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The Most Complete Guide of Ecuador

Wildlife Encounters

Mashpi Cloud Forest: A dream destination for Birders

The slopes of the Andes are dressed with this wonderful ecosystem, also called “Andean brow” due to its generous vegetation. The cloud forest looks like a mossy jungle with tall

January in Galapagos: Green Sea Turtles lay their eggs

January is the month when Galápagos Giant Tortoises’ eggs start hatching, and sea turtles begin to lay their eggs.  Green Sea Turtles are the only species of marine turtles that lays eggs in the Galapagos Islands!  

Yasuni National Park: Explore this biodiverse paradise

Located between the provinces of Pastaza and Orellana, Yasuni is one of the most biodiverse areas on Earth!

In the heart of the tropical humid forest, the park’s territory encompasses overflowing rivers and low plains at the foothills of the Andes. Yasuni National Reserve covers 9,820 square kilometers, or 3,792 square miles.

Did you know: The breeding season of Galápagos Sea lions is underway!

Galápagos sea lions (endemic to the Galápagos) are non-migratory and can be spotted in the Islands yearlong, but their pupping and breeding season takes place from May through February! If you visit Galápagos this month it is likely that you’ll encounter them in their mating period.

Isabela: An Enchanted Island with much to explore

Isabela is the largest of the islands that conform the Galapagos Archipelago and it is the second with the most volcanic activity! This island is inhabited by fishermen and early colonists that arrived from the continent, attracted by the wonders not yet visited by tourists, as the regular cruise ships do not cover southern Isabela.

Galapagos in May: Blue footed boobies’ mating season

Blue-footed Boobies  are in mating season during April and May, giving visitors the chance to see them do their fancy dance. During the booby-mating season, male Blue-footed Boobies do a fancy courtship dance with lots of hooting, honking and pointing their beaks skyward. This takes place on different times on different islands, but around March-May is a good time to see this particular spectacle. 

Galápagos en enero: ¡Las tortugas marinas anidan en las islas!

Durante el mes de enero en Galápagos las tortugas gigantes empiezan a salir de sus cascarones y las tortugas marinas verdes empiezan a poner sus huevos. ¿Sabías que la tortuga marina verde de Galápagos (sub-especie de las tortugas verdes) es la única especie de tortugas marinas verdes que anida en las islas?