Experience the most colorful and bio-diverse one week adventure
Ecuador is well known for being one the most diverse countries in the world.
Within a 200 mile radius we'll share:
The most charming and remarkable cities of Ecuador: GUAYAQUIL & CUENCA , Dry tropical forests, Chocolate farm, Walk through the moorlands, Archaeology, Colonial Town, Endless white sand beaches.
BIRDWATCHING (at the highest bio-diverse area of Ecuador: The Guayas river basin)
ARCHAEOLOGY - Inca/ Cañari ruins.
ADVENTURE AND PHOTOGRAPHY - Hike through the moorlands, Cozy Colonial town: CUENCA
Surfing, landscape, history, archaeology, Eco Reserve excursions, and/or plain and simple relaxation.
Don't blame me if you feel like refusing to go back home after this adventure.
GUAYAQUIL City tour, Afternoon paddle boarding/Relaxation at a lagoon park
CHURUTE MANGROVES RESERVE Full day tour:
Birdwatching as we ride by the estuary, Walk through Howler Monkeys dry tropical forest, Chocolate farm.
DAY 3 (earlier wake-up)
TRIP TO CUENCA visit THE INGAPIRCA Inca/Cañari Archaeological site. Afternoon Cuenca city tour
DAY 4 Visit "EL CAJAS NATIONAL PARK"
with hike through moorlands. Afternoon relax at Thermal waters Spa.
Return to the coast towards the beach
Overnight MONTAÑITA beach
Trip through the southern coastal areas, Visit the MACHALILLA NATIONAL PARK
3 Options for this day:
A - VISIT ISLA DE LA PLATA (locally known as "poor man's Galapagos" because similarity with Galapagos islands but for travelers "under budget". Snorkeling and Whale watching (only between July-October)
B - OCEANIC S. U. P. CLASSES, SURFING CLASSES
C - SCUBA at AYANGUE (extra charges apply only for this adventure)
Return to Guayaquil coastal highview point, Salinas beach PLUS
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: PICK-UP AT HOTEL
End location: DROP OFF AT HOTEL
Duration: 7 days
This is a one week adventure that starts in Guayaquil and ends in Guayaquil
We will transport in a mini van with room for 6.
Considering extra room for your luggage.
Land transportation within Ecuador, breakfast & lunch, guidance
Hotels in Guayaquil (two nights) Cuenca (two nights) Montañita ( two nights)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
350 U.S. DOLLARS - There will be several times in which souvenirs and local pastries and or beverages can be purchased.
In most places the use of credit card is an option, nevertheless an average of $50 per person per day is recommended
We choose to leave the nights available for the participants to go out by themselves and explore the local cuisine.
They will have my expert advice and I will be available to accompany the group but we prefer to allow this free time for the participants.
As a licensed guide, I have no restrictions.
I focus 100% in sharing my country with the participants of my tours. That is why I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver. Not applicable in the Galapagos islands