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Wildlife of Ecuador: Amazon and Galapagos
11 days from $7,910pp
Galapagos Islands - "Darwin's laboratory" and a truly unique location with incredibly fearless wildlife.
Ecuadorian Amazon - home to some of the Amazon's most recognised eco-lodges with excellent set up, guides and wildlife spotting opportunities.
Quito - A UNESCO World Heritage Site with fine colonial architecture.
- Sacha Lodge
- The Galapagos Islands
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Day 1 Quito
Day 2 Quito
Day 3 Sacha Lodge
Day 4 Sacha Lodge
Today you'll embark on activities from your Amazon lodge. These might include small group guided walks through the rainforest with a qualified naturalist guide, who can explain all about the biology and botany of the area. Keep an eye out for howler monkeys, sloths and squirrel monkeys. You may also visit a butterfly farm.
Day 5 Sacha Lodge
You'll spend a second day exploring the Amazon from your lodge. Today, you might find yourself canoeing through creeks, going on a canopy walk, or visiting a Parrot Lick at nearby Yasuni National Park.
Day 6 Quito
Day 7 The Galapagos Islands
Day 8 The Galapagos Islands
Today you'll visit Cormorant Point on Floreana Island, which has both a volcanic and white sandy beach, which is a nesting site for green turtles. In the afternoon you will visit Baroness Viewpoint & Post Office Bay, to learn about mystery of the baroness and leave a postcard in the old barrel at Post Office Bay.
Day 9 The Galapagos Islands
Today you'll visit Española Island, where you will have time to relax and snorkel in the morning. Expect to see three species of finch, small wading birds and surgeonfish. In the afternoon you will hike to Suarez Point to view blue-footed boobies and waved albatross.
Day 10 The Galapagos Islands
Your final full day will be spent on San Cristobal island. The morning will consist of a hike to Punta Pitt viewpoint where you can watch seabirds such as red-footed boobies and great frigatebirds riding the thermals.
Day 11 Return home
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