6 days in Ecuador Itinerary

6 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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6 days in Ecuador Itinerary

Start: Quito
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Quito
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Puerto Villamil, Isabela
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Quito

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Quito

Quito ©
High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica del Voto Nacional, then admire the striking features of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, and finally make a trip to Mitad Del Mundo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at La Ronda, admire the striking features of San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco), and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Quito trip maker tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Quito. In March, daily temperatures in Quito can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Quito

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Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Quito Old Town ©
Quito Old Town
Mitad Del Mundo ©
Mitad Del Mundo

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Puerto Villamil, Isabela

Puerto Villamil ©
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stroll through Playa Puerto Villamil and then stroll through Concha de Perla.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Puerto Villamil trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Quito to Puerto Villamil takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Ecuador Time to Galapagos Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Ayora.

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Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Concha de Perla ©
Concha de Perla

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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

Puerto Ayora ©
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll through Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, then view the masterpieces at Galeria Aymara, and then stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Santa Cruz Fish Market, explore the striking landscape at Las Grietas, then take a leisurely stroll along Malecon de Puerto Ayora, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora online trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora in 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Galapagos Time to Ecuador Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
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Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve

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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno ©
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 21st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at La Loberia, make a trip to Dona Pilo, and then learn more about the world around you at Interpretation Center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno takes 2.5 hours. In March in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

La Loberia
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La Loberia ©
La Loberia
Interpretation Center ©
Interpretation Center
Dona Pilo ©
Dona Pilo

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