Luxury Travel to Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands | Kuoda Travel


Experience a Custom Ecuador Tour Designed by the Experts in Luxury Travel

Define How You Want to Experience Ecuador

Arrange a customized Ecuador tour with Kuoda and discover just how much this equatorial nation has crammed within its borders: dense rainforests filled with innumerable species, vibrant indigenous cultures, strange volcanic landscapes and truly striking architecture. Whether you want romance or relaxation, spirited adventure or family fun, Kuoda will work with you to create a personalized trip to Ecuador that’s just right.

For nature-bereft travelers, dreams of the remarkable Galapagos Islands – or as the Spanish referred to them, “Las Encantadas” (The Bewitched Isles) – often spur them to embark on a personalized trip to Ecuador. With giant tortoises and lava lizards tottering freely, as well as flightless cormorants, blue-footed boobies, and of course, Darwin’s finches, the wildlife of these pristine islands never fails to impress visitors. Those looking for close encounters with the world’s most curious creatures can also find them in the surrounding waters, which teem with life, from sea lions and dolphins to the Galapagos penguin – the only species in the world to make its home in tropical waters.

But luxury travel to Ecuador doesn’t begin and end with these enchanting islands. Rest assured, there is a lot more to see, including the jungle (the Amazon), mountains (the Andes) and the paradisaical coast as well as several picturesque colonial towns.

quotesEcuador is a magical place full of some of the most pristine and natural landscapes that will simply take your breath away.

Travel Designer

Thomas Adams

Whether you choose to enter the enchanting world of the Galapagos or wander the historical streets of Quito, Cuenca, and Guayaquil,

Ecuador will very quickly become one of the best places you’ve ever traveled.


Related Ecuador Itineraries

Although your itinerary will be entirely personalized to your interests and requests, we’ve pulled together a few sample Ecuador tour itineraries to give you an idea of what’s possible. Whether it’ll be a luxury tour of Ecuador or a family vacation, these itineraries are a great starting point for your trip planning.

Customized Itinerary exploring the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador

Luxury Galapagos Trip


Travel between mainland Ecuador and the animal-packed Galapagos archipelago with this luxury tour of Ecuador. Wander around the breathtaking high-altitude capital of Quito…

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Private Ecuador tour exploring Cotopaxi and the Avenue of Volcanoes

Ecuador & the Avenue of Volcanoes


This private tour to Ecuador sample itinerary focuses on the culturally rich and less-often explored Ecuadorean countryside. Start your trip in Quito, Ecuador’s dynamic…

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Private luxury tour to the Galapagos Islands

Extraordinary Ecuador & the Galapagos


This customized tour of Ecuador will bring you into close contact with Ecuadorean wildlife and culture. You will explore Ecuador’s high-altitude capital, Quito, before …

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We had an amazing trip! Everything went so smoothly and we enjoyed every minute of it. Our tour guides, drivers, and other Kuoda representatives who met us were so warm, friendly, informative, and helpful. We couldn’t have asked for more.
A. Patel

Featured Destinations in Ecuador

Before we get started on helping you to piece together your perfect Ecuador holiday, take a look at some of Ecuador’s most beloved destinations for inspiration as to what you would like to see included on your Ecuador luxury tour.

Ecuador Travel information

Local Time (UTC/GMT -5 hours)

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Quito, Ecuador Capital City

Quito, Ecuador Capital City

Ecuador Population: Approx. 17 million

Ecuador Population: Approx. 17 million

Official Languages: Spanish, Kichwa, Shuar

Official Languages: Spanish, Kichwa, Shuar

Official Currency: United States dolar

Official Currency: United States dollar (USD)

4 designated UNESCO sites

4 designated UNESCO sites


When to travel to Ecuador? Considering that Ecuador straddles the equator, the climate remains fairly consistent throughout the year with periods of peak rainfall and warmer temperatures. With that being said, you can visit Ecuador all year-round depending on where you would like to visit. If you are looking to enjoy the beaches, it is surprisingly best advised to come during the rainy season which runs from December to May when temperatures are warmer and mornings are typically sunny before the daily afternoon bursts of tropical rain. For those visitors who wish to hike the Andes, June through to November is the best time to go, as the weather is usually cooler and drier. The Amazon is accessible and recommended year round however your experience may vary by the time of year that you visit. The biggest difference being that during the wet season roads are often flooded over and boats become your main means of transportation. In the dry season from June to November, the roads are passable and wildlife are more active and visible. Talk to a Kuoda travel designer today to find out when is the best time for you to experience the best in luxury travel to Ecuador.