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Latest Travel Tips & Posts

November 10, 2021

Best Galapagos Cruises for 2022 and How to Book

In 2021 Galapagos hotel based packages offer fantastic opportunities to see the islands while staying the on land, in the comfort of a hotel...
October 20, 2021

Quito Altitude Sickness and Treatment

Quito and many other towns in the highlands region of Ecuador sit at a high altitude. The air is thinner, and this is harder work for your body. This can present a few minor issues but....
October 6, 2021

Our Top Rated Hotels in Quito

Many Ecuador and Galapagos Insiders tours involve at least an overnight in or nearby to the nation’s fine capital city, Quito. We use several top-rated hotels very frequently and there are various different...
September 25, 2021

The Galapagos Islands in August

Finding the right time to go to the Galapagos Islands can seem like a challenge, but actually a trip to the Islands can be good at any time of the year, as it is a year-round destination...
September 21, 2021

Our Top-Rated Galapagos Hotels

If you’re visiting the Galapagos Islands on a land-based tour you’ll want to choose a good hotel for your stay. We work with some of the loveliest hotels in the Galapagos Islands, including on Santa Cruz...
September 14, 2021

Traveling to the Galapagos Islands in July

Choosing the best month for a Galapagos visit can be complicated. Visitors want to maximize their chances of seeing as much wildlife as possible in weather they are...
September 1, 2021

Galapagos Islands in October

If you are thinking of visiting the Galapagos Islands in October, you may have picked one of the best times of year. Everyone has their own different preferences, but there are some definite positives...
August 19, 2021

When to Go to the Amazon Rainforest

Visitors to Ecuador that want to explore the Ecuadorian Amazon often have questions about the rainy season in the Amazon rainforest. They wonder when the best months to visit are...
August 14, 2021

The Galapagos Islands in May

If you choose to visit the Galapagos Islands in May, you can rest assured that you picked one of the best months for your visit. One of the lovely aspects of May...
Ecuador and Galapagos Insiders