Step into a spectacularly beautiful world nearly untouched by human progress. Excite your imagination as well as your senses in this archipelago which is home to a diverse variety of species—including ones that only exist here. As you explore the Galápagos Islands by land and by sea, you'll understand why Darwin found this unique destination a living laboratory!
Ecuador and Galápagos Islands Trip Highlights
Board the Santa Cruz II ship for an eye-opening expedition voyage filled with visits to several islands, stargazing and storytelling.
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. Built in 2006 with the goal of honoring the astronomical achievements of this region's ancient cultures, it 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, accompanied by a naturalist who enhances your experience with scientific facts and history. Encounter many species, some unique to these islands.
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: UIO (Quito)
- Return: GYE (Guayaquil)
- 8 Breakfasts
- 6 Lunches
- 7 Dinners
- Minimum Age: 7
- Suggested Age: 8+
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