The Galapagos Islands are a diverse set of islands off the coast of Ecuador full of distinct wildlife, idyllic beaches, and incomparable visitor sites that offer a range of interesting activities—from hiking, to snorkeling, close-ups with pre-historic looking animals, kayaking and treks across volcanic islands—to name a few of the endless possibilities. This one-of-a-kind destination is a must when visiting Ecuador.
Andando Tours is the result of Fiddi Angermeyer's unyielding love for Ecuador's natural and cultural heritage. Having been born and raised on the Galapagos, and from childhood taking part in his parent's drive to show the wonders of this fascinating paradise.
Fiddi understood that his calling was to expand a small family business into a world-class tourism operation that understands how to embrace the challenge of sustaining a fragile environment.
In 1992, as his success solidified, Andando Tours was born, out of new desires to expand the company's horizons, offering additional tourism products with the same philosophy of maintaining high standards and environmental consciousness.
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There are not many countries this small that can boast four such starkly contrasting topographical regions. In an area roughly the size of Britain, Ecuador combines coast, rugged mountains, jungle, and the Galapagos. Sun-bathe on Pacific-facing beaches, climb volcanoes or hike around Andean lakes, go zip-lining in cloud forest or canoe up an Amazon tributary, or wildlife-watch in the Galapagos: these 7-day itineraries are full of astonishing variety.
Local people are fond of saying that Ecuador is four countries in one: coast, highlands, jungle, and the Galapagos. Whether you want to relax on the beach, climb volcanoes, hike around Andean lakes, go zip-lining in the cloud forest, canoe up an Amazon tributary or cruise the Galapagos, there is a perfect itinerary for everyone.
An 8-day adventure in Ecuador, starting and ending in Quito. During this trip, you'll get to explore Quito, the Otavalo indigenous market, and the beautiful Galapagos Islands, possibly the best-preserved national park in the world.
Recent Trip Reviews for Andando Tours
Galapagos-cuenca, Galapagos Islands - Sep 14 - Sep 19, 2017
I wish we had known the physical level required for the trip. I found it to be more physical than expected - - not undo-able, but would have appreciated knowing that walking sticks over the lava beds are suggested and vaulting from the panga to the yacht is a 2-3 times a day requirement.
Tariq was responsive and had an answer for our questions within a few hours every time.
Galapagos, Galapagos Islands - Jun 18 - Jun 21, 2017
The trip was awesome!