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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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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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Ocean Spray Galapagos Cruise

Ecuador is a fascinating country home to the Galapagos Islands and one of the most wildlife-rich sections of Amazon Rainforest. There are some fantastic luxury tours in Ecuador, including galapagos cruises, luxury galapagos hotels, rainforest cruises, and luxury rainforest lodges. Here, we will mention our recommended luxury tours in Ecuador to make the most of […]

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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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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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Delfin Amazon Cruise - Peru

As neighboring countries in a similar area of South America, Peru and Ecuador remain very similar places to visit in terms of wildlife, geography, culture, and history. However, there are a few differences that we will mention below. To summarize, Ecuador has the Galapagos Islands and a diverse section of Amazon Rainforest making it a […]

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Amazon & Galapagos Tour

To maximize your comfort, service, and wildlife while on your expedition to Ecuador, we recommend the luxury-class La Selva Lodge & Ocean Spray Galapagos Cruise on the Galapagos & Amazon Combo Tour. The Galapagos Islands To give a bit of background, the Galapagos Islands were discovered when the Bishop of Panama was blown off course […]

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Ocean Spray Cruise Deck

The Galapagos are a series of Islands about 1000 kilometers west of Ecuador. World famous as the islands that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, the islands are home to an incredible assortment of animals. You can find giant tortoises the size of small cars, blue-footed booby birds, ocean diving iguana, Darwin’s finches, sea lions, […]

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