Photo Tour: Biking Through Guayaquil, Ecuador

16 Feb Photo Tour: Biking Through Guayaquil, Ecuador

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Here are some photos taken on our ride biking to Santay Island from Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Plus, check out our travel guide on how to best spend 24 hours in Guayaquil, Ecuador.  We show you the city’s top rated hotel and one of the best views from Cerro Santa Anna after climbing more than 400 steps to the top. Plus, this video showcasing the top 5 things to do while you visit. 

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You will also want to watch this video showcasing the bike tour of Santay Island. 

Bike to Santay Island Ecuador alligators water on shore

Escape the trash filled shores and bike through a forest thick with mangrove trees and marshland.

Bike to Santay Island Ecuador alligators trails

The 1.8 KM route starts after biking over a cement bridge leaving the chatter of the city and leads to a solar powered eco-village with about 50 homes.

Bike to Santay Island Ecuador alligators

Bikers are asked to dismount before entering the village. Follow the trail and spot crocs in the waters of the marshland.

Bike to Santay Island Ecuador

Insider Tip: Watch out for holes like this along the trail where parts of the trail have gone missing!

Bike to Santay Island eco village

Homes of the eco village walking around Santay Island.

Bike to Santay Island

Thick trees on the bike paths of Santay Island

Bike to Santay Island longer trails

The 4.3 KM trail leads to sites overlooking the city.