The lush countryside outside of Guayaquil on the Ecuadorean coast packs big natural and cultural appeal. On this day tour, trade the bustle of the big city for the tranquility of the Churute Ecological Reserve. Spot tropical and migratory birds on a cruise through the estuary and keep your ears open for howler monkeys on Pancho Diablo Hill. In the afternoon, you’ll have time to sample artisan chocolate along the Cacao Route—the heart of Ecuador’s chocolate industry.
Short on time or stuck with a flight layover in Guayaquil, Ecuador on your way to or from the Galapagos Islands? This half-day city tour delivers the best of the city in a small amount of time including the gardens, birds, and monkeys of Historic Park, the shops and cafes of Plaza Lagos, the architecture of the old city, the Guayas River, and more.
Spend a day exploring the Isle of Silver which is also known as a mini Galapagos. Short hiking trails provide opportunities to see marine birds including blue-footed boobies, red-footed boobies, pelicans, frigate birds, and albatrosses. Snorkel around the island to enjoy coral reefs and marine life including colorful reef fish, sea turtles, manta rays, dolphins, and even sea lions. Whales may also be spotted from June to September.
Guayaquil is Ecuador’s largest city and it can be a challenge for first-time visitors to get their bearings. This 3-hour sightseeing tour offers the ideal introduction, visiting landmarks such as The Metropolitan Cathedral, Tower Morica, and Malecon 2000; exploring neighborhoods like Las Peñas and Santa Ana Hill; and strolling through Las Iguanas park. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
Make the most of the journey from Guayaquil to Cuenca, Ecuador. This full-day one-way trip includes a stop at a cacao farm to see how the main ingredient in chocolate is grown and processed. In Cajas National Park, enjoy a short hike through the high altitude paramo moorland which is an important and scenic watershed.
Discover Guayaquil’s popular Malecon and the neighborhood of Las Peñas on this half-day guided tour. After walking down the boulevard, which runs along the Pacific Ocean, stop in Las Peñas neighborhood. Here, catch panoramic views on the city and the Guayas river. Important cultural and political figures have lived in this neighborhood, including Ernesto "Che" Guevara.
Guayaquil on the coast of Ecuador, home to two million Guayaquileños, ranks as one of the country’s most vibrant cities. During this flexible city tour, get a feel for the port city’s top landmarks and attractions, and tour the Malecón, Las Peñas neighborhood, and the Historical Park. Your private guide can offer tips on the best things to see and do during the rest of your stay.
This full-day tour of some of the most beautiful and popular coastal areas of Ecuador includes Salinas, the San Lorenzo boardwalk, white sand beaches around the Ruta del Sol and Ballenita Beach, salt mines, a sea lion refuge, a nautical and pirate museum, and an included seafood lunch.
Take a private sightseeing tour of Guayaquil and gain a true insider’s insight into Ecuador’s most populated city. Your local guide will share the ins and outs of city life as you explore the bustling streets. Add on an optional visit to Guayaquil Historical Park, where you’ll learn even more about the country’s ecological diversity, history, culture and architecture.
At Isla de los Pajaros (Bird Island), you don’t have to fly all the way to the Galapagos to enjoy Ecuador’s diverse birdlife. This day trip from Guayaquil takes you from Puerto Morro through the mangrove forests of the coast to an island where numerous species of migratory birds make their home. Spot frigates, albatross, pink herons, cormorants, and boobies in their natural environments.
Coastal Ecuador often gets overlooked in favor of the Andes or Galapagos. With this full-day tour from Guayaquil, see firsthand what makes this region so special. During a morning stop at a tropical plantation, learn about how artisan chocolate is made from bean to bar. Continue to Puerto del Morro for a boat ride in the Pacific in search of bottlenose dolphins and a variety of migratory seabirds.
You don’t have to go all the way to the Galapagos Islands to experience up the biodiversity of Ecuador. Surround yourself with howler monkeys, mangroves, and more on a 7-hour tour from Guayaquil. Comfortable air-conditioned transportation whisks you away from your city hotel and takes you to nature reserve, which houses nearly 300 different species. Round out your adventure with a visit to a cocoa plantation and learn to prepare chocolate.
Transform your transfer from Guayaquil to Cuenca into an adventure with a stop over at Cajas National Park. After pickup from your Guayaquil hotel, you’ll visit a small farm for an immersive learning experience about Ecuadorian agriculture. Next, is a leisurely guided hike through the Cajas National Park around the stunning lakes. After an included lunch, your driver delivers you to your Cuenca hotel.
Spend a half day exploring both the city of Guayaquil and the Cocoa Route with a private guide. The tour is done at your own pace, so you can maximize your experience. In private transport, you and your guide will visit a nearby cocoa plantation, enjoy a hands-on experience with chocolate making. Later, experience the excitement of Ecuador’s largest city, stopping at the Malecon Simón Bolívar and more.
Take a break from the Guayaquil’s hustle and bustle on a 9-hour private tour to Ecological Reserve Manglares Churute. The action packed day begins with private transport from your hotel, followed by a canoe ride and easy mountain hike. Along the way, see the famous flora and fauna of Ecuador. Your private guide then takes you for an included Ecuadorian lunch before visiting (and taste testing at) a cacao farm.
Leave the busy city behind and discover the wildlife and cocoa production unique to Ecuador on an 8-hour tour. Comfortable transportation from your Guayaquil hotel takes you to a wildlife reserve. Home to hundreds of species, you have the opportunity to see numerous mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. Next, visit a local plantation and learn about the in depth cocoa process the sets Ecuador apart from other countries.
Visit one of the most fertile regions of Ecuador and tour the ‘Route of Fruits and Plantations.’ Discover a number of exotic crops such as mangoes, pineapples, cocoa pods, and much more. Learn about the chocolate-making process and get a hands-on experience that includes tastings of the cocoa fruit and its by-products. Finish up at a banana and rice plantation and learn about the customs and traditions of local farmers.
In this activity we`re going to experience a very close contact with the historic and cultural of Guayaquil City and we can observe animals and endemic plants and nature itself, see the growing of our city.
Hacienda Victoria, located in the Rural area of Guayaquil, one of the best in terms of fine cocoa of Aroma in Ecuador, during the tour several stations are visited in which you can see the entire process that requires cocoa to become chocolate. The first visit takes place in the greenhouse, then the plantations and the fermentation and drying sites of the cocoa pepa to finish with a tasting of the delicious cocoa liquor.
Tropical forests, sandy beaches, and excellent wildlife-spotting opportunities make the coast of Ecuador one of the country’s most overlooked destinations. With this multi-day tour, explore ecosystems similar to the Galapagos without the long flight on La Plata Island, tour the historic neighborhoods of Guayaquil, and visit several coastal communities for a glimpse at local day-to-day life.
Make the most of your long transfer and stretch your legs at Cajas National Park. The adventurous transfer is available in either direction from Cuenca or Guayaquil. Whichever way you’re going, enjoy a one and a half hour hike amongst the Andean mountains. The transfer further includes a visit to a coastal cacao farm to learn about chocolate production. In the middle, enjoy a filling lunch of local cuisine.
This a full experience of cooking ecuadorian food that actually starts at the local market, travelers will be given coins by the guide so they can try to get the vegetables needed for lunch in spanish. After the visit to the market, travelers will be going to the local apartment in the city for start cooking their 3 course meal. After lunch is finished, the guide will drive you back to your hotel.
Visit the facilities of the most modern stadium in Ecuador such as: dressing rooms, press room, presidential suite, court and others, always accompanied by a tour guide who will be responsible for making you live an unforgettable experience. Likewise; The stadium has a commercial walk where you will have the opportunity to make purchases in Adidas stores thanks to the coupon book of discounts to which you will be creditor at the time of your reservation. You will not have to wait for long queues and you will avoid the hassle of buying tickets at the ticket counter.