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On this Amazon kayaking adventure, you will witness the tremendous biodiversity of the Amazon Rainforest, paddling in search of wildlife on Challuacocha and Pañacocha lakes. Located in the heart of two huge nature reserves, the area is home to a dazzling array of flora and fauna, including over 100 bird species, monkeys, butterflies, caimans, jaguars, ocelots, freshwater dolphins and millions of insects. Your base for these five days of travel to the Amazon is a high-quality lakefront lodge, owned and operated by the Kichwa indigenous people. This ecotourism project supports sustainable economic growth for the community and promotes autonomy from foreign interests. Among your Amazon Rainforest adventures are walks through pristine primary forest, views from a 100-ft observation tower above the forest canopy, a visit to a parrot clay lick where four different species gather by the hundreds and opportunities to meet Kichwa families.



 

Itinerary
DAY 1 QUITO

On arriving at the Quito, Ecuador, international airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. If time allows, optional tours of Quito's museums and other popular sights may be arranged.

DAY 2 QUITO - COCA & KAYAK THE CHALLUAYAKU

Your journey begins with a short flight from Quito to the Amazon frontier town of Coca. Here you board a motorized canoe for the next leg of your trip into the Amazon Rainforest, a three-hour cruise on the Napo River. The jungle grows thicker as you near the entrance to the Challuacocha Reserve on the Challuayaku River. Here you will be greeted by a Kichwa family of the ecotourism collaborative. After an orientation and short safety briefing, you paddle by kayak down the river about two more hours to reach your lodgings on Challuacocha Lake. Along the way you may see golden orioles, toucans and many other bird species as well as blue morpho butterflies and an occasional monkey family in the trees above. Reaching the lake, you may be greeted by black caimans, herons, parrots and others. After this long day of travel, you settle into your lodge and enjoy a delicious gourmet meal prepared by your Kichwa hosts. In the evening, a nocturnal hike is scheduled along a nearby trail to look for black caimans, howler monkeys, bats and other wildlife that become active as night falls in the Amazon. (B,L,D)

DAY 3 KAYAK CHALLUACOCHA LAKE & OBSERVATION TOWER

After breakfast, you paddle by kayak out to explore Challuacocha Lake in search of more wildlife. Hugging the shore makes it possible to observe a great variety of bird species, especially in the early morning. Eventually, you will reach a narrow tributary to look for tiger herons, blue cotingas, black-capped donacobius and other fascinating bird species. You disembark at a small trailhead for some Amazon Rainforest hiking accompanied by knowledgeable guides to help identify plants and animals. The path eventually winds back to the kayaks to continue paddling to the lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon, you set out on a jungle hike to an observation tower built around a 500-year-old Ceiba tree. From the 100-ft platform, your guides will be able to point out dozens of bird species as the sun slips below the horizon. After sunset, you return to the lodge for another gourmet dinner followed by an Amazon kayak adventure back out on the lake in kayaks for a closer look at the black caimans, seen from shore last night. (B,L,D)

DAY 4 KAYAK PAÑACOCHA LAKE

This morning, you board a motorized canoe and travel on the Napo River to the entrance of the Pañayucu River until reaching Pañacocha Lake. The lake is part of 138,000-acre Pañacocha Reserve that covers many waterways and lagoons, 100% Kichwa owned and managed. Exploring the lake by kayak, you will encounter tropical vegetation, a wealth of bird life, including the likelihood of spotting kingfishers, jacamars, trogons, potoos, hoatzin, anis, terns, hawks and eagles, and perhaps glimpse some monkeys. The main objective for today’s Amazon tours is spotting the pink freshwater dolphin. This endangered species has become extinct in many other Amazon tributaries, but a healthy group still inhabits this area. These intelligent mammals grow to nine feet in length and are considered sacred by local tribes that tell tales of dolphins having rescued drowning swimmers. The species is elusive and its numbers are small, but observers have a good success rate here of at least catching a glimpse. In the late afternoon, you return to your jungle lodge for a relaxing evening. (B,L,D)

DAY 5 JUNGLE HIKE & KICHWA COMMUNITY VISIT

Today you paddle across the lake to reach the Chorongo (woolly monkey) trail to begin an Amazon Rainforest hike through pristine primary forest within the Challuacocha Reserve. Walking through dense jungle and crossing muddy swamps on log bridges, your guides will point out bromeliads, heliconias, orchids and other tropical flora. You will also find out about the uses of medicinal plants, taste edible fruits and insects, and learn how to weave traditional palm-fiber bags. You are likely to see cuckoos, tinamous, snakes, and with luck, black-mantled tamarin monkeys, poison-dart frogs, giant anteaters and countless other elusive animals native to the Amazon. Adventurous passengers may choose to get their bodies painted in the native style with achiote, a natural red plant dye. Following today’s hike, you visit the local Kichwa settlement to learn more about their culture, traditional ways and the importance of the rainforest in nearly every aspect of daily life. You will also tour the local school, health center, and traditional bamboo and thatch-roof homes. The economy, education and medical care have greatly improved thanks to the success of its ecotourism project, as may be seen by visitors themselves on these Amazon tours. (B,L,D)

DAY 6 VISIT PARROT CLAY LICK & TRANSFER - QUITO

After an early breakfast, you bid farewell to the Challuacocha and board a motorized canoe to navigate the Napo River back to Coca. Weather and time permitting, the vessel may stop to visit a parrot clay lick within Yasuni National Park. This natural deposit provides the mineral-rich clay needed by parrots to neutralize the toxins in many of the fruits and plants they eat. After taking in this unique sight, you continue on to Coca and head to the airport for your afternoon flight back to Quito, where an SE representative meets you at the airport and transfers you to your hotel. (B)

DAY 7 QUITO - HOME

Southern Explorations' services end with your transfer to Quito's international airport for your departure home. Galapagos adventures, trip extensions to other regions or extra days in Quito can also be arranged if you have more time to explore Ecuador. (B)

Weather

When to Visit
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Due to fairly stable seasonal weather conditions in Ecuador, travelers can enjoy year-round travel to the country. Some areas have better weather at certain times of the year, but it is always a good time to travel to Ecuador. Ecuador has a surprising variety of climates. The weather can be very localized and tends to change quickly because of the country’s unique geography. Located on the Equator, Ecuador is divided into four main regions: the Andes, the Amazon, the Coast, and the Galapagos Islands. Within these four regions of this small country, roughly the size of Colorado, elements of all four seasons can occur in a single day.

The Andes (Highlands)
Visitors can experience the Andean Highlands year-round, though June to September and late November to mid-January tend to be the drier months. February to May and October to mid-November are considered the rainier season. During the rainier months, one will find warm sunny weather in the morning followed by almost daily showers in the afternoon. Temperatures show little variance throughout the year with averages in the 60s during the day and 50s at night, though sunny days may get into the 70s and cooler nights may drop into the 40s. Despite these averages, it is common to have rainy streaks in the dry season and nice sunny weather in the wet season. It is best to come prepared for both rain and sun, as visitors will likely run into both during any month of the year. Warm days and cool nights are normal so packing layers is essential.

The Amazon
The Amazon basin is what you would expect of a tropical rainforest: wet, hot and humid. January marks the beginning of the less rainy period, which extends through March. Calling this the dry season would be a misnomer as it still rains quite frequently. March through July tends to be rainier than the first two months of the year, with July tending to be the rainiest. August through December is known as the fluctuation season. During this time, it is nearly impossible to predict weather patterns. One minute could be hot and sunny with clear blue skies and then the next minute a heavy downpour could begin. Temperatures year-round range in the 80s (27-33°C) and rain, sometimes even cool rainstorms, can be expected most days in the afternoon, as the Amazon basin is truly a rainforest. Any time of year is great to visit the Ecuadorian Amazon despite the level of rain. Contrary to what one may think, the months with higher averages of rainfall are great times to visit. Higher levels of rain increase fruit production, which results in more activity from monkeys and other fruit eating species. The Amazon is an unpredictable environment from both a weather and wildlife standpoint. The best approach for visitors to have an excellent Amazonian experience is to come prepared for the unexpected and to have an open mind!

The Coast
On coast, the dry season runs from about June to December with a temperature drop to the high 70s. The garua, a damp mist, has a tendency to cast itself over the coastline and the sun. The sun can disappear for three months at a time. Then in January to June, temperatures go up and despite the occasional heavy rain, the days will be bright and sunny.

The Galapagos
The great weather of the Galapagos Islands makes them a fantastic destination for travel year-round. Every month of the year is a good time to enjoy a tour of the region. The Galapagos Islands have a subtropical climate that is almost completely determined by sea currents. Although most believe the Galapagos to be a very hot destination, the cool water currents in the area keep the climate fairly temperate year-round. The mild variations in weather from month to month result in an overall climate of warm days, cool nights and low humidity. Anytime is a great time to travel to the Galapagos; while visiting one can expect to see plenty of sunshine, blue skies and a possible chance of light rain.
 

QUITO

Min-Max Air Temp

Avg Rainfall

JAN50-664.5
FEB50-665.1
MAR50-666.0
APR51-666.9
MAY51-664.9
JUN49-670.8
JUL49-671.0
AUG49-671.0
SEP49-683.1
OCT49-675.0
NOV49-674.3
DEC50-664.1

*Year Round Temperatures in °F, Rainfall in Inches
 

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

Min-Max Air Temp

Avg Rainfall

JAN70-841.0
FEB74-861.0
MAR73-882.0
APR72-861.5
MAY72-820.8
JUN66-780.3
JUL67-760.5
AUG64-750.3
SEP62-750.5
OCT64-770.3
NOV66-780.5
DEC68-800.5

*Year Round Temperatures in °F, Rainfall in Inches
 

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Amazon Kayak Adventure

Pricing
Per Person
$2,995

Roudtrip Airfare Quito/Coca/Quito - $260
Included in tour cost
  • Paddling gear
  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • All hotel accommodations
  • All listed activities
  • English-speaking certified guides
  • Entrance fees for all scheduled tours, national parks & archaeological sites
  • Meals as indicated
  • Southern Explorations pre-departure services
Excluded from tour cost
  • Airport taxes, international and local
  • International airfare to and from Central & South America
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Medical & travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Hiking boots and other necessary sports gear

Amazon Kayak Adventure

Trip Dates
Can’t find a date that works for you in the list below? Southern Explorations can arrange a private departure on any date that works with your schedule. Custom tours are also available. Contact us for details.
Saturday, February 10, 2018 to Friday, February 16, 2018
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Saturday, March 10, 2018 to Friday, March 16, 2018
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Saturday, April 7, 2018 to Friday, April 13, 2018
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Saturday, May 12, 2018 to Friday, May 18, 2018
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Saturday, June 16, 2018 to Friday, June 22, 2018
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Saturday, July 14, 2018 to Friday, July 20, 2018
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Saturday, August 18, 2018 to Friday, August 24, 2018
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Saturday, September 15, 2018 to Friday, September 21, 2018
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Saturday, October 13, 2018 to Friday, October 19, 2018
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Saturday, November 17, 2018 to Friday, November 23, 2018
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Saturday, December 15, 2018 to Friday, December 21, 2018
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Friday, January 4, 2019 to Thursday, January 10, 2019
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Friday, February 8, 2019 to Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Friday, March 8, 2019 to Thursday, March 14, 2019
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Friday, April 5, 2019 to Thursday, April 11, 2019
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Friday, May 10, 2019 to Thursday, May 16, 2019
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Friday, June 7, 2019 to Thursday, June 13, 2019
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Friday, June 28, 2019 to Thursday, July 4, 2019
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Friday, August 9, 2019 to Thursday, August 15, 2019
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Friday, September 6, 2019 to Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Friday, October 4, 2019 to Thursday, October 10, 2019
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Friday, November 8, 2019 to Thursday, November 14, 2019
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Friday, December 6, 2019 to Thursday, December 12, 2019
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Sani Lodge
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Quito
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ecuador travelThank you so much for arranging such a wonderful trip.  Terry and I definatly had a wonderful time in Ecuador!!. Tomas and Arturo were amazing and really made the adventure terrific.  Tomas' knowledge and expertise is valuable.  He was such a great guide!! - Maria and Terry Slayman (Custom Ecuador Hiking Adventure)

 
ecuador travelSouthern Explorations created a trip for us that allowed us to truly enjoy the wonders of mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos with none of the usual logistical hassles of navigating an unknown country. The guides greatly enriched our experience, especially Tomas Espinosa & his sidekick Arturo, as they transported us through the Andes, into the Amazon Basin, and up to Otavalo. – Michele Maynard (Custom Ecuador & Beagle)
 

ecuador waterfall travelI have traveled many places in the world but the trip put together by Southern Explorations may well be the best. The amazing biology we saw on the Galapagos and in the Amazon, wonderful guides both on the Eclipse and at Sacha lodge, excellent food, and great coordination of the different parts of the trip made for an incredible journey. - Marilyn Parsons, USA (Amazon & Galapagos Island Cruise)


ecuador travelAll of our guides [on our Ecuador tours] were exceptional. Their English was good, they brought excitement and enthusiasm to their jobs and they were all very knowledgeable. We are hoping to go to Peru next year and I will definitely contact Southern Explorations for that trip. - Heidi Otton, Connecticut (Ecuador & Galapagos Island Cruise)

ecuador travelOur trip was rather complex with three different sections (Amazon, Galapagos, and Machu Picchu (Peru)).  There were a number of internal flights as well as trains, boats, and more.  We also had coordination of people joining us part way through, special guides, and special activities for some people.  I was very impressed that all of the transfers, activities, and connections occurred without a hitch.  There were ample opportunities for things to go wrong, but the whole trip went exceptionally smoothly.  All of the guides were outstanding - knowledgeable, personable, with good communication skills, and a good sense of humor.  I appreciated the very small groups, which afforded just the right balance.  We were able to see more than expected.   It couldn’t have been better. - Linda Tredupp, Wisconsin (Amazon, Galapagos Island Cruise & Machu Picchu)

ecuador travelFabricio is a great guide. He really keeps it fun yet he is on top of all arrangements. We were very lucky to have a private trip with him. At the Napo Wildlife Center, the guides were also great, very knowledgeable and personable. They helped us out a lot by setting up a personal itinerary for my wife and me since we wanted to hike more than the rest of the group. On both tours, we got individualized attention. We wanted to hike more than the normal program and in both locations we were accommodated. We really appreciate the extra hiking that was planned; we got to complete a 15 mile day hike through the rainforest that I will not soon forget. - Dan and Mary Greenblatt, Wyoming (Amazon & Galapagos Island Land Tour)


ecuador travelJust want to thank Jon ...it was the best vacation ever! - Neet Shah (Ecuador & Galapagos Island Cruise)


When planning our trip to South America we could find few companies providing tours of Ecuador. I came across Southern Explorations on the internet and, knowing nothing about them, took a chance. This turned out to be the best decision we made for the entire trip. This was by far the best experience of our six weeks in South America – due entirely to the organization and our superb guide. From the moment we were picked up we were made to feel that everything was being done to meet our needs and wants. From time spent at markets, roadside stops, food, to photo-stops and ice-cream treats – everything was about what we wanted rather than following a restrictive timetable. Our guide was so good at predicting our needs, picking up on our interests and facilitating these wherever possible. Half-way through our tour we were asking our guide about other Southern Exploration tours. We live a long way away, but I don’t think this will be our only Southern Explorations adventure. Thank you all, we had a fantastic time.  - James McCallum, Australia (Ecuador)


Thumbs up to Southern Explorations! We went to the Galapagos and Ecuador and everything was perfectly planned from A to Z. The choices of the boat, the restaurants and the hotel were perfect. The guides were excellent. And out trip coordinator did a fantastic job when planning the trip with us. We absolutely recommend Southern Explorations and hope to travel with them again.   -The Tamers family, Miami (Galapagos Island Cruise & Ecuador)


I have traveled with many travel companies to over 45 countries and all 7 continents. I don't usually travel with the same company more than once because I am very picky about my itinerary and I also want a good value for my money without the hassle of traveling with a group. Southern Explorations provided the flexibility to develop my own itinerary, even if it required modifying the excursions that they had available. Once the itinerary was developed to my specifications, I still didn't know how it would turn out until it was done. Now that I'm home, I can say that my trip to Ecuador was executed flawlessly. Everything was exactly as described and planned. The guides were knowledgeable, efficient, prompt, and showed a definite interest in and enthusiasm about their country. Each of the places I visited was exceptional. I got a wonderful trip for a reasonable rate and I would definitely travel with Southern Explorations again. - Anne Marie Lewis, USA (Ecuador & Galapagos Island Cruise)


My trip coordinator, was Fabulous!! She was always available to answer questions and followed up with us many times to ensure everything was in order with a very energentic personality, very friendly and was a great help to coordinate our trip on short notice. I'd definitely work with her again if we book with Southern Exploration. - Jan Filipiak, USA (Ecuador)


Thank-you for the trip of a life time and I have already recommended you to everyone who asks!   -Wendy Williams, Canada (Galapagos Island Cruise, Amazon & Machu Picchu)


The Ecuador Highlights was a trip of a life-time! I have traveled the world but this trip ranks as one of my best ever. So, come on fellow ‘Boomers,’ depart the States (and the grandkids!) and see what is see is happening in such an exciting part of South America…Ecuador. - Linda Owens, Oregon (Ecuador)


Southern Explorations provided my family with an adventure of a lifetime...we have traveled to Asia,Africa and South America with other companies and S.E. surpassed all of them in regards to activities, lodgings and personnel that they have aligned themselves with. We truly felt we saw Ecuador as it is meant to be experienced, we loved the people, the food, and the scenery, an amazing country that I hope everyone gets to enjoy at some time in their life. This trip was unbelievable! Thank you.  - Mary Jane Mumford and family (Andes, Amazon & Galapagos Island Land Tour)


We had a great trip - very impressed with Southern Explorations. Jorge, your representative in Quito was super. He was always on time, friendly and informative as well as a great ambassador for his country. All the connections were on time and well planned- would consider another trip with Southern Explorations.   Roger & Priscilla Beaver, Indiana (Galapagos Island Cruise & Amazon)


Southern Explorations planned our trip without a lot of advanced notice and did an excellent job in meeting our needs and budget. We were very impressed with their responsiveness and willingness to customize. - Susan Lebowitz (Custom Ecuador)


We had a wonderful experience in Quito and the Galapagos Islands. Southern Exploration’s people in the United States and in Quito did their utmost to make our travel experience memorable and comfortable.   - Ben Freiberger (Ecuador & Galapagos Island Cruise)


We had a wonderful trip. During the planning stage, Jonathan was easy to deal with and extremely helpful. During the trip itself, Felipe was a treasure. And the call afterwards from Justin was icing on the cake. We feel like we're part of the Southern Explorations family now. Add to that the wonder that is the Galapagos, perfect weather and pleasant trip-mates, and the whole thing was beautifully memorable. Thank you so much for a trip of a lifetime.  - Gwen Ruta and Paul Buchanan-Barrow (Ecuador)


We just got back from our trip and we wanted to thank you, the tour was excellent and exceeded all of our expectations. Juan was outstanding, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable and really helped us while hiking. We really enjoyed the cruise onboard the Legend. The room was great, with fantastic views of the islands, and the food was superb. We travel extensively and visiting Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands was the ideal trip. Thanks again for your expert advice and great support. We will be traveling again with you soon! - Jerry Smith, Minnesota (Ecuador & Galapagos Island Cruise)


Everything was excellent. We were both thoroughly happy with our trip and our tour guide. We learned a lot about the culture as well as were busy doing fun activities. We will recommend Southern Explorations and our guide to others. Thank you. - Sheila and Reena Krishnan, Missouri (Ecuador)


This was my first time traveling to South America and although it was very last minute, Southern Explorations made everything a breeze. Kapawi was truly a special place and I'll always remember this trip. - Rushita Jampani (Kapawi Amazon Ecolodge)


Thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the trip. Southern Explorations agent was excellent in helping with trip. Thanks so much for everything. - Jean Audet, USA (Ecuador)


We took this trip to celebrate my boyfriends 50th birthday and we had the time of our lives! The guides were really seemed to care about us and ensured we having a great time! Thank you! - Tammy Rogers (Andes, Amazon & Galapagos Multisport)


 
Ecuador - Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I choose an itinerary?
A: We offer both active and cultural tours that visit different regions including the Andes, Amazon and the Ecuadorian coast. These tours vary in length and level of accommodation. Our Adventure Travel Coordinators would be happy to chat with you to help you find the itinerary that best meets your needs and interests.
Q: Can I make changes or additions to these tours?
A: Yes! We are happy to put together a custom Ecuador itinerary for you if our existing itineraries are not exactly what you are looking for. You can also check out our extensions in mainland Ecuador to make additions to our existing trips. Contact a trip specialist for recommendations.
Q: When is the best time to go to Ecuador?
A: Peak tourism season in Ecuador corresponds with North American and European vacation periods over the summer and the winter holidays, rather than the weather, which is fairly consistent with warm and sunny days throughout the year. All of our trips run year-round, but a few trekking or wildlife-specific itineraries are better during some months than others. Please check with your Adventure Travel Coordinator for more details.
Q: What is the weather like?
A: The weather in Ecuador is pleasant year-round. There is a wet season and a dry season, but this varies depending on which region of the country you are in. Even in the wet season, you will experience plenty of clear, sunny days. The Andean Highlands are a great place to visit year-round with temperatures in the 60s during the day. Occasional light showers can happen anytime, but heavy afternoon rains are common here from January to May. You have the best odds for clear views of Ecuador’s many volcanoes in the months of June, July, August and September, but you will often have views in the morning throughout the year. The Amazon region is hot, humid and wet throughout the year, with the wettest months being from April to June. Please consult the weather tab on your trip itinerary for more details.
Q: What is a typical day like on an Ecuador trip? 
A: A typical day in Ecuador will vary from tour to tour, but generally, you can expect to start your excursions right after breakfast with a full day of scheduled activities or sightseeing. A lunch break is included and you’ll retire to your hotel in the late afternoon with evenings free.
Q: How physically fit do I need to be to enjoy a trip to Ecuador? 
A: Our Ecuador trips vary in level of activity, so the requirements differ based on itinerary. Please check our physical ratings for each itinerary to see what may be required of you when assessing your ability to enjoy a trip. If you have any specific questions, please contact your Adventure Travel Coordinator. We have personal experience with these activities and can help you decide whether a trip is right for you.
Q: How much time do I need to visit Ecuador?
A: Most of our mainland Ecuador itineraries are at least nine days in length, but we do offer some lodge-based trips and cruises that can be done in a week or less.
Q: How far in advance should I book?
A: For the best guide availability and selection in hotels, we recommend booking three to six months in advance. Spring and summer holidays book up more quickly, so more advance planning is ideal. For the holiday season, we recommend booking a year in advance.
Q: What are your booking and cancellation policies?
A: Click here to see our booking and cancellation policies.
Q: Do you use certified guides?
A: Our guides have been carefully selected for their knowledge, professionalism, experience and ability to effectively manage groups with finesse. We only hire guides who are native to the destination and are licensed or certified in accordance with the government regulations of their country. All are fluent in Spanish and English. Most have advanced degrees in tourism, biology, native culture or other related field. All guides are experienced in the outdoors and trained in basic first aid.
Q: What kind of accommodations can I expect?
A: In major cities we offer a variety of hotels including several boutique, Ecuadorian-style properties. Throughout the rest of mainland Ecuador we work with a combination of historic haciendas, small Ecuadorian-style hotels and remote lodges. The majority of the properties are family-run or locally owned. All of our accommodations are clean and comfortable, with private bathrooms and hot water. We offer basic or luxury options in many locations, depending on taste and budget.
Q: Do tours include airfare?
A: Travelers are responsible for their own international airfare. Internal flights are quoted separately from our base trip costs. We will include any necessary internal flight pricing in your quote.
Q: How many people are on your tours?
A: Most of our Ecuador tours are private, with a guide and vehicle just for your family or group. Visits to haciendas or lodges may include tours with small groups, but do not exceed eight people.
Q: Will I get more information on packing, vaccines, currency, electricity, etc.?
A: After booking you will receive a link to our online trip portal which includes all of the need-to-know information that is specific to your itinerary.  This includes packing lists, restaurant recommendations, tipping guides, FAQs, vaccine recommendations and currency information. Your Adventure Travel Coordinator will also be a great resource for any other information you may need.