10 days, two worlds one journey


10 days, two worlds one journey

We invite you to experience the best of two worlds. Discover the hidden treasures of the Ecuadorian Amazon, open your senses and connect with the environment while enjoying the luxury and comfort of La Selva Lodge. Find out why the Galapagos Islands is arguably the most famous place for natural observation in the world. Pristine beaches, prime itineraries, close encounters with wildlife, aquatic activities and more, will be part of your journey. The magnificent Petrel Yacht will take you around the Islands to unravel the secrets of the Islands while enjoying the services of a high-end vessel. Live this infinite experience.

What´s the tour like?

Travel Style: Natural Wonders
Nature wonders, Awe-inspiring views, extraordinary biodiversity and natural discovery like nowhere else. Unforgettable experiences to connect with nature at its purest.

Service Level: First Class
All the way in attention to detail, comfort and service. The perfect combination of elegance, exclusivity and coziness to make your trip delightful.

Age Requirements:
Suitable for all ages. All travelers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Group Size: Small
Small size group. Max. 16 people

Physical Requirement: Average
Itineraries include light and moderate physical activities like walking and hiking. Accesible to most healthy travellers.


Day 1- 5- 9 Quito

Day 2- 5 Coca

Day 6- 9 Galápagos

10 days

Infinite Ecuador


$ 4375USD

Special Offers

What´s included?

In Quito:

  • Accommodation in 5 Stars Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Quito City Tour Express (Optional)
  • Transfers To/ From Airport

Amazonia and Galápagos:

  • Assistance at the airports: Quito, Coca, Galápagos
  • Transfers in the City of Coca
  • Canoe transportation from Coca to the Lodge on Schedule days, transportation in Galápagos to the Cormorant
  • Accommodation + all Meals
  • Guided Excursions
  • Bilingual English/Spanish speaking naturalist Guide+ Native assistance guide
  • Rain Poncho and Rubber Boots will be provided during your stay at the La Selva Lodge. Boot size up to Ten and a Half men size.


  • In Quito: NH Collection/ Sheraton/ Patio Andaluz (At your choice)
  • La Selva Lodge: Family Suite/ Superior Suite/ Scenic Suite
  • Petrel: Standard Cabins


All meals a board are included/ Special dietary needs available on request.


Airplane/ Canoe/ Motorized Canoe/ Kayaks/ Motor Boats/ Yatch


Amazonia: Canoe along the River canals, Visit to the Observation Tower, Swimming, Land Excursions, Parrots Clay Lick, Natural History Lectures and much more!!

Galápagos: Land Excursion, Snorkeling with Sea lions, Diving, Natural History Lectures and much more!!!

“It really was a dream trip! So much to see and do, but also time to relax in a beautiful place. Our guides showed us birds, animals, and butterflies that were just unbelievable. The crew were all great; helpful, cheerful and informative. Eduardo was the director and very special. The guide, Harry, was terrific. And the ship was top-notch. We'd like to thank you for all your help. Everything went very smoothly for the whole time”. María and Willson, Georgia- Tripadvisor

Itinerary: 10 days / 9 nights

Day 1

  • Arrival in Quito and transfer to hotel

Day 2: Departure from Quito International Airport to Coca

  • You will be met by one of our La Selva representatives in the National departure area. Here they will assist you with the check-in process and give you a short briefing about the journey.
  • After a 30 minute commercial flight to Puerto Francisco de Orellana “El Coca”, our representative will transfer you by private transportation to the city’s main dock at the Napo River.
  • The next two hours will be on a motorized canoe heading down river on what will be the beginning of an unforgettable experience in the tropical rainforest, the Amazon.
  • At the end of the motorized canoe ride, you will be dropped off at La Selva’s main dock and your first close encounter with the rainforest begins and the final leg of the trip to the lodge will be completed in a paddle canoe. The only thing you must take care of during this part of the trip is your carry-on and camera equipment, all other luggage will be transported by La Selva staff.
  • The manager will be waiting to greet you with a refreshing juice, snacks and a short briefing with general information about your stay at La Selva.
  • 4:30 pm – Intro To The Rainforest One of the Naturalist Guides will give you basic info about the tropical rainforest, the Amazon, and how La Selva operates. The idea is to begin your activities with background knowledge of the amazing place you have just arrived to.
  • 5:00 pm – Matapalo Trail This trail was given the Spanish name of the famous Strangler fig (Ficus sp), one of many remarkable trees that you can find on this short walk. Mahogany trees over 400 years old can be seen and your guides will share their knowledge of the flora and fauna. Due to the time of day there is great natural light and the diurnal and nocturnal animals are beginning their daily transitional activities.
  • 7:00 pm – Snacks At the bar you can find snacks and order cocktails from the bartender. Or, feel free to help yourself to limitless tea and coffee.
  • 7:30 pm – Dinner Dinner will be served at this time. Find your seat and get comfortable while our waiters serve you each course.

Day 3: Observation Tower/ Charapa Trail

  • 6:00 am – Wake Up Call
  • 6:30 am – Breakfast
  • 7:00 am – Observation Tower/Tucaneta or Mandi Forest


After a 20 minute walk the observation tower comes into sight.  This amazing construction will allow you to climb 120 ft above the forest. Your Naturalist and Native guides will help you spot the colorful birds of the Amazon, maybe even certain primates. On the way back from the tower there is the option of taking the Tucaneta Trail where your Native Guide can show you some of the medicinal plants still in use today and your Naturalist Guide will provide you with interesting info on the ecology and natural history of the Amazon.

There is also the option of visiting the beautiful lagoon of Mandi Cocha. A hike of about 1 hour takes you to the lagoon where an Igapo Forest is present, meaning that the forest is temporarily flooded by black water. Different species of birds and even giant otters can be seen here.

  • 1:00 pm – Lunch
  • 4:30 pm – Charapa Trail. This trail goes on for about an hour beginning at the lodge and ending by the edge of the lagoon. It is a great loop where different mammals, monkeys and birds can been seen that come closer to the lagoon at this time looking for food. It is also perfect for witnessing an Amazonian sunset from the water in the canoe.
  • 6:40 pm – Night Canoe Ride With the help of a spot light your guides will take you around the lagoon via canoe looking for nighttime wildlife. This is also a great opportunity for star gazing!
  • 7:30 pm Dinner

Day 4: Parrots Clay Lick/ Garzacocha Lagoon/ Ceiba Trail

  • 6:00 am Wake Up Call
  • 6:30 am Breakfast
  • 7:00 Parrot Clay Lick and Mandi Wasi Today you will make your way back to the Napo River and take a motorized canoe ride to the clay licks, one of the most fascinating displays of the wild world. Hundreds of parrots and parakeets gather here to eat the mineral rich soil, an important part of their diet. Binoculars are essential to really capture the moment. After the clay licks we will take you to experience our Cultural Activity. An Amazonian Kichua woman will welcome you at their community center to share their life of the Kichua’s in the Amazon. This is special because it is part of the Amazon you do not find on the maps and provides the special and unique opportunity to really get to learn more about the people of the Amazon.
  • 1:00 pm Lunch
  • 4:30 pm Garzacocha Lagoon and Ceiba Trail
  • This is one of the most beautiful lagoons in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Here there are many chances to see monkeys and birds and sometimes families of squirrel monkeys join capuchin monkeys looking for food. The tremendous calls of the Howler monkeys can be heard in the afternoon and the smallest monkey in the world, the Pigmy Marmoset can be seen here too. Plenty of birds like the Hoatzin, toucans or macaws can also be seen flying overhead.
  • 6:30 pm –Nocturnal Walk On a night walk we give you the chance to enjoy the creatures and sounds of the Amazon Jungle at night. Sometimes we can see amazing things during this activity. Make sure you bring a flashlight for this fantastic experience.
  • 7:15 pm – Departure Briefing Our manager will provide you all the necessary information about your departure procedure for the next morning.
  • 7:30 pm – Dinner

Day 5: Departure Day

  • 6:00 am Wake Up Call
  • 6:30 am Breakfast
  • 7:00 am Departure for Coca In accordance to your briefing the night before, you will have an early wake up call, breakfast and departure from the lodge. The lodge staff will assist you with your checked luggage and the motorized canoe ride will head upstream back to Coca, where our representatives will take you to the airport to help you with your checked luggage and boarding passes.
  • Flight back to Quito. Transportation to the Hotel. Free afternoon

Day 6: Deaprture to Galapagos Islands

  • After Breakfast, will be headed to the International Airport where where will have our flight to Galápagos in the morning. At your arrival, you will be meet by a Yacht representative after passing Galápagos customs and picking up your luggage.
  • At your arrival to the Yacht you will receive a briefing about the usage of the facilities and general rules of Galápagos.
  • You will be headed to your Cabin and after Lunch is when the adventure starts .
  • In the afternoon we will visit the Interpretation Center of San Cristobal, will be interactive exhibition providing information about the history and biodiversity of Galapagos.
  • After the visit to the Center of Interpretation will be headed to “Galapaguera” to know more about the Galapagos Giant Tortoise and the incubation program established for the National park.
  • Dinner and briefing for the next day.

Possible Activities: Walk

Difficulty: Easy

Type of Landing: Dry Landing

Highlights:  Giant tortoises up close and roaming freely, exhibits of various stages of tortoise breeding, learn more about origin, evolution, natural habitat, and threats of introduced animals and plants.

Day 7: Espanola Island – Gardner Bay/Osborn Islet/Gardner Islet

  • In the morning will anchor in Española Island and after breakfast.
  • Will visit Gardner Bay where the water color is turquoise. This bay is a colony of a large population of sea lions and will receive an explanation about Sea Lions.
  • Possible Activities: Walk, Snorkel, Panga Ride Difficulty: Easy/Moderate Type of Landing: Wet LandingHighlights: Espanola Mockingbird, longest beach in Galapagos, three species of Darwin’s finches, large colony of sea lions, occasional green sea turtles.  Snorkel – coral fish, sea lions, and other marine life.
  • After Lunch

Will visit Osborn Islet where you can snorkel and swim and enjoy a real spectacle of nature. In the afternoon we will head to Suarez Point, this is a phenomenal site where you will get to see many of Espanola Island’s endemic species.  The trail will pass by the only Waved Albatross breeding site.  If you are lucky you might see a young albatross take off for its first flight for up to five years at sea.  Older birds stay at sea for months at a time, only coming back to breed.  They have the same mate for life and will meet each other each year, only here to reproduce.

Other species that can be seen are marine iguanas that stay brightly colored year round, Galapagos doves, Nazca boobies, blue-footed boobies, swallow-tailed gulls, red-billed tropic birds, and Darwin finches.

Possible Activities: Hike

Difficulty: Moderate

Type of Landing: Dry Landing

Highlights:  Only Waved albatross breeding site, blow hole on the point, Nazca boobies, swallow tailed gulls, red-billed tropic birds, three different species of finches, Galapagos doves, marine iguanas, sea lions.

Day 8: Floreana Island – Devil’s Crown/Cormorant Point

  • In the morning we will anchor in Floreana Island, after breakfast.
  • Will go to Cormorant Point, where we will cross a small path to arrive at a Salt Water Lagoon that is quite desired by the Flamingos. ü  Afterwards we will go to Corona del Diablo where we will snorkel, undoubtedly one of the best areas to observe the variety of marine species found in the Galapagos.
  • Possible Activities: Snorkel, panga ride, hikeDifficulty: Easy/ModerateType of Landing: Wet LandingHighlights:  Devil’s Crown – a wide array of colorful fish species – king angel fish, balloon fish, yellow tail grunts, white-tipped sharks, hammerheads, eagle rays, sea turtles, sea lions and more.  Cormorant Point – flamingoes, green olivine crystal beach, coral beach, pintail ducks, large-billed fly catchers, several finches, green turtle nesting area, and stilts.
  • After Lunch
  • Will visit the Post Office, a beach of white sand, which in the past the sailors received their letters in a barrel and arrived in that area.

Will visit the Post Office, a beach of white sand, which in the past the sailors received their letters in a barrel and arrived in that area.


Possible Activities: Walk, kayak, panga ride, snorkel

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Type of Landing:  Wet Landing

Highlights:  Barrel Post Office – leave/pick up post cards, remnants of Norwegian settlement, beach, sea turtles, amazing landscapes.  Snorkel – Sea turtles, corals, rays, colorful assortment of fish species.

Day 9

In the morning we will anchor in the Island of Santa Cruz, where we will have our last excursion in the scientific station of Charles Darwin, where we will receive information of the exclusive care of the Enchanted Islands of Ecuador.

  • Possible Activities: Walk
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Type of Landing: Dry
  • Highlights: See the latest advances in research at the Charles Darwin Research Station.  Also see Giant Tortoises and land iguanas.

Transfer to Baltra Airport

  • Your cruise has officially come to an end. We hope you enjoyed your Galapagos Cruise!  We will now transfer you to your scheduled departure from Baltra Airport to mainland Ecuador.  Safe travels!
  • Transportation to the Hotel, free afternoon in Quito

Day 10

  • Our trip has come to an end, after breakfast at the Hotel, you’ll be headed to the International Airport to your flight back home.
  • Safe travels!


We invite you to experience the best of two worlds. Discover the hidden treasures of the Ecuadorian Amazon, open your senses and connect with the environment while enjoying the luxury and comfort of La Selva Lodge. Find out why the Galapagos Islands is arguably the most famous place for natural observation in the world. Pristine beaches, prime itineraries, close encounters with wildlife, aquatic activities and more, will be part of your journey. The magnificent Petrel Yacht will take you around the Islands to unravel the secrets of the Islands while enjoying the services of a high-end vessel. Live this infinite experience.



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What´s Included

In Quito:

  • Accommodation (Hotel at your choice)
  • Breakfast
  • Transfers to/from airport as described in itinerary

 In Amazon Jungle:

  • Accommodation
  • 3 daily meals
  • Pure water
  • River transportation and local Coca airport transfers
  • All excursions
  • Native guide and naturalist bilingual guide
  • Rubber boots provided when needed for excursions

In Galapagos:

  • Accommodation in double cabin with private facilities
  • 3 daily meals
  • Daily excursions with bilingual guide
  • All transfers in Galapagos
  • Migratory Card
  • fuel charges
  • All soft drinks during the cruise
  • Champagne reception
  • Use of snorkeling gear and wetsuits


  • Flight in/out Quito- Coca- Quito
  • Flight in/ out Quito- Galápagos- Quito
  • Meals and services not specified
  • Entrance fees to national park Galapagos 100 usd per person
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Others not Specified

Highlights of the Tour

Amazon Jungle:

  • The area surrounding La Selva has perhaps the largest list of bird species in the neo-tropics due to its ideal location on the border of Yasuni National Park. Thanks to biodiversity and top-notch guides, you will have the chance to see unique flora and fauna.
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Hiking
  • Birdwatching and wildlife observation.



  • Land Expeditions
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling



NH Collection: Nestled in the heart of Quito, just steps away from Ecuador’s World Trade Center, NH Collection Quito Royal offers exquisite comfort and style in the hub of the business district.

Sheraton: We aim to offer you the best in travel. An array of perks, amenities and services will make your time with us as stress-free and personalized as possible. All you have to do is ask.

Patio Andaluz: Hotel Patio Andaluz Quito, elegant Boutique hotel located to only 150 meters (490 ft.) of the Main Square also known as the Independence Plaza, offers a particular surrounding in the center of the Colonial borough of Quito


La Selva Lodge: The foremost and leading sustainable ecolodge in the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve, La Selva Amazon Ecolodge & Spa sits on the shores of Garzacocha lagoon awaiting your arrival.

Galapagos Islands

Petrel Yatch: A luxury adventure in the enchanted Islands

Main Deck
2 Suites
2 Doubles Cabins

Upper Deck
4 Doubles Cabins
1 Simple Cabin

Cabin Features

La Selva Lodge

Count with 4 Family Suites of 7.5m x 7.5m available/ 12 Superior Suites availables of 37 sq.m/ 3 Scenic Suites available of 25 sq.m.


Private Porch

King and twin sized beds

Exclusive private bathrooms

Balconies (Scenic and Superior Suite)

Luxury bed linens

Petrel Yatch

Count with 2 Suites, 6 Double Cabins and 1 Single Cabin


Private Balconies
King and Twin sized beds
Air Conditioner
Indoor Living Room (Suites)
Private Bathrooms

Family Suite, Superior Suite and Scenic Suite

Suites and Standard Cabins

Facilities & Services

La Selva Lodge

Ample Social Areas
Reading Room
Observation Deck

Petrel Yatch

Ample Social Areas
Reading Room
Observation Deck

Dining Room and Social Areas 

Dining Room, Social Areas and Sundeck

Additional Information

Packing List

Insect repellant
Small backpack Hat (preferably with a brim)
Shorts, Long pants, T-shirts, Long and Short sleeved shirts, Wind breaker / light raincoat, Bathing suit, Comfortable walking shoes, Sneakers with rubber soles, Outdoor Sandals, Camera and binoculars, Extra film, memory cards, discs Spare batteries
Any medicine you may be taking
Insurance documentation
Money (US$ cash) Major Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard)


TopExperiencesEC understands that in order to take a trip, the passenger is in perfect physical and mental health. By booking a cruise and by boarding the ship the guest will comply at all times with applicable rules and regulations of the ship and orders and instructions of the ship’s officers and medical staff.

We reserve the right without liability to require a guest to disembark and/or to refuse to board and transport a guest who, in the judgment of the tour operator or the ship’s Captain, is unfit to travel or may require care beyond that which the operator is reasonably able to provide.

The tours we offer range from sea level up to 4000 meters above sea level. If you have a condition that is aggravated by altitude, ask your health care professional before deciding to take a trip.

General Conditions

TopExperiencesEC will not be held responsible or compensate for any flight delays that may affect your participation in our tours. Flights booked with different airlines are subject to their own Terms and Conditions, and Limitations of Liability.

TopExperiencesEC reserves the right to pass on to its guests (including fully paid and deposited guests) any taxes and fees imposed by government or quasi-government agencies that relate specifically to a guest’s itinerary. “Taxes and fees” include any and all fees, charges, surcharges, tolls and taxes imposed by governmental or quasi-governmental authorities including, but not limited to, customs fees, per person berth taxes or fees, embarkation and/or disembarkation fees at ports, airline transportation fees, dockage fees, and wharfage fees.

Fuel supplements and surcharges
TopExperiencesEC reserves the right to charge a per person fuel supplement if the price of fuel increases any time prior to sailing up to and including the day of embarkation.

We may collect any taxes, government fees/quasi government fees and fuel supplement (the “Surcharges”) at the time of booking, prior to sailing or on board the vessel, even if the cruise fare has been paid in full. Surcharges will be invoiced accordingly.

General Itinerary or Vessel Changes
All fares, offers, savings, programs and itineraries are subject to change without notice.

Important Notes

Arrival to San Cristobal Island (GALAPAGOS)
Assistance will be provided upon your arrival by a Petrel representative after passing through immigration and baggage claim. When ready, you will be transferred to the yacht. You will then be shown to your cabin where you will have some time to settle in before the welcome briefing and lunch.

Entrance Fee
The Islands are part of the Ecuadorian National Parks system. There is an entrance fee of US$ 100 for adults and $50 for children under 12. The fee is collected on arrival in the airport in the Galapagos Islands and is ONLY payable in cash. Credit card or travelers checks are not accepted. Your guide will meet you immediately after you have paid the fee and take you to the boat.

We always receive great reviews about the food on board. There is a varied menu onboard, including international and local cuisines, designed to accommodate a variety of dietary needs including vegetarians. There is always a choice and at least one vegetarian option. If you have any special dietary needs please let us know in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements. All meals on board are included in the cruise price.

Island Visits
The catamaran will anchor at two visitor sites each day. You will be ferried to the islands in “pangas” (local name for dinghies). Once ashore your guide will lead you along marked trails explaining the natural history as you walk. Island visits are done at a leisurely pace allowing plenty of time to enjoy and photograph the amazing wildlife and scenery. There is often an opportunity to swim and / or snorkel during these visits should you wish.

Booking Policies

All TopExperiencesEC trips are booked online, over the phone or by completing a booking form. You can pay by credit or debit card and via bank transfer. Full payment must be made at the moment of booking. Once we have received the payment, we will send you an email receipt of your payment and the details of your booking. Also, one of our team members will be in contact with you to help you with anything else you might need.

Means of Payment

TopExperiencesEC accepts the following mean of payment:

Wire Transfers in US dollars to:

Banco Internacional
Address Av. Patria y 9 de Octubre Quito – Ecuador
Account Name
Andrade Benavides


Account Number 700628456



We may cancel a trip at any time prior to departure if due to terrorism, natural disasters, political instability or other external events it is not viable for us to operate the planned itinerary. If we cancel your trip, you can transfer amounts paid to an alternative start date or in circumstances where cancellation is due to external events outside our reasonable control; refunds will be given less any unrecoverable expenses. We are not responsible for any incidental expenses that you may have incurred as a result of your booking including, but not limited to vaccinations, travel insurance excess or non-refundable flights.

In the case of a cancellation due to medical reasons, we require a medical certificate. With this, we will provide a credit note of a value of 50% of the booking for the guest. This credit note is valid for another departure for one year from the cancellation date. This credit note will not be issued for departures during Peak Season.

In the case of cancellation due to death, we require a certificate. With this, we will provide a credit note of a value of 50% of the booking for a future departure by a friend or family member. This credit note is valid for another departure for one year from the cancellation date. This credit note will not be issued for departures during Peak Season.

120+ days prior, 10% of total invoice retained
60-119 days prior, 20% of total invoice retained
Less than 60 days prior to departure, 100% of total invoice retained

Insurance and Security

Travel Insurance is compulsory for all TopExperiencesEC tours. Travelers need to show proof of their travel insurance before participating in the tour. If you need help booking a travel insurance, please email us at

Booking Security: Payment is 100% secure when purchasing from TopExperiencesEC. Your financial details are processed through a secure server using the describer latest technology. If you have any questions regarding our security policy, please contact us at

Aditional Resources

Galapagos National Park Rules
Ecuador established the Galapagos Islands National Park in 1959, covering 90% of Galapagos Islands area, all the lands are already included. The Galapagos Islands National Park service started in 1967 until today. The Galapagos Marine Reserve was opened in 1999 to preserve the marine wildlife in the sea near to the Galapagos Islands. For more, please visit:

Our environmental policy, allow us to generate in our guests conscience towards protection of the ecosystems we visit. All our expedition staff will motivate guests to follow the good environmental practices of our operation.

The Galapagos National Park Service regulates all visitor activities within the park’s boundaries, including the vessels itineraries. Visits both within the National Park sites and the Marine Reserve, are led by licensed Naturalist Guides. By following these rules, you are directly contributing to the ongoing preservation efforts of local institutions. Take only photographs and wonderful memories; leave only footprints.

Please stay on the trails.
Please do not disturb any wildlife or remove any native plant or rock material.
Please make sure you do not accidentally transport any live material to the islands, or from island to island. Insular ecosystems are fragile biological units.
Please be cautious at approaching wildlife, and always follow your Naturalists´ advice.
Animals are not to be fed by humans. Particular attention should be given to water bottles.
It is prohibited to bring food to the visitor’s sites.
Please do not startle or chase any animal from its resting or nesting area.
Smoking is not allowed on the islands, nor is it in any boat (dinghy) during your visits. The use of cellular or satellite phones is prohibited on the visitor’s sites.
Please do not buy any souvenirs made from native Galapagos species (except for wood).
Conservation is everyone’s business. Please do not hesitate to show your conservationist attitude. Become a Galapagos supporter and ask us about our conservation programs that support sustainability on the islands.

Terms to Know


Limitations of Liability

TopExperiencesEC cannot be held responsible for any loss as a result of the failure of any third-parties (including tour operators, hoteliers, airlines); however, we will give every reasonable assistance in helping you resolve any dispute. Our responsibility as a tour agency is limited. We are not liable for any personal injury, death, damage, loss, accident or delay which may be occasioned by any vehicle, company or person engaged in conveying you or carrying out the arrangements of the tour or otherwise in connection therewith.

Emergency Contact

Emergency Contact: Should you need to contact us during a situation or emergency please contact us at (593) 980588429 or (593) 983900784 or leave us a detailed message and contact information to

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