• Kids love the tame and incredible wildlife of the Galapagos.

  • Experience new cultures with fun activities that help show kids alternative lifestyles.

  • Swim in rivers and waterfalls in verdant cloud forests.

  • Visit the equator - stand at the centre of the earth!

  • Haggle for colourful crafts in the world famous Otavalo market.

  • Completely flexible itineraries designed to meet the needs of your family.

So many highlights! Observing the courtship dance of the waved albatross on Espanola; the magnificence of Lake Quilotoa; Observing a feeding Sloth in the Amazon; swimming with sharks and sea turtles; hummingbirds at Bellavista. No low points.

Juliet Hately, Ecuador and Galapagos


Ecuador and Galapagos Family Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrival Quito, transfer to hotel

  • Day 2

    Quito city tour, Teleferico ride, hotel (B)

  • Day 3

    Equator visit, Otavalo, Hacienda Chorlavi (B,L,D)

  • Day 4

    Peguche Waterfalls, Andean Musicians, Condors, Hacienda Chorlavi (B,L,D)

  • Day 5

    Pahuma reserve, Maquipucuna Cloud Forest Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 6

    Cloud forest walk, waterfall swim, local cooking, Maquipucuna (B,L,D)

  • Day 7

    Local school visit, return to Quito, hotel (B,L)

  • Day 8

    Transfer to airport, fly to Galapagos and transfer to hotel, Puerto Chino tour (B,L)

  • Day 9

    Kicker Rock or Lobos Island, boat and snorkel excursion, hotel (B,L)

  • Day 10

    Transfer to port, public speed boat to Santa Cruz, Highlands and Charles Darwin Station, hotel (B,L)

  • Days 11-12

    Boat and snorkel excursions to nearby islands, hotel (2 xB,L)

  • Day 13

    Tortuga Bay, free afternoon, hotel (B,L)

  • Day 14

    Transfer to airport, fly to mainland, trip ends or add extra nights (B)

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What's Included?

Mainland: Private transport, English-speaking trip leader, lodging in good tourist class hotels/lodges, meals listed in the itinerary (B-b’fast, L-lunch, D-dinner), entrance fees, guide and driver costs, trips as listed.

Galapagos: Shared transport (no public transport), trips (private land excursions and shared boat trips) and meals as listed, English-speaking tour naturalist guide, snorkel equipment

What's Not Included?

Mainland: International flights (we can look for these for you), insurance, meals not listed, tips, alcoholic or soft drinks

Galapagos: Flight Ecuador-Galapagos-Ecuador, Galapagos National Park entrance fee or INGALA tourist card, alcoholic drinks/ soft drinks /gratuities, insurance, personal items

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