Begin your adventure
You will be collected from your home by our Planit driver and transferred to the airport for your flights to Quito
On arrival transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to spend at your leisure exploring this amazing city until your welcome meeting this evening.
1 night Quito
Travel to Baños and be spoiled for choice with optional outdoor activities like hiking, ziplining, and canyoning. Or, take it easy and relax in local hot springs.
2 nights Baños
Enjoy another free day to take full advantage of all the activities in this adventurous town.
Travel by bus into the Amazon Jungle. Spend two nights in rustic jungle huts in a local Quichua community. Enjoy nature walks and learn about local culture.
Descend into the Amazon Jungle region. Notice the scenery change dramatically heading from the mountains into the lush, tropical Amazon rainforest.
Stay with a Quichua family and enjoy the hospitality of these wonderful people, and experience life in the jungle firsthand.
Optional – whitewater rafting
2 nights Tena
Enjoy a full day in the Amazon learning about local life in the jungle. Spend the night in rustic jungle huts in a Quichua community.
Cycle to the nearby community of Shandia and discover the beauty of the Amazon with a member of the community as your guide. Later, take a local bus to Papallacta and relax in the natural mineral hot pools with volcanic views.
Enjoy a relaxing morning at the hot springs before travelling back to Quito for free time to explore.
1 night Quito
Enjoy a free day to get out and explore the many sights Quito has to offer.
Quito-Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
Fly to San Cristóbal Island. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. Visit Isla Lobos in the afternoon to spot blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas and sea lions.
In the afternoon, transfer to the boat. Continue to Isla Lobos, a small island home a friendly population of sea lions. While snorkelling in the calm clear waters watch as the curious pups blow bubbles, swim in circles and frolic in the waves.
5 nights on the Xavier
North Seymour/Mosquera Islet
Explore two tiny islands that are big on wildlife. North Seymour offers great views of nesting seabirds, including frigatebirds and Mosquera is home to large colonies of sea lions.
Santiago Island/Bartolomé Island
Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral sand beach. Continue to Bartolomé Island for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint.
Disembark in Puerto Ayora and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant Galápagos tortoises. In the afternoon, explore Academy Bay on a boat tour. Snorkel with sea lions and walk over a volcanic path to a crystal clear saltwater lagoon.
Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz to see giant tortoises in their natural habitat. Fly back to Quito for a final night in the city.
Transfer to the airport for your return flights.
On arrival in Malta you will be met by your Planit driver and taken home.
More time? Why not extend your time in Quito before or after your tour, or continue on to one of Ecuador’s neighbouring countries.
This is a small group escorted tour with standard level accommodations and a physical rating of ‘average.’ Alternative tours and routes available. Galapagos can be done separately – different levels of service are available. Please ask for information.
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