ECUADOR & The Galapagos
Discover fascinating cultural crossroads set in a surprisingly diverse and breathtaking landscape. Meet amazing local artisans and connect with traditional lifestyles in the Andes. Wander the storied streets and mingle with locals in the beautiful Spanish colonial capital of Quito. Marvel at the world treasure of the Galapagos Islands and learn about conservation efforts to preserve the country’s natural beauty in the face of development.
I chose Crooked Trails because they are committed to culturally and environmentally sensitive travel. Their dedication is unparalleled as evidenced by the level of commitment they put into developing and running their programs.
Our kids had, for the first time, an appreciation of where they live and an understanding of what it would be like to live in another part of the world.
Galapagos Islands Sea Voyage
From $3,875 based on dbl. occupancy
8D / 7N
(Options for 4 or 5 days also available)
Departures available year-rounds
Baltra – Bartolome – South Plaza – North Seymour – San Cristobal – Española – Floreana – Santa Cruz – Baltra
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You’ll be right in the heart of the action on this boat-based Galapagos adventure! Daily shore excursions will engage you with the many moods, wildlife, and landscapes of the islands as you hike, snorkel, swim and explore. Cap off energetic days of discovery watching the sun dip down from the deck of the boat, and then enjoy the after-dark spectacle of creatures swimming just below.
- Experience the wonder of these UNESCO World Heritage islands
- Boat-based cruise on a comfortable, eco-friendly vessel with an amazing crew
- Explore the varied terrains and learn about the host of wildlife on daily guided shore excursions
- Combine with other itineraries in Ecuador or elsewhere in South America
WHY TRAVEL WITH US
Crooked Trails is a non-profit organization focused on transforming tourism into a positive force in the world. We create travel programs that reflect our values and are worthy of the trust placed in us by our travelers. By traveling with us, you can be assured that your money will go to support our partner communities, the causes we support, and our on-going work to make tourism better. We do this by:
Selecting locally-owned hotels, restaurants and transportation in order to ensure your money benefits local people.
Employing experienced local guides who are paid a fair wage.
Offsetting the environmental impacts of travel through initiatives such as our Travelers Against Plastic (TAP) campaign, demonstrating ways to protect local resources, and encouraging the purchase of carbon offsets.
Educating travelers in cultural sensitivity and the social, economic, and environmental impacts of their travels.
Acting on our commitment to the social and cultural protection of people in our host countries.
Offering unique experiences and opportunities for authentic engagement.
Donating a portion of your trip fees to the community development projects we support.
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