Ecuador small group holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

Galapagos holidays, Ecuador
A First Class wildlife cruise around the 'Enchanted Isles', from 3572 - 4372 (12 days) inc UK flights
Ecuador holiday, Quito & the Galapagos
Experience Quito & the Galapagos Islands, from 2200 (11 days) ex flights
Ecuador and the Galapagos holiday
Villages rainforest and wildlife, from 2476 (14 days) inc UK flights
Galapagos Islands holiday
Home to many interesting species of endemic wildlife, from 3872 - 4422 (17 days) inc UK flights
Ecuador highlands tour & Galapagos cruise
Experience Ecuador's stunning highlands and the Galapagos, from 4998 - 5278 (16 days) inc UK flights
Quito to La Paz overland tour
5 week expedition across the Andes, from 2115 - 2530 (36 days) ex flights
Small group holiday to Ecuador
A short tour that includes the main highlights of Ecuador, from 849 (13 days) ex flights
Ecuador adventure holiday
Delve deep into indigenous culture, from 729 - 799 (18 days) ex flights
Galapagos multi activity holiday
An amazing adventure Galapagos Multi-sports, from 1995 (7 days) ex flights
Galapagos activity holiday
Trek, bike, kayak and snorkel on this fantastic adventure, from 1695 (8 days) ex flights
Ecuador and Amazon holiday
A journey of discovery and exploration, from 849 - 899 (16 days) ex flights
Peru and Galapagos holiday
An inspirational tour combining Peru, Ecuador & the Galapagos, from 4818 - 5178 (15 days) inc UK flights
Galapagos adventure holiday
An active Galapagos Islands adventure holiday, from 2133 (10 days) ex flights
Holiday in Peru, Ecuador and Galapagos
Discover the Inca Trail, steamy Amazon and the Galapagos, from 3649 (21 days) ex flights
South America overland expedition, Andino
An incredible journey combining South America's highlights, from 2821 (56 days) ex flights
Galapagos family holiday
The Enchanted Islands, from 2775 - 3050 (9 days ) inc UK flights
Galapagos cruise, 6 days
, from 1730 - 1870 (6 days) ex flights
Ecuador holidays, Andes to Amazon
Ecuador's landscapes & wildlife, from 2299 - 2699 (15 days) inc UK flights
Galapagos budget adventure holiday
Experience the Galapagos Islands on a shoestring, from 1349 (9 days) ex flights
Ecuador tour on a Shoestring
Insight into the wonderful South American country of Ecuador, from 295 - 355 (8 days) ex flights
Horse riding in Ecuador
Breathtaking horse riding holidays in Ecuador's Andes, from 1380 - 1920 (8 days) ex flights
Galapagos and Amazon holiday in Peru and Ecuador
Explore rainforests and volcanic islands, from 4472 - 4872 (17 days) inc UK flights
Peru, Ecuador & Galapagos vacation
South America's top highlights, from 2249 (14 days) ex flights
Galapagos & Inca Trail tour
Unique adventure of ancient sights & breathtaking beauty, from 2555 - 2760 (17 days) ex flights
Galapagos cruise holiday
, from 3000 - 3120 (10 days) ex flights
Holiday in Ecuador, tailormade
Rainforest, Andes and the Galapagos Islands, from 3650 (15 days) ex flights
Ecuador Highlights Tour
Experience the best of Ecuador on this 9-day tour, from 540 - 630 (9 days) ex flights
Ecuador adventure & culture holiday
A 12 day small group tour to see a different side of Ecuador, from 1750 (12 days) ex flights
Ecuador small group tour
Cultural tour of Ecuador and the Andes, from 1029 - 1129 (8 days) ex flights
Galapagos land based adventure holiday
Amazing wildlife, both on land and underwater, from 1720 - 1970 (10 days) ex flights

57 reviews for Ecuador small group holidays4 star overall rating

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Galapagos adventure holiday
We feel we've had many 5-star holidays but this was certainly one of them. (more)Robert Coifman
Very enjoyable....We hiked the Inca trail; catching sight of Machu Picchu through the cloud as we approached was spectacular! (more)Sue Johnson
Snorkelling with the wonderful under-sea creatures - as well as scores of beautiful fishes, I swam with marine iguanas and sea turtles. Plus the kayaking was a high point for me. (more)Camilla Reeve
From 2133 excluding flights
Quito to La Paz overland tour
Memorable parts? Trekking the Inca trail was fantastic, it exceeded all my expectations. The porters were superhuman and the tour leaders superb. It is the best experience I have had so far. Tips? Listen to the safety tips of your tour leaders regarding valuables. Things did go missing on public transport with some of my travelling buddies. Local benefits? We visited local communities and bought direct from them. Stayed with families to experience their daily life. Overall... (more)Yuetmui Chung
From 2115 - 2530 excluding flights
Galapagos holidays, Ecuador
Very good. (more)Martyn Todd
For me, each new encounter with an animal/bird/sea creature I had not seen before was exciting. (more)Karen Morrow
From 3572 - 4372 including UK flights
Ecuador holiday, Quito & the Galapagos
Memorable parts? Swimming with sea-lions in the Galapagos. Tips? Don't delay! There wasn't anything I could fault. Local benefits? Yes - local guides were used in each city and also for the boat crew. The boat was classified as an eco-catamaran. Overall rating? Excellent. Very sad to have had to leave. (more)Sarah Hext
From 2200 excluding flights
Ecuador and Amazon holiday
Staying in the jungle lodge - in the middle of nowhere was the most memorable part of the holiday (more)Belinda Chavasse
The most memorable parts for me were rafting, tubing, the jungle hike and trip to the wildlife centre. (more)Mair Perkins
I loved the Quichua Homestay... learning their traditions and experiencing life in the jungle. They are wonderful, warm people who seem naturally shy whilst very honest and giving...This was an experience as well as a holiday. I loved it. (more)Amber Bauer
From 849 - 899 excluding flights
Galapagos 2 week cruise, Ecuador
Memorable parts? The fantastic wildlife. The friendly crew. The very knowlable guide. Tips? If travelling alone - pay the extra for your own cabin. Take as little as possible - you can always rinse things out & dry them! A couple of pairs of shorts or trousers & a couple of t-shirts, GOOD soled shoes & sandles. 60+ Sun block, Deet. AND CAMERA(s) Don't spend money on new clothes before you go! Local benefits? The locals certainly appeared to make the most of the tourist trade!!!!!!... (more)Margaret Dolan
From 5072 - 5472 including UK flights
Ecuador adventure holiday
Excellent itinerary....Benefitted local people - especially in two home stays (more)Dot Lemon
Tunguruhua Volcano erupting whilst in Banos, walking around Cuicocha Crater lake, climbing Chimborazo volcano and visiting a funny little rainforest island in Tena were the most memorable parts. (more)Rob Cooper
From 729 - 799 excluding flights
Galapagos activity holiday
Memorable parts? The SEA LIONS are great encounters. Especially on San Cristobal Island being such close proximity with them on beaches is almost unheard of anywhere else in the world! That is a real specialty of the trip! Walking the Volcano surfaces on Isabel Island was amazing too! Tips? Organised tours don't seem to include the chance to be able to Scooba Dive with the Sea Lions or other sea life, so best to book that separately by extending your holiday by 1 day or skip the... (more)Anni Jancsek
From 1695 excluding flights
Ecuador holidays, Andes to Amazon
The most memorable part of the holiday was the temples. 5 stars. (more)Rachel Furnell
A fabulous location, amazing tropical jungle surroundings, wonderful food and the adventure of walking through both primary and secondary jungle, not to mention the 2 hour trip downstream on the Napo River in a motorized canoe. (more)Susan Sargeant
From 2399 - 2699 including UK flights
Galapagos family holiday
We loved the holiday - it was the whole family's favourite to date and was made special because of the other families and the Guides, esp. in the Galapagos where Pedro, the local guide, was intelligent, fun and great with the children. (more)Vimty Muir
The most memorable part of our holiday was the unique wildlife, unafraid of humans - the seals especially. The local people were very friendly and worth spending money on to benefit their economy - children beautiful. (more)Barry A Clout
From 2775 - 3050 including UK flights
Ecuador holiday, Darwin's Ecuador
From the moment we stepped on to the canoe it all became a bit of an adventure. Our excellent local guide Delfin brought the forest to life with his tales of the living in the forest (more)Jane Rawson
The whole holiday was very very good and hugely enjoyable! The time at Bellavista cloud forest reserve was exceptional for me especially as I was able to go back for a few days after the group tour finished and do more walks on my own (saw a sloth even). (more)Alison Pelikan
From 3295 excluding flights
South America overland expedition, Andino
Memorable parts? Uyuni Salt Flats as it was amazing and of course Machu Pichu... despite climbing and barely seeing it from the Sun Gate, the clouds eventually lifted and we were able to get some gorgeous photos one of which I have attached. I also loved the town of Cuzco and Punta Sal in Peru. Tips? On this trip you would meet loads of travellers which I thought was good as you were able to share experiences and learn about people and their life choices! The most important thing... (more)Roxanne Glaud
From 2822 excluding flights
Peru, Ecuador & Galapagos vacation
Fantastic. Great crew and guide. Wildlife unbelievable. (more)Frances Kidd
Most memorable was the opportunity to see close-up the most wonderful selection of animals and birds. (more)David Weller
From 2249 excluding flights
Galapagos adventure holiday with volunteering
A fantastic mix of meaningful volunteering work, organised activities and free time to do your own thing (more)Dot Lemon
The volunteering at foundation reserve is the most memorable as we get to contribute back to the Galapagos National Park as well as making new friends and understanding the objectives/ problems of conserving the Islands. (more)Lisa Teo
The most memorable part was discovering the beautiful Galapagos islands with their varied plants, birds and animals, differing from one island to another. (more)Kate Martin
From US $2190 - US $2390 excluding flights
Ecuador and the Galapagos holiday
Memorable parts? All of it. Ecuador is a lovely country with friendly people but Galapagos is really something special. Tips? Try and get Diego Torres as your tour leader. He was the best tour leader I have ever come across. Supplied us with maps, lists of birds to see in each area and took us to many places not in the itinery and there was even an email from him with a selection of photo's waiting when I arrived home. Some of the transfers between the Islands are a bit rough so... (more)Gill Ash
From 2476 including UK flights
Small group holiday to Ecuador
10 out of ten. Our guide was Richard Anchante. He was excellent, unfailingly helpful, full of local info and stories and very good English. Please commend him to the operator. (more)Barbara Wagstaff
The holiday was very interestingwe have seen many places, from Quito to Cuenca and the Amazon rainforest....the most memorable or exciting part of my holiday were the views seen while travelling by the quite comfortable public busses (more)Halina Siemiginowski
From 850 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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