Galapagos generally is a year- round travel destination to see wildlife – there is no off-season for tours or cruises. There are basically two main seasons: 1. Wet season (from January to April) Average temperatures from 22 °C to 31 °C (70 °F to 84 °F) Occasional heavy showers or thunderstorms, mostly in the afternoon [...]
Our Barefoot Team would love to help you with suggestions, answers to your questions and any help. Email is the best way to reach us to firstname.lastname@example.org, if you prefer to call, you can reach a Barefoot travel consultant at 1-866-ECUADOR ( 718-594-1190), or fill out the contact us form, and we will be back to you ASAP.
The Good Friday Procession in Quito’s Holy Week is one of the most important and biggest ones in South America. In colonial times, the entire city participated in this event. Nowadays Quiteños and tourists arrive from every corner of the city to get a good spot in the narrow streets from where to watch the [...]
Tour de 20 dias para escaladores de alta montaña, incluimos un itinerario de aclimatizacion que termina con Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, mientras visitan lugares como las Termas de Papallacta, el centro de Quito, la conocida y hermosa ciudad de Baños de agua santa y para disfrutar de la selva añadimos 4 dias en el Cuyabeno. Día 1 [...]
INCLUDED: Transfers on the islands Pick-up and drop-off at the airport in Galapagos Accommodation in double cabin Bilingual (Spanish/ English speaking) naturalist guide All meals from lunch on the first day to breakfast on the last day All excursions on the islands (depending on the itinerary you choose) fresh towels & sheets Drinking water, tea [...]
TOURIST CLASS: The target groups of these boats are generally travellers with a limited budget like backpackers or students. They offer only basic services and if you book a tour on a tourist class boat, you should be prepared that you don´t have the same comforts and standards as on a more expensive yacht. [...]
Quito definitely has a new, still hidden, jewel in wide range of hotels : Boutique Hotel Portal de Cantuña recently opened in January 2012 – the 120 year old house which was the family home of the Sánchez family was completely refurbished in a period of 17 months and is now a tastefully decorated, comfortable [...]
The majority of the visitors choose an organized cruise and it is the most recommended way to discover the Galapagos islands: You can choose your ideal boat and itinerary according to your budget and individual interests and you get to see a maximum of the islands as you are doing the majority of sailing night [...]