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Hi travellers

I am a first time visitor to South America and after a Galapagos tour I have 5 days to travel from Quito to Lima. I have been doing a good deal of reading and research but find myself no closer to deciding between overland travel via (many) buses, or a flight for this leg of the journey.

I don't want to miss a valuable part of the travel experience, and have no aversion to bus travel (36hrs+ of it, good lord!) if stops and adventures would be possible along the way, but if the timeframe is tight and I'd be spending all my time at bus stations then I would rather fly and enjoy the two cities. As it stands, I have 2 days in Quito and 1 day in Lima.

I'd be incredibly grateful for any advice or suggestions from those who've travelled the path before.

Kind regards

Nicola

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    Quito & Lima in 5 days is to short, get a plane and enjoy the cities a lot over 6 years ago

    Answered by Martin Tello via Site_iconWorldNomads.com
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    definately plane, not much to see along the way. Spend the extra time seeing Cuzco and Macchu Picchu over 6 years ago

    Answered by via Site_iconTravellr.com
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    Agree with above, definitely fly. I did the same leg other way, and did it flying. There's too much to see in Lima and environs to spend it on a bus. over 6 years ago

    Answered by tunnsey via Site_iconAsk a Nomad iPad app
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    Thanks so much to all for your feedback. Advice taken, flight booked! over 6 years ago

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