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Red Mangrove Hotel - Galapagos Points of Interest

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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Top Galapagos Islands Tours

The Galapagos Islands are an archipelago located off the coast of Ecuador. You can enjoy some incredible wildlife experiences aboard luxury cruises or on package tours from Galapagos hotels on the top Galapagos Islands tours. Protected by the UNESCO listed Galapagos National Park, the islands offer beautiful scenery, warm, welcoming water, and are home to […]

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Things to do on the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands have had a change of image since their first accidental discovery. Once described as worthless by a shipwrecked bishop in 1535, the islands are now regarded as an ecological paradise and one of the world’s top tourist destinations. Adding to their popularity, there are some fantastic things to do on the Galapagos […]

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Luxury South America Tours

South America is a fascinating continent and is home to some of the world’s favorite attractions, including the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon Rainforest, Machu Picchu, and much more. Enjoy the incredible ruins of distant cultures and learn of the continent’s fascinating history. After this, have some unforgettable wildlife encounters in the Amazon Rainforest or simply […]

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Scarlet Macaw - Amazon Rainforest Travel

Given its vast size and often mysterious nature among first-time visitors, we’ve made an Amazon Rainforest travel guide to go over the best areas to visit. We will cover the best adventure tours, nature tours, luxury tours, short tours of 2 or more days, and budget friendly options. Jump straight to our selection of the […]

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Galapagos Islands - National Parks & Reserves in Ecuador

Ecuador has protected 19% of its area within a range of reserves and national parks, including the majority of the Galapagos Islands and a couple of other UNESCO-listed areas. Enjoy a diversity of habitats, such as rainforest, páramo, volcanoes, mountains, dry tropical forest, mangroves, islands, and marine areas. Within these reserves and national parks, you […]

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La Selva Lodge, Yasuni National Park, Ecuador

The UNESCO-listed Yasuni National Park covers around one million hectares of lowland Amazon Rainforest and contains a record-breaking diversity of animals and plants. The park is situated along the Napo River in eastern Ecuador and is one of the favorite places to visit for nature lovers or people looking for a more adventurous vacation. With […]

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La Selva Lodge - Ecuador

Ecuador is home to one of the richest sections of rainforest in the entire Amazon Basin. There are some excellent jungle lodges in Ecuador to experience Amazonia and to see iconic wildlife, such as toucans, macaw parrots, many different monkeys, and more. In Ecuador, the Amazonian gateway town to experience the rainforest is called Coca. […]

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