Day 1: DAY 1: JIPIJAPA - PUERTO CAYO - PLAYA SALAITE - PUERTO LOPEZ.
Stop At: Puerto Cayo Ecuador
Early in the morning we will leave for the
province of Manabí. We will cross the Chongón Colonche Mountain Range on the paved road in excellent condition. First
we have to cope with a demanding 5 km ascent followed by an exciting 15 km descent. In Puerto Cayo we see the Pacific
Ocean for the first time. At the beautiful and extensive beach of Salaite we will make a stop to enjoy a swim in the
refreshing waves. Later we will enjoy a delicious lunch enjoying the spectacular panoramic view from El Rocío Viewpoint.
In the course of the afternoon we will arrive at Puerto López where we will stay for one night.
Duration: 5 hours
Accommodation included: Superior tourist class hotel in Puerto López, Hostería Mandala or similar
Day 2: DAY 2: LOS FRAILES BEACH - AGUA BLANCA - JULCUY. I
Stop At: Playa de los Frailes, Parque Nacional Machalilla, Machalilla National Park Ecuador
In the morning we will bike to the beautiful Playa Los
Frailes. Free time for swimming or walking along the beach.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Agua Blanca, Machalilla National Park Ecuador
Later we will continue to the community of Agua Blanca where we can enjoy a refreshing bath in the sulfurous waters lagoon. In the museum and archaeological site we will know a little of the history of the place. Then the real adventure will begin. Numerous crossings along the Buenavista River, small ascents and exciting descents characterize this beautiful stretch of 18 km. From the village of Julcuy we will cross an undulating landscape along a paved secondary road until we reach the main road
Duration: 2 hours
No accommodation included on this day.