Epic Ecuador escape with a visit to the wildlife-rich Galapagos

Quito, Tena, Galapagos Islands & Guayaquil

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The perfect package with flights included

Galapagos Islands

Land Iguana, Galapagos Islands

Amazon Rainforest

Basílica del Voto Nacional, Quito

Mercure Hotel, Alameda, Quito

Quito

Tena, Amazon

Suchipakari Amazon Eco, Tena

Suchipakari Amazon Eco, Tena

Squirrel Monkey, Amazon Rainforest

Katarma Galapagos Artistic and Green Inn, Galapagos

Cotopaxi

Middle of the World monument, Pichincha, Quito

Sea Lion, Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Blue-footed Boobies, San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands

Katarma Galapagos Artistic and Green Inn, Galapagos

San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands

Darwin research station, Galapagos Islands

Giant Tortoise, Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Guayaquil

Unipark Hotel, Guayaquil

Unipark Hotel, Guayaquil

Guayaquil

Explore the unique landscapes of Ecuador, from the Amazon Rainforest to the Galapagos Islands, with plenty of wildlife sights along the way - includes excursions, all travel and breakfast throughout

Day 1: UK - Quito

Hop onboard your flight to Quito. High in the Andean mountains, this city is the heart of Ecuador. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. (Meals: none)

Day 2: Quito - Tena

Spend your morning exploring Quito on a city tour, visiting local markets, plazas and charming streets. In the afternoon you’ll head for Tena, in the Amazon. Admire the changing landscapes as you drive towards the lodge - highlands changing to jungle. Arrive in time for dinner, then enjoy a night walk to meet some of the nocturnal wildlife. (Meals: breakfast, dinner)

Day 3: Tena

Enjoy an early breakfast, then set off into the jungle for another wildlife walk. This time, you’ll be looking out for the colourful, tropical wildlife that inhabits the canopy during the day. Return to the lodge for lunch, and spend your afternoon at leisure, or join in with one of the lodge’s exciting activities. (Meals: breakfast, dinner)

Day 4: Tena - Middle of the World - Quito

Today you’ll head back towards the capital, visiting the Middle of the World Monument on the way, where you can stand with one foot in each hemisphere. Arrive back in Quito and spend the rest of the evening at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 5: Quito

You’ll have a free day in the city today, with a chance to explore Quilotoa, in the Andean Mountains, or Cotopaxi National Park, home to the epic Cotopaxi Volcano, on optional excursions (both £71 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 6: Quito - Galapagos (San Cristobal)

After breakfast at the hotel head to the airport for your flight to the Galapagos. You’ll land on San Cristobal, home to a staggering array of incredible wildlife, and kick off your time here with your of Baquerizo Moreno, a quaint coastal community. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Galapagos (San Cristobal)

Embark on a full-day tour of the island today. From Galapaguera, home of giant tortoises, to La Loberia, the base of a colony of sea lions. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: Galapagos (San Cristobal)

Today you’re free to explore as the mood takes you, or you can opt to visit an incredible uninhabited island to admire more rare and unique wildlife (£141 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 9: Galapagos (San Cristobal) - Guayaquil

You’ll head back to the mainland this morning, arriving into Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city. In the afternoon, enjoy a walking tour of the city. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 10: Guayaquil

Spend your final day in Ecuador at leisure. You could use your time to buy some souvenirs or explore another neighbourhood. There are also optional excursions to Manglares Churute, a mangrove paradise (£81 per person), and the Santa Elena peninsula, for a dolphin-watching boat trip (£81 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 11: Guayaquil - Night on board

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home, spending a night on board. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 12: UK

Arrive in the UK, where your trip ends. 

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