9 days in Ecuador & Shanghai Itinerary

9 days in Ecuador & Shanghai Itinerary

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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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Quito, Ecuador
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Shanghai, China
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Malecon San Cristobal, then get a new perspective on nature at Interpretation Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Carola.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno road trip website.

Guayaquil to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

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Pier / Boardwalk
Malecon San Cristobal
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Natural History Museum
Interpretation Center
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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.
On the 10th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Maprae, then admire the masterpieces at Galeria Exotico Ecuador, then kick back and relax at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, and finally stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora takes 3.5 hours. In January in Puerto Ayora, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador

Puerto Villamil ©
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
On the 11th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Puerto Villamil, then stop by Los Tuneles, and then don't miss a visit to The Wall of Tears.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Puerto Villamil trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Quito.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Landmark
The Wall of Tears
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Quito, Ecuador

Quito ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Metropolitano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, admire the striking features of Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town, and finally admire the striking features of El Sagrario.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Quito holiday maker site.

You can fly from Puerto Villamil to Quito in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Quito. In January, daily temperatures in Quito can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Shanghai.

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Quito Old Town
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Architectural Building
Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco
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Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©

Pearl of the Orient

With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Attractions like Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) and Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), take in panoramic vistas at Shanghai World Financial Center, visit Xintiandi, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Shanghai Ocean Aquarium.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Shanghai trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Quito to Shanghai by flight takes about 29 hours. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from Quito to Shanghai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Quito in January, things will get much colder in Shanghai: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Spas
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