Ecuador Explorer

Your guide to make the most out of your trip to Ecuador & The Galapagos Islands

Discover Ecuador's Must-Visit Destinations

Ecuador Explorer, the trusted travel guide to Ecuador since 1997.

Ecuador Explorer will help you explore the remarkable diversity of Ecuador: the Galapagos Islands, the Andean Highlands, the Amazon Rainforest, the Pacific Coast, and the fascinating towns and cities of QuitoGuayaquilCuencaOtavaloBaños, and more.

See the before-you-go section, find the most highly rated hotels in Ecuador, and find the most exciting things to do and see with recommendations for reliable Ecuador tour operators. Ecuador Explorer provides packing suggestions, and advice for eating, drinkinghiking, trekkingclimbingbirding, and generally getting the most out of your visit to Ecuador.

Ecuador is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. Excellent hikingtrekkingmountain climbingrafting and kayakingSCUBA divingmountain biking, and road biking, around Ecuador.

Ecuador’s Top Destinations

A city so synonymous with beauty, even the least romantic are defenseless against its charms.

Extraordinary experiences in Ecuador

Top Tours and Cruises in Ecuador & The Galapagos Islands

Hotels & Lodging in Ecuador

Recommended Ecuador & Galapagos Tour Operators

GalapagosIslands .com

Book direct with the Galapagos experts and save!


Travel to the Galapagos Islands on one of many Galapagos Cruise options

Adventure Life

Recommended for Galapagos cruises and Ecuador tours that are custom-designed by South America experts based in the United States.

Galapagos & Ecuador Insiders

Know Ecuador and the Galapagos inside and out. This agency based out of Quito designs customized trips & cruises to the best spots in Ecuador.

Latin Trails

Excellent cruises to the Galapagos on Seaman Journey and a lodge in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

Gulliver Expeditions

Tours of the Galapagos, the Amazon rainforest, trekking in the Andes, and climbing up Ecuador’s highest volcanoes, since 2005. Recently they’ve expanded to offer trips to Peru and Bolivia.