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Churute Mangroves Ecological Reserve

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Manglares Churute and Cacao Route from Guayaquil
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Reviewed 12 July 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.

2  Thank EliasAntonio6
churutetuors, Propietario at Churute Mangroves Ecological Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 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.

Thank Antonio K
Reviewed 4 April 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

Thank corinneg655
Reviewed 20 December 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

1  Thank ladylovable30
Reviewed 21 October 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

Thank Raoul W
Reviewed 12 October 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

Thank Isa-Lee W
Reviewed 27 June 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

3  Thank Kath00000007
Reviewed 16 June 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

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We did this as part of a tour so had a guide. They knew where to go as we saw the usually hard-to-find horned screamers, spider and howler monkeys, spoonbills, ibises, herons, and raptors. We had insect resistant clothing and mosquitos weren't bad but we...More

Reviewed 7 January 2016

Fernando and his daughter Mafy were our guides. We had a lovely time traveling along the water on a motorized canoe and saw beautiful birds along the way. It was hot but the movement in the canoe cooled us off. Then we hiked through the...More

Thank gemm0m4
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