Ecuador and Galapagos Tours and Tour Operators
The below Ecuador and Galapagos tours section covers every major area and different activities you may experience in Ecuador and provides a list of reliable Ecuador tour operators. For many regions in Ecuador, like the Amazon and Galapagos Islands it’s practically obligatory to contract a tour, but for most other regions a guide is optional, though it can greatly improve your experience traveling with a knowledgeable guide. For others, contracting a tour may give them peace of mind, and a tour sometimes can even save you money, as travel agencies and operators frequently negotiate discounted rates with hotels.
Please select one of the activities below to see a list of operators that specialize in that area.
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Imagine Ecuador – Tour Operator for Quito, Galapagos Islands, and Banos - Your source for Ecuador adventure tours, Galapagos Cruises, Galapagos Tours, Scuba Diving and Amazon Rainforest tours. Here are some of the services we offer: Galapagos Last Minute Deals, Galapagos flights, Amazon Rainforest jungle tours, Amazon jungle eco lodges, whitewater rafting, and kayaking, volunteer work, mountain climbing, biking, trekking, paragliding, rock climbing, canyoning, birdwatching, horseback riding, swing jumping and zip lining.
Customized Ecuador Tours - by Andean Discovery: Find the best tours to Ecuador, travel to Galapagos and enjoy your vacation in a relaxing and natural way. Ecuador is the country that has it all!
Quito City Tour .travel, Quito City Tour Specialists if you come to Ecuador, Quito is a must in your list and, we are able to show you Quito like nobody else. We are specialized in tours in the city of Quito and will guarantee a wonderful experience in this colonial city. All programs have been designed for our guests to visit the most iconic and special places of the city. We offer customized tours all around Ecuador but our specialty is Quito. We even offer Spanish lessons. We can always craft a tailor made program for you; just let us know what your interests and schedules are!
Adventure Life Galapagos Tours - offers Galapagos cruises on a wide variety of hand-selected yachts. Our greatest concern is assisting travelers in selecting quality Galápagos tours & insuring the uniqueness of Galapagos is preserved for future generations. As active members of the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association, part of your travel cost goes directly to grassroots conservation efforts in Galapagos.
Bertini Tours – A wide selection of tours to the Galapagos Islands and mainland Ecuador. They offer mini-tours, customized tours, city tours, and extra services like airport pick-up and drop-off. In addition, Bertini Tours also offers spectacular Galapagos Cruise Tours on outstanding cruise ships. They can also provide information about Ecuador, its climate, and where to go and what to do. In addition, Bertini Tours has plenty of information on Galapagos Cruise Ships and Galapagos Yachts, to ensure you choose a boat the suits your needs and budget.
Biking Dutchman Bike Rides - the pioneer of mountain biking tours in Ecuador, with more experience and equipment than the rest, Biking Dutchman offers an array of quality biking adventures ranging from day trips and treks close to Quito to gentle rides through the Amazon rainforest. The tours are sure to please bikers of all ages and levels of experience, from the most seasoned veteran with an adventurous spirit to those new to mountain biking looking for a pleasant, novel way to take in the wondrous beauty of Ecuador.
Cazhuma Tours, Ecuador Travel Agency & Tour operator based in Cuenca, has a large variety of tours throughout Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. We personally advice you with different options that suit your needs assuring you an amazing trip. We offer a selected and broad range of prices from budget tour options, for those adventurous back packers, to more luxurious options for those who like to travel at an upgraded level. Feel free to contact us 24-7, our travel agents online are always willing to help you anytime with any doubts or questions that you might have about your trip.
Cotococha Amazon Lodge - Their Quito office is staffed with knowledgeble and highly trained people for all types of travel services troughout Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Their main product is the Amazon Jungle, were you will be welcomed at their romantic lodge. Most itineraries include visits to the local communities, hikes in the rain forest, canoe trips, night walks, cascade visits, river tubing or rafting, and other activities. At Cotococha you’ll live Amazon life in style!
The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador’s Amazon Jungle and Volcanoes with ECtravel - Ectravel offers you a variety of tours to explore Ecuador. Island hopping in Galapagos, trekking in the Sierra (inlands), rafting in the jungle and many more. Our 100% bilingual Ecuadorian staff is committed to showing you the wonders of Ecuador while making your trip easy and exciting. EC Travel, Go Easy, Go Travel.
EQ Touring – specializes in luxury Galapagos cruises and last minute Galapagos deals, featuring the finest yachts sailing the Galapagos Islands. They also run tours to the Amazon, Andes Highlands, and major destinations throughout South America. They work with you to build a customized itinerary to precisely fit your interests, needs and budget.
Galapagos Land Tour Specialists - Galapagos Adventure, is a pioneer in offering exciting expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Complete this Galapagos Tour Planner in order to organize your expedition with kayaking, surfing, hiking, biking and more exciting activities in the Galapagos.
Galapagos and Ecuador Climbing, Hiking and Biking Tours - by Gulliver Expeditions, the outdoor travel specialist in Ecuador. Join one of our exciting adventures in the Galapagos and add a trip across the Avenue of the Volcanoes. Learn about our wide variety of adventure trips in the Andes, Amazon Rainforest and Galapagos on our website.
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The Catamaran M/C ANAHI – Galapagos travel at its finest - An excellent option for visiting this natural paradise is by taking a cruise on the Anahi, as you visit several islands and sites of interest in the least amount of time possible. Close wildlife encounters, incredible birdwatching, snorkelling & diving with large marine creatures, enjoying beaches, landscapes with lava fields and spatter cones, stargazing at the Equator, carefree cruising and much more, all as you follow Charles Darwin´s footsteps in this magical realm of evolution and change.
Galapagos Legend Cruises - Give a new meaning to nature and luxury travel. Just visiting the islands of the Galapagos archipelago is a luxury in itself. Nature and wildlife give harmony to visitors who can approach animals that do not fear the presence of humans. A land where evolution theories and scientific reality reign and conservation strives to keep a stronghold.
Marite Tour - A travel agency and tour operator located in Quito, Ecuador, they specialize in tours to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador’s Andean, Coastal and Amazon regions. They can help you organize your trip to Ecuador, Peru or any other place in the world. Furthermore, they can provide detailed and useful information about Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. See for yourself the beauty of Ecuador, like its Galapagos Islands, the Cotopaxi Volcano – the highest active volcano in the world and one of Ecuador’s landmarks – and the smiles of Ecuador’s friendly people.
Nautica Galapagos - Offering excellent deals on Galapagos cruises and Galapagos diving. Also offering Ecuador one-day tours in Quito and Guayaquil, two-day tours including Otavalo market and Cotopaxi Volcano, Amazon jungle tours and land tours. Experience all of Ecuador and the Galapagos with Nautica, their staff will ensure that it is the vacation of a lifetime.
Scuba Iguana - offering the highest quality scuba diving cruises, courses, and expeditions in the Galapagos Islands since 1995, Scuba Iguana is your passport to discovering the underwater Eden of the Galapagos. Owned and operated by pioneers in Galapagos diving, Scuba Iguana can show you the Galapagos like nobody else can.
Galapagos Cruises with Southern Explorations: Choose from over 30 yachts and 4 exciting land based tours. We have personally inspected every Galapagos yacht we offer, providing our passengers with the finest first hand knowledge in the Galapagos Islands. We are experts in finding our passengers the best option for their individual situation. Southern Explorations is a member of the International Tour Operators Association. A portion of your travel cost supports the ongoing conservation in the Galapagos.
Birdwatching tours in Ecuador Sword Billed Expeditions is one of the most experienced Tour Operators offering Bird watching tours in the Ecuadorian Coast, Highlands and Amazon rainforest.
Ecuador & Galapagos Photography Tours with Yasuni Travel - Ecuador is a sustainable paradise, considered one of the 17 most diverse countries in the world, and Yasuni Travel’s goal is to maintain it as such. We have tailored photography tours guided by photographers of international stature. We also have tours that will take you to experience centuries-old traditional festivals and/or engage in adventure sports like diving, kayaking, climbing, and mountain biking. Yasuni Travel offers tailor made, customized and personalized private tours in Ecuador. We also offer Galapagos cruises on a wide selection of yachts.
Updated 18 April 2013 by Jason Halberstadt