Frequently Asked Questions
When is the best time to go?
Travel to the Ecuadorian Amazon is recommended year round and can be paired with any of our Galapagos programs. The Ecuadorian Amazon is always humid, warm and rainy. March through August boast the most amount of rain, while January to March tend to have the least. For the Galapagos however, there are slightly larger variations in water and air temperatures... Read more
What will I will see?
Paired with a Galapagos cruise, the Amazon is the ultimate trip for true nature and wildlife lovers. The wildlife is fantastic in both areas, but don’t be surprised by the wildlife differences as you must have patience while spotting and photographing the rarer species such as collared peccaries, macaws, three-toed sloths and caymans of the jungle. As far as the Galapagos, what you see will depend on the route... Read more
How can I be sure this is the right trip for me?
The Amazon Jungle extension is recommended for those who don’t mind varying weather, as it is common for tropical showers one minute and sunny, hot skies the next. You should feel stable walking at a slow pace on muddy, wet, and uneven terrain for up to 2 hours at a time. It is also recommended that you can comfortably sit in a canoe for long periods of animal viewing and safely climb in and out of canoes with assistance. Our Galapagos programs are designed to be the perfect balance of education, activity and relaxation... Read more