9 days in Ecuador Itinerary

9 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Quito
— 2 nights
2
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 2 nights
3
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
4
Playas
— 1 day
5
Guayaquil
— 1 night

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stop by Mercado Artesanal La Mariscal.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Quito online trip planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Quito is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Ecuador Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from San Juan in September, expect nights in Quito to be colder, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Quito

Spas Parks Nature

Side Trip

Termas de Papallacta
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Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Termas de Papallacta ©
Termas de Papallacta
Mercado Artesanal La Mariscal ©
Mercado Artesanal La Mariscal

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to La Casa del Ceibo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Puerto Chino Beach, and then kick back and relax at La Loberia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cerro Tijeretas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Quito to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno takes 6 hours. Traveling from Quito in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

San Cristobal
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Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas
La Loberia ©
La Loberia
Puerto Chino Beach ©
Puerto Chino Beach

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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 18th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, and then stop by Chocolapagos Darwin's Favourites. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at The Angelique Art Gallery, thentour the pleasant surroundings at El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve, and then stroll around El Garrapatero.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora trip planning app.

Getting from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. In September in Puerto Ayora, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Playas.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
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El Garrapatero ©
El Garrapatero
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station

1
day
Playas

Playas ©
Playas is a coastal city located in the province of Guayas, Ecuador. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa de Puerto Engabao and then enjoy the sand and surf at General Villamil Beach.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Playas trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Ayora to Playas takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Puerto Ayora in September, you will find days in Playas are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Guayaquil.

Things to do in Playas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Playa de Puerto Engabao
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General Villamil Beach ©
General Villamil Beach
Playa de Puerto Engabao ©
Playa de Puerto Engabao

1
night
Guayaquil

Guayaquil ©
Hills dotted with colorful houses and waterfront promenades typify Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city and commercial center.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stop by Las Penas and then wander the streets of Cerro Santa Ana.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Guayaquil vacation planning website.

You can drive from Playas to Guayaquil in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Guayaquil sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Neighborhoods
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Las Penas ©
Las Penas
Cerro Santa Ana ©
Cerro Santa Ana

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