“We only offer the best accommodations, locations that exude atmosphere, places that take you back to glorious times.”

The soul of Ecuador - luxurious private holiday in the northern Andes

This journey takes you to the soul of colourful Ecuador. You will visit colonial Quito, stay at a luxurious lodge in the most beautiful cloud forest of the country and you will go on an adventure at two grandiose haciendas in the Andes Mountains. Extend this journey with an 8-day expedition cruise in the Galápagos Archipelago to a 3-week vacation. In style and comfort, this visit to Ecuador fits in perfectly with an 8-day cruise on the yacht Grace; You can find this expedition cruise here. With this journey, you will create memories for life.

The accommodations

For this journey, we only offer the best accommodations Ecuador has to offer, locations that exude atmosphere, places that take you back in time, with an unprecedented high and personal service level.

For a day to day overview, click here to see the itinerary.

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Unique golf trip including Galápagos (21 days)

A journey in which you combine your passion for golf with your love for nature and culture. You play beautiful golf courses, explore tropical forests, enjoy historic haciendas in the Andes, active volcanoes and the most beautiful colonial cities in South America: Quito and Cuenca, both declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You end your trip with a 4-day expedition cruise in the Galápagos Islands.

Adventurous Ecuador (17 days)

This beautiful, adventurous journey will introduce you to all facets of Ecuador. Nature and an active holiday predominate. You will explore the Amazon, mountain bike among the volcanoes and descend along refreshing waterfalls. The chosen hotels are basic but very good and attractive.

Birding Ecuador (10 days)

Aves Travels is your specialist for birding holidays to Ecuador. We offer both group tours as well as bespoke, individual programs, in which you can explore all the stunning natural areas of this country. This example tour is very suitable for novice birders on a first visit to Ecuador, but also interesting for the more experienced. In addition to trips aimed at spotting unique bird species, we also offer holidays where you combine bird watching with photography. Read about this in our blog “Exclusive birding and photography tours”. Learn more.

New! Explore the Ecuadorian coast aboard a luxury yacht (8 days)

Aves Travels continuously amazes its guests with unique travel experiences. Aboard your intimate, 16-passenger, luxury yacht you will experience a unique variety of nature ranging from mangroves, cloud forests, pristine beaches to uninhabited islands equal to Galápagos atmosphere, vibrant fishing villages, local culture and exquisite gastronomy. This exclusive journey will take you to places that are extremely difficult to reach overland, making it truly an experience of a lifetime.