Ecuador Trips and Tours

Explore enchanting Ecuador. Small in stature. But immense in diverse natural beauty and cultural fascination. Check out its charming capital, Quito. UNESCO-listed and with a beautiful colonial centre. Attention deservedly goes to the green Galapagos Islands and the astonishing Amazon. Covering a large portion of Ecuador’s land mass, the Ecuadorian Amazon contains some of the most biodiverse ecosystems on the planet with a staggering variety of wildlife. Packed full of thousands of indigenous tribes that call it home, and the rich birdlife of the cloud forests.

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Island hop around the Galapagos and discover the best of Ecuador on a flexible private tour or tailor-make your own ideal adventure.

Ecuador Private Tours

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The Galapagos Islands | Ecuador | South AmericaDarwin’s Eden - 8 days Map

Darwin’s Eden

8 days | FROM USD $5,115

Travel to the islands that gave birth to Darwin’s theory of...

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The Galapagos Islands | Ecuador | South AmericaWilds of Ecuador - 16 days Map

Wilds of Ecuador

16 days | FROM USD $7,835

Embark on an incredible adventure through the wilds of Ecuador from...

The Amazon | Peru | South America

Tailor-made Holidays

The star attraction of Ecuador has long been the wildlife-rich Galapagos Islands, but Ecuador has so much more to offer the adventurous traveller.

From colonial towns to verdant national parks and the wild Ecuadorian Amazon, there is plenty to fill up your itinerary here whether you are a lover of the great outdoors, local culture or the finer things in life. Taking into account all your travel interests and needs, our expert team of Tailor-made consultants will use their first-hand knowledge and expertise of Eucador to create a bespoke holiday just for you in 2021 or 2022.

Ecuador Day Tours and Excursions

Cover the attractions of Quito - its UNESCO-listed historic centre and nearby markets - with our range of day tours and activities.

Colourful culture
Indigenous tribes and bustling markets

Ecuador's vibrant native culture can be felt across the country from the wilds of the Amazon to the mountain town of Otavalo, where one of the region's most significant markets has been held for centuries. With their own traditions, language and dress, Ecuador's indigenous peoples offer an unparalleled glimpse into their traditional way of life.

Recommended places to visit in Ecuador

With pristine landscapes of great contrast, colourful indigenous tribes and market towns, unique and inspiring wildlife, and superb colonial architecture, Ecuador full of attractions. To help you get started we've compiled a list of our favourites:

Quito

Steeped in history, capital city Quito demands a visit from anyone passing through the country. A combination of colonial and more modern buildings gives the city an incredibly diverse landscape, especially with the Andes reigning supreme in the background. The city is a staggering 9,350 feet above sea level and the only place on earth where you can stand with one foot on each side of the equator!

Galapagos Islands

Known for the role they played informing Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution, the Galapagos Islands are a living museum of natural history. With roughly 95% of its pre-human wildlife diversity still roaming the islands and its surrounding waters, the islands make up the most pristine ecosystem in the world. Licensed guides take explorers on tours to acquaint themselves with fearless animals. And the Galapagos Islands are also renowned for their world class diving, often allowing visitors to witness hammerhead and whale sharks.

Otavalo

The market which spreads across Otavalo is a hive of activity and has single-handedly put this city on the map. The market offers some fabulous shopping opportunities and brilliant cultural displays of traditional crafts and costumes. The Otavaleno people have retained virtually all of their traditional heritage, making the city a telling insight into the country’s rich history and culture.

Amazon Jungle

The Amazon Jungle has one of the highest levels of biodiversity in the world and the Ecuadorian portion of is right up there. Its famous Yasuni National Park has been acclaimed as the single most biologically diverse area on the planet. Hundreds of species of fish, reptile, mammal and thousands of different birds and insects live within the lush canopy of the jungle, making it a blissful haven for nature-lovers and wildlife fanatics.

Banos

Banos is one of the top destinations in Ecuador for its natural thermal waters which are found in abundance throughout the town and give the town its name (Banos translates as baths). Many of the baths are located right in the centre of the town, which, in turn, is situated at the bottom of the stunning Cascada de la Virgen waterfall. To complete the scene, the whole town is presided over by the imposing and volatile Tungurahua volcano.