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Major Tourist Attractions of Guayaquil in Ecuador   by Gracy Sonia Martin

Guayaquil Recommended Hotels

Located on the Pacific coast, Guayaquil is the main port of Ecuador. This city is dotted with a number of manufacturing industries and business organizations and hence, is characterized as the busiest place in the entire Ecuador. Many people look forward for this place in search of good employment opportunities.

Apart from being the major hub of employment, Guayaquil is blessed with a number of touristy places. This city experiences tropical wet and dry climate all throughout the year, thereby making it as round-the-year-destination for tourists.

Guayaquil has a number of museum, botanical gardens and historical parks all of which attracts tourists from different pockets of the world. If you are planning to visit Ecuador, then consider visiting some popular places which are of tourist interest.

In order to grab the best city tour, you can consider visiting the places mentioned below:

Casa de la Cultura museum:
This must-visit museum has collection of ancient gold items like bracelets, nose rings, earrings, traditional pots etc. It is said that the valuable items was preserved by the Spanish conquerors during primitive period. Besides having close views of the gold pieces, visitors can look at some archeological items like clay whistles, ceremonial masks, stone head rests and other artifacts dating back to regal eras.

Moorish Clock Tower:
Inaugurated in the year 1842, this clock tower is an impressive attraction in Guayaquil. It reflects the Mozarabic Style of architecture and hence, depicts the historic background of Guayaquil. Besides its architecture, visitors can watch the sculptures in the tower representing air, water, fire and earth.

Guayaquil Historical Park
As the name suggests, this park highlights the culture and history of Guayaquil. It has been sub-divided into different zones namely the wildlife zone, the urban architecture zone and the traditional zone. From wild animals to historic churches and to cultural programs, each section has unique charm to offer to the visitors.

Exploring the different tourist attractions in Guayaquil might not be possible within a day or two. In order to grab the in-depth beauty of the place, you can plan for staying out here for about a week. As, the place is highly visited by tourists, a number of hotels have come up in recent years. Most of the hotels in Guayaquil are located close to the touristy places. You can consider staying at the hotels and enjoy easy accessibility to your places of interest.

But, finding comfortable hotels at affordable prices may be a bit challenging task for you in such a vacation destination. Therefore, you can look for some tour operators in Ecuador who can provide you accommodation booking facilities in advance according to your budget and needs.

So, plan for a trip to Guayaquil and grab the beauty of Ecuador's biggest city!

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Tourists' delight Quito Ecuador travel    by Alice Campbell
Quito Recommended Hotels - Quito Vacation Rentals

In case you are planning to travel an unusual trip through an old but modern city, then there can be nothing better than Quito. With a number of lodges, hotels or hostels, Ecuador vacations with a Quito Ecuador travel would never be a problem for the tourists, hikers, bikers, or climbers. Based in Quito, you can dare for an adventure in and around the Andes also. Moreover, with its nightlife, festivals, and museums, Quito has been transformed into the Cultural capital of Ecuador.
San Francisco de Quito, popularly known as Quito, is the oldest of all South American capitals and has the population of 1,399,378. The Ecuador vacations should start with this capital of Ecuador, which is situated in a narrow and extended valley at the western base of Pichincha volcano of Pichincha province along the Andes ranges. The eastern side is occupied by the Machangara River Canyon with a spectacular view. Quito is located at 25 km south of Equator at 9,350 ft (2,850m) above the sea level. It has been chosen as a World Heritage Site since 1978. Quito Ecuador travel can be a unique experience due to its cultural excellence, sculptures and churches, scenic beauty of natural hot springs, picturesque trails, ice-capped volcanoes, rivers, its flora and fauna and above all for the unbelievable bargain while shopping. 
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Without these your Ecuador vacations may remain incomplete. People are drawn here from various parts of the world by its immaculate splendor of nature.

The modern name of the city 'Quito' was adopted from the name of one of the indigenous groups who used to dwell in this area in the pre-Columbian period. During the early 16th century, Quito was the capital of the northern part of Incan kingdom which they destroyed into rubbles in 1533. But the Spanish conquerors rebuilt it after one year. Nowadays the city of Quito has an Old and a New half. 
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The 'New City' is completely built with modern concept while the 'Old City' still bears the colonial features. Your Ecuador vacations or the Quito Ecuador travel should cover both the Old and the New city in combination to have a glimpse of the present on the backdrop of the glorious past.

Though the climate normally varies due to variation of altitudes and time of year, for those who take up Quito Ecuador travel, the climate is favorable with average 15°C temperature. Two seasons, comprising of dry summer for four months (June to September) and wet winter (October to May) with occasional sunny days, make the tours enjoyable throughout the year. The itinerary before reaching Quito should be thoughtfully packed, keeping the diverse microclimate in the mind.


In case your arrival time is after sunset, you may expect ice-cold breeze to welcome as the night temperature drops to 7° C (55° F).

Quito Ecuador travel is convenient with easy access of transport system. Travelers generally avail the flights to reach the International airport of Quito (Mariscal Sucre). One can also take up the bus route as well which has got a good network service. Existence of two bus stations namely, Terminal Terrestre Cumand? and La Ofelia, have made it extremely convenient for travelers. Taxis are also easily available but take care to find a welcoming and candid driver.

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Major Tourist Attractions of Guayaquil in Ecuador   by Gracy Sonia Martin

Located on the Pacific coast, Guayaquil is the main port of Ecuador. This city is dotted with a number of manufacturing industries and business organizations and hence, is characterized as the busiest place in the entire Ecuador. Many people look forward for this place in search of good employment opportunities... read more

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Courtyard by Marriott Guayaquil, Ecuador
Discover this large urban city and the newest hotel in Guayaquil, Ecuador, the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Guayaquil. A contemporary Guayaquil Ecuador hotel perfect for small business meetings or social events, the hotel offers six meeting rooms with over 4,200 sq. ft. of space. Experience Vitro Restaurant or explore Malecon Simon Bolivar's waterfront pier, offering excellent restaurants and shopping. Whether your visit is for business or to explore the magnificent Galapagos Islands, experience warm hospitality and modern comfort at the new Courtyard Guayaquil.
Hampton Inn Guayaquil Downtown, Ecuador
The Hampton Inn by Hilton hotel in Guayaquil – Downtown is located in the heart of the tourist, financial and commercial district of Guayaquil. In fact, our Guayaquil hotel is only seven minutes from "José Joaquin de Omedo" International Airport. Guayaquil was founded in 1538 and when you stay at our hotel in Guayaquil, you'll be able to appreciate the city's rich history and artistic significance. Explore the sights around our hotel in Guayaquil and you'll be able to feel the influence of many Guayaquil-born artists, including Araceli Gilbert and Jaime Villa. The hotel is just a few blocks from the amazing Harbour Malecon 2000 and Las Penas Town, as well as various museums, parks, and historic cathedrals
Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil, Ecuador
Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city, only 8 minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport. We offer 230 luxury rooms, three restaurants, bar, delicatessen, room service, a luxurious Club Floor, swimming pool, fitness and business center, casino and shops. Oro Verde Guayaquil is equipped with excellent event, convention and banquet facilities to cover social meetings up to 1.200 people. You can enjoy the best of Ecuadorean gastronomy and light dishes in an avant-garde setting. Breakfast and lunch buffet style, snacks, a la carte dinners and the traditional and exquisite tea time make of El Patio a special place.
Unipark Hotel, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Located in the heart of Ecuador’s most populous port city, the Unipark Hotel offers guests modern amenities and convenient access to all the city has to offer. The Unipark Hotel is a short 15-minute drive from José Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport to the center of the business and industry sector. Our prime location provides the perfect spot from which to explore Guayaquil’s unique tradition of trade as well as the many attractions, public squares and parks upon your next business or leisure trip to Ecuador. Guests at the Unipark Hotel will also have a number of dining options to choose from during their next stay. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Unicafe features a delicious domestic and international food buffet.
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RECOMMENDED HOTELS IN QUITO, ECUADOR:

Tourists' delight Quito Ecuador travel    by Alice Campbell

In case you are planning to travel an unusual trip through an old but modern city, then there can be nothing better than Quito. With a number of lodges, hotels or hostels, Ecuador vacations with a Quito Ecuador travel would never be a problem for the tourists, hikers, bikers, or climbers. Based in Quito, you can dare for an adventure in and around the Andes also. Moreover, with its nightlife, festivals, and museums, Quito has been transformed into the Cultural capital of Ecuador.... read more

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Best Western Casino Hotel Plaza, Quito, Ecuador
Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel Casino is located in Quito, close to Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa, Parque Metropolitano Guanquiltaqua, and La Carolina. Nearby points of interest also include Chapel of Man and Guayasamin Museum. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Quito property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and exhibit space. Wedding services, translation services, and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include a casino, a concierge desk, and multilingual staff. This is a smoke-free property.
Eugenia Hotel, Quito, Ecuador
Luxurious Quito accommodations await you in this stylish 34 room hotel. From the moment you step into the lobby you will be given service that will exceed your expectations. With its delicate and elegant details, Eugenia Hotel captures the spirit of the city. From our relaxing lobby enjoy the unique charms that make this hotel special. Located right in the heart of the main cultural and historic attractions of Quito. Just a few steps away from the J.W. Marriot Hotel and only a few blocks from FLACSO. Eugenia Hotel is located in the most privileged zone in Quito. This location is ideal for every kind of turistic activity. Nearby you will find an abundance of recreational spaces and sites of interest. 
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