30 days in Ecuador Itinerary

30 days in Ecuador Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ecuador journey planner

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Guayaquil
— 3 nights
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 5 nights
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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 6 nights
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Floreana
— 2 nights
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Puerto Villamil, Isabela
— 6 nights
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Cuenca
— 3 nights
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Quito
— 3 nights
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Guayaquil

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Pacific

Hills dotted with colorful houses and waterfront promenades typify Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city and commercial center.
Guayaquil is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the wide-open spaces of Hacienda La Danesa, wander the streets of Cerro Santa Ana, take a leisurely stroll along Malecon 2000, and walk around Parque Seminario.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Guayaquil online day trip planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Guayaquil is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Ecuador Time is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Guayaquil when traveling from Belgrade in July, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal

— 5 nights
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Cerro Tijeretas. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Dona Pilo, get outside with Cerro Tijeretas, hike along Punta Pitt, and enjoy the sand and surf at La Loberia.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno driving holiday site.

Getting from Guayaquil to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno by flight takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Guayaquil in July, you will find days in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno are slightly colder (31°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

— 6 nights
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Puerto Ayora is known for parks, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora trip planner.

Getting from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Floreana.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Floreana

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Devil's Crown, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Asilo de la Paz, then stroll through Cormorant Point, and finally make a trip to Post Office Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Negra.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Floreana day trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Puerto Ayora to Floreana with the Route module. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Floreana

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Puerto Villamil, Isabela

— 6 nights
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Puerto Villamil is known for nature, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Los Tuneles, head off the coast to Turtle Island, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Centro de Crianza Tortugas Gigantes Arnaldo Tupiza Chamaidan, and explore and take pictures at Isabela Island Wetlands Complex.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Puerto Villamil vacation tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Floreana to Puerto Villamil. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Floreana to Puerto Villamil due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Cuenca.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Cuenca

— 3 nights

Athens of Ecuador

Packed with impressive colonial architecture and a historic town center, Cuenca stands as perhaps the most charming city in the nation.
Cuenca is known for nature, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at El Cajas National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Homero Ortega, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Inmaculada ConcepciĆ³n Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at El Museo de Las Conceptas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Cuenca travel route planner.

Fly from Puerto Villamil to Cuenca in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Puerto Villamil to Cuenca, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Cuenca can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can fly to Quito.

Things to do in Cuenca

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Quito

— 3 nights

Light of America

High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Quito is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, admire the landmark architecture of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, see the interesting displays at Museo Etnohistorico de Artesanias del Ecuador Mindalae, and deepen your understanding at La Ronda.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Quito trip planner.

You can fly from Cuenca to Quito in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cuenca in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Quito, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites · Museums

Ecuador travel guide

4.5
Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
With abundant opportunities to discover fascinating World Heritage Sites, a holiday in Ecuador remains among the most culturally enriching travel experiences. Home to the world's highest active volcano, this little country packs a big punch when it comes to tourist activities. Some of the most popular things to do in Ecuador include visits to its astonishingly biodiverse wilderness areas, home to some 1,500 bird species, 840 species of amphibians and reptiles, and nearly 20,000 plant species. Of course, the highlight of many Ecuador vacations is bound to be the Galapagos Islands, made famous by naturalist Charles Darwin. Aside from the stunning nature, Ecuador also boasts many historic cities filled with photogenic colonial-era churches, mansions, and plazas.