This route offers us an unforgettable journey through beaches, museums, interpretation centers, bays, national parks and more. During the route of the Spondylus Route, we will discover the diverse elements that make up the culture of our country, especially the Ecuadorian coast.

Your biggest challenge will be not to fall in love with all our beautiful beaches. Come to the Spondylus Route and capture unforgettable moments, come to Ecuador.


  • Private or semi – private transportation
  • Bilingual guides
  • Entrance to Museums and National Park
  • Lodging and breakfast in a Hostel in front of the sea
  • Activities and trips
  • Tour to La Plata Island
    OPTIONAL: dinners


  • Lunches
  • Air Ticket Quito-Guayaquil/ Manta-Quito

Itinerary 4 Days/3 Nights

This tour begins in Guayaquil, the biggest and most commercial city of Ecuador. We travel through the Route of the Sun, Passing Stunning coastal landscapes with fishermen towns and beautiful beaches. Here we shall stop to buy tropical fruits and to visit the remains of pre- Columbian cultures, as well as visit the marine museum.

On the first day we arrive in Puerto López, near to the Machalilla National Park Where we will Spend the night in a hotel on the sea front.

In the following day we will visit “La Plata” island where you can snorkel in tropical waters and see endemic bird species of the Galapagos Islands .This being how the island earnt the name given to them by many of” the small Galapagos”.

Between July and September, there are opportunities for whale watching, when the humpback whales are travelling from the south for the breeding and matting season.

Visit the white sandy Frailes (Friars) beach, where you shall have the opportunity to bath in its emerald waters. After a visit to the town of Montecristi, where the straw hats known worldwide as “Panama hat” are made, We end in Manta, the second most important port.

Enjoy walking and relaxing at Murcielago Beach. Afternoon transfer to the airport to take you back to Quito or tour extensión.

Altitude: Sea level
Departure: 8 am
Departs: Guayaquil
Arrive in: Manta
Level: moderate

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