Galapagos Island Hopping is one of the best ways to experience the fabled archipelago off the coast of Ecuador. Luxury eco lodges, private yacht transfers, and deep immersions into each island’s wildlife and natural wonders ensure an explorative yet leisurely land-based experience in the Galapagos. 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.
When you’re taking a once in a lifetime trip to the Galapagos, you want to make sure you’re seeing it at its best. There’s really no wrong time to visit, but here’s why we think it’s especially suited for travel in the fall.
DisneyNature’s Penguins tells the story of Steve, an Adélie penguin in Antarctica, but Antarctica isn’t the only place to see these sharp-dressed birds in action. Explore the penguins of the world throughout the southern hemisphere.
Today is the birthday of Charles Darwin. To celebrate, we thought we would take a look at his historic journey on the HMS Beagle and where he might travel if he were alive today.
Latin America is jam packed with sizzling cities, secluded coastlines, serene mountains, and steamy rainforests. It’s hard to pick just a handful of countries that should be on your 2019 travel bucket list. These are the places we think you should make a top priority before the crowds come rushing in.
Drift amidst a dazzling rainbow of fish and above a myriad of vibrant corals in these exotic locales. These are some of our top spots for snorkeling, where mother nature’s beauty shines bright beneath the waves.
Galapagos Safari Camp is one of only a handful of luxury tented camps in South America and this special eco-luxury camp on the rise to becoming the leading accommodation on The Enchanted Islands. Here are a few reasons why Galapagos Safari Camp continues to be one of Ker & Downey’s favorite Galapagos experiences and why it is—in our opinion—an essential stop on any South America itinerary. Land and Sea Location Galapagos Safari Camp is its own Robinson Crusoe hideaway, occupying a wooden perch on Santa Cruz Island. This specific plot of land straddles what is known as the transition zone […]
Ecuador’s great outdoors are calling. A South American haven of unrivaled natural beauty, this explorer’s playground boasts a boundless menu of rich and rewarding experiences: cruise down the Amazon, voyage through the Galápagos Islands, surround yourself in lush cloud forests, and discover the wonder of the Andes Mountains. When traveling to Ecuador with Ker & Downey, #AllYouNeedIs a little inspiration to start your journey. The Amazon and the Andes The countryside of Ecuador comes to life in the rural villages outside of Quito, the Amazon’s lush jungle, and the Andean Highlands. Galapagos Getaway Escape to Quito and the Galápagos Islands, […]
Charles Darwin once said “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the true value of life.” Michael McQuarn takes this advice to heart on his journey from the Galápagos Islands to the cloud forest of Ecuador. As I board the plane those words from Darwin echo within my head. Ecuador has always been a country on my short list of places to visit with the Galápagos Islands being the crowning gem. I make my way to my seat, put on my headphones and drift into a higher state of consciousness. I awake to the wheels touching down in Quito, […]
Journey beyond the land to experience exciting and unique adventures in the some of the most beautiful waters of our world. Snorkel, dive, and paddle your way through the waters to uncover treasures deep below the surface and discover remote islands. Contact us today to begin planning your water adventure.