Private luxury tours in Galapagos & Ecuador

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Luxury Galapagos & Ecuador Tours

Highlights of Ecuador & the Galapagos
(10 Days)
Quito, Galapagos Islands (5-day cruise), Otavalo Valley

Land-based Tour of the Galapagos
(8 Days)
Quito, Galapagos Islands

Exclusive Ecuador
(9 Days)
Quito, Cloud Forest (Mashpi Lodge), Galapagos Islands

Family Tour of the Galapagos
(8 Days)
Quito, Galapagos Islands (5-day cruise)

Essence of the Galapagos
(11 Days)
Quito, Galapagos Islands (8-day Silversea cruise)

Private Galapagos Cruise
5-, 6- and 8-day private cruises

Discover Ecuador
(9 Days)
Quito, Cotopaxi, Riobamba, Cuenca

Journey Through Ecuador
(15 Days)
Quito, Amazon cruise, Galapagos Islands (6-day cruise), Otavalo Valley (Hacienda Zuleta)

Multi-country Tours

Best of Peru & the Galapagos
(14 Days)
Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Quito, Galapagos Islands

Exclusive Ecuador

(9 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Quito, Cloud Forest (Mashpi Lodge), Galapagos Islands

This tour combines Ecuador’s incredible natural and cultural treasures with the country’s finest accommodations, including the best hotel in Quito, a luxury lodge in the Andean cloud forest, and the top lodge in the Galapagos Islands.

Begin in Quito, a historic city among snowcapped volcanoes in the Andes. Overnight at a beautiful mansion-style hotel in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage district. With your private local guide, tour the city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with Spanish colonial-era architecture, including museums and churches with spectacular interiors.

Continue to an upscale lodge surrounded by the beautiful Andean cloud forest. During your stay, explore the jungle with a naturalist guide, search for orchids and butterflies, visit the hummingbird viewpoint, ride the gondola through the forest canopy, climb the observation tower and swim in waterfalls.

Next, fly to the Galapagos Islands, a dream destination for nature lovers, and stay four nights at Pikaia Lodge on Santa Cruz Island, the finest resort hotel in the Galapagos. Enjoy naturalist-led day trips aboard Pikaia’s private 100-foot yacht to landing sites on Santa Cruz and the most interesting surrounding islands, such as Bartolome, Santiago and North Seymour. See incredible volcanic landscapes, and get close to iconic Galapagos wildlife such as giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies and marine iguanas. Depending on the season, also see mating rituals, newborns feeding, territorial squabbles and more. If desired, snorkel in areas frequented by sea lions, penguins, sea turtles and schools of colorful fish. Also enjoy a naturalist-led excursion on Santa Cruz to highlights such as the giant tortoise reserve, lava tubes, scalesia forest and the Charles Darwin Research Station, where different subspecies of Galapagos tortoises are raised.

This tour can easily be customized with additional destinations in Ecuador or in neighboring countries such as Peru.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Quito

VIP arrival services at the airport. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 1 night

Day 2 Quito – Cloud Forest

Private transfer to lodge for 2 nights with touring en route

Day 3 Cloud Forest

Lodge-based activities

Day 4 Cloud Forest – Quito

Private transfer to hotel for 1 night

Day 5 Quito – Galapagos Islands

Private airport transfer. VIP lounge access. Flight to Galapagos. Arrival transfer to lodge for 4 nights

Day 6 Galapagos Islands

Full-day yacht excursion with naturalist to landing sites on islands such

Day 7 Galapagos Islands

Touring on Santa Cruz Island with naturalist guide

Day 8 Galapagos Islands

Full-day yacht excursion with naturalist to landing sites on islands such as Bartolome, Santiago, North Seymour and Santa Cruz

Day 9 Depart Galapagos Islands – Guayaquil or Quito

Transfer to airport for flight to Guayaquil or Quito. VIP airport services


Hotels
Quito:

Casa Gangotena

Cloud Forest: Mashpi Lodge
Galapagos:

Pikaia Lodge


Cost
$12,975 Per person (double occupancy)