7 days in Ecuador Itinerary

7 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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Fly
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Quito
— 1 night
Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to Puerto Villamil
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Puerto Villamil, Isabela
— 1 night
Ferry
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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 1 night
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Quito

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.
On the 1st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Mitad Del Mundo, get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, then admire the striking features of Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, and finally look for gifts at ARIU. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): view the masterpieces at Vulgomaestre, admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Metropolitano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town, then admire the striking features of El Sagrario, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica del Voto Nacional, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Maria Augusta Urrutia (La Casa Museo Maria Augusta Urrutia).

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Quito journey tool.

Guayaquil to Quito is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Guayaquil in December, expect Quito to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Puerto Villamil, Isabela

Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
On the 3rd (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de los Diablos, then surround yourself with nature on Rosedelco- Day tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Puerto Villamil, and finally head off the coast to Turtle Island.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Puerto Villamil trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Quito to Puerto Villamil in 6 hours. Traveling from Quito to Puerto Villamil, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station, take in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas, kick back and relax at Playa de los Alemanes, and don't miss a visit to Santa Cruz Fish Market.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora road trip website.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora. In December, daily temperatures in Puerto Ayora can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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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 7th (Mon): stroll through Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado, learn more about the world around you at Interpretation Center, then make a trip to Segunda Zona Naval de la Armada del Ecuador, and finally make a trip to Dona Pilo.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno online trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ecuador travel guide

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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.