Discover Ecuador's mainland with its natural splendor and remarkable culture. Then, explore the Galápagos Islands and be immersed in a spectacularly beautiful world nearly untouched by human progress. Excite your imagination and your senses at this archipelago that's home to a diverse variety of species—including ones that exist nowhere else but here. You'll understand why Darwin found this unique destination a living laboratory!
Ecuador and Galápagos Islands Trip Highlights
Thrill to an eye-opening voyage on the Santa Cruz II ship that includes explorations of several Galápagos Islands. As you cruise around this volcanic archipelago, enjoy stargazing, storytelling and other onboard activities shared with fellow Adventurers.
Find out about one of Ecuador's biggest exports and an important part of Ecuadorian culture—roses! Take a private tour of a working rose plantation and delight in a colorful array of beautiful flowers.
Visit this enormous sundial that sits exactly on the equator. It was built in 2006 with the goal of honoring the astronomical achievements of this region's ancient cultures and works with impressive accuracy. Read the time and month on its clock face and track the movements of the heavens.
Hike across the Galápagos Islands and explore exotic underwater worlds with a naturalist who provides scientific facts as well as the history of the region. Encounter animal and plant species that can't be found anywhere else on earth!
Be welcomed to Ecuador at a festive dinner, complete with music played by a local flute-maker and dance performed by spirited folk dancers. Also, learn weaving techniques and more from local experts at a renowned cultural center.
- Arrive: Quito International Airport (UIO)
- Return: Guayaquil International Airport (GYE)*
*For current season departures through March, 2017, Guests will fly out of Quito International Airport (UIO).
- 8 Breakfasts
- 6 Lunches
- 7 Dinners
- Minimum Age: 7
- Suggested Age: 8+
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