Ecuador & The Galapagos Islands
Ecuador’s unrivaled natural beauty, diverse population and fascinating history make it an incredible travel destination. Explore the Amazon rainforest in a dug-out canoe; learn Quechua, the language of Ecuador’s largest indigenous group; experience diverse cultural festivals, including colorful Indigenous and vibrant Afro-Ecuadorian celebrations; snorkel with sea lions and exotic fish in the waters of the Galapagos Islands; hike to the top of the world’s highest active volcano; go bird watching in pristine cloud forests; help rehabilitate wounded condors; bargain with locals at markets that have remained unchanged for a thousand years; and visit the wonders of the local Incan ruins.
Explore our suggested itineraries and properties in this delightful region and discover the wonder of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands for yourself.
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Your 15 day adventure begins in Lima and the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Discover mystical Machu Picchu, the rich culture and people of Quito, and finally, experience a Darwinian odyssey along the volcanic beaches of the Galapagos and cruise the islands in style aboard the M/Y Grand Odyssey … Read more
From the Andes Mountains to the pristine beaches of the Galapagos Islands, explore Grand Ecuador with Ker & Downey on this nine day excursion. Interact with Ecuadorian natives on this journey, among them the brilliant Andean artisans in Otavalo, land iguanas at Dragon Hill and Galapagos penguins on Pinnacle Rock … Read more
The countryside of Ecuador comes to life on this picturesque nine-day journey. Discover the rural villages outside of Quito, the Amazon’s lush jungle, and end at the doorstep of the Andean Highlands. Suggested Itinerary-at-a-glance: Day 1: Arrive Quito / Casa … Read more
Awaken your soul and your sense of adventure on this 13 day trip through the streets of Quito and Otavalo learning history and culture; then it’s off to the Galapagos Islands aboard the M/Y La Pinta and the wild of the Ecuadorian Amazon at the eco-friendly jungle hideaway, Mashpi Lodge. … Read more
This 12 day itinerary begins with Quito, where you can explore the local culture and history. Continue on to the Galápagos Islands aboard the luxurious M/V Galapagos Legend for a four night cruise of these remarkable islands before exploring Cuenca’s Incan ruins … Read more