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  • Exploring the Amazon

Why is Ecuador a great place for an active and adventurous vacation?

Ecuador offers unique wildlife and dramatic landscapes in one small country. You can go from the Amazon to the Andes in a few hours. Ecuador provides , interesting flavors, and ecotourism experiences together with adventure activities.

What are the top active and adventurous activities to do in Ecuador? 

Mindo is the perfect place start your Ecuador adventure. Mindo  offers numerous birds, butterflies, and more. It’s packed with adreline inducing activities such as climbing the Cotopaxi Volcano. Visit the Quilotoa Lagoon inside a volcano crater,  ride the train “Nariz del Diablo” “The Devils Nose” known as the world’s most exciting train journey . Stop in Banos, located in the  Ecuadorian Andes for white water rafting, kayaking and more.

Galapagos is an adventure itself. Discover the islands, along unique species of wildlife, swim with sharks, dive with sea lions, walk with sea iguanas and blue-footed boobies, have breakfast with all types of birds. Galapagos is the place to be.

 

Active & Adventurous

  • Highlights of Ecuador

    Escape to Ecuador and explore the beauty of this country from the Andes to the coast. Starting in Quito, enjoy the best of the Andean region, including small indigenous towns and majestic volcanoes, then continue to Guayaquil "the pearl of the Pacific."
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,234
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Cruising the Galapagos: M/V The Galapagos Elite

    The Galapagos Elite is specifically designed for sailing the s waters of these enchanted islands. A sleek, twin-hulled catamaran, it provides its guests with a steady, safe cruise without the rocking and swaying common to the older, single-hulled yachts that dominated the island cruise industry for decades.
    Duration:
    4-8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,514
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing, Romance & Honeymoon
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Andes to Amazon

    Goway's Andes to Amazon, Ecuador visits Quito, the owls of Parque Condor, Cotopaxi National Park and Banos before exploring the Amazon river. Please Inquire.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,976
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Single Friendly, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Avenue of the Volcanoes Ecuador

    Venture along the famous Avenue of the Volcanoes to discover the mountainous mainland of Ecuador. You’ll pass by volcanic peaks, hike to crater rims, ride the Devil’s Nose switchback railroad, and explore the Incan fortress of Ingapirca as well as several Indigenous markets along the way.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,234
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Avenue of the Volcanoes: Quito to Cuenca

    Journey along Ecuador’s famed Avenue of the Volcanoes on this adventurous vacation from Quito to Cuenco. Pass by seven volcanic peaks more than 5,000m high, ride the Devil’s Nose switchback railroad, and explore the Incan fortress of Ingapirca, as well as the historical town of Cuenca.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,524
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Single Friendly
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Cruising Galapagos: M/C Endemic: 5 Days

    Venture through the biodiverse world of the Galapagos Islands to see soaring frigate birds, lumbering tortoises, and frolicking sea lions. Travelling aboard a luxury yacht, you’ll enjoy world-class comforts and amenities as you head throughout the islands, exploring their volcanic landscapes and spotting their abundant wildlife.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,668
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing
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  • Cruising Galapagos: M/C Endemic: 6 Days

    Venture through a world of soaring frigate birds, dozing sea lions, and delightful penguins on this Galapagos Islands vacation. Travelling aboard a luxury yacht, you’ll enjoy deluxe accommodations and expert service as you visit the diverse Galapagos Islands and see highlights like the Green Beach and Dragon Hill.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 7,056
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Cruising Galapagos: M/C Endemic: 8 Days

    Explore a magical world of soaring frigate birds, lumbering tortoises, and delightful penguins on this journey to the Galapagos Islands. Travelling aboard a luxurious yacht, you’ll enjoy deluxe accommodations and expert service as you pass between the islands of the Galapagos, exploring this breathtakingly diverse ecosystem.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 8,629
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing
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  • Cruising Galapagos: MC Endemic: 4 Days

    Explore a world of soaring birds, sunbathing iguanas, and magical green beaches on this brief journey to the Galapagos Islands. Travelling aboard a luxury yacht, you’ll enjoy premium accommodations as you venture through the islands to see their highlights, including the Devil’s Crown and Chinese Hat.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,540
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Cruising the Galapagos M/C Archipel I

    Explore the biodiverse Galapagos Islands on an 8-day itinerary aboard the M/C Archipel I. Enjoy the first-class accommodations of this 4-star vessel as you venture through the world’s greatest natural playground and spot blue-footed boobies, Galapagos Penguins, and Giant Tortoises.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,250
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing
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  • Cruising the Galapagos: M/Y Reina Silva

    Explore the natural playground of the Galapagos Islands aboard a deluxe yacht that takes you on an 8-day journey through the islands. Enjoy comfortable accommodations and expert guidance as you spot blue-footed boobies, Galapagos Penguins, and Giant Tortoises on these volcanic islands.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,715
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing, Luxury and Beyond
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Cruising the Galapagos: M/C Archipel II

    Explore the world’s greatest natural playground on this journey through the Galapagos Islands aboard Archipel II. Enjoy 5-star accommodations aboard the cruise vessel and explore the biodiverse islands, hiking across the volcanic landscape and seeing the incredible animals that call it home.
    Duration:
    4-8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,745
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Cruising the Galapagos: M/C Origin

    Choose from two 8-day itineraries and uncover the natural secrets of the Galapagos Islands. 13 crew members cater to just 20 passengers, ensuring a personalised and informative experience as you learn about the unique land, sea, and bird life of this living evolutionary marvel.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 9,342
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Cruising the Galapagos: M/Y Infinity

    The Infinity Luxury Yacht exceeds everything seen before. She offers high performance, unrivalled comfort, respect for the environment, and stunning style. The Infinity is one of the most modern yachts, built in 2018, with unrivalled spacious luxurious cabins and suites, ideal for exploring the Galapagos Islands.
    Duration:
    4-8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,990
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing, Luxury and Beyond
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  • Finch Bay by Land or Sea

    Enjoy an island getaway to Finch Bay in the Galapagos Islands. Staying in the 4-star eco-friendly accommodations of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, you’ll enjoy the freedom of the beach and have the opportunity to see giant tortoises, follow in the footsteps of Darwin, and explore the incredible natural wonders of the Galapagos.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,294
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing, Safaris Worldwide
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  • Galapagos Family Safari Camp

    Escape on the ultimate family getaway to a luxury safari camp in the Galapagos Islands. Staying at the Galapagos Tented Safari Camp, you and your family will explore the archipelago, cross volcanic landscapes, and spot exciting and beloved animal species like Galapagos penguins, blue-footed boobies, and Giant Tortoises.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,226
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Beach & Island Escapes, Family Vacations
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  • Galapagos Island Hopping

    Explore the world-famous Galapagos Islands on this island-hopping journey by land. Combining island stays with day trips, you’ll explore volcanic landscapes and snorkel through tropical waters, spotting incredible wildlife like penguins, marine iguanas, and giant tortoises along the way.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,442
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Family Vacations
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  • Galapagos Magic Camp Tortoise Reserve

    Enhance your Galapagos cruise with an overnight stay at Galapagos Magic Camp, set far away from the hustle and bustle of ordinary life. Enjoy quiet, natural accommodations in the Santa Cruz Highlands and share the company of hundreds of Giant Tortoises that call the hillside home.
    Duration:
    2 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 587
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing, Family Vacations
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Galapagos Safari Camp

    Venture to a discrete luxury camp in the pristine wilderness of the Galapagos Islands. Staying at the Galapagos Tented Safari Camp, you’ll head on daily excursions to the nearby islands to cross volcanic landscapes and spot animal species like Galapagos penguins, blue-footed boobies, and Giant Tortoises.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,148
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Haciendas of Ecuador: San Agustin de Callo

    Journey just over an hour south of Quito to find the Hacienda of San Agustin de Callo. Enjoy the deluxe accommodations built on the site of an Incan palace and explore the nearby volcanic landscape of Cotopaxi National Park, hiking crater rims and visiting Indigenous marketplaces.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,741
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Classics (Bestsellers), Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Haciendas of Ecuador: Zuleta

    Venture north of Quito to spend a couple nights at Zuleta, a gorgeous 17th-century hacienda that’s among Ecuador’s finest properties. You’ll also visit the Indigenous market town of Otavalo, hike alongside a crater lake, and have the freedom of the working farm to meet vaqueros and enjoy the natural surroundings.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,544
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Classics (Bestsellers), Stopovers/City Breaks
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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
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Highlights of Peru and the Galapagos

    Escape to South America to explore two of its most iconic landmarks on one amazing itinerary. Start your journey in Peru where you’ll venture into the Sacred Valley of the Incas and see Machu Picchu before exploring Quito in Ecuador and the world-famous natural playground of the Galapagos Islands.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,665
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Peru See Trip Details
  • Machu Picchu & the Galapagos Your Way

    See two of the world’s greatest landmarks on this unforgettable itinerary that you can upgrade or customize to your preferences. After visiting Quito, head to the Galapagos Islands to see its bevy of animals in volcanic environments before connecting to Cusco and exploring the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the citadel of Machu Picchu.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,573
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Mashpi Cloud Forest Lodge

    Experience Ecuador's wild side at Mashpi Cloud Forest Lodge.
    Duration:
    3-4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,447
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ecuador See Trip Details
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