The coast, villages and countryside of the Eastern Algarve and then explore the treasures of this most westerly corner of Europe.
Straddling the Equator, Ecuador is the smallest Andean nation, but it’s one of the most diverse countries in the world. Ecuador offers startling contrasting scenery that ranges from lush tropical rainforests through glaciated volcanoes to the scenic shorelines of the southern coast. With amazing biodiversity, abundant indigenous culture, fine colonial architecture, tropical cities and a diverse mix of people, there is so much packed into this little gem of a country. Must-see sights inc...
But above all, it has the Galapagos Islands, “Darwin’s laboratory”, arguably the world’s most important wildlife sanctuary. This remote and isolated volcanic archipelago is a truly unique ecosystem where you can get up close on foot to the remarkably fearless wildlife, including giant tortoises, sea lions and penguins, under carefully controlled conditions to protect this precious environment.
Join Ramblers Walking Holidays to walk in Ecuador. Guided by the best tour leaders in the world and sharing the company of a small, friendly group, this exotic yet friendly destination will provide you with a memorable travel experience.
Exploring Andean Ecuador and the Galapagos where on each island we’ll walk with an expert naturalist guide
Full and half day walks at a moderate pace over hilly terrain. Half day walks will probably involve about 3 hours of walking, with full day walks having around 5 hours. Expect ascents and descents of up to 600m. Some days of this holiday will be dedicated solely to sightseeing (or include an element of sightseeing). To enhance your experience, a knowledgeable local guide will accompany your small group for part (or the majority) of the holiday.