Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands Blog Posts

February 7, 2019

5 Reasons a Land Based Galapagos Trip is Perfect for Your Family

As world tourism grows in popularity it becomes more difficult to avoid feeling like a tourist. If you are a family that prefers sandy lanes over fast highways, and cozy inns over high-rise hotels, then a land-based Galapagos adventure will thrill you. It is an adventure —  getting there,  staying there, moving around. It’s not…

September 25, 2018

5 Reasons to Not Skip Ecuador

The Galapagos Islands gets a lot of press extolling its beauty — and it is all true. But do you know the Galapagos is part of Ecuador? Honestly, it’s a shame the mainland is often reduced to an airport code and a necessary overnight before heading to the islands. Here are 5 special tastes of Ecuador…

February 8, 2018

See the Galapagos Big 15 on Your Family Vacation

Take your family to one of the most exciting destinations for wildlife viewing in the world. When it comes to searching for unique, endemic species living in their natural habitat, not many places can compare to the Galapagos Islands. This remote paradise attracts visitors from all over world who come to explore the volcanic landscape…

April 28, 2017

Which Galapagos Family Vacation is Best for You?

The “Galapagos” has been one of the most popular destinations since Thomson Family Adventures started offering trips for families in 1998. This unique volcanic archipelago is home to numerous marine species, birds, volcanic rocks, and gorgeous scenery.  An idyllic destination for families! See the Galapagos and Mainland Ecuador There are a lot of different ways…

April 21, 2016

An Update on Ecuador

On April 18 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador. Many communities were affected by the earthquake and the places that were hit the hardest were the coastal provinces of Esmeraldas and Manabi. We have been in contact with our friends and partners in Ecuador and while they are all safe it is clear that this…

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