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Tailor-made Ecuador & Galapagos holidays

Good things happen when we travel

Discover the wonders of Ecuador on a perfectly tailored tour

  • Immersive local travel

  • Top-rated Galapagos tours

  • 24/7 in-destination support

With dramatic landscapes ranging from giant volcanoes to dense Amazonian jungle, centuries-old Andean culture and some of the most remarkable wildlife on Earth, a holiday to Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Our travel specialists are here to share their first-hand knowledge and create a holiday you’ll never forget.

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Pick your itinerary or build your own

All of our Ecuador holidays are tailor-made, allowing us to create your ideal holiday exactly as you want it, and to work around any Galapagos departure dates.

To give you some initial inspiration we’ve created a range of original itineraries, alongside our unique bite-sized trips which allow you to build your own ideal itinerary.

To get started, pick your favourites and send them our way, or simply get in touch for a little expert help.

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A peek at our Ecuador experiences

Here are a few of our favourite itineraries and bite-sized trips to get things going.

Ecuador capital city Quito
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¡Hola Quito!

  • Quito
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 195.- per person (excluding flights)
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Down town colourful street Quito

A Taste of Ecuador

  • Quito - Mitad del Mundo - Mindo - Cotopaxi - Quilotoa - Baños - Amazon/Tena - Papallacta
  • 13 days / 12 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 1,715.- per person (excluding flights)
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Ecuador & Galapagos in a nutshell

  • Quito - Otavalo - Mitad del Mundo - Mindo - Cotopaxi - Galapagos Islands
  • 13 days / 12 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 3,715.- per person (excluding flights)
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Cloud Forests of Mindo

  • Mitad del Mundo (Equator) - Mindo
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 268.- per person (excluding flights)
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Villages and Volcanoes – Quilotoa Loop

  • Quilotoa
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 385.- per person (excluding flights)
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Bucket List Peru & Galapagos

  • Lima - Amazon - Cusco - Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Quito - Galapagos Islands
  • 17 days / 16 nights (flexible)
  • from £4,625 per person (excluding flights)
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Speak to our travel specialist, Rob

“At first I was nervous about heading to the Galapagos as I had built it up so high in my estimations and thought it might not deliver. I shouldn’t have worried, the wildlife encounters were like no other I have experienced – on land and underwater.”

Travel Specialist Rob
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Why book with Rickshaw Travel

✔ Original holiday experiences

From remote volcano lodges to exploring the Galapagos Islands, our local connections mean that your holiday is anything but ordinary. Small-scale accommodation, unique wildlife and community experiences, and the flexibility to tailor-make things just for you.


✔ Expert advice

From your first call to your flight home, your personal travel specialist will be there to share their first-hand experience and ensure you’re fully prepared for your adventure.


✔ Worry-free travel

Seamless transport and logistics, 24/7 local support throughout, full ABTOT financial protection, and sustainability certified by Travelife. Book your holiday with peace of mind.

For the Galapagos Islands, we’ve partnered with one of the world’s most trusted and ethical providers, Intrepid Travel. You can read more about our partnership here.

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Rickshaw brings you closer

Ecuador and the Galapagos islands have some pretty amazing spots to explore. Here at Rickshaw Travel we love to get you to the places which really show off the authentic culture and let you experience the local traditions.

Our travel specialists are passionate about helping you plan a memorable and meaningful trip to Ecuador. By sharing their own experiences and top tips they can ensure you have a holiday that is perfect just for you. If you are looking for helpful tips to get started check out our inspiration page.

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Travel with impact

We want to make sure you really get to know the people and the country when you travel to Ecuador with us. You’ll stay in small-scale hotels, guesthouses, and lodges with responsible credentials so that the money you spend flows directly back to the local people and benefits the country. We believe it is essential for us to maintain fair prices so that our guides, hotel owners, and drivers can earn a fair wage. Our goal? That you make an unforgettable journey. We ensure that this journey is as sustainable, meaningful, and responsible as possible. Job done!

Practical information about Ecuador

Let us help you with all the admin which comes with planning an exciting holiday! We have put together some informative guides to help you with all the essential stuff. Get the low down on all you need to know from visas, passport info and money matters to the best time to travel to Ecuador.

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Other destinations in South America

Visit other countries in South America with Rickshaw Travel, we travel to: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia.