Enjoy your Guayaquil City Tour through Galapagos Best
If you are planning for Guayaquil city tour, then you have come to the right place. Enjoy Guayaquil city tour with the help of Galapagos Best. One of the main highlights of Guayaquil is the excellent view of the city that can be gained from the top of the Santa Ana Hill in the Las Peñas neighborhood of Guayaquil.
Another very enjoyable highlight of any time spent in Guayaquil is the delicious food that can be experienced here. Guayaquil tends to have a reputation for innovation with its food, so there are some very interesting gastronomic tastes to try.
Things to Do in Guayaquil
Guayaquil has a fair number of things to do, to keep the visitor occupied. The Malecon 2000 is one such activity. Here you can enjoy a very pleasant walk along the side of the Guayas River, and there are lovely places to eat and shop along the way. Another place for a good walk is through the streets of the Las Peñas District.
This was the first neighborhood that was built in Guayaquil, and it has pretty colonial architecture painted in a variety of bright colors. However, if you decide to do this walk, bear in mind you will have to walk 444 steps up the Santa Ana Hill. Another good place to head to is the Parque Seminario. This is a park where a number of iguanas reside – great for getting some excellent photographs of these fascinating creatures. There are so many other things to enjoy in Guayaquil city tour.
When to go to Guayaquil
The weather in Guayaquil is typically muggy all year around. You can expect hot temperatures of between 69- and 88-degrees Fahrenheit. There is more rain in the earlier months of the year (January through March) and it can be overcast a lot at these times. Guayaquil has the clearest skies from June to September.
Given that Guayaquil is less visited by tourists than other locations in Ecuador, there is perhaps less of a “high season” here than in other places. That said you are likely to find the Guayaquil city busier around the public holiday that celebrates the Independence of Guayaquil.
Getting There and Around
As one of the most important commercial cities in Ecuador, getting to Guayaquil is very easy. Galapagos flights also typically go through Guayaquil, so you might find yourself there at the start or end of a Galapagos Islands cruise. It is also possible to take a bus to Guayaquil from Quito, and you can expect a journey time of approximately nine hours if you do this. Guayaquil can also be accessed from many other locations in Ecuador, such as Cuenca – from here it is 4-5 hours by bus. Finally, you could take private transportation such as hiring a car or going on a tour that includes a visit to this city.
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