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Ecuador and Galápagos Islands

A man wearing a traditional Ecuadorian cape and brimmed hat walks through the jungle A boy holding a small camera squats on the shoreline to take a close-up picture of a marine iguana A frigate bird in a tree inflates his red throat
An iguana, a lizard and a crab rest on a lava rock surface Two islands in the Galápagos, a rock formation on one and a boat coasting by the other The Monument to the Equator at Ciudad Mitad del Mundo in Ecuador
A man wearing a traditional Ecuadorian cape and brimmed hat walks through the jungle
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Discover the rich culture of the Ecuadorian people.

Ecuador and Galápagos Islands

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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!

2019 Ecuador and Galápagos Islands

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Guayaquil, Ecuador

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodations: Hotel del Parque

4 Ecuadorian musicians playing guitars and a pan flute

Disembark the Ship

After breakfast, bid a fond farewell to your home for the past several days, the Galapagos Legend ship.

Tour of Santa Cruz Island

Take a dinghy ride to the entry of Itabaca Channel in a lagoon with turquoise waters, where sharks, blue-footed boobies and an array of different kinds of fish can be spotted.

Journey to Guayaquil

Take a plane from Baltra Airport to the vibrant city of Guayaquil on the mainland, the most populous city in Ecuador.

Check-In at Hotel del Parque

As your Adventure Guides check you into your hotel for the evening, make yourself at home in this sophisticated and secluded hotel that is steeped in Guayaquil's rich history.

Exclusive – Traditional Ecuadorian Musical Entertainment

Before a festive dinner, enjoy traditional music and a folk dance performance as you celebrate the adventure of your trip. Toast your newfound friends and share the family memories you will cherish forever.

Farewell Dinner in Guayaquil

Dine with your fellow Adventurers at this final feast in Ecuador. Relive together the highlights of your fascinating trip.