15 days in Ecuador Itinerary

15 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bucaramanga
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Guayaquil
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
2
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
3
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
4
Puerto Villamil, Isabela
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Fly:  5 h
5
Cuenca
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
6
Quito
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Bucaramanga

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 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Presley Norton Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Guayaquil Historical Park, and then visit Las Penas.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Guayaquil road trip site.

Bucaramanga, Colombia to Guayaquil is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bucaramanga in November: high temperatures in Guayaquil hover around 36°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Guayaquil Historical Park ©
Guayaquil Historical Park
Las Penas ©
Las Penas
Presley Norton Museum ©
Presley Norton Museum

3
nights
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno ©
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Take a break from the city and head to Cerro Tijeretas and Playa Mann. Relax by the water at La Loberia and Cerro Brujo. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Punta Pitt and deepen your understanding at Interpretation Center.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip builder site.

Fly from Guayaquil to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 2 hours. Traveling from Guayaquil in November, expect nights in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

San Cristobal
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Punta Pitt ©
Punta Pitt
Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas
La Loberia ©
La Loberia

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Galeria Aymara and Maprae. Get outdoors at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay and Black Turtle Cove. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, take in the waterfront at Malecon de Puerto Ayora, take in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Puerto Ayora trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora takes 2.5 hours. In November in Puerto Ayora, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Puerto Villamil, Isabela

Puerto Villamil ©
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Step out of the city life by going to Sierra Negra and Isabela Island Wetlands Complex. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa Puerto Villamil and El Faro. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Concha de Perla, explore the activities along Laguna de los Diablos, and head off the coast to Las Tintoreras.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Villamil vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cuenca.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sierra Negra
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Concha de Perla ©
Concha de Perla
Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Las Tintoreras ©
Las Tintoreras

1
night
Cuenca

Cuenca ©
Packed with impressive colonial architecture and a historic town center, Cuenca stands as perhaps the most charming city in the nation.
On the 18th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Museo Catedral Vieja, see the interesting displays at Museo de las Culturas Aborigenes, admire the landmark architecture of Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Plaza de las flores, then explore the striking landscape of El Cajas National Park, and finally view the masterpieces at Homero Ortega.

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Fly from Puerto Villamil to Cuenca in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Galapagos Time to Ecuador Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Quito.

Things to do in Cuenca

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral ©
Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral
El Cajas National Park ©
El Cajas National Park
Mirador de Turi ©
Mirador de Turi

3
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila and Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Quito Old Town, see the interesting displays at Museo Etnohistorico de Artesanias del Ecuador Mindalae, explore the world behind art at Casa Museo Guayasamin, and explore the galleries of La Capilla Del Hombre.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Quito trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cuenca to Quito in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cuenca in November, Quito is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Quito

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila ©
Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Quito Old Town ©
Quito Old Town

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