Top Galapagos Tour Extensions
Most Galapagos cruises are 4 to 8 days long and many travelers are left with additional time on their vacation that they can explore the wonders of mainland Ecuador. Here are our picks for the top Galapagos extensions.
Stay in an eco lodge in the Amazon (4-5 days from Quito)
Explore Yasuni National Park at lodges like Sacha and La Selva provide first class access to prime rainforest. Additionally, Huaorani Lodge gives you an in-depth look at the Huaorani indigenous people.
In the luxury category, the best small boat options are catamarans which ride stable in the water, have spacious cabins and carry up to 16 passengers. Top catamaran choices are the Ocean Spray, Cormorant and Sea Star Journey. Larger boats and small ships (over 16 passengers) are even more stable in the water. Top choices are the Endeavour, Evolution, and Grace.