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La Selva Lodge, Ecuador's Rainforest

Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest is regarded as the most species-rich section of Amazonia. The total expanse of Amazon Rainforest spans 40% of South America. Filled with an exceptional diversity of life, the Amazon is the world’s largest tropical forest. Cradled by Ecuador’s Andes mountains, Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest can be reached after a short flight from Quito […]

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The Red Mangrove Hotel, Galapagos Islands

A fantastic place for a Galapagos Islands Honeymoon, the islands offer a perfect destination to celebrate your wedding. Enjoy many beautiful island beaches, incredible wildlife and spectacular natural features paired with luxurious hotels and cruises. Explore the islands to create fantastic memories as you walk with giant tortoises, snorkel with sea lions and penguins, dive […]

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When To Go To South Africa

South Africa is a fantastic safari destination. Home to all of Africa’s Big 5, enjoy some incredible game drives and walking safaris to experience a beautiful part of the continent. Enjoy exciting safaris in protected areas to spot elephants, lions, rhino, giraffes and more. Choose from many private reserves and national parks, including the famous […]

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Top Places in South America

South America is a fantastic continent and is home to some of the world’s favorite tourist sights. Visit the ruins of incredible pre-Columbian civilizations that defied belief when first discovered, tour the Amazon Rainforest to enjoy the world’s largest home to wildlife, taste some of the world’s finest cuisine, and enjoy spectacular waterfalls. Here, we […]

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Peru is a fantastic destination to experience South American history, culture, and nature. The main draw for many visitors is the incredible Incan structure of Machu Picchu. But there are many other archaeological sites to find. Because of the diversity on offer, the best time to visit Peru depends on the things you want to […]

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Sealions - Galapagos Islands, South America

The Galapagos Islands are one of the world’s most incredible places. Located a short flight from Ecuador, the Galapagos are filled with incredible wildlife opportunities, beautiful beaches, and fascinating history. There are also some fantastic Galapagos tours, hotels, cruises, and many things to do. Here, we will mention our recommendation for the top 10 Galapagos […]

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Peru is a favorite country for many visitors because of the many fantastic tourist sights and things to do. You can visit the world’s largest container of wildlife by enjoying excellent Amazon Rainforest tours and cruises, witness one of the New7Wonders of the World at Machu Picchu, enjoy beautiful historic city centres from the Spanish […]

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La Selva Lodge - Ecuador

There are some beautiful places in Ecuador. The country is one of the main tourist destinations in South America and offers a diversity of attractions. Here, we present our recommendations of the top 15 places in Ecuador. These include beautiful places, cities, beaches, rivers, lodges, hotels, and environments. Here is a summary guide and overview […]

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To give you a summary, the wet season starts in mid-November, getting more intense in December, and then ending around early-April. The months of January, February, and December often receive the most rain. The wet weather months are generally avoided, as you won’t get the best views of the incredible mountains or the ruins themselves. […]

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Amazon Tours from Quito

Quito is Ecuador’s capital city and is the first destination many tourists to Ecuador will visit. Quito is home to some interesting museums, galleries, and restaurants. However, to enjoy Amazon Tours from Quito, you will need a short connecting flight to visit the port city of Puerto Francisco Orellana, which is also known locally as […]

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