Park of the Iguanas and Historic Center of Guayaquil

Duration: 3h
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 Parque de las Iguanas or Seminario , it is a park where the iguanas interact with visitors, pose for your photos, it is part of the history of the city, in front is the really beautiful Cathedral and from there you visit the Plaza de la Administration, the famous Malecón 2000, the colonial neighborhood of Las Peñas, El Faro and Puerto Santa Ana.
  • Along the way you will see works by European architects and sculptors since 1830 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 JagerIngeneriusConstruiters from Bruxelles. factory where Gustave Eiffel made his works.
  • There is a test of physical resistance that is to Cerro Santa Ana to climb the 444 steps to the FARO is a worthwhile challenge, the prize is a general view of the city in 360 ° degrees.

Then the visits will be:  

  • SEMINARY PARK (also known as the Iguanas Park ).
  • ADMINISTRATION SQUARE: Municipal Palace, Government Building, La Fragua de Vulcano Monument.
  • 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 is the FARO of the City of Guayaquil.
  • Santo Domingo de Guzmán Church, dates from 1548 where there are Crystal sculptures in honor of the workers for the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Calle Panamá, where cocoa was stored in 1870, are now cafes and restaurants. And there is the Cocoa Museum (admission is $5 dollars) .
  • Museums: Firefighters, Barcelona soccer teams from Ecuador , Emelec, corridor music. Coffee Museum, where you can also buy and taste the best coffee in Ecuador.
  • And if there is time and you want to know other additional FREE sites such as: Artisan Market throughout Ecuador. Churches: San Francisco and La Merced.


Recommendation: Bring sunscreen and sports shoes.
Note: The visit to museums and churches is subject to their own schedules in attention to visits.

**Reservations for more than 5 adults** Group reservations of more than 5 adults have to 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

Additionally, I offer escort services, manager of all activities and taxi inside or outside the city.

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  • Meeting point:
    Parque Seminario Chimborazo Guayaquil...
    Parque Seminario Chimborazo Guayaquil 090313 Ecuador
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    In the middle of the park with a white shirt, yellow cap, glasses and blue jeans

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).

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Pedro 25 Nov 2022
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Travelled alone - Nov 2022

Miguel Angel te explica, muy bien de todo

Gabriela 10 Nov 2022
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Travelled in group - Nov 2022

Excelente guía y amigo nuevo en Guayaquil ! Nos encantó el recorrido ❤️❤️

Cristina 06 Nov 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022

Miguel es muy amable y conocimos muchísimos lugares de Guayaquil gracias a él, quien fue muy paciente y pasó con nosotros toda la mañana. Muchas gracias por todo.

Ana Alba 02 Nov 2022
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022

Miguel mantuvo la energía y excelente actitud durante todo el recorrido. La conversación y recorrido fueron muy interesantes... ¡totalmente recomendado!

TOMAS 20 Oct 2022
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Muy lindo el tour!

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Free cancellation
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