Ecuador Bespoke Tours

About our tours…

Steamond Journeys are tailored to the desires of our discerning clients. Here you will find ideas and suggestions to help inspire and guide you towards your perfect Steamond journey.

A full and detailed tailor-made itinerary will be provided for your consideration, before you confirm your booking.The following tour examples are all based on:

2 people travelling together and sharing
a twin room

Transatlantic flights (and internal
flights where featured), including taxes
& surcharges.

Overnight accommodation as featured, including breakfast. Other meals as stated

All inclusive accommodation only where specified. Drinks are not included

Private arrival & departure transfers

Private tours as described, with
English-speaking guide

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Highlights of Ecuador & Galapagos Luxury Galapagos Extreme Sports Adventure


Highlights of Ecuador & Galapagos

PRICES FROM: £4,635 PER PERSON

DAYS
1-3

Depart London Heathrow for Quito, via Madrid with Iberia.

QUITO
3 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast
Private transfer to the hotel
Half day private city-tour of Quito and the Centre of the World. Visit the colonial quarter, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Equatorial Monument that marks latitude 0°.
Full day private excursion to Otavalo. Learn about the local people and their customs and culture and visit an Indian home for lunch to sample some Andean delicacies.

DAYS
4-7

SPIRIT OF THE ANDES TOUR
Tour includes 3 nights hotel accommodation, private transfers, all meals, museum and National Park entrance fees.
4 day immersion in the Andean World from Quito, along the Avenue of the Volcanoes to Cuenca, through the spectacular scenery of the Andes; with visits to centenary Haciendas, fertile fields of vegetables and roses and being in close contact with the local culture. This is a journey along the history, spirituality, flavours, customs, traditions and legends of the Andean Region.

DAYS
7-8

CUENCA
2 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast
Ecuador’s third largest city is a World Cultural Heritage Site and retains its provincial air. Visit the handicraft and flower markets, as well as the impressive architecture including the imposing blue-domed Cathedral.

DAY
9

GUAYAQUIL
Visit the lakes of El Cajas National Park en route to Guayaquil to stay overnight at a hotel.

DAYS
10-14

GALAPAGOS CRUISE
Private airport transfers for your flight to Baltra
Embark the M/V Santa Cruz 4 night cruise of the Galapagos Islands.
Visit Dragon Hill on Santa Cruz Island to see land iguanas and to bird watch.
Disembark at Bartolomé Island on day two for a hike to the summit and excellent views.
Enjoy a dinghy ride around Pinacle Rock before snorkelling with penguins. Head to Puerto Egas to see a colony of fur seals.
Visit the red beaches of Rabida Island to see a large colony of sea lions, marine iguanas, and Darwin’s finches. Look out for dolphins on the way to North Seymour Island, where you can find blue footed boobies.
Return to Santa Cruz Island to explore the highlands and the famous giant tortoises in the wild. Then visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the scientific field work being carried out before visiting the main street of Puerto Ayora to see how inhabitants of the island live.
Disembark at Puerto Baquerizo and visit the San Cristobal Interpretation Centre before a transfer to the airport and a flight to the mainland.

DAY
14

GUAYAQUIL
Overnight hotel accommodation including breakfast.

DAY
15

Private departure transfer for return flight to London Heathrow.

Luxury Galapagos

PRICES FROM: £5,610 PER PERSON

DAYS
1-2

Depart London Heathrow Airport for Quito, via Madrid with Iberia.

QUITO
2 nights luxury hotel accommodation including breakfast.
Private airport arrival and departure transfers.
Half day private city-tour of Quito and the Centre of the World. Visit the colonial quarter, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Equatorial Monument that marks latitude 0°.

DAYS
3-9

GALAPAGOS YACHT LA PINTA
Embark at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal Island for 7 night Galapagos cruise.
Visit the San Cristobal Interpretation Centre before heading to the islet, Isla Lobos, with its colonies of sea lions, pelicans and iguanas.
View the wealth of birdlife on the next stop at North Seymour Island with an opportunity for snorkelling. Visit the marine reserve at Santa Cruz Island where you will find sharks, turtles, seahorses, and a myriad of reef fish.
Learn about the human side of the islands around Champion Islet followed by snorkelling or a ride on a glass-bottom boat.
Disembark on a young lava field that stretches to the foot of the most active volcanoes in the Galapagos. Witness the striking contrast between the jet black lava and the colourful bird and plant life. Continue on to the jewel and the newest of the islands, Fernandina.
Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz, where there may be an opportunity to see giant tortoises in the wild. After lunch at the Finch Bay Eco Hotel, proceed to the Charles Darwin Research Station and the giant tortoise pens.
Climb the Pinnacle Rock of Bartolomé Island for an amazing view, surrounded by golden beaches and turquoise waters.
Disembark at the white coral beach on Española Island and visit unique sea bird colonies including the waved albatross and blue footed boobies.
Disembark at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to fly back to the mainland.

DAY
10

GUAYAQUIL
Overnight hotel accommodation including breakfast.

DAY
11

Private airport departure for your return flight via Madrid.

Extreme Sports Adventure

PRICES FROM: £3,060 PER PERSON

DAYS
1-2

Departure London Heathrow Airport to Quito, via Madrid with Iberia

QUITO
12 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast.
Private transfer to the hotel.
Half day private city-tour of Quito and the Centre of the World. Visit the colonial quarter, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Equatorial Monument that marks latitude 0°.

DAYS
3-5

AMAZON RAFTING
3 day/2 night package including jungle lodge accommodation, full board, private transportation and tours with bilingual guides.
Take class II-III white water rafting on the Anzu and Jatunyacu Rivers surrounded by breathtaking jungle scenery and Amazon wildlife.
Bathe in the Papallacta natural hot springs in the cloud forest as well as natural river pools in the rainforest.
Overnight in Quito with breakfast included.

DAYS
6-8

WESTERN ANDES MULTISPORT
3 day/2 night package including accommodation, full board, private transport, equipment and bilingual guides.
Begin with mountain biking on the road behind Guagua Pichincha Volcano that overlooks the city. Then begin the descend into the cloud forest and to the lodge to stay overnight.
Trek to the beautiful waterfalls of the cloud forest of Mindo where you can spot birds, butterflies and a wealth of flora and fauna.
Experience 30km of Class III rapids on the Blanco River whilst admiring the rainforest and birdlife.
Overnight in Quito with breakfast included.

DAYS
9-10

PASOCHOA & COTOPAXI
2 day/1 night package including accommodation, full board, transfers and tours.
Hike in the Pasochoa collapsed crater cloud forest, observing Andean animals and birds.
Hike through Cotopaxi National Park with impressive views of the world’s highest active volcano.

DAY
10

Transfer to Quito Airport for your return flight via Madrid.