6 days in Ecuador Itinerary

6 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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6 days in Ecuador Itinerary

Seattle
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Quito
— 2 nights
Fly + foot + ferry:  7​h 30​min
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
Seattle

1
day
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.
On the 19th (Sat), examine the collection at La Capilla Del Hombre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco), then admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica del Voto Nacional.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Quito custom trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Quito is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Ecuador Time (ECT) is 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in August, with highs in Quito at 72°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Puerto Ayora.

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Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus
Basilica del Voto Nacional

2
days
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Charles Darwin Research Station, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Cruz Fish Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Ayora trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Quito to Puerto Ayora in 7.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Quito in August: high temperatures in Puerto Ayora hover around 79°F and lows are around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

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Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
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Charles Darwin Research Station
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
Las Grietas

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