Travel to Ecuador - free online directory for Ecuador tours and Galapagos Islands Cruises

Ecuador Tours - Galapagos Islands travel and Amazon cruises:

Tours and travel to Ecuador and other South America countries, custom itineraries for groups and individuals, responsible tourism and soft adventures for all ages

Galapagos Islands Cruises and tours, yachts, expedition ships, hotels and dive resorts:

Tours and travel to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador with an Ecotourism company, we are experts in leading expeditions to the Galapagos Islands with naturalist guides.

South America - Central American - Travel Directory

South and Central America travel directory and index of tours, hotels, cruises, transportation, vacation planners, trip guides, tour operators for organizing your travels to Latin America.

Galapagos Islands tour and cruises travel planner:

Galapagos Islands travel planner, description of the islands, tourist activities and sites, hotels, cruises and tours around the Enchanted Isles.


Amazon river cruises in Ecuador on board the Manatee Amazon Explorer:

Amazon riverboat eco tours to visit indigenous communities and tribes, birdwatching and adventure in company of naturalist guides..

Ecuador travel transportation and tour guides :

Find Ecuador vans for charter and guides for hire, custom tours for groups individuals, Color Bus Line is a supplier for many international wholesalers.

Galapagos Journey Fleet

Galapagos travel & luxury cruises:

We operate the brand new (July 2006) M/C Anahi Catamaran, this boat replaces one of the older boats of our Galapagos fleet, we have 20 years experience offering unique wilderness trips, our guides are certified by the Galapagos National Park and offer passionate onsight and classroom style lectures. The M/C Anahi will offer a new level of comfort and service in the Islands with our pampered adventures.

Ecuador Mainland Hotel, Lodges & Hacienda Listing and Reservation Center

Ecuador's major cities hotel directory and booking site. From five star international brands to local hacienda lodges, there is an option for every taste. By personally inspecting each hotel and having close ties with them, here you will find the best deals for your nights in mainland Ecuador.

Online Travel Guide for Ecuador Travel

Your complete guide to the country of the four worlds. Our consultants will happily assist you from accommodations to tours, transfers to meals, and everything in between to assure you have a memorable Ecuador travel experience!

Galapagos Travel Advisor

Complete Comprehensive Galapagos Islands Travel Adviser

Find all you need to plan the perfect Galapagos Islands getaway. Here you will find a list of must see attractions, accommodations in the archipelago's main islands, cruise tours and other alternatives. This travel advisor is an invaluable tool for anyone visiting the Enchanted Islands.

Cruise & Hotel Based Galapagos Island Tour Directory

The Galapagos Islands are pretty much in any travel lover's bucket list. They appeal to nature enthusiasts, geologist fans, bird watchers, divers and pretty much any other adventurer looking for something out of the ordinary. Here you will find tours and options that can fulfill any of these people's highest expectations.

Galapagos Islands Hotel Index and Booking Site

Traditionally, the Galapagos Islands have been explored onboard cruises. Today though, it is possible to enjoy the Island's many treasures by staying in one of the many accommodations present in the archipelago's main three main islands. One of these rooms, bungalows, suites or cabins will be the perfect complement to a day filled with exploration.

Travel to Ecuador directory and tours index

Ecuador- South America in a Nutshell

You are about to travel to a country where you will experience the most varied sensations. Ecuador is full of contrasts in a relatively small space, this is what makes it simply magical. In a few words Ecuador is "South America in a nutshell".

Divided in 4 geographical regions: in the Coast the splendour of its beaches awaits you; the "Avenue of the Volcanoes" in the Andean Sierras; the emerald forest in the Amazon and the enchanting Galapagos Islands. Ecuador with only 102.854 sq. miles (270.670 sq. Km.) in extension, condenses singular attractions together with first order hotel infrastructure. The enchantment relies in combining the diversity of its geography, flora, fauna and its cultures.

What can you do in Ecuador ?

You can visit Indian markets and festivities(the country has multiple ethnic communities); walk in colonial streets and museums in Quito and Cuenca, both cities declared UNESCO cultural heritage sights; relax at a pristine beach, or admire the wildlife when you visit to the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon.

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Where is Ecuador ?

Ecuador is exactly at the middle of the world, with a climate that is tropic and template 365 days a year due to its location in the Andean corridor. You will hold in your memory the impression of having met marvellous people amongst an imposing geography.
The Galapagos Islands - Living laboratory of evolution

The Galapagos Islands, paradise of evolution, are located 1,000 Km(600galapagos islands cruises miles) from the coastline of Ecuador, in the Pacific Ocean. Of volcanic origin and crossed by the equatorial line, this is also one of the most famous national parks of the world due to its unique characteristics.

The Galapagos Islands are made up of 13 main islands, 6 smaller islands and 41 islets.

Created by strong eruptions, each of them is just the peak of an invisible gigantic volcano of 3,000m, deep below the ocean, giving the Islands a moon-like appearance.

The main attraction nevertheless, is the presence of many different endemic species of flora and fauna, making it the perfect destination for nature-loving travelers. These characteristics have given it the name of “Paradise of evolution”(Charles Darwin) and “The last wildlife sanctuary” (Jacques Cousteau). In the Galapagos Islands animals have not learned to fear man, it is amazing the way you can aproach them and be considered another inhabitant of their paradise.

Symbolic of the archipelago are the tortoises, there are 11 subspecies of the giant tortoise, land-and marine iguanas, penguins and 13 species of finches, famous birds of Darwin’s studies for his theory of evolution. Different species of cacti, pamper and mangroves in four different colors are also endemic.

Finally, the rich marine life is fascinating for snorkellers who will find perfect spots and reefs. Several beaches are ideal for snorkeling or just swimming with sea lions, rays and sharks as part of the Galapagos experience.