Ecuador: Andes, Amazon and Galapagos Islands
This Itinerary is a sample of what we can offer to you. We can tailor-Make it with you depending on your points of interests and needs. Activities can be added as they can be deleted.
ECUADOR PHOTO TOUR
Welcome to Ecuador, a land of incredible natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Join us on a photo tour that will take you on an unforgettable journey through the stunning landscapes of the Andes Mountains, the lush Amazon Rainforest, and the unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands.
Our journey will begin in the charming colonial city of Quito, nestled in the heart of the Andes. From there, we will explore the rugged peaks and stunning valleys of the Andes, where we will capture the majesty of snow-capped volcanoes and the vibrant colors of indigenous markets.
Next, we’ll venture into the Amazon Rainforest, one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet, where we will have the opportunity to photograph exotic wildlife, including colorful birds, monkeys, and other wildlife, and witness the traditional way of life of the indigenous communities.
Our journey will culminate in the Galapagos Islands, a natural wonder of the world, where we will photograph unique animal species such as giant tortoises, marine iguanas, and blue-footed boobies. Our photo tour is designed to provide you with unforgettable experiences, incredible photographic opportunities, and a deep appreciation for the unique and diverse beauty of Ecuador.
WHAT TO BRING
- Your Photography gear.
- Warm clothes for the night and the morning ( gloves, beanie, winter jackets, winter socks ) Rain coat in case of bad luck. Good comfortable walking shoes.
- Headlamp for walking in the dark, essential!
- Sharp eyes and your smile!
- Mid-range zoom to cover a variety of focal lengths
- Wide angle for landscape opportunities and astro-photography (f 2.8 or wider works best)
- Tripod for landscape shots and astro
- Filters for landscapes (ND, Grad ND and CPL recommended)
Departure/Return LocationEcuador’s capital of Quito
What to wearComfortable seasonal clothing and shoes
IncludedAccommodationEntrance FeesExtrasGuideLocal FlightsLunchMealsPhoto AssistanceTransport
Day 1: ARRIVAL TO QUITO
Day 2: QUITO CITY TOUR & MIDDLE OF THE WORLD TOUR
DAY 3: QUITO – CHOCO ANDINO – MAQUIPUCUNA RESERVE.
DAY 4: BIRDING HIKE / TRANSFER TOQ UITO
DAY 5: TRANSFER QUITO AIRPORT / NAPO CULTURAL CENTER
DAY 6: AMAZON PROGRAM
DAY 7: AMAZON PROGRAM
DAY 08: DEPARTURE AMAZON – ARRIVAL TO QUITO
DAY 09: COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK – BAÑOS
DAY 10: BAÑOS CITY TOUR (WATERFALL ROUTE)
DAY 11: BAÑOS TRANSFER TO RIOBAMBA
DAY 12: CHIMBORAZO RESERVE – CUENCA
DAY 13: CUENCA CITY TOUR – GUALACEO – CHORDELEG
DAY 14: CAJAS NATIONAL PARK – GUAYAQUIL
DAY 15: TRANSFER HOTEL – GUAAYQUIL AIRPORT