Manta – Pacoche Forest – Montecristi
7.5 hours approx.
Timing is adaptable to travelers’ needs (Cruise ship schedules)
Moderate to Strenuous (If walking the entire forest trail)
From 75 USD per person
About this tour
Join us on a unique Shore Excursion in Manta that provides a glimpse into the daily life of locals and offers an opportunity to experience Ecuador’s biodiversity and rich history.
First, we’ll take you to the fish market, the engine of the local economy, where you’ll witness the bustling atmosphere and the freshest catch of the day.
Next, discover one of the most iconic landmarks of the Ecuadorian coast, the Pacoche National Wildlife Refuge, a stunning tropical humid forest just a few minutes from Manta. Here, you’ll immerse yourself in the breathtaking biodiversity of the area, including exotic flora and fauna, such as the impressive howler monkeys.
Learn about the Ecuadorian revolution at the “Ciudad Alfaro” museum and Mausoleum, where you’ll discover the rich history and culture of the country.
Finally, we’ll give you some time to shop for the famous Panama Hat and local handicrafts in downtown Montecristi. Indulge in the authentic local experience and bring home unique souvenirs to commemorate your unforgettable journey.
Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity to discover the local way of life and experience Ecuador’s natural beauty and rich history!