Guayaquil, the ‘Pearl of the Pacific’ is Ecuador’s largest city and an important trading center of this small Andean country. The combination of gorgeous colonial heritage and modern architecture provides the city with an eclectic air. A city fond of preserving history with its various museums, you can relish the remarkable collections of pre-Columbian art and curiosities at the MAAC. There is also a curious side to Guayaquil: in amidst the downtown crowds of the Plaza Simon Bolivar where the Cathedral stands you will find iguanas making ample appearances!
Palace of Administration
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Places: Quito (2 days) → Galapagos (4) → Lima (2) → Sacred Valley (1) → Cusco (2) → Lima (1)
Tour Highlights: UNESCO World Heritage Site, Middle Of The World Equator, Independence Square, UNESCO World Heritage Site...
Take a short tour of Guayaquil, known as the ‘Pearl of the Pacific’. Wander the city’s cobblestone streets in colorful Las Peñas, explore its many plazas and monuments, stroll through its parks and meander along Malecón 2000– an urban renewal project that edges along the Guayas River. (Approximately 3 hours. if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity)