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Ecuador vacations

Ecuador vacations

Visit colonial Quito and travel to the Amazon rainforest and Galapagos on your tailor-made Ecuador tour

It also boasts a unique attraction in the Galapagos Islands, the archipelago where Darwin formulated his theory of evolution among the unique flora and fauna. Our Ecuador specialists have traveled throughout this jewel of a country and can help tailor-make a tour to meet your exact needs.

Flight Time

8 hours upwards dependent on airline (New York to Quito)

Time Zone

UTC -5

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Ollantay Tambo

Start planning your tailor-made trip by
calling one of our Ecuador specialists at 1-855-838-8635

Suggested itineraries for Ecuador

These itineraries will give you a starting point for what your trip to Ecuador could entail. They cover routes that we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favorite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

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Our expert guides to traveling in Ecuador

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Ecuador. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Ecuador at its best.

Canoe trip to Napo Wildlife Centre, Ecuador

What to do in Ecuador: our highlights guide

Although famous for the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador offers the visitor a wealth of other attractions, from active volcanoes and spectacular train journeys, to UNESCO World Heritage cities and wildlife trips to the Amazon.

Marine iguana, Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands

Wildlife highlights of the Galapagos Islands

Galapagos specialist Holly shares her top wildlife experiences in the Galapagos Islands. She looks at its unique variety of bird, marine and animal species including giant tortoise, albatross, penguins, sea lions and iguanas.

Wildlife in the Amazon

Tailor-made trips to the Amazon

Our tailor-made trips to the Amazon rainforest are designed to incorporate your own personal interests. Whether you want to embark on a wildlife-watching hike through the jungles of Brazil or try your hand at piranha fishing in Ecuador, our specialists have the knowledge to help you plan your dream Amazon vacation.

Tyler at Otavalo Market in Ecuador

Start planning your trip

Provide us with a few starting details about your travel plans, and one of our Ecuador specialists will be in touch to give you suggestions and ideas.