13 days in Guayaquil & Salinas Itinerary

13 days in Guayaquil & Salinas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ecuador route maker

Make it your trip
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Guayaquil
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salinas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Guayaquil
— 5 nights

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Guayaquil

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Pacific

Hills dotted with colorful houses and waterfront promenades typify Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city and commercial center.
On the 17th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Mercado Artesanal Guayaquil, stroll around Reserva Ecologica Manglares Churute, appreciate the history behind Wild Boar Icon, and ponder the world of politics at Municipalidad de Guayaquil.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Guayaquil day trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport. March in Guayaquil sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Salinas.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Tours · Shopping · Parks

Salinas

— 3 nights
The coastal city of Salinas is the westernmost city on mainland Ecuador and a leading tourist destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to Parasailing & Paragliding (in Montanita) and Playa Montanita (in Santa Elena). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Playa Las Salinas, take a leisurely stroll along Malecón Salinas, stroll through Playa de Chipipe, and get outside with La Chocolatera.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salinas online tour planner.

Getting from Guayaquil to Salinas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Salinas can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Guayaquil.

Things to do in Salinas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trips

Guayaquil

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Pacific

See even more of Guayaquil: stop by Cerro Santa Ana, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Francisco, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque Seminario, and appreciate the history behind Hemiciclo de la Rotonda.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Guayaquil road trip planning tool.

Getting from Salinas to Guayaquil by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods