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Guayaquil— 3 nights
Pearl of the Pacific
Hills dotted with colorful houses and waterfront promenades typify Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city and commercial center.You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parque Historico Guayaquil and Parque de las Iguanas. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Cerro Santa Ana, make a trip to Ecua-Andino Hats, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana de Guayaquil, and step off the mainland to explore Isla Santay.
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Quito to Guayaquil is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Quito in July; daily highs in Guayaquil reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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