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Red Mangrove Hotel - Galapagos Points of Interest

South America offers fantastic destinations to visit. Not only home to the world’s largest and most wildlife-rich tropical forest, the continent offers famous archaeological sites, beautiful beaches, impressive mountains, fascinating rivers and many unique cultures and dining experiences. To choose the best time to visit South America, we recommend deciding the countries you would like […]

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Where to visit the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest crosses nine nations and covers around 40% of the South American continent. Given its vast size, choosing the best country to visit the Amazon Rainforest can be an important decision for your experience. The majority of this impressive forest is found within Brazil and Peru, but significant amounts are also found in […]

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Best Time To Visit Ecuador - La Selva Lodge

Ecuador is an incredible country to visit and which month you choose will mostly depend on when you are free to travel. Ecuador is found in the world’s tropics and the country’s name itself is Spanish for ‘equator’. This means there is a pleasant temperature throughout the year and the most significant temperature difference is […]

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Galapagos Islands - Red Mangrove Hotel

The best time to visit the Galapagos Islands really depends on when you have available for this incredible vacation. The Galapagos Islands are part of Ecuador and found 550 miles (900 km) off the country’s coast. The name Ecuador is the Spanish word for equator and the Galapagos are found well within the world’s tropics. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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