Guayaquil to Manglares Churute and Cacao Route Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Ecuador
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Tour description

Join this 6-hour tour starting with a hotel pickup in Guayaquil. You will enjoy the Ecological Reserve Churute and the Cacao Route.

Mini Selva: We will go to the Ecological Reserve Churute located 1-hour away from Guayaquil. This is a small surrounded protected area of forests and hills where we will visit the mangrove and estuary cruise the estuary Churute to the estuary Ulpiano (route 2 hours). Here we can spot a wide variety of tropical birds like pink Garzas, snowy egret, Egret Egret, Heron Cangrejera, ibis, neotropical cormorant, Eagle Caracolera and migratory birds such as the osprey and black necked storkWe'll continue the tour with a walk along the path of the hill Pancho Diablo, which is known for its dense vegetation among which we find matapalos, royal palm and ficus, as well as within its fauna observe the howler monkeys endemic species characterized by emitting loud sounds to communicate with each other.In the afternoon we'll do the Cacao Route. This is a very interesting tour because we know the processes used to obtain and develop plants Cacao cloned or Ecuadorian Trinidadian, one of the most productive in the world, whose fruit is best known within the guayas as gold nugget. We'll prepare and taste the chocolate artisan, now can be obtained various derivatives of this fruit such as butter, liquor and yogurt, rice observe and banana plantations at the end of the tour.

What's included

  • Local guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle

What's not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities


  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Family friendly
  • Get up-close to native wildlife