Minimum 2 day(s)  |  Recommended 4 day(s)Sale!


$55 USD $45 USD

Looking fo the best way for travelling form Guayaquil to Quito? Connecting Guayaquil and the Pacific Coast with Quito, use this pass to hang out in Montañita and then explore Machalilla National Park and Puerto López (for whale-watching, in season) before climbing up the Andes to Quito. Connect this pass with any of our other passes and travel around the country.

Available June 10


Once you’ve booked, you can reschedule your itinerary anytime. All changes are free and immediate.

What’s included in this trip:

  • 2 activities included
  • Learn about paja toquilla and Panama Hats at a local community famous for their weaving
  • Get a taste of Manabi culture at a local family farm in the coastal region

We always include:

  • English/Spanish-speaking guide during the full tour
  • Comfortable, safe buses with excellent drivers
  • Meet locals, visit communities, and learn the culture

Hop-off points you can explore on your own:

  • Guayaquil: Explore Ecuador’s biggest city, walk along the Malecon, and fly to the Galapagos Islands
  • Montañita: Surf, party, and relax at the beach
  • Puerto Lopez: Whale watch on the coast and visit Los Frailes Beach
  • Quito: Experience this UNESCO Heritage site, visit the equator at the Middle of the World, and ride the TeleferiQo

Recommended Full Itinerary from Guayaquil to Quito

Remember, this itinerary is just our suggestion – you can hop on and hop off at any of our stops, extending your trip for as long as you like!.

Garza pass altitude map

Day 1: Guayaquil to Montañita

Departure Days: Wednesday, Friday & Sunday

Pick up points and times

Pickup Point: Holiday Inn Guayaquil Airport at 15:15.

15:15Board the Wanderbus in Guayaquil.
18:00 – 18:30Arrive in Montañita in time to catch the sunset and hit the party scene.

Day 2: Montañita to Quito

Departure days: Thursday, Saturday, Monday

Pick up points and times

Point 1: Los Caminantes restaurant at the Main road 6:50

06:50Depart from Montañita from your selected pick-up point.
07:30Stop for a traditional coastal breakfast at beautiful Ayampe Beach.
08:45Pick up in Puerto Lopez
12:00 – 13:00Experience the Manabi culture with a local family and make your own traditional lunch
18:30-19:00Arrive in Quito and be dropped off at one of our points.
Drop-off points in Quito

Point 1: Plaza Foch View map
Point 2: Plaza Belmonte View map


Bear in mind that, due to our bus schedules, you may need to add one extra day to our recommended itineraries at some stops before continuing your trip. It all depends on the day of the week. Please check our Timetables and Planning Guide.

If you want to go whale-watching from Puerto López, add two days to your itinerary.