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Machala City Tour



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On a guided tour, visit the market of Machala, the archaeological and paleontological museum, and a local craft fair.
  • Machala is known as the ‘banana capital of the world’

  • Observe a wide variety of fruits and vegetables at the principal market

  • Explore the most complete archaeological and paleontological museum in the city

  • Visit the local artisans and shop for traditional crafts

Banana capital

Head towards a local fruit and vegetable market with a wide variety of local produce. Then on to the archaeological and palaeontological, Casa de la Cultura Museum. Learn the history of the area though its many captivating displays. Next, explore the Zoila Ugarte Park area, where you can browse for traditional craft.

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Lightweight clothing which includes long pants and long sleeved shirt. 

  • Walking information: Flat terrain with approx 1000 metres walk. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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