Day 1: Guayaquil, City Tour
After disembarkation, start your Guayaquil city tour by visiting an enormous tile sculpture of an iguana before continuing along Carlos J. Arosemana Avenue to admire tiled art work along the city’s highways. At Centennial Park on Avenida 9 de Octubre, see the city’s past and present as we pass by the first fire station, the Masonic temple and buildings from the start of the 20th century. Continue down Chile Street, known for its street market and visit Seminario Park, in front of the cathedral Next we visit the Malecón 2000 boardwalk along the river. Proceed along Malecón Simón Bolivar to the Civic Plaza, the Moorish Tower, City Hall and the Rotonda Monument. We finally stop is at Las Peñas, the old neighbourhood where the city was founded, located at the foot of Santa Ana Hill.
We then head to the Parque Histórico Guayaquil, which was founded as a project by Banco Central to recapture the city’s history and culture for local children. Discover a profound sense of identity and a mirror reflecting the traditions that make up the city’s origins and cultural roots. Once inside, you will be transported to a world where the past meets the present. See the animal species that once populated the ancient province of Guayaquil, from deer to tapirs, monkeys and wild cats, and discover an amazing world that highlights nature’s essential local life.
Also visit a hacienda farm replica and discover how craftsmen used to work. Watch or take part in the hacienda’s duties and discover the unknown side of coastal life, which has remained virtually unchanged since the colonial era.
The tour will end at your hotel in Guayaquil. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 2: Guayaquil/Departure
Breakfast and the end of your post-cruise extension programme.
The price includes a transfer from pier to your hotel in Guayaquil, including a Guayaquil city tour & historical park visit with English-speaking guide, and one hotel night in Guayaquil, incl. breakfast.
Not included: Gratuities, lunch and dinner
Remarks and requirements:
- This tour starts on the day of disembarkation in Guayaquil. Guests with limited mobility are on request.
- Booking code: GYEPOST
- Minimum number of participants: 10
If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the trip up until 6 weeks before departure.