Silver Island & Machalilla National park

4 days / 3 nights

Quito/Manta/Port Lopez-Machadilla Park-Silver Island/Manta/Quito






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Day 1: Quito/Manta/Port Lopez
Departure anytime from Quito by plane to Manta. Early flight of about 40 minutes. In Manta, assistance and transfer from airport to Puerto Lopez using the “sun route highway” with a refreshing view of the sea during whole time. On the way we have visits to the small villages and also the true Panama Hats factories. This is one of the places where these hats are handmade in our country. Also, we will have opportunity to see beautiful flowers and one of our special trees, the ivory nut called Tagua which is also known as Mococha when it is unprocessed. (Time for shopping and exploring the area). Accommodation in Puerto Lopez.
Day 2: Machalilla National Park
After breakfast we will start visiting Machalilla National Park. This is a unique park islander located in mainland. Here you will have opportunity to observe a combination of different habitats and also Columbian archaeology. Also we find some of coastal fishing villages. From Puerto Lopez to the north, about 5 Km we have Agua Blanca Community. This is a field strewn with pottery shards that are still being recovered, these ruins are clearly identified belonging to cultures Salangome / Manteña, the capital of the ancient manor of the same name. Here we observe the tropical dry primary forest. During the tour we will find a gap in sulfur water in its natural state (there is possibility of swimming there. Water is good for health). After this visit we will go Los Frailes beach where we enjoy of its soft white sand almost natural state and some swimming. Also we will go to the viewpoint of boobies. Return to Puerto Lopez. Rest of day free. Accommodation in Puerto Lopez.
Day 3: Isla de la Plata “Small Galapagos”
After breakfast departure to take the yacht to sail in direction of the Isla de la Plata. Sailing time about 2 ½ hours (15 miles). During our sailing time the months of June to October, we can see dolphins and humpback whales. These humpback whales arrive from Antarctica for mating season and having their babies. Upon arriving at the island disembark in Drake Bay. We will enjoy of a walk of about three hours along with our naturalist guide. Here we have opportunity to observe the tropical dry forest and colonies of blue-footed, red footed and masked boobies. Also we will have free time for snorkeling. Return to the mainland. This tour includes snack. Accommodation in Puerto Lopez.
Day 4:
Breakfast and free time for personal activities. You will be advised about time to be transferred to Manta airport (2 hours approximately) to take return flight to Quito.
 Flight ticket Quito/Manta/Quito  Transfers Manta/Puerto Lopez/Manta with private transportation, (Spanish/English/Russian/German speaking guide depending on language of groups for all services. Spanish speaking driver)  3 Nights accommodation in double, triple rooms  Breakfast daily  Half day excursion to Agua Blanca Community/Los Frailes Beach with guide.  Full day excursion to Isla de la Plata with snack and guide  Machalilla National Park entrance fee.
 Lunches, dinners, soft and alcoholic drinks  Personal expending and tips (guide/driver) Important information: • There are 3 daily flights to Manta (morning, at noon and afternoon) • Depending on time of arrival of passengers visit to Montecristi/La Pila will be scheduled for first or last day. Rate is the same for passengers starting/ending their tour in Guayaquil. Transfers will be always with Spanish speaking driver

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  • Booking Code: Silver Island & Machalilla National park
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  • Total: $661.25