Iguana Park and Historic Center of Guayaquil

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Registered on November 22, 2018

I like to meet people and talk about the wonders of my city and Ecuador, its customs, culture, food, crafts. I have to offer the world a visit to the Seminario park, Malecon 2000, as an optional Nursery Route (the next day). The meeting point to visit is the Parque Seminario or de las Iguanas in Guayaquil.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

  • In the Iguana Park or Seminario , it is a park where the iguanas interact with visitors, they will pose for your photos, in front is the really beautiful Cathedral and from there you visit La Plaza de la Gestión, the famous Malecón 2000, colonial neighborhood de las Peñas, EL Faro and Puerto Santa Ana.
  • On the way you will see works by architects and sculptors such as the Crystal Palace , the iron pieces used for its construction were brought directly from Brussels, Belgium and it was prefabricated by the firm Verhaeren Ca JagerEngeneriusConstruiters of Bruxelles. factory where Gustave Eiffel made his works.
  • There is a physical endurance test at Cerro Santa Ana to climb the 444 steps to the FARO is a challenge that is worth it, the prize is a general view of the city in 360 ° degrees.

Then the visits will be:  

  • SEMINARIO PARK (also known as the Iguana Park ).
  • ADMINISTRATION SQUARE: Municipal Palace, Government Building, La Fragua de Vulcano Monument.
  • CRYSTAL PALACE.
  • MALECÓN 2000: Rotonda Monument, Tribute to the South American heroes Simón Bolívar and José San Martín.
  • "LAS PEÑAS" NEIGHBORHOOD Historical heritage of the city dates back to 1800.
  • Puerto and Cerro Santa Ana (Where the city was founded) and there is the LIGHTHOUSE of the City of Guayaquil.
  • Santo Domingo de Guzmán Church, dates back to 1548 where there are glass sculptures in honor of the workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Panama Street, where cocoa was stored in 1870, is now cafes and restaurants. And there is the Cocoa Museum (admission is $5 dollars) .
  • Museums: Firefighters, Barcelona soccer teams from Ecuador , Emelec, music in the hallway. Coffee Museum.
  • And if there is time and you want to visit other additional sites such as: Artisan Market throughout Ecuador. Churches: San Francisco and La Merced.



A WHOLE TOUR MINIMUM 2 1/2 HOURS 🏃‍♀️🏃


Recommendations:
*Bring sunscreen and sports shoes.

**Reservations for more than 5 adults** Group reservations of more than 5 adults must pay $7 per adult. If your group is more than 5 adults and you have made several separate reservations under different names, but all for the same group, you must pay $7 per adult.

****See Photos on Instagram:@maz.2909

***** NOTE: I offer TAXI services inside or outside the city. AUTO AVEO SAIL AND/OR
SZ SUZUKI.🚗🚙

****** Meal Suggestions: Mercado del Río, Puerto Santana, Restaurants on Panama and Tomas Martinez Street, Central Market. AVENIDA de 9 Octubre and ESCOBEDO.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Simon Bolivar Palacios 202, Guayaquil...
    Simon Bolivar Palacios 202, Guayaquil 090313, Ecuador
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    Departure location in the morning: Calle Malecón Simon Bolívar and Loja, corner Empanadas del Paco, I am wearing a white shirt, yellow cap, glasses and blue jeans. Departure site in the afternoon: Calle Chimborazo and 10 de Agosto, in front of the Cathedral door

  • 1
    Free admission
    Parque Seminario
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Malecón 2000
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Palacio de Cristal
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Faro Cerro Santa Ana
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Las Peñas
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Puerto Santa Ana

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Imma 29 Nov 2023
Barcelona

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Buena introducción a Guayaquil, visita tranquila y segura. El centro histórico de Guayaquil no es una maravilla pero merece una visita.
Daniel 26 Nov 2023
Bogotá

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Travelled in group - Nov 2023
El Guía Miguel Angel, no envió mensaje del sitio de encuentro. El recorrido si decía Cl loja local empanadas de paco. Le escribí que me llamara a mi celular o móvil o Whatsapp y no lo hizo. En definitiva me retiré del lugar, pensando en un posible fraude. Por favor investiguen este personaje.
Celine 26 Nov 2023
Münster

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Me esperaba una hora y me daba un tour personal muy bueno por la ciudad Guayaquil. Muchas gracias!
Barbara 19 Nov 2023
Frankfurt

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Mit Miguel vergehen 2,5 Stunden im Flug und die Geschichte der Stadt wird lebendig Danke für den EInblick ind eine für mich bis unbekannte Stadt
Jorge 22 Oct 2023
Bogotá

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Travelled alone - Oct 2023
Mil gracias a Miguel Ángel estuvo increíble el tour, la pase buenísimo y súper profesional en su trabajo
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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