Isla Isabela is not the easiest place to get to but it is so worth the effort. Within seconds of stepping off the ferry, we saw sea lions, pelicans, baby sharks and penguins right off the dock! Everyone’s favourite Galapagos island? Isabela.
Cotopaxi National Park is just an hour or so south of Quito and is stunningly beautiful. Cotopaxi hike and bike day trip is one of the best, and definitely most fun, ways to see Cotopaxi Volcano. We highly recommend it!
Planning a trip to the Galapagos Islands but don’t want to blow your budget? Puerto Ayora, Isla Santa Cruz is the perfect spot for independent and cheap adventures. Find a collection of awesome things to do in Santa Cruz, Galapagos that won’t break your budget.
Laguna Quilotoa is a stunning emerald-coloured lake in the crater of a dormant volcano, in the heart of the Andes Mountain range. If you don’t have time to hike the Quilotoa Loop, a day trip from Quito is the best way to see it. Here are a few tips to help it be the best day possible.
Be sure to include San Cristobal Island in your Galapagos adventure. It’s a perfect mix of the tourist-filled Santa Cruz Island and the laid-back Isabela Island. Our detailed guide will tell you everything you need to know.
A UNESCO city, there are a lot of amazing things to do in Quito, Ecuador. Learn what to do, where to stay, and other great tips with our complete guide.
A little known attraction in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz is Laguna de las Ninfas. This is a peaceful area for a relaxing walk or picnic.
When you first arrive in Santa Cruz, Galapagos it’s worth the time to visit the Charles Darwin Research Station. Located just outside of town, it’s an easy walk and can easily be combined with another activity on the same day.