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Discover two sides of nature in this small yet diverse country; first exploring the pristine Amazon Rainforest followed by the wonderful Galápagos archipelago.
- Style: Private Tour
- Duration: 13 days/12 nights
- Starts in: Quito
Guide Price £4664
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Historic Quito
- Galápagos Islands
- Coral I & II
Day 1 Quito
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Quito
Explore Quito’s historical centre on a guided walking tour and visit the Equatorial Monument which divides the northern and southern hemispheres.
Day 3 Quito to the Amazon Rainforest
Fly to Coca then transfer via boat to the Napo Wildlife Centre located within the Yasuni National Park.
Day 4 Amazon Rainforest
Rise early to visit the parrot clay licks where parrots, macaws and parakeets gather in an explosion of colour. Later, hike the forest trails to a local community and learn about the Amazonian way of life.
Day 5 Amazon Rainforest
Experience life above the forest floor from the observation tower. Look for flocks of blue and yellow macaws and monkeys searching for fruit. Once back on the forest floor enjoy a guided hike and explore the lake and creeks by canoe.
Day 6 Amazon Rainforest to Quito
Journey through the rainforest to Coca and fly back to Quito.
Day 7 Otavalo
Drive past majestic scenery as you head north from Quito and enjoy spectacular views of San Pablo Lake and Imbabura volcano before exploring the bustling market town of Otavalo.
Day 8 Quito to the Galápagos Islands
Fly to Baltra and transfer to your cruise. In the afternoon visit Santa Cruz Island and discover the home of the famous giant tortoise.
Day 9 Galápagos Islands
This morning explore the bays of Isabela Island and look out for penguins, turtles and other sea birds. Later visit Fernandina and discover sea lions and flightless cormorants before snorkelling alongside marine iguanas.
Day 10 Galápagos Islands
Today visit Urbina Bay on the western side of Isabela and take an exciting walk in search of land iguanas and giant tortoises. Keep your eyes peeled for whales and dolphins as you sail to Tagus Cove, historically used as a hideaway for pirates, before hiking to Darwin Crater for some stunning views.
Day 11 Galápagos Islands
Head to Santiago Island and visit the volcanic sand beach home to abundant marine life and sleepy Galápagos fur seals. Continue to Sullivan Bay to see fresh lava formations before snorkelling in the company of sea lions, turtles and rays.
Day 12 Galápagos Islands to Guayaquil
Depart this amazing archipelago and fly to Guayaquil on the mainland.
Day 13 Guayaquil
Transfer to the airport.
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- A combination of private and shared transfers and guided sightseeing excursions
- Flights as detailed
- Galápagos National Park fee & transit card
- 5 nights hotel accommodation, 3 nights jungle lodge & 4 nights on Coral I or II
- 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches & 7 dinners
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