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Extra Night in Vibrant Guayaquil (Post)

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2 travellers
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Complement your expedition with an overnight stay in Guayaquil on the banks of the majestic Guayas River.
  • Explore Guayaquil, Ecuador’s vibrant commercial center, located on the west bank of the Guayas River.

  • Take a walk along the Guayas River’s famous ‘Malecón 2000’ boardwalk and browse the shops, museums, and parks.

  • Relax and enjoy an overnight stay in a luxurious, centrally located hotel.

Itinerary for your Pre-Program:

Day 1: Explore Guayaquil

You’ll travel from the Galápagos Islands to Guayaquil, where your expedition cruise ends. We’ll meet you at the airport and take you to your comfortable, centrally located hotel. Take time to settle in, enjoy the hotel’s facilities, and spend the day exploring Guayaquil at your leisure.

Situated on the west bank of the Guayas River, Guayaquil is not only the gateway to the Galápagos Islands – it is Ecuador’s vibrant commercial heart. One of Guayaquil’s major attractions is the Malecón 2000, a 1.5-mile promenade brimming with historic sites, eateries, and modern attractions. Stroll along this impressive boardwalk and admire the river views, monuments, and parks. You can also head to the shopping mall, museum or movie theater.

Day 2: Departure from Guayaquil

After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, your Post-Program comes to an end.

Practical information


  • One night at a hotel in Guayaquil, including breakfast

  • Transfer from Guayaquil airport to your hotel 

Not included

  • Meals other than described and drinks

Remarks and requirements

  • This tour is available as a Post-Program in combination with expedition cruises ending in Guayaquil upon return from the Galápagos Islands.

  • At the time of booking, please ensure your original flight from Balta Island has been booked to Guayaquil. If your original flight is to Quito, please inform us in advance. Your flight from the Galápagos Islands can be changed to Guayaquil at no extra cost.

  • If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the trip up to six weeks before departure.

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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