What to do in Ecuador & the Galapagos

A fly and flop destination Ecuador is categorically not. Whether it's surfing, diving or making like Darwin in the Galapagos Islands; climbing active volcanoes or riding in the Highlands or cruising the Amazon on a liveaboard boat, Ecuador is somewhere to enjoy the outdoors and the beasties that live within it:

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Riding Safaris in the Highlands

South America > Ecuador & the Galapagos > Quito and The Highlands

One of the best ways to explore the Ecuadorian Highlands, north of Quito, is on horseback, riding between historic Haciendas and working farms through spectacular scenery and beneath the snow-capped Andes. Read more

Climbing Cotopaxi

South America > Ecuador & the Galapagos > Quito and The Highlands

Get to the top as the sun rises, and you can see the peaks of the surrounding volcanoes glisten red and yellow and miles of glacier spread below with the twinkling lights of Quito visible in the distance. Well worth the climb. Read more

Galapagos Surf & Yoga Safari

South America > Ecuador & the Galapagos > Galapagos Archipelago

The Galapagos are of course all about the rich variety of marine and land creatures, as well as the harsh but beautiful volcanic landscape. Now guests at Galapagos Safari Camp can combine the two with getting fit – and finding their inner zen - on a yoga and surf safari. Read more

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