15 days in Ecuador Itinerary

15 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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15 days in Ecuador Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Fly:  25​h
1
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
Travel:  4​h 30​min
3
Floreana
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h 45​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
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Winnipeg

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cerro Tijeretas and La Loberia. The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, kick back and relax at Playa de Oro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Puerto Chino Beach, and take in the waterfront at Malecon San Cristobal.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Puerto Baquerizo Moreno attractions planner .

Winnipeg, Canada to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Winnipeg to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Winnipeg in March, expect Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to be much hotter, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

San Cristobal
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Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas
Scuba & Snorkeling
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de los Alemanes, view the masterpieces at Galeria Aymara, and take a leisurely stroll along Malecon de Puerto Ayora.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora takes 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Puerto Ayora can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Floreana.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Tunel de Lava Bellavista, Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
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Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve

1
night
Floreana

Floreana ©
On the 26th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Devil's Crown, then kick back and relax at Playa Negra, then stroll through Cormorant Point, and finally meet the residents at Asilo de la Paz.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Floreana trip itinerary maker website .

Explore your travel options from Puerto Ayora to Floreana with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Floreana

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Devil's Crown ©
Devil's Crown

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.
Visiting Sierra Negra and Isabela Island Wetlands Complex will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: stroll through Concha de Perla, explore the activities along Laguna de los Diablos, kick back and relax at Playa Puerto Villamil, and see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Puerto Villamil holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Floreana to Puerto Villamil. The time zone difference moving from Ecuador Time (ECT) to Galapagos Time (GALT) is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cuenca.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sierra Negra
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Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Concha de Perla ©
Concha de Perla

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 30th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Tomebamba, explore the striking landscape of El Cajas National Park, then admire the striking features of Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral, then admire the majestic nature at Plaza Abdon Calderon, and finally explore the galleries of Museo Catedral Vieja.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cuenca travel route planning tool .

You can fly from Puerto Villamil to Cuenca in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Villamil to Cuenca is 1 hour. March in Cuenca sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Quito.

Things to do in Cuenca

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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El Cajas National Park ©
El Cajas National Park
Plaza Abdon Calderon ©
Plaza Abdon Calderon
Rio Tomebamba ©
Rio Tomebamba

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.
On the 31st (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town, admire the landmark architecture of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, then make a trip to Mitad Del Mundo, and finally look for gifts at La Mundial Custom Boots.

Plan a Quito trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cuenca to Quito in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cuenca in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Quito, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Quito Old Town ©
Quito Old Town

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