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Glamping in Ecuador

(14 Days)

Quito | Coca | Amazonas | Papallacta | Galapagos Inseln

Day Routing
01 Quito

Arrival in Quito. Situated in a circle of mountainous peaks of the Andes, Quito has one of the most magnificent settings in the world.         

02 Quito

Enjoy a sightseeing tour exploring the colorful history of colonial Quito with the Cathedral and the church of La Compañia. Continue to the middle of the world monument „Mitad del Mundo“, where the southern and northern hemisphere meet.

03 Quito - Coca

Flight to Coca and transfer to the port of Río Napo. Continue by motorized canoe downstream to board the M/V Anakonda and enjoy an adventurous nocturnal ride through the rainforest.

04-05 Amazon Region

Visit the Kichwa Sani Warmi Interpretation Center and learn about lifestyle and culture. Hike through the Yasuní National Park and explore „sounds of nature“. In the afternoon visit a canopy tower, measuring 37m and explore the Interpretation Center Kichwa Yakukawsay. Night camping glamorously (glamping) in the jungle in luxury tents.

06 Coca - Papallacta

Transfer to the airport of Coca to catch the flight back to Quito and continue the journey to Papallacta, which is famous for its thermal baths. You will visit the baths of the Hotel “Termas de Papallacta” and enjoy the pleasant effect of the warm odourless thermal water surrounded by a wonderful landscape.

07 Papallacta - Quito - Galapagos

Transfer to Quito and flight to Galapagos. Transfer  from Baltra airport to the port of Santa Cruz to take a public speed boat to Isabela Island. Upon arrival transfer to Scalesia Lodge. Remaining day at leisure to enjoy the lodge.

08 Isabela Island

In the morning visit the Tintoreras, an islet formed by lava flows. In the afternoon stop at the Humedales, where you can find the four species of mangroves existing in the Galapagos Archipel.

09 Isabela Island

Some of Isabelas best attractions like the Sierra Negra and the Chico Volcano are on todays program. Enjoy a lunch box in the area.

10 Isabela Island - Santa Cruz Island

Transfer from Isabela Island to Santa Cruz Island by speed boat to visit the highlands of Santa Cruz. Lunch at a typical hacienda. At the Tortoise Reserve experience the giant tortoises in their natural habitat, in addition to the abundant bird life in the highlands. In the afternoon transfer to the Safari Camp.   

11-12 Santa Cruz Island

Today a boat will take you to one of the uninhabited neighbouring islands: North Seymour, a small flat island surrounded by low cliffs or the volcanic island Bartholomew or Santa Fé, one of the oldest islands of the archipelago or South  Plaza Island, the home of amazing variety of wildlife.

13 Santa Cruz Island

Transfer to Cerro Mesa. This part of the island offers spectacular views and boasts the largest crater on Santa Cruz Island. After lunch visit Garrapatero Beach, where the contrast of mangroves, black lava, white sand and turquoise water is magnificent.

14 Santa Cruz Island - Guayaquil/Quito

On the last day at the Galapagos Safari Camp enjoy the sunrise from the camp’s viewpoint. Transfer to the airport of Baltra and flight back to the mainland.