Our private Ecuador tours offer the most rewarding and luxurious ways to experience the spectacular Galapagos Islands and the many wonderful but little-known destinations in mainland Ecuador.
In the Galapagos Islands, our tours feature only the finest high-end expedition cruises and private yacht charters. Each tour includes in-depth touring with the best naturalist guides and daily opportunities for extraordinary encounters with Galapagos wildlife, such as sea lions, sea turtles, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies and penguins. Our tours also include snorkeling equipment and wetsuits for the greatest comfort while viewing wildlife in the water. Diving tours and one-day dives can also be arranged. For travelers preferring to stay on land in the Galapagos Islands, we offer tours that include accommodations at the region’s most luxurious resort hotel or private oceanfront villa combined with day excursions for wildlife viewing and snorkeling at surrounding islands.
On mainland Ecuador, our tours feature private touring with your own guide and driver. Highlights include in-depth cultural touring in Quito and Cuenca, both UNESCO World Heritage cities; visits to traditional markets in the Andes; stays at upscale, historic haciendas; horseback riding in the Andean highlands; views of snow-capped volcanoes and indigenous villages while traveling on backcountry roads; bird watching, wildlife viewing and jungle walks in the Amazon region; shopping for beautiful hand-woven wool and alpaca textiles, leather goods, Tigua paintings, traditional musical instruments and other locally produced crafts; meetings with renowned artists, weavers and other local artisans; visits to local food markets; Ecuadorian cuisine cooking classes in private homes; hiking in a private nature reserve; mountain biking on the flanks of volcanoes; a visit to a condor rehabilitation center; gourmet picnics among beautiful landscapes; meals at historic haciendas with the owners; visits to a cacao plantation to see how Ecuador’s highly regarded cocoa is processed and turned into chocolate; private after-hours visits to beautiful and important churches; and much more.
Our private luxury tours of Ecuador & the Galapagos feature:
The best cruises and private yacht charters in the Galapagos Islands
Top rooms in Ecuador’s best hotels, haciendas, lodges and resorts
Your own private guides and drivers in mainland Ecuador for flexible touring based on your interests
Highly personalized itinerary planning
Expert advice from our Ecuador and Galapagos Islands specialists, all of whom have traveled extensively in the region
Exclusive access to historic haciendas, churches, museums, and other cultural attractions
Local contacts at our associate offices throughout Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
Internal transportation, including airline and cruise tickets, as well as ground, airport and restaurant transfers
Restaurant reservations, shopping recommendations, tickets to cultural events, and exclusive access to local activities and experts
All tours are private, depart daily, and can be customized to suit individual interests and schedules. Please contact us at (800) 214-8144 for more information about our private luxury Galapagos and Ecuador tours.