6 days in Ecuador Itinerary

6 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Guayaquil
— 1 day
2
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
3
Quito
— 1 night

1
day
Guayaquil

Guayaquil ©
Hills dotted with colorful houses and waterfront promenades typify Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city and commercial center.
On the 2nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Presley Norton Museum and then take a stroll through Las Penas.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Guayaquil trip itinerary app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Guayaquil is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Ecuador Time (ECT), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in January, Guayaquil is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Neighborhoods Museums
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Las Penas ©
Las Penas
Presley Norton Museum ©
Presley Norton Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): view the masterpieces at Galeria Aymara, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas, and then stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Santa Cruz Fish Market and then enjoy the sand and surf at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Puerto Ayora trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Guayaquil to Puerto Ayora takes 8.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Puerto Ayora are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Quito.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
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Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
Galeria Aymara ©
Galeria Aymara

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Santa Barbara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, and finally don't miss a visit to Mitad Del Mundo.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Quito trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Ayora to Quito takes 9.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Puerto Ayora in January: high temperatures in Quito hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites Museums
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Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Mitad Del Mundo ©
Mitad Del Mundo

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