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Ecuador from the Andes to Galapagos

Full to the brim with exotic wildlife and awe-inspiring landscapes, Ecuador is a dreamy destination sitting on South America’s west coast. This beautiful country is home to the Andean highlands, Amazon jungle and sun-soaked Galapagos Islands; as such, the diversity of its terrains makes it possible for travellers to go from swimming in clear waters to trekking through thick jungle within hours.
Quito - Amazon Jungle - Equator - Mindo - Galapagos - Isabela Island - Sierra Negra - Guayaquil - Ecuador


14 Day(s)


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14 Day

Ecuador from the Andes to Galapagos

From £ 4799/pp


The perfect blend of sightseeing, wildlife and adventures, this two-week package deal includes delightful accommodation and exciting excursions in Ecuador. Visit the historical city of Quito, head deep into the Amazon jungle to enjoy canoe rides and hikes, explore the lush cloud forests in Mindo, rich in birdlife and home to cocoa production. Fly to the Galapagos Islands, climb craters, swim in crystalline waters alongside sea lions and marine iguanas and spot giant tortoises and birdlife such as the blue footed booby.



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Arrival in Quito
Day: 1 | Arrival in Quito

You will be greeted by our staff on arrival

Upon arrival in Quito, the sprawling Ecuadorian capital nestled in the Andean foothills, transfer to your hotel, where you can relax and acclimatise to the hig... more

Day: 2 | Quito

City tour in Quito with optional cooking class

After breakfast, meet your guide and explore the city of Quito, visit major attractions including some of the most important churches, such as La Basilica Chur... more

Amazon Jungle
Day: 3 | Amazon Jungle

Lake Lagartococha visit with canoe ride and sunset vistas

Begin by hiking through the Lagartococha Trail which offers you the chance to learn more about the native people and their relationship with the forest. Listen to the tales about ... more

Amazon Jungle
Day: 4 | Amazon Jungle

Rainforest hike with visit to Lake Pilchicocha and night walk

In the morning, take a short flight over the Andes Mountains to Coca in the Amazon Basin. Enjoy lunch before boarding motorized canoe... more

Amazon Jungle - Quito
Day: 5 | Amazon Jungle - Quito

Flight to Quito

Take a two-hour canoe ride back to Coca and board a flight back to Quito. On arrival transfer to your hotel for the night. There is plenty of time left in the ... more

Amazon Jungle
Day: 6 | Amazon Jungle

Rainforest canopy walk and trail hike

Start early to get the best out of your day, walk through the Liana Chica and arrive at the canopy walk where you will be rewarded with stunning views of the r... more

Day: 7 | Equator

Visit the equator, Pululahua Crater and town of Mindo

Today, we head north of the city for an opportunity to visit the equator monument complex, stand on both sides of this imaginary line around the middle of the ... more

Day: 8 | Mindo

Hike through the cloud rainforest and visit a butterfly nursery

Today, you’ll ride cable cars and hike along waterfalls in the cloud rainforest of Mindo – a lush green forest filled with bird life including toucans and humm... more

Day: 9 | Galapagos

See giant tortoises in the highlands of Santa Cruz

Head to the airport and board your flight to the Island of Baltra in the Galapagos. Upon arrival, take a short ferry over to the island of Santa Cruz. We then ... more

Bay tour
Day: 10 | Bay tour

Swimming and snorkelling in Academy Bay

Get ready for a half-day tour of Academy Bay, with plenty of opportunities to swim and snorkel with marine life, be prepared for the curious sea lions to swim ... more

Isabela Island
Day: 11 | Isabela Island

Giant tortoise breeding centre and flamingo lagoon visit

Today, sail to Isabela Island – the largest island in the archipelago, an amalgamation of six shield volcanoes, 5 of which are still active. During the crossin... more

Sierra Negra
Day: 12 | Sierra Negra

Discover the Sierra Negra crater

Kicking off at the trail head, the destination for this hike is the rim of the Sierra Negra crater, an active volcano that last erupted in 2018. Once you’ve re... more

Quito or Guayaquil
Day: 13 | Quito or Guayaquil

Board a flight back to Quito or Guayaquil

Savour your last few hours on the Galapagos Islands before heading to Santa Cruz and then to Baltra Airport to fly back to either Quito or Guayaquil on the mai... more

Day: 14 | Departure

Transfer to the airport for departure flight

Today, you’ll pack your bags and head to the airport at the designated time. We hope you’ve had a maravilloso stay in Ecuador and look forward to seei... more

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