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Amazon Cruises, Vacations, Travel Packages & Experiences


  • The famous Amazon is always a popular photo opportunity on Ecuador vacations
  • Chorongo Monkies– are a popular photo opportunity while on Ecuador tours
  • The Tiputini River in the Ecuadorian amazon

When on an Ecuador vacation, an exciting part of the country is the Amazon, a rainforest that stretches across nine countries.  While the majority of the forest belongs to Brazil, it also covers areas of Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. 

It is believed that the forest has been in existence for at least fifty-five million years while archaeological evidence suggests that human habitation began around 11,000 years ago.  The first European to embark on the Amazon was Spaniard Francisco de Orellana who travelled the length of the river in 1542.  During the 17th and 18th centuries Portuguese adventurers went further into the forest and the second half of the 20th century witnessed a massive campaign of Amazon colonisation.   

The Amazon stretches across 1.4 billion acres of dense forest encompassing half of the planet’s remaining tropical forests.  It provides a refuge for endangered species and it is believed that one in ten of the world’s known species can be found in the rainforest.  This diversity makes it a hub for ecotourism and the goal of such tourism is help sustain the ecosystem as well as indigenous communities while providing constant wildlife viewing opportunities on Ecuador tours.

 


Ecuador Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to an Ecuador vacation.

Learn about the history and culture of Ecuador, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Ecuador's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Ecuador for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Ecuador tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Ecuador vacation packages, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursPeru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.

 

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The Amazon

  • Anakonda Amazon River Boat

    DELUXE | CRUISE: You're invited to travel down the exotic waterways of the Amazon River. Search for red howler monkeys in the rainforest canopy, brave the waters alongside piranha and witness hundreds of parrots lick eroded clay walls. Perhaps best of all, relax in luxury by night while participating in a range of exhilarating and ethical activities by day.
    Duration:
    4-8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,029
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
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  • Andes to Amazon

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Goway's Andes to Amazon exclusive escape visits Quito, the owls of Parque Condor, indomitable Cotopaxi National Park and Banos - found in the foothills of Tungurahua volcano - before exploring the Amazon. A once-in-a-lifetime expedition, you're invited to discover the wonders of Ecuador.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,976
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Hakuna Matata Amazon Jungle Lodge

    Tena is the ideal destination for nature and adventure enthusiasts, Hakuna Matata Lodge is perfectly settled in 150 hectare’s of private land only 3 hours away from Quito. Built on the shores of the crystal-clear Inchillaqui River, Hakuna Matata Lodge is a haven beautifully set among the Andes and the Amazon.
    Duration:
    3-4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 332
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations, Safaris Worldwide
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  • La Selva Amazon Ecolodge & Spa

    Enjoy an Amazon adventure and spend time exploring the Ecuadorean tropical rainforest with walks and canoe rides. See colourful flora and fauna and meet a local indigenous family at their home. Spend 3 nights using the Selva Ecolodge as your base.
    Duration:
    4-5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,645
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Manatee Amazon River Boat Ecuador

    DELUXE | CRUISE: Manatee Amazon Explorer offers all the necessary comforts while still being an exciting jungle adventure. Your guides share their wealth of knowledge about the Amazon’s tropical rainforest.
    Duration:
    4-8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,390
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Bucket List Travel Ideas, Cruises & Sailing
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  • Quito & the Ecuadorian Amazon

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Discover the natural and cultural highlights of mainland Ecuador. Explore the colonial corridors of the capital Quito before cruising the Ecuadorian Amazon to see the world’s most famous rainforest. Back in Quito, you’ll visit nearby mountains and one of South America’s most colourful markets.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,632
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Sacha Jungle Lodge

    Ecuador packs a lot into a small country, and one of its key attractions is a beautiful corner of the Amazon. This extension to your Ecuador tour lets you stay comfortably in this beautiful wilderness.
    Duration:
    4-5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,720
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Yasuni Adventure: Sani Lodge: Ecuador Amazon

    Venture into the depths of the Ecuadorian Amazon to explore the world’s most famous rainforest and connect with local Indigenous communities. Staying at a rainforest lodge, you’ll hike through the jungle, kayak across blackwater lagoons, and spot the monkeys, frogs, and caimans that inhabit the Amazon.
    Duration:
    4-5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,485
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Safaris Worldwide
    Ecuador See Trip Details
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