Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

Casa del Suizo Amazon Lodge

It’s easy to forget how close you are to civilisation when surrounded by the perfect wilderness of the Napo River, the Amazon’s largest and most powerful tributary, and its lush, tropical forests. But La Casa del Suizo is accessible by car or bus (with a secure carpark to leave your vehicle) around three and a half hours from Quito, followed by an easy 20-minute ride on motorized canoe.

Enchanting Ecuador & The Galapagos Islands

Start you trip in the capital of Ecuador, Quito, in a city tour showing the best-preserved Colonial Center in South America and its iconic places. Go off to Otavalo a hefty indigenous market where colorful arts and crafts are the identification of the town. For weaved and leather goods there is also a visit to Peguche and to Cotacachi and an overnight stay at the Karanki Magdalena Community to learn more about the lifestyle of the Andes. Next stop, is Baños the city of waterfalls to later, hop in the train that will take you to Cuenca, in a city tour. To top the experience, finish it all in a luxury cruise experience in one of the most stunning places in the world: The Galapagos Islands.

Highlights of Cuenca – 4dys/3nts

Cuenca is the perfect combination between a natural landscape and the richness of architectural heritage. It´s City center is the oldes residential area, filled with cobblestone streets, colonial balconies, decorated with flowers. The crafted traditions remain the signature of the city and its surrounding are alluring rivers, landscapes and sites of historical importance. Cuenca is the perfect combination between a natural landscape and the richness of architectural heritage. It´s City center is the oldes residential area, filled with cobblestone streets, colonial balconies, decorated with flowers. The crafted traditions remain the signature of the city and its surrounding are alluring rivers, landscapes and sites of historical importance.

Highlights of Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands

Once in Quito or Guayaquil be taken to a city tour to learn about the historic importance of these cities and their most popular sites to visit. Later in the week, hop in a plane to be taken to the paradisiacal archipelago that inspired Darwin with its stunning landscapes and exotic wildlife: The Galapagos Islands.

Natural Wonders: Peru, Ecuador & The Galapagos

The adventure starts in Lima with a city tour in the capital of the Incan Empire, Cusco. There is a visit to Machu Picchu a UNESCO Heritage Site to then head to Quito to a colonial city tour. Then, visit Peguche with its traditional lagoons and the Imbabura volcano, enjoy of an overnight stay at the Karanki Magdalena Community to later cross by train to the Afro-Ecuadorian community of Salinas. Continue the adventure in a comfortable luxury cruise in the Enchanted Islands.

Sacha Lodge
4dys/3nts Amazon Adventure

Imagine walking across a bridge suspended over the rainforest canopy, paddling through creeks in search of monkeys and river otters, climbing to the very top of a giant kapok tree or swimming in a black-water lake, threading your way through trees in search of the world’s tiniest monkey… You‚’ll find these exclusive experiences, plus many more, only at Sacha Lodge, within our pristine 5,000-acre (2,000-hectare) ecological reserve in the Ecuadorian Amazon.