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Reserva Ecologica Manglares Churute

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

Went with a small group formed by my Galapagos tour operator, day trip from Guayaquil. We stopped on the way for fresh fruit at a roadside stand, then hiked the Aullodores [Howlers] Trail--we heard the unearthly howls but caught only a glimpse of one pair....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Difficult to do I tried to book a trip through my hotel, The Wyndham but they couldn’t help. Eventually against there recommendations I took a cab. It’s a long way and we arrived eventually at this place where discussions took place with a bunch of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Place to wound down and feel the wonders of the tropical habitat, you need comfortable clothes and a good physical shape will let you enjoy many different natural sites. One visit is not enough since there is so much to see and do.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

There are so many things to do and learn that a day trip is certainly not enough; nonetheless, I prefer to go back and forth because the accommodations are not as convenient as expected.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Antonio K
Reviewed April 3, 2017

We had an extra day in Guayaquil and did not know what we were going to do with our time. Most searches of the area did not come up with anything exciting to do. The hotel we were staying at (the Hilton) recommended contacting Eddie...More

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank corinneg655
Reviewed December 19, 2016

If I want to visit an ecological reserve, your first option should be The Manglares de Churute. It is located in the Guayas Province. It contains approximately 50,000 hectares of mangroves and dry tropical forests. The reserve is east of the mouth of the Guayas...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank ladylovable30
Reviewed October 20, 2016

We visited the mangroves as part of a Tour by Locals with Mario (reviewed separately). The tour was in a motorized canoe with a very knowledgeable naturalist guide. The birds alone are well worth the trip, without even considering the beauty and calm of the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Raoul W
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We went with a naturalist, which was arranged by Mario of My Trip to Ecuador. It was incredible. We saw large birds including ibis, several species of heron, egrets and spoonbills, as well as a sloth in a tree, crabs at low tide and a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Isa-Lee W
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We took this trip before our flight to Lima. To give us enough time the guide picked us up from the hotel at 7:30 and returned us at 3:00 to catch our flight. The trip was not cheap, at $100 each, but worth every penny....More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank Kath00000007
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Churute Ecological Reserve is located in the canton Naranjal, it has a wide variety of animals, plants, and thousands of acres, full of mangrove Churute there are three roads to churute . Admission is free and the tour could last 3 hours. Most importantly, you...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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