Cuenca to Montañita

10 Hours

The tour would start by picking up clients from their hotels in Cuenca and then departing for Montañita, a popular beach town located on the coast of Ecuador. The first stop on the tour would be at the Cajas National Park, a stunning natural reserve located in the Andean mountains. Visitors can take in the breathtaking scenery, including crystal-clear lakes, high-altitude forests, and snow-capped peaks. The bus would make small stops along the way for photo opportunities.

After the visit to the Cajas National Park, the tour would make a quick transit in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city and commercial hub. The bus would stop at the Malecon 2000, a popular waterfront promenade featuring shops, restaurants, and entertainment options. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll along the boardwalk and enjoy views of the Guayas River and the city skyline.

Finally, the tour would arrive in Montañita, a laid-back beach town known for its surf culture and nightlife. Visitors can relax on the beach, take surfing lessons, or explore the town’s many restaurants, bars, and shops.

Costs per Ticket:

$120 per person


Tour departing from Cuenca, driving through cajas national park, stopping in Malecon 2000 in Guayaquil, then arriving in montalita beach


8:00 AM - Departure from Cuenca
Your journey will begin in Cuenca, a charming colonial city located in the southern Andes of Ecuador. You'll start your journey early in the morning, at around 8:00 AM. You can either rent a car or take a guided tour to make the journey to Montañita Beach.
10:00 AM - Arrival at Cajas National Park
After about two hours of driving, you'll reach the first destination of your trip, Cajas National Park. Cajas National Park is a stunning national park located in the Andean highlands, about 30 km west of Cuenca. The drive to the park is a scenic one, with views of the Andes Mountains and valleys.
Driver will make stops in the various miradores for picture taking and admiring the landscapes
The park is home to over 250 lakes and lagoons, as well as a diverse array of flora and fauna. You can hike along the park's trails and take in the breathtaking views of the mountains, valleys, and lakes. You can also visit the park's miradores (viewpoints) for panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.
11:00 AM - Departure to Guayaquil
After your visit to Cajas National Park, you'll continue your journey to Guayaquil, the largest city in Ecuador. The drive from Cajas National Park to Guayaquil is about 3 hours, and it takes you through the beautiful Andean landscapes and then down to the coastal plains.
2:30 PM - Explore Guayaquil Malecon
You'll have around 2 hours to explore Guayaquil Malecon. This waterfront area is a popular tourist destination and a symbol of the city's revitalization. You can stroll along the promenade, which offers stunning views of the Guayas River and the city's skyline. You can also visit the many shops, restaurants, and museums that line the Malecon.
4:30 PM - Departure to Montañita Beach
After your visit to Guayaquil Malecon, you'll continue your journey to Montañita Beach, a popular surfing destination located on the Pacific coast of Ecuador. The drive from Guayaquil to Montañita Beach is about 2.5 hours, and it takes you through the scenic coastal plains.
6:30 PM - Arrival in Montañita Beach
Upon arrival in Montañita Beach, you can check into your hotel and then enjoy the beach town. Montañita Beach is known for its vibrant nightlife, surf culture, and laid-back atmosphere. You can explore the many restaurants, bars, and shops that line the beach, or you can simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun.
End of the day.

What´s Included

  • -Quito Hotel Pick Up
  • -Safe Transportation
  • -Hop On and Hop Off logistics
  • -24/7 Assistance
  • -Self Guided Panphlet for local attractions
  • - Water and Snacks

What´s not included

  • - Meals
  • - Accommodations at Destinations
  • - Guides
  • - Entrance fees to local attractions

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Cuenca to Montañita