From the Amazon to the Galapagos, see Ecuador’s spectacular flora and fauna from a completely different perspective. This 11-night Wildlife of Ecuador Luxury Tour kicks off in Quito and then heads to a comfortable cruise along the Ecuadorian Amazon’s Napo River. It then concludes in the Galapagos in search of the region’s iconic blue-footed boobies, sea lions, reef sharks, and more.
Galapagos Island Hopping is one of the best ways to experience the fabled archipelago off the coast of Ecuador. Bookended by Quito’s colonial quarter and authentic hacienda activities on Ecuador’s southern coast, this Galapagos Island Hopping adventure is perfect for those looking for an altogether different journey to South America.
“The mix of locations on our trip – from the cloud forest to the Galapagos Islands to the Andean highlands – gave us a well-rounded and thorough view of Ecuador.”
The two faces of the Galapagos Islands have never been as easy to explore. Try the Ker & Downey approach by taking a journey by land AND by sea. Colorful birds create a cacophony in a crisp saltwater lagoon, while nearby giant tortoises silently make a trail through the tall grasses. Miles away, penguins jump from rock to rock, inventing a new kind of hopscotch on prehistoric atolls barely inches above the waves. Still elsewhere, marine iguanas peek over rock formations already ticked Africa’s Big Five off their world species bucket list. The choice in this diverse archipelago is not […]