593 2867 832 - USA & Canada 18007470567

......

......

......

Top
Adventure Blog Archives - Latin Trails tour operator
fade
95
archive,category,category-adventure-blog,category-95,mkd-core-1.1.1,mkdf-tours-1.3,voyage-ver-1.3,mkdf-smooth-scroll,mkdf-smooth-page-transitions,mkdf-ajax,mkdf-grid-1300,mkdf-blog-installed,mkdf-header-standard,mkdf-sticky-header-on-scroll-up,mkdf-default-mobile-header,mkdf-sticky-up-mobile-header,mkdf-dropdown-slide-from-left,mkdf-medium-title-text,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.0.1,vc_responsive
15 Ago

The best cuisine for foodies if you travel to Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands are well known as a relaxing destination, or to live an adventure while enjoying the incredible biodiversity that inspired Darwin’s theory of species. But let me tell you Galapagos Islands are also a great destination for foodies, with gourmet dishes and high-end restaurants for the most exquisite palates. If you are looking for a gastronomic experience, there are some interesting options that will delight you during the visit to the Enchanted Islands: the best cuisine for foodies. Lobster, a delicious dish with all the taste of the sea. The ecuadorians call it ‘langosta’, a delicacy...

10 Ago

The 3 Galapagos islands that you cannot ignore

Galapagos is The Paradise! An exotic place, unique among other travel destinations around the world. It belongs to the Ecuadorian archipelago composed by 13 islands and a great number of islets.  Today in this article we will focus on three spectacular islands to visit there. Don’t miss some of the best experiences of the Enchanted islands, for nature lovers, eco tourists or the kind of visitors who are looking for quiet holidays. Isabela Island Isabela Island, also called Albemarle, is the biggest one, as it represents the 60% of the surface...

8 Ago

5 tips to travel to Machu Picchu

When we think about Peru, we often evoke images of the Inca Empire and their legacy: Machu Picchu ruins. The so-called “Lost City of the Incas” is one of the favourite tourist destinations for people who travel to Latin America. In fact, it is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, according to a worldwide internet poll of 2007, and UNESCO declared Machu Picchu a World Heritage Site. “Few romances can ever surpass that of the granite citadel on top of the beetling precipices of Machu Picchu, the crown of Inca Land” Hiram Bingham Feeling...

4 Ago

Quito´s Fiesta de la Luz in August

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In October 2016, Quito was surprised by the colors and lights that several artists designed and show on many historic buildings. It was the first time that the World Heritage City has this type of street spectacle; but, that was only the beginning of a tradition brought by the French city of Lyon. From this 2017, every August will be the month when the Quito´s Feast of Light (Fiesta de la Luz de Quito) will hit the streets of the historic district. From August 09 to 13, eight historic sites...

7 Jul

Tourist Behavior within the Galapagos National Park. Rules to know!

One of the astonishing things that blown traveler's mind in the Galapagos Islands is the fact that animals are fearless to human. So, it is very common to watch a sleepy sea lion in one of the benches at the harbor in Puerto Ayora while you took it a picture. However, it is completely prohibited touch, feed, chase, and approach the animals closer than 2 m – 6 ft from them. Even though these regulations, the social media recently was shocked by the pictures of a Russian tourist touching, kissing, and...

22 Jun

Galapagos cruising, the perfect activity for LGBT couples and families

Galapagos are a paradise of naturalism and relax, and visiting the islands on board of a cruise is a very comfortable way to discover them. There are special LGBT cruises, one of the best ways to enjoy yourself, with your couple or your family. Imagine spending some days discovering incredible fauna and flora with your couple, enjoying a good cuisine, relaxing in the beach and much more! There are many cruises during all year long in Galapagos, and our boutique yachts offer different tours every month. In case you want to book...

15 Jun

First time in a cruise? Packing list for cruising in Galapagos

Travelling in a cruise is different from anything, it is an extraordinary experience that everyone should live at least once in a lifetime. If you are considering cruising in Galapagos Islands, we recommend you to include some items in your pack list to make your experience more meaningful and interesting. PREPARE YOURSELF TO ANY KIND OF WEATHER CONDITIONS Most people, especially travelers from USA or Europe, associate Ecuador with warm weather, but if you want to be prepared, include a waterproof jacket, or even a raincoat, as sometimes it can be cold...

6 Jun

How were the Galapagos Islands formed?

Many people think that Galapagos Islands are an extraordinary place for a getaway because of its beauty or due to the presence of exotic animals such as iguanas, turtles, blue-footed boobies, frigates and Darwin's finches. However, the geology of the islands is also fascinating. The Archipelago is one of the most active volcanic areas of the world! It was about 14 million years ago when the peaks of several volcanoes broke the surface of the Pacific Ocean and formed the initial Galapagos Archipelago. The Galapagos hotspot is located in the western part...

1 Jun

June in Galapagos, the beginning of dry season

Galapagos is an extraordinary destination during all the year, however, June is one of the best moments to visit it. In general, there are two seasons in the islands. The first season is from December to June, and is known as the hot season. The second climatic season starts in June in Galapagos and it ends up in mid-December, and it is known as the dry season. The best moment to visit the islands is in the transition between both seasons, so June is a good moment. Thanks to the special conditions...