Manta – Picoaza – Montecristi
6 hours approx.
Timing is adaptable to travelers’ needs (Cruise ship schedules)
From 75 USD per person
About this tour
Get ready for an exciting adventure at “Cerro Jaboncillo” (“Jaboncillo Hill”), an archeological site that will transport you back in time to the last indigenous culture of the region. Discover ancient vestiges and archeological pieces that have been preserved for centuries. At the museum, marvel at the original U-shaped power seats and other fascinating artifacts.
But the adventure doesn’t stop there. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the laboratories where thousands of pieces are being restored. Learn about the community project and the hard work that goes into preserving such an important heritage.
Before returning to Manta, take a stroll through the charming handicraft stores in downtown Montecristi (optional). And to complete your Manta shore excursion, indulge in the delicious cuisine of the Ecuadorian coast. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience!