This trip gives you the oppotunity to see the highest biodiversity in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest. It offers you a wonderful trip. The Amazon region invites always to start an incredible adventure along the Napo river and admire the amazing wild life. Also you have a chance to see several wild species of flora and fauna.
This program offers you the golden opportunity to discover the wonderful marine life of the Galapagos islands. Indulge yourself in two daily dives according to the Galapagos National Park itinerary, transport to and from the dive site, complete dive gear which includes 2 pieces 7mm wetsuit, regulator, BCD, gloves and weight belt and tanks (does not include dive computer). You will be accompanied by a bilingual guide, in the case of having 6-8 divers an additional guide will be present. We have prepared a contingency plan in case of emergencies; O2, aid kit and hyperbaric chamber are always on board.
The sixteen passengers Aida Maria offers a great combination of comfort, style and economy for tours in the Galapagos. Each of the eight double cabins has a private bath and hot shower, air conditioning and an ample external deck to enjoy sunny Galapagos days. Started operating in the galapagos in 1997offering cruises around the islands as a charter yacht as well as for individual travelers. Its design is based in efficiency and comfort with ample social areas and 8 cabins 2 in main deck,2 in upper deck and 2 in solarium providing optimum comfort for your experience exploring the Galapagos. She takes 16 guests in double cabins with private facilities, A/C and hot water and desalinate having unlimited water. Departure dates for 5 and 8 day cruises starting Sundays and Thursdays.
Landing in the Tababela Airport, you will begin the trip in our beautiful country. Quito will be waiting for you, to show you its historical center, recognized by the UNESCO as the first world heritage place. Quito is an amazing city, full of history and memories and crossed by the Equador Line, which is a special condition, just the African and the American Continent and it makes Ecuador a marvelous place. This location allows our country to enjoy from different weathers and unique ecosystems. Come to visit us and travel through different natural regions of Ecuador, where you can find out the biodiversity in flora and fauna, next to people living there, some of them keeping their traditional costumes and practices. There you will find textiles indigenous factories, the traditional looms. Other cultural manifestations are the shamanic practices, preserved during the time at the highlands and the amazon region.
The Amazon region hides the pure voice of the nature and invites you to start an adventure along the amazing wild life. The Napo Region gives you also the opportunity to see a great diversity of habitats in the Amazon Basin. The jungle holds charms and persuades you to discover its mysteries, so you can slowly watching playing animals and recognize the smell of vegetation. All this wildlife lives quietly as if time did not pass to them and stay happy in a magical time when you may interrupt this scene for make a great photo.
Island hopping or Land based tours at the Galapagos Islands are the programs that you will do, by staying at a hotel with daily visits to the surrounding islands. With this option, you are able to include the visit to the 4 islands which are habited; Santa Cruz, Isabela, Floreana and San Cristobal, plus some other options close to Puerto Ayora-Santa Cruz and Puerto Baquerizo Moreno fully interacting with locals. In our comfortable speedboats, you will be visiting all of them, in a complete itinerary. During the day, our speedboats will connect you from island-to-island. This kind of programs offer flexibility, freedom, relax, tailor made itineraries and the option to practice some other activities, such us snorkeling, trekking, biking, hiking, bird watching, horseback riding, etc.
M/Y Samba Description: Dutch built with teak decks in 1966 as a luxury private yacht, the Samba is now a perfectly well converted cruise boat specialized for Galapagos Islands vacations. The SAMBA accommodates 14 guests, a perfect number to enjoy the magic of the Islands with privacy and flexibility. Its professional, experienced and friendly crew and naturalist guide are devoted to go the extra mile to make your journey a trip of a life time. The upper deck with an outside dinning area and sun protection is ideal for bird and marine life watching. On the main deck, an outside area with reading, resting and also eating space; and inside, there is a dining salon with library with TV/VCR and Stereo. Here is where briefings and conference-talks are given and planning about next day activities. Foredeck has enough space for sun bathing, dolphin watching or just to relax and observe marine life and the beautiful landscape of the islands. The ample and comfortable space on deck makes this boat ideal for nature and photography cruises.
Ecuador has different humanity heritages, like Quito’s and Cuenca’s historical centers will show you the contrast of its XV Century architecture with the modern part. These historical centers were recognized by the UNESCO as the first world heritage site. This special recognitions, the middle of the world and the warm and friendly local people, are conditions you will just find in our amazing people. Also our country, crossed by the Ecuador Line, allow you to see enjoy being just in few hours in different natural regions of Ecuador. The vestiges and ancient architectonical monuments will show you our history.
Visiting Ecuador Jungle will be the best decision of your life because this is an experience that you cannot miss. There you can find the most beautiful places surrounded by wild nature and ancestral communities. This allows you to find the real meaning of nature and feel the wildlife in its natural state. Besides you can enjoy the contact with the rivers of the Amazon Region. The Water with its running rivers, the colorful flora and the playing fauna altogether will provide you magical scenery. So think about it and enjoy visiting the Ecuadorian Jungle.
Floreana yacht offers a great combination of comfort in double cabins with private bathroom and hot water shower, indoor and outdoor dining room; snorkeling equipment, solarium, vhs and tv.
After Spanish conquer in the XVI Century, the costumes and traditions of the indigenous people, were replaced by the Spanish people who arrived at American territory, because their believes were quite different. The Spanish people were catholic and through the religious art, used to evangelize indigenous ones, even scarring the people with the possibility of being punished by God. This way, the Spanish people started to build catholic churches, because they were the temple for contacting God, and they forced local people to work hard in order to create them, but unfortunately over the vestiges of the indigenous temples, destroying them. But undeniable, we the mestizos are a result of this cultural mixture. It has allowed us getting a cultural diversity through our history. The different celebrations will help you to notice the richness of our cultural legacy, come to share them.
Treasure of Galapagos one of the newest catamarans on the islands. Treasure of Galapagos first class catamaran cruise combines the best performance and comfort in Galapagos Cruising, accommodating 16 guests with the highest safety standards on ocean view suites each with a private balcony, the neat design includes a sundeck, Jacuzzi and spacious social areas. Experience Galapagos in the Treasure of Galapagos cruise with the most qualified naturalist guides and be prepared to discover Galapagos Islands mysteries!!!