The Napo River in the Ecuadorian Amazon

14-Day Adventure in the Ecuador Amazon Rainforest & Across the Galápagos Islands

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Galapagos / Ecuador

Places Visited

Quito, Archidona, Puerto Ayora, Galápagos Islands

Suggested Duration

14 Days

Uncover the mysteries of the Amazon Rainforest and glide across the glimmering waters surrounding the Galápagos Islands on this dreamy 14-day adventure in Ecuador. Quito’s multicultural cityscape expresses generations of European, Moorish, and Incan influence, the Amazon’s forest teems with colorful and curious wildlife, and the Galápagos Islands are surreal volcanic landscapes surrounded by pristine blue waters for travelers to soak up on this extravagant expedition.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the Ecuadorian capital city of Quito on an insiders excursion to the equatorial landmark, La Mitad del Mundo monument, the UNESCO-listed Historic Center, the Iglesia de la Compañía, and more
  • Canoe the cobalt waterway of the Arajuno River, watch the birdlife gather in abundance at an Amazon salt lick, share an authentic meal with an indigenous Amazon community, and watch the famous capuchin monkeys at Misahualli
  • Soar past the flourishing jungle-clad landscape on a thrilling river rafting journey over rapids and small falls along the racing tributary of Jatunyacu River
  • Discover the Amazon Rainforest and its indigenous flora and fauna from a unique perspective on motorboat tours along the Napo River
  • Enrich your vacation with an insightful and inspiring cultural experience in the Napo community center led by Amazon tribeswomen who share their traditions and customs with eager visitors
  • Head out into the Amazon Rainforest at night on an exhilarating hike to see the nocturnal creatures of the forest in action when all the other birds and animals are asleep
  • Join a community of local Amazon tribespeople during an ancient wayusada ritual, whereby you will learn about the indigenous customs, traditions, and philosophies
  • Set sail across the shimmering waters surrounding the Galápagos Islands and visit Santa Fe and South Plazas Island to view the remarkable marine life that calls this volcanic archipelago home
  • Walk among the sensational sea lions of Mosquera Islet in the Galápagos archipelago on a desolate white sand beach far from any sort of crowd
  • Snorkel the beautiful crystal clear waters of Darwin Bay before you climb the wooden staircase of Prince Phillip’s Steps to capture surreal scenery at the panoramic hilltop viewpoint

Starting Price

$9,921 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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