Explore Ecuador & Galapagos

Combine Ecuador and Galapagos – two of South America’s top destinations – to create the trip of a lifetime.

Ecuador and Galapagos Vacations

Ecuador is as dazzling as it is diverse. From high Andes, to the Amazon Rainforest and Pacific Coast, Ecuador really packs a punch. Add to this Galapagos, one of the most enthralling wildlife destinations on the planet, and you see why an Ecuador and Galapagos vacation offers some of the best wildlife, culture and scenery experiences in the world.

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Ecuador and galapagos tour ideas

These trips are purely for inspiration. Each Galapagos and Ecuador vacation we create is always unique and tailored to match your interests, timescale and budget

Our Favourite Places in Ecuador

You can choose to visit any of these places as part of your trip to Ecuador and Galapagos.

Guest Reviews

Everything you promised and more
Jenny Handiforth
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Everything you promised and more. Thank you so much for putting it together - it worked beautifully. I have been singing your praises to all who listen.
Truly Spectacular!
Maureen and Robert Macpherson
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The most amazing trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos. We only wish we had managed to spend more time on the mainland, as we loved the Cloud Forest. It was a truly spectacular trip.
Exceeded our wildest dreams
Caroline and Philip Baylis
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Thank you so much for your meticulous planning and organising of THE most wonderful vacation that exceeded even our wildest dreams. We couldn't have asked for more.
Dream come true
Susan Harper and Friends
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A most amazing vacation. Everything you organized went off without a hitch. This was truly a vacation of a lifetime and we will remember it and be talking about it for ages... a dream come true!
Just about perfect
Margaret Parry
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Thank you for organising the most incredible trip for us. Every part (Quito / Andes, Cloud Forest, Galapagos and Amazon) was just about perfect and we felt was in exactly the best order for us.
Most wonderful vacation
Denise and Gerald Massey
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This is probably the most wonderful vacation we have ever had. We will never forget all the amazing things we saw. Thank you for all your work and efforts to give us our vacation to remember.
An unforgettable trip
David & Amy Donselar
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I can't speak highly enough of this company... they put together an unforgettable trip through Quito, the Cloud Forrest, and the Galapagos Islands. This trip exceeded our highest expectations.
Astonishing and wonderful
Joyce Rothschild
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Your care and attention and amazing knowledge made the trip extra special. I felt safe, excited, curious, happy, amazed... for the entire trip. It was an astonishing and wonderful two weeks.
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We listen to you. We take the time to understand what you want your Galapagos trip of a lifetime to be. We then we use our decades of experience and unrivalled network of local contacts and team of top guides to make it happen.

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Travel in a time of uncertainty…

Now travel has resumed, planning your Galapagos vacation should be a source of excitement, but making sense of all the travel regulations can be a headache. We follow developments in Ecuador, Peru and Galapagos incredibly closely so we have all the latest information on hand.

Having all the latest information and expert teams on the ground helps us take the uncertainty out of your planning and give you the confidence to book, secure in the knowledge we have you covered! If you want to find out the latest advice on travel to Ecuador, Galapagos and Peru please contact us

When to visit?

Thanks to Ecuador’s location on the equator, it is a great destination to visit year round. Ecuador’s cloud forests, Amazon and Andes are great to visit at any time of the year. There are some weather variations, but these are due to regional differences and micro-climates rather than clearly defined seasons.

In the past it was generally accepted that there was a drier season in the Andes region from June to September, and as a general rule this is true, however the weather no longer follows the patterns as it used to. The saying in Quito, is true for the whole Andes region, you can get 3 seasons in one day (Spring, Summer and Autumn) and if you go high in the Andes or a particularly cold snap of weather you also get Winter in there too!

For the Amazon Rainforest, the seasons are the rainy and rainier season, but this is all part of the joy of visiting the rainforest, and usually any rain doesn’t last too long.

All these different climates does make it a challenge to pack for your Ecuador and Galapagos vacation, but we have lots of great information about what to pack and how to prepare for your trip.

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Amazon (Tena)

Month Min Max Rain (mm)
January
19
29
273
February
18
28
258
March
18
28
370
April
18
28
451
May
19
28
448
June
18
27
488
July
18
27
429
August
18
28
305
September
18
29
334
October
19
29
352
November
19
28
323
December
19
29
299

Amazon (Tena)

Month Min Max Rain (mm)
January
66.2
84.2
273
February
64.4
82.4
258
March
64.4
82.4
370
April
64.4
82.4
451
May
66.2
82.4
448
June
64.4
80.6
488
July
64.4
80.6
429
August
64.4
82.4
305
September
64.4
84.2
334
October
66.2
84.2
352
November
66.2
82.4
323
December
66.2
84.2
299
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Galapagos

Month Min Max Rain (mm)
January
22
29
68
February
24
29
91
March
24
31
94
April
24
31
71
May
22
27
33
June
21
26
23
July
20
25
15
August
19
24
5
September
19
24
5
October
20
25
5
November
21
26
8
December
22
26
30

Galapagos

Month Min Max Rain (mm)
January
71.6
84.2
68
February
75.2
84.2
91
March
75.2
87.8
94
April
75.2
87.8
71
May
71.6
80.6
33
June
69.8
78.8
23
July
68
77
15
August
66.2
75.2
5
September
66.2
75.2
5
October
68
77
5
November
69.8
78.8
8
December
71.6
78.8
30
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Quito and the Andes Weather

Month Min Max Rain (mm)
January
3
21
121
February
3
20
143
March
3
20
158
April
4
20
174
May
4
20
128
June
3
20
64
July
3
20
30
August
2
21
38
September
2
21
82
October
3
20
132
November
3
20
127
December
3
20
109

Quito and the Andes Weather

Month Min Max Rain (mm)
January
37.4
69.8
121
February
37.4
68
143
March
37.4
68
158
April
39.2
68
174
May
39.2
68
128
June
37.4
68
64
July
37.4
68
30
August
35.6
69.8
38
September
35.6
69.8
82
October
37.4
68
132
November
37.4
68
127
December
37.4
68
109

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