Galapagos Islands Cruises
Comfortable cruise ships (like the one below) at 3 price levels (or a hotel based tour), guides and plenty of activities - snorkeling, hiking, kayaking - make a memorable Galapagos holiday.
A large variety of cruise boats (yachts) and Galapagos tour styles are on offer, from small to large, basic to luxurious, motor to sailing. Tours usually include a couple of nights in Quito, can involve scuba diving and have a certified, bilingual naturalist guide on every cruise. Click on the link to see options. (Tours all year round)
A 9 day hyperactive adventure among the islands. Perfect for active families and athletic groups of four or more, this tour allows you to explore Islas Galapago by hiking, kayaking, biking, snorkeling, horseback riding. The most eye-popping wildlife in the world - sea lions, dolphins, turtles and birdlife swoop around you while you paddle and play. A truly unique and invigorating way to view this wild archipelago. (Tours all year round)
A 9 day hike through the islands' surreal landscape on this unique land-based Galapagos adventure. This tour is ideal for the traveler that enjoys an active tour which also allows for plenty of flexibility and time to explore.
The tour begins in San Cristobal, exploring El Junco Lagoon, Isla Lobos and Leon Dormido, where the waters are flush with marine life - rays, sea turtles and sharks. Then it's onto Santa Cruz for a hike through El Chato Tortoise Reserve.
The tour finishes amid the splendour of Isabela Island. We hike to the rim of the Sierra Negra volcano for stunning views. This trip offers the best that Galapagos travel has to offer: scintillating waters, world-renowned snorkeling and, best of all, wildlife that is truly wild!
This 16 day tour combines the marine life of a cruise in the Galapagos with jungle adventures in Ecuador's mainland.
A memorable holiday highlighting the best of Ecuadorian travel!
Quito Easter Festival:
A 3 day trip to experience 'Semana Santa' (Holy Week) in Quito, including the spectacular and colorful Good Friday procession with 90,000 participants, in addition to your choice of destination such as the Galapagos or the Amazon.
Corpus Christi Festival (Ecuador):
This 3 day trip starts and ends in Quito. Each June, thousands of Ecuadorians congregate in Pujili for the Corpus Christi festival which features El Danzante parade. This fiesta is a fascinating mix of Christian and traditional harvest celebrations and worship of Inti, the Inca sun god. This multi-day fiesta is an exhibition of the region's folk dance, music, cuisine and art,as well as the chance to visit Cotopaxi Volcano and Quilatoa Lagoon.