Our Top 12 Ecuador Tours & Trips
Blending an incredibly diverse ecosystem, lush rainforest, striking coastlines, UNESCO Heritage Sites, and tropical weather, Ecuador is an exciting and versatile destination. Our Ecuador Travel Experts have compiled a list of our Top 12 Ecuador Tours featuring the country’s main highlights and easily combinable destinations. Any of our Ecuador vacation packages can be curated to fit various travel styles and preferences, including all transfers, hotels, and excursions.
Galapagos Cruises and Island Tours
A vacation in Ecuador must include experiencing the Galapagos Islands. Our Galapagos Island Cruises and Island Tours offer travelers a singular experience, exploring the “living laboratory” of abundant wildlife and natural beauty. As a result of volcanic formations dated back millions of years ago, this isolated archipelago in the Pacific Ocean is home to some of the rarest species of the continent, from the Giant Tortoise, Blue Footed Boobie, and Marine Iguanas. Enjoy the wonders of the Galapagos by cruise. An Ecuador cruise is an excellent option for discovering the unique qualities of each island from the comfort of a luxury cabin.
Popular Ecuador Tours
Our most popular and comprehensive Ecuador travel package is the Luxury Galapagos Cruise and Ecuador Train Tour. On this 14-day tour, explore Ecuador’s highlights, including the capital of Quito, the Galapagos Islands, and the Avenue of the Volcanoes. Begin in Quito, the best-preserved colonial city in all of Latin-America before adventuring around the exotic Galapagos Islands. As the perfect finish, sit back and relax on the beautiful Tren Crucero while traveling past the Avenue of the Volcanoes towards charming Andean villages.
For a multi-country adventure, consider one of our Ecuador and Peru tours, such as the Galapagos Cruise and Machu Picchu Tour, favored by travelers around the world. As Ecuador is nestled above Peru at the line of the Equator, visitors don’t need to travel far to explore the wonders of both countries. Enjoy a vacation to Ecuador full of visits to lush rainforest (both Ecuadorian and Peruvian), ancient cities and iconic sights such as Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Islands. Whether you want to add Peru or another South American country to your itinerary, our Ecuador vacation packages are extremely flexible and can be tailored completely to your travel preferences.
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Things to Do in Ecuador
In addition to Quito and the Ecuadorian Amazon, travelers should visit the famous Galapagos Islands. With no other entry point but from mainland Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are an incredibly well preserved natural area, full of wildlife spotting, snorkeling opportunities, hiking, and more. Due to its isolation from mainland countries, the wildlife on the Galapagos is plentiful and unafraid of humans, often approaching with curiosity. As the showcase to scientists and the inspiration for Darwin’s theory of evolution, the rare flora and fauna of the Galapagos is something that must be included on all Ecuador vacations.
Ecuador Travel FAQs
Thinking about an Ecuador trip? Here’s a list of frequently asked questions we often hear from our guests. Visit our Ecuador Vacation Planning page for in-depth Ecuador travel tips.
When is the best time to visit Ecuador?
Though, in general, the Galapagos Islands and the Ecuadorian Amazon are pleasant places to visit year-round. However, specific times could be better for visitation, depending on what you’d like to see in the region. For instance, from June – December the Amazon experiences dryer weather, which is optimal for land-based excursions like hiking and wildlife spotting. Whereas, cruise and water exploration enthusiasts will prefer the wet season, where river travel is most serene.
Is it safe to travel in Ecuador?
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What is Ecuador famous for?
Ecuador is also famous for Cotopaxi Volcano, the Devil’s Nose train, Cuenca, Banos, and the Ingapirca Ruins.
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