BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GUAYAQUIL

BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GUAYAQUIL

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Time: 3 hours

In this garden you will be able to observe more than 700 species of plants, especially the cultivation of orchids and a varied avifauna. Included: transport and bilingual tourist guide. Available from Monday through Sunday.

CITY TOUR

CITY TOUR

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Time: 3 hours

Journey through the main streets and avenues of the city, visiting the Simon Bolívar Park, El Malecón 2000, piers and La Rotonda (with Bolívar and San Martin statues); the colonial district of Las Peñas, where you can admire the wooden architecture and where many of its houses are art galleries. From the Santa Ana fort, there is a panoramic view of Guayaquil and the Guayas River. Available from Monday through Friday (PM).

CITY TOUR & HISTORICAL PARK

CITY TOUR & HISTORICAL PARK

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Time: 4.5 hours

Journey through the main streets and avenues of the city, and then visit the famous “Parque Histórico” (Historical Park), a themed attraction that recreates and revives the old Guayaquil, with its characters, traditions and architecture. Available from Wednesday through Sunday (AM).

HISTORICAL PARK

HISTORICAL PARK

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Time: 4.5 hours

Visit the famous “Parque Histórico” (Historical Park), a themed attraction that recreates and revives the old Guayaquil, with its characters, traditions and architecture. Available from Wednesday through Sunday.

TRADITIONAL MARKETS

TRADITIONAL MARKETS

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Time: 3 hours

As the country’s economic capital, Guayaquil is a commercial city center. We’ll visit the famous flower market with its roses and tropical flowers and the fish market. We’ll visit the food market that offers a breathtaking spectacle of colors and flavors. We will finish our tour with a visit to the handicrafts market, where you can buy souvenirs of the city. Available from Tuesday through Sunday (AM).

DAY TRIP TO SALINAS BEACH

DAY TRIP TO SALINAS BEACH

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Time: 8 hours

Departure from the hotel in Guayaquil and in about two hours, arrival at the city of Salinas where you can enjoy a day at the beach, visit fishing villages, museums of the region, and the famous chocolatera. Available from Monday through Sunday. Includes lunch.

CERRO BLANCO

CERRO BLANCO

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Time: 8 hours

Located in the km. 16 of the road to the Coast, it’s one of the few forest reservations over limestone in the world, and it is representative sample of the tropical dry forest, and refuge for more than 190 species of birds. You can follow different routes or use the campsite. Included: transport and bilingual tourist guide. Available from Friday through Sunday.

QUITO

QUITO

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Quito, is the capital city of Ecuador, and at an elevation of 2,850 metres (9,350 ft) above sea level, it is the highest official capital city in the world. It is located in the Guayllabamba river basin, on the eastern slopes of Pichincha, an active stratovolcano in the Andes mountains. With a population of 2,671,191 according to the last census (2014), Quito is the second most populous city in Ecuador, after Guayaquil.

CUENCA

CUENCA

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Cuenca is the third largest city in Ecuador and the capital of the province of Azuay. Located in an Andean valley of the southern highlands of Ecuador, is the ideal place for travelers looking to get lost and discover all the charm and cultural richness. Cuenca was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The architectural beauty of its historical center with all its elements: churches, parks, colonial houses, cobbled streets, archaeological remains and the gorge of the river Tomebamba.

ORIENTE

ORIENTE

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The Oriente is a region of eastern Ecuador, comprising the eastern slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes and the lowland areas of rainforest in the Amazon basin.

GALÁPAGOS

GALÁPAGOS

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Situated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 km from the South American continent, these 19 islands and the surrounding marine reserve have been called a unique ‘living museum and showcase of evolution’. Located at the confluence of three ocean currents, the Galápagos are a ‘melting pot’ of marine species. Ongoing seismic and volcanic activity reflects the processes that formed the islands. These processes, together with the extreme isolation of the islands, led to the development of unusual animal life – such as the land iguana, the giant tortoise and the many types of finch.

THE ROUTE OF THE ORCHIDS FOR THE WOC IN 2017

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