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$168.75 Day Trips & Excursions

Guayaquil to Puerto Lopez and Isla de la Plata Full-Day Trip

Departing from Guayaquil at 5:30am with a hotel pickup, we will embark on the adventure of knowing the Isle of Silver, also known as the mini Galapagos place whose scenic beauty and similarity to the archipelago of Colon makes it ideal for ecotourism. Located 50 km from coast resort of Puerto Lopez on it will cross one of the two tourist trails to choose (tip machete or tip staircase) each of about 3km extension with a walking time of 3-hour. During the same find exotic migratory birds like boobies blue - footed, red - footed boobies, Nazca Alcatraz, pelicans, frigate birds, and albatrosses.This beautiful island also allows us to perform the activity or snorkeling snorkeling with the opportunity to observe coral reefs among a vast biodiversity of marine species such as goldfish, angelfish, sea turtles, manta rays, dolphins and sea lionsWhale watching is between June to September.Please note: Transportation is performed in yachts up to 16 people, they are equipped with two engines out of gunwales. Bathrooms, communication systems, life jackets and naturalist guides Machalilla National Park.

$50 Outdoor Activities

Isla de la Plata ( the Poor Man's Galapagos )

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Parque Nacional Machalilla, Puerto Lopez, Manabi ProvinceAfter deaprting Montanita we drive towards the harbor located in Machalilla National Park.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Isla de la Plata, Machalilla National Park, Manabi ProvinceAfter an hour-long cruise we reach Isla de la Plata. From here we begin to observe the island wildlife, especially the Blue-Footed Booby. After we are done walking we sit and enjoy a fresh snack.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Isla de la Plata, Machalilla National Park, Manabi ProvinceAfter trekking and bird watching we take the entire group to a calm area of the island were we snorkel. Snorkel equipment is included.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Parque Nacional Machalilla, Puerto Lopez, Manabi ProvinceAfter arriving back from the island, we collect lifevest and await our private transport to drive us back to Montanita. Sometimes the bus transportation arrives 10 to 20 min after arriving at Puerto Lopez, so it is a good time to walk around and enjoy the culture of the people of Machalilla.Duration: 30 minutes

$382.48 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

2-Day Puerto Lopez & Isla de La Plata

ItineraryDay 1: GUAYAQUIL – PUERTO LOPEZStop At: Puerto LopezPick up at the airport or hotel in Guayaquil at 9 AM and arrival at Puerto Lopez around 12 PM. In Puerto Lopez, you will have free time to explore the city and the beautiful beach.Duration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in Terraza Hotel or similar Day 2: ISLA DE LA PLATAStop At: Isla de la Plata, Machalilla National Park, Manabi ProvinceAfter a good breakfast, you will leave around 9 AM to Isla de la Plata. It is about 1.5 hour by boat from Puerto Lopez. At Isla de la Plata you will have the chance to go snorkeling, see the Blue Footed boobies, turtles and tropical fish. During lunchtime, you can enjoy the lunch box that you are getting from the hotel. At the end of the day, you will drive back to Guayaquil where you arrive around 7.30 PM. You can be dropped off at the airport or at your hotel in Guayaquil.*If you travel within the months of June – September there is a high chance to spot Humpback WhalesDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$4100 Day Trips & Excursions

Ecuador Spondylus, The Beach Route

DAY-1: Quito - Guaranda - Guayaquil⌵ DAY-2: Guayaquil - Montañita⌵ DAY-3: Montañita - Puerto Lopez⌵ DAY-4: Puerto Lopez - Isla de la Plata - Puerto Lopez⌵ DAY-5: Puerto Lopez - Manta⌵ DAY-6: Manta - Mompiche⌵ DAY-7: Mompiche - MindoDay-8: Mindo - QuitoEcuador has many climate zones, from tropical along coast to cooler and dryer inland at higher elevations; tropical in Amazonian jungle lowlands. Ecuador is unusual in the sense that one can choose any climate one wishes by where in the country one travels to, which makes it even more fun on board of a motorcycle. Lying on the equator means there is no summer or winter; however, there are typically wetter and drier seasons. The 'wetter' season is usually between December - June , while the drier season runs from July - November.


The Ecuador Experience

If you want to sample the region’s highlights without sacrificing some of its lesser-known gems, there’s no better way to experience Ecuador's dramatic scenery and colourful people. Visit the Amazon and a shaman apprentice for an incredible introduction to indigenous culture of the jungle. Staying in simple hotels and homestays and using public transport will keep you grounded in the local customs and culture. We'll travel from the "Avenue of the Volcanoes" to relaxing Pacific beaches and mountain hot springs. This adventure offers up a great combination of must-see highlights and free time to explore on your own.

$615.30 Classic

Ecuador Beaches & Coastal Adventure

Cities, beach, exploring, beach — we know the choice between kickin’ it on the shore and seeing all those sites can be a tough one, so we got rid of the struggle. Exploring highlights along Ecuador’s scenic coast will give you that laid-back vibe with a little extra sweetness when you get to stop at a cacao-farming hacienda. With time to see the colonial cities of Quito and Cuenca, you can then chill out in surfer’s paradise, Montañita. See? Debates aren’t so hard to win after all.