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Luxury Ecuador & Galapagos tour

12 days from $10,075pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

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Itinerary highlights

  • Quito - an overlooked UNESCO World Heritage Site with a growing reputation for good restaurants, bars and cafes.

  • El Mashpi Lodge - one of South America's finest cloudforest lodges, surrounded by birdlife and home to great canopy tram.

  • Hacienda Zuleta - owned by two generations of former Ecuadorian presidents, Zuleta is one of the finest haciendas in Ecuador.

  • Galapagos - incredible, fearless wildlife at its best.

Price includes

In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Quito
  • Mashpi Lodge
  • Hacienda Zuleta
  • Quito
  • The Galapagos Islands

Itinerary idea in detail

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Day 1 Quito


On arrival in Quito you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2 Quito


Enjoy a guided tour of the highlights of Quito today.

Day 3 Mashpi Lodge

Quito , Mashpi Lodge

Today you will head northwest into the cool cloudforest region. Your destination will be El Mashpi Lodge, a fascinating and luxury property in the heart of this unique ecosystem.


Day 4 Mashpi Lodge

Mashpi Lodge

Enjoy excursions from Mashpi Lodge or take a journey on their 2km sky tram through the cloudforest canopy.


Day 5 Hacienda Zuleta

Mashpi Lodge , Hacienda Zuleta

Travel across the Andes today to your beautiful hacienda.

Day 6 Hacienda Zuleta

Hacienda Zuleta

Free time to walk along 60km worth of self-guided trails or perhaps horse ride or fish. There is also a Condor restoration project and pre-Inca site within the grounds of this wonderful hacienda.

Day 7 Hacienda Zuleta

Hacienda Zuleta

At leisure at Hacienda Zuleta.

Day 8 On-board ship (The Galapagos Islands)

Hacienda Zuleta , Quito , On-board ship

Today you will return to Quito to fly to the Galapagos Islands. Upon arrival, be greeted by a representative of your cruise. Before you board the boat, you will embark on a walk through the Santa Cruz highlands.

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Day 9 On-board ship (The Galapagos Islands)

On-board ship

Today you will visit the impressive lava flows at Sullivan Bay, and the famous Pinnacle Rock on Bartholomew Island.

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Day 10 On-board ship (The Galapagos Islands)

On-board ship

Today visit Genovesa for white sand coral beaches, sensational views, and red-footed boobies amongst many other species.

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Day 11 On-board ship (The Galapagos Islands)

On-board ship

Today Santiago will be your destination, to include snorkelling, marine iguanas and an abundance of marine life. You will also look for sea turtles at Buccaneer Cove.

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Day 12 Return home

The Galapagos Islands

On your final day you will visit a beautiful sheltered lagoon at Carrion Point. Please note the excursion may be early today as you will be disembarking the boat. Disembark your cruise and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the mainland, where you'll connect to your return flight home.

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