Tourist Information in El Bosque Petrificado Puyango

Information Center

Register here before you go to the petrified forest. The staff has useful information on the history of the area and there's a small museum on site (info in Spanish). Guides are available on a tip basis.
Tourist Information in Reserva Ecológica Manglares Churute

Information Center

The reserve's information center is on the left side of the main Guayaquil–Machala highway headed towards Machala, 50km southeast of Guayaquil. Stop here to register before visiting the park.
Tourist Information in Zaruma

Tourism Office

Find the tourist information office just off the Plaza de Independencia. Offers info about the local area, plus an upstairs museum about the history of Zaruma. Staff only speak Spanish.
Bus in Zaruma

Bus Station

Informal bus stop, where buses drop off and pick up passengers, next to the gas station.
Immigration in Peru via Huaquillas

Ecuadorian Immigrations Office

The complex on the North Panamerica Highway has bathrooms and a small snack shop.
Tourist Information in Machala

Tourist Information

Get local info in here, staff only speak Spanish.
ATM in Machala

Banco Pichincha

Has five ATMs accepting most international cards.
Post in Machala

Post Office

ATM in Zaruma


Consulate in Machala

Peruvian Consulate