
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 wildlife, nature, beaches, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Charles Darwin Research Station, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Aymara, explore the striking landscape at Las Grietas, and get a taste of life in the country at Rancho Primicias.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and bus from Quito to Puerto Ayora takes 5 hours. Traveling from Quito in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Puerto Ayora: highs are around 87°F and lows about 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Guayaquil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Cruz
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Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve

1
night
Guayaquil

Guayaquil ©
Hills dotted with colorful houses and waterfront promenades typify Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city and commercial center.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Parque Seminario, take in the waterfront at Malecon 2000, and then enjoy breathtaking views from La Perla.

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Traveling by combination of bus, ferry, and flight from Puerto Ayora to Guayaquil takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in February, and nighttime lows around 75°F. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Parks
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Parque Seminario ©
Parque Seminario
Malecon 2000 ©
Malecon 2000
La Perla ©
La Perla

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