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20 days,Quito to Quito

Relax in Andean hot springs, spend the night with a local Quichua family, search for wildlife in the Amazon Jungle, swim and snorkel in the Galápagos Islands, encounter unique wildlife found nowhere else on the planet, explore colonial cities and hike up volcanoes


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Experience the wildlife of the Galápagos and the diversity of the Amazon on this ultimate Ecuadorean adventure. Get to know Ecuador inside out – from the Andes to the islands and everything in between. Explore the jungle by canoe and stay with a local Quichua family for an extraordinary cultural experience. Scour the indigenous handicraft market at Otavalo for special treasures before flying to the Galápagos to spend three nights exploring the islands aboard our comfortable yacht, the Daphne. As one of the biggest tour operators in the islands, our exclusively operated fleet of yachts offers great value – there’s no better way to explore the region.

What's Included

  • Papallacta Hot Springs stay
  • Amazon Jungle homestay (2 nts)
  • Amazon Jungle lodge stay with guided walks and wildlife-spotting (2 nts)
  • Baños stay
  • Ingapirca ruins visit
  • Historic hacienda overnight stay
  • Otavalo visit
  • Galápagos Islands stay (3 nts)
  • Swimming and snorkelling with equipment
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners. (Allow USD285-375 for meals not included. Drinks and tips while on the yacht are extra. You must pay a USD10 (cash) Tourist Transit Card fee at the Quito airport and a USD100 (cash) Galápagos park entry fee immediately upon arrival to the islands (subject to increase).)
  • Public bus, local flight, motorized canoe, motorized superior class yacht, Zodiac, pickup truck.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) (Days 1-15). Local guides. Galápagos National Park Service guide while in the islands. Local G Adventures representative in Quito.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
  • Hotels (10 nts), jungle lodge (2 nts), simple village cabañas (2 nts, multi-share), historic mountain hacienda (2 nts), motorized yacht (3 nts, twin-share cabin).

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