We’re delighted to be adding Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands to our exciting range of South American destinations.

Ecuador –  though small in size – is full of fascinating culture and spectacular landscapes, with everything from volcanoes to cloud forests and Amazonian jungle. You’ll be able to choose from a medley of unique accommodation and experiences, whether its a jungle hike or a cosy stay in a spa town.

We’re also very proud to announce that we’ll be partnering with Intrepid Travel to look after our Rickshaw travellers as they explore the wildlife nirvana which is the Galapagos Islands. As one of the top eco-friendly operators for Galapagos cruises and land tours, we think they’re the perfect people to guide our travellers around these incredible islands.

Can’t wait to get planning? Feel free to give us a call on 01273 322398 and we’ll talk you through what’s coming up.


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Have a peek at a couple of our Ecuador & Galapagos itineraries

A Taste of Ecuador

Duration: 13 days / 12 nights (flexible)

Itinerary description: Starting in the high-altitude capital city of Quito, you’ll travel to the equator, relax in the cloud forests of Mindo, set foot on the giant Cotopaxi Volcano, trek through rural Quilotoa, cycle the route of waterfalls in Banos, glimpse the Amazon in Tena and soak in the Andean hot springs of Papallacta.

Transport: You’ll have private transfers with fairly paid local drivers throughout your trip.

Guide price*: £1,550 per person based on two adults sharing. Includes accommodation, transport, and all planned excursions. International flights not included.

Absolute Ecuador & Galapagos

Duration: 20 days / 19 nights (flexible)

Itinerary Description: Beginning in Quito, you’ll head north to see Andean traditions in Otavalo, visit the equator on the way to the cloud forests of Mindo, sleep next to the Cotopaxi Volcano, visit the highest point in the world (arguably!), take a spectacular train ride in Alausi, and cycle the route of waterfalls in Banos. On return to Quito, you’ll jet off to the Galapagos Islands for 7 nights aboard Intrepid Travel’s comfortable boat, the Daphne, to explore the archipelago’s unique and abundant wildlife.

Transport: You’ll have private transfers with fairly paid local drivers throughout your Ecuador trip, before flying to the Galapagos Islands where you’ll have a private cabin on-board the Daphne.

Guide price*: £5,350 per person based on two adults sharing. Includes accommodation, transport, and all planned excursions. Galapagos flights and all meals are included during your cruise. International flights not included.

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