Ecuador Beaches & Coastal Adventure
7 days from Quito to Quito
From $ 949
Duration7 days

Head to the coast for a seven-day Ecuadorian exploration of culture, wildlife, and natural wonders. Learn about the port city of Manta's local fishing traditions, visit the Indigenous community of Agua Blanca (and soak in its therapeutic mud baths), then embark on a full-day trip to Isla del Plata to spot sea birds like blue-footed boobies and maybe even migrating whales if you're visiting from June to October. Your itinerary starts and ends in Quito so you can take time to explore Ecuador's lively capital.

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  • Duration: 7 days
    Service level: Standard
  • Starts in: Quito
    Physical Grading: Average
  • Ends in: Quito
    Ages: 12+
Ecuador Beaches & Coastal Adventure - Tour Map

Itinerary

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Day 1: Quito

Start place: Quito

There are no activities planned until the evening. Please check at the hotel reception for a welcome note from your G Representative advising on the time and location of the welcome meeting.
Arrive at any time.

End place: Quito

Day 2: Quito/Manta

Start place: Quito

Take an early morning flight to Manta. Located on Ecuador's central coast, Manta is port city known for its fishing industry. Get familiarized with this bustling city with a guided tour of the Cancebi Museum and Tagua workshop, and a visit to Montecristi.

End place: Manta

Meals: B
Day 3: Manta/Puerto López

Start place: Manta

Located within the Machalilla National Park, the Agua Blanca community is one of the oldest archaeological sites in South America. Marvel at the natural archaeological wonders here which include temples, houses and ancient artefacts. Visit the community's brightly painted church and museum and browse the local artisan's market for unique souvenirs.
Travel to Puerto Lopez. On the way, visit the Agua Blanca Community. Hike, check out the museum and take a mud bath. Enjoy lunch in the community before continuing to Puerto Lopez. Enjoy free time on arrival.

End place: Puerto Rico

Meals: B, L
Day 4: Puerto López

Start place: Puerto Rico

Embark on a day-trip to Isla del Plata, home to a variety of seabirds including blue-footed boobies and fantastic snorkelling that rivals the Galápagos.

End place: Puerto Rico

Meals: B, L
Day 5: Puerto López

Start place: Puerto Rico

Enjoy free time to explore. Optional activities include hiking in Machalilla National Park, relaxing on white-sand beaches, or whale- watching (when in season).

End place: Puerto Rico

Meals: B
Day 6: Puerto López/Quito

Start place: Puerto Rico

Transfer to Guayaquil and fly back to Quito. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own. Options include taking a city tour, riding the cable car up the nearby volcano, or relaxing in one of the city's many cafés and restaurants. This evening, opt to enjoy a night out on the town with the group.

End place: Quito

Meals: B
Day 7: Quito

Start place: Quito

Depart at any time.

End place: Quito

Meals: B

Inclusions

Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Manta full-day tour
  • Agua Blanca Community Visit
  • Isla de la Plata full-day excursion
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Local bus, Private vehicle, Plane
  • Accommodation

    Hotels (6 nts)

Dates & availability: Ecuador Beaches & Coastal Adventure

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Departing Sun, 12/13/2020 Finishing Sat, 12/19/2020 Catalog Price $ 899 Sale Price $ 899 16 Book

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