Awesome Ecuador tour with the Amazon & the Galápagos

Quito, Baños, the Amazon & the Galápagos Islands

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The perfect package with flights included

Marine Iguanas

Sea Lion, Galapagos Islands

Baños

Tungurahua volcano, Baños

Giant Tortoise, Santa Cruz

Quito

Hotel Swissôtel Quito

Equator Line, Quito

Quito

Hoatzin bird

Pailon Del Diablo, Baños

La Casa de Luis, Baños

Baños

Squirrel monkey

Papallacta lake

Amazon Eco Lodge

Amazon Eco Lodge

Hummingbird

Mindo Cloud Forest

Hotel Fiesta, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, Galapagos

Blue-footed booby

Darwin Research Station, Santa Cruz

Hotel Blue Marlin, San Cristóbal

Galapagos Islands

San Cristóbal

Blue-footed booby

Enjoy mesmerising Ecuador, with rainforest and Galápagos Island stays

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Up to -33% supplier's online rate ?
You'll start your holiday with four nights in a Standard Business room at Swissôtel Quito, including breakfast.

Then, you'll spend one night in a Standard room at Casa de Luis (or similar), Baños, including breakfast.

Next, you'll spend three nights in a Standard room at Amazon EcoPark Jungle Lodge, on a full-board basis.

After, you'll spend two nights in a Double room at Hotel Fiesta (or similar), Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos, on a half-board basis (breakfast and lunch).

Finally, you'll spend two nights in a Standard Double room at Hotel Blue Marlin (or similar), San Cristóbal, Galapagos, including breakfast. Your stay here also includes one lunch.

Please note that if one of the advertised hotels is unavailable for your selected dates, they'll be swapped with a hotel of a similar standard. Please visit our supplier Fleetway's website for more information.

This offer also includes a range of tours and excursions with an English-speaking guide as per the itinerary: visit a native indigenous community in the Amazon Basin and learn about their culture; enjoy encounters with the most amazing wildlife and unique animals; explore the unique wildlife in the Galápagos Islands; snorkel with sea turtles, rays and sea lions; visit the highlands and witness wild giant tortoises; visit Isla lobos; head to Papallacta hot springs; and more.

Please note that the following is not included:

- Travel insurance (mandatory)

- Meals not described in the itinerary (estimated budget USD $180)

- AmaZOOnico Rescue Centre entrance fee: USD $5

- INGALA transit card: USD $20 per person, cash only (subject to change)

- Galápagos National Park fee: USD $100 per person, cash only (subject to change)

- Santa Cruz Island port fee: USD $5 per person

- Wetsuit for rent: USD $10

- Tips and gratuities

Return flights are included from your selected departure airport to Quito, Ecuador. One piece of xxkg hand luggage and one piece of xxkg hold luggage per person are included, as per the airlines' terms and conditions.

Please be advised a Galapagos transit control card (TCC) is mandatory and is checked at the airport in both Quito and Guayaquil before travel to the Galapagos Islands. This will cost approximately US$20 per person (subject to change) and is payable locally in cash. At the airport Galapagos, passengers must present their transit control card (TCC) with their passport and pay the entrance fee to the Galapagos National Park, this will cost approximately US$100 per person.

In order to issue your internal flights and provide snorkelling equipment in Galapagos, the following are required and may be sent to our supplier after booking: your name and surname; passport number and expiration date; date of birth; bedding preference; any food restrictions or allergies; boot size; insurance company name, phone number and policy number; and a 24-hour emergency contact number.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 33% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 12/08/2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Fleetway and is ATOL protected (2478).

A once-in-a-lifetime trip to Ecuador, including the Amazon rainforest and Galápagos Islands, discovering natural wonders and wildlife - includes all travel and epic excursions

Day 1: UK - Quito

Arrive in Quito, Ecuador's ancient Inca capital, where you'll transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Explore the UNESCO-listed Old Town, hop on the TelefériQo for knockout views of the city or start getting acquainted with Ecuador's delicious food. (Meals: none)

Day 2: Quito - Baños

After breakfast, set off for Baños and visit Pailón del Diablo – the second highest waterfall in Ecuador. You’ll also witness incredible El Manto de la Novia, where you’ll take a cable car ride across the Pastaza River canyon. In the afternoon, head to the The Swing at the End of the World. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 3: Amazon


Head into the wilds of the Amazon today. Then head to your lodge and enjoy lunch, before spending time at leisure. In the evening, you’ll head on a night walk in the jungle to observe wildlife, and if it’s a clear night, the stars. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 4: Amazon


Today, visit an Amazonian Kichwa community to learn about their way of life and interaction with the forest. Try a traditional fermented cassava drink and traditional dishes and enjoy a dance performance by the children. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 5: Amazon

Take an early morning canoe ride to Anaconda Island, where you’ll observe Hoatzin birds, monkeys and more wildlife in their natural habitat. You’ll also visit a local family and learn about cultivation and medicinal plants. Return to the lodge for lunch, before heading to the AmaZOOnico animal rescue centre. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 6: Amazon – Quito

In the morning, head to Guango Lodge near the paramo and hot springs of Papallacta, a hummingbird paradise. Take a hike in the scenic surrounds and experience luscious nature. In the afternoon, head back to Quito to relax and enjoy the city at your own pace. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Quito


Today, head out and explore the city at your leisure – take an optional city tour, or head to the Mindo Cloud Forest. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: Quito - Baltra - Galápagos (Santa Cruz)


Transfer to the airport for your flight to Baltra, in the Galapagos Islands. From Baltra, transfer to Santa Cruz by ferry. Stop in the highlands of Santa Cruz, the verdant green habitat of the famous giant tortoises, and enjoy lunch and a tour at a private ranch. Spend the rest of the day at leisure (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

Day 9: Galápagos (Santa Cruz)

Enjoy a half-day tour of Academy Bay. Take a boat trip where you can swim and snorkel with exotic fish and marine life, plus sea lions. You may also catch a glimpse of sought-after blue-footed boobies, before climbing to a nearby viewpoint; if you’re lucky, you’ll witness white-tipped reef sharks. Then, take a walk along the Playa de los Perros. (Meals: breakfast, lunch box)

Day 10: Galápagos (Santa Cruz - San Cristóbal)

Embark on a guided visit of the Charles Darwin Research Station. In the afternoon, transfer to the Santa Cruz dock where you’ll take a boat to San Cristóbal island. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 11: Galápagos (San Cristóbal - Isla Lobos)

Today, take a boat trip to Isla Lobos. Upon arrival, enjoy a guided tour of the island, observing everything from boobies to eagle rays and sea lions. Take a walk around the island and enjoy a swim before returning back to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided walk. (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

Day 12: Galápagos (San Cristóbal) - Quito

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Quito. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 13: Quito - UK

Transfer to the airport to catch your flight home. (Meals: breakfast)

Swissôtel Quito (four nights)

An elegant base situated in the La Floresta neighbourhood, this hotel offers luxurious guest rooms alongside two restaurants serving up a selection of international delights, a bar and delicatessen. There’s also a spa, wellness area and fully equipped gym.

Amenities: two restaurants, bar, delicatessen, spa and wellness facilities, Wi-Fi


Casa de Luis or similar, Baños (one night)


Sitting in the heart of Baños, you’re surrounded by verdant natures and lovely views. As well as spacious and simply styled rooms and suites, you’ll find a breakfast room offering fresh fruits and homemade baked goods, plus a social area with a TV, reading room and cafeteria. There are also tranquil gardens to explore.

Amenities: breakfast room and café, social area, gardens, parking, Wi-Fi


Amazon EcoPark Jungle Lodge (three nights)


This traditional riverside eco lodge is the perfect base for a rainforest adventure. There are four natural pools and a beach, plus a spacious veranda, and a pavilion with hammocks and deck chairs to kick back on. Elsewhere, there’s a restaurant, snack bar, a gift shop and a games corner.

Amenities: restaurant, snack bar, gift shop, veranda, four pools, beach

Hotel Fiesta or similar, Puerto Ayora, Galápagos Islands (two nights)

This charming hotel offers modern and comfortable accommodation on Santa Cruz Island in the Galápagos. You’ll find a lovely outdoor pool, with loungers and parasols on the terrace, as well as a restaurant for when hunger strikes.

Amenities: restaurant, terrace, outdoor pool, Wi-Fi, laundry service


Blue Marlin Hotel or similar, San Cristóbal, Galápagos Islands (two nights)

Situated in San Cristóbal, this hotel is well known for its experiential fishing excursions. At this elegant base, the 14 guest rooms are set across low-storey buildings, while elsewhere there's a small outdoor pool and sun loungers for a spot of relaxation.

Amenities: bar, outdoor pool, fishing excursions, Wi-Fi

Good to know

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Please also note that the following are not included: travel insurance (mandatory); meals not described in the itinerary; AmaZOOnico Rescue Centre entrance fee (USD $5); INGALA transit card (USD $20 per person; cash only and subject to change); Galápagos National Park fee (USD $100 per person; cash only and subject to change); Santa Cruz Island port fee (USD $5 per person); wetsuit hire (USD $10) and tips.

In order to issue your internal flights and provide snorkelling equipment in Galápagos, the following are required and may be sent to our supplier after booking: your name and surname; passport number and expiration date; date of birth; bedding preference; any food restrictions or allergies; boot size; insurance company name, phone number and policy number; and a 24-hour emergency contact number.
Swissôtel Quito, Av 12 de Octubre, y 1820, Quito 170525, Ecuador (your first destination)

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Return flights are included from London Heathrow and Manchester to Quito, Ecuador (via Amsterdam or Paris), with KLM and Air France.

One piece of 10kg hand luggage and one piece of 23kg hold luggage per person are included, as well as internal flights and transfers.

From London Heathrow, with KLM or Air France


Outbound from London Heathrow to Quito, Ecuador, via Amsterdam:

  • Departing London Heathrow at 06.30, arriving into Amsterdam at 09.00
  • Departing Amsterdam between 10.00 and 10.15, arriving into Quito between 14.40 and 16.15

Inbound from Quito or José Joaquín de Olmedo, Guayaquil to London Heathrow, via Amsterdam or Charles de Gaulle (Paris), with KLM or Air France:
  • Departing Quito or José Joaquín de Olmedo between 16.00 and 21.20 , arriving into Amsterdam or Charles de Gaulle between 13.15 or 14.20
  • Departing Amsterdam or Charles de Gaulle between 14.10 and 16.15, arriving into London Heathrow between 14.25 and 16.40



From Manchester, with KLM or Air France

Outbound from Manchester to Quito, Ecuador, via Amsterdam:
  • Departing Manchester between 05.55 and 09.05, arriving into Amsterdam between 08.15 and 11.35
  • Departing Amsterdam between 10.10 and 13.10, arriving into Quito between 14.40 and 19.20

Inbound from Quito or José Joaquín de Olmedo, Guayaquil to Manchester, via Amsterdam or Charles de Gaulle (Paris), with KLM or Air France:
  • Departing Quito or José Joaquín de Olmedo between 16.00 and 21.20, arriving into Amsterdam or Charles de Gaulle between 13.15 and 14.20
  • Departing Amsterdam or Charles de Gaulle between 16.20 and 18.20, arriving into Manchester between 16.35 and 18.50


Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Fleetway, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation. The flight time will be within the time parameters and possible airlines detailed in this offer.

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Fleetway with ATOL number 2748 and your contract is with that company. Fleetway booking conditions are available from http://www.fleetwaytravel.com

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