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Machalilla National Park
 
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The Machalilla National Park Ecuador Travel, is the unique protected area in the country where you can find three ecological zones: Continental zone, Islands and Marine zone.

Ecuador Travel Located south of the Manabí Province, this National Park is one of the best alternatives to know and enjoy these important eco-systems as wel Ecuador Travel as learn about the different cultures dwelling these region.

Machalilla has important tour sites such as La Plata island, considered the best alternative for the Galapagos; Whale watching during July, August, September, beautiful white sand beaches such as Los Frailes, Piqueros and more.Ecuador Travel A great archaeological resource, a delightful gastronomy, all of these together with a neat infrastructure will make these programs an unforgettable experience.

Itinerary:

Day 01: Departure from Quito to Manta by plane (45 minutes flight). Ecuador Travel Arrival to Manta and transfer to Puerto López. Lunch in Puerto López. Afternoon visit the National Park Interpretation Center and one of beautiful surrounding beaches. Dinner and overnight in Puerto López. Introductory briefing about the National Park.

Day 02: After breakfast visit the Agua Blanca archaeological site museum, where we will find remnants of one of the most important cultures in the America Pacific coast (800 AC – 1500 AC). Lunch in Puerto López. Afternoon visit the wonderful Los Frailes beach. Ecuador Travel Back to Puerto López for dinner and overnight. Briefing about next days activities and other subject of interest.

Day 03: After breakfast departure to La Isla de la Plata (1 ½ hours aprox.) Great chances to see humped backed whales during the season (july to october). Ecuador Travel Full Day hike through the island looking for wildlife. Box lunch in the island. Ecuador Travel Here we will have the chance to find frigate birds, blue-footed boobies, masked boobies among other amazing species. Back to main land for dinner and overnight. Briefing about next days activities and other subject of interest.

Day 04: After breakfast visit the Salango Museum to learn more about the Pre-Columbian cultures of the Ecuadorian Pacific Coast. Lunch in Salango in a sea-food specialty restaurant. Ecuador Travel Afternoon visit to the fog forest. Return to Puerto López for dinner and overnight.

Day 05: Ecuador Travel After breakfast early transfer to Manta to take the flight back to Quito.