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How to Spend a Weekend in Peru

How to Spend a Weekend in Peru Peru is a country that’s blessed with beautiful scenery, rich and flourishing culture, and extensive and colorful history. This makes it one of the best destinations in South America both for casual and hardcore tourists and travelers. There are lots of things to do and places to visit. If you are looking to spend a weekend somewhere where you get to do [...]

5 Things to Look Out For When You Visit the Ecuadorian Amazon

5 Things to Look Out For When You Visit the Ecuadorian Amazon A vacation to the Ecuadorian Amazon really is a feast for the eyes. From colorful macaws and toucans to flowing rivers and coffee plants, there are lots of things you’ll see during your trip. However, there are a few things that you definitely won’t want to miss, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled [...]

Why is Sustainable Travel so Important to the Galapagos?

Why is Sustainable Travel so Important to the Galapagos? Nearly 250,000 people take a Galapagos Islands vacation each year, and that figure is rapidly increasing. In fact, between 2016 and 2017, visitor numbers grew by 11%, according to National Park statistics. But is this rising interest in the islands good or bad? It’s both.  The Importance of Galapagos Tourism The conservation work that’s undertaken [...]

7 Reasons to Add the Galapagos to Your Winter Bucket List

7 Reasons to Add the Galapagos to Your Winter Bucket List Travelling over the winter months is becoming increasingly popular, and there are many destinations all over the world that really come to life at this time of year. Common places to see over the winter include Iceland thanks to the more frequent occurrence of the Northern Lights, and bustling cities like New York due to the holiday [...]

Let’s Go! 7 Reasons to Choose the Galapagos for Your Summer Vacation

Let’s Go! 7 Reasons to Choose the Galapagos for Your Summer Vacation Unlike many destinations around the world that really come to life at one particular time of year, the Galapagos Islands are without a doubt a year round destination. The huge variety of wildlife here means that there’s never a dull moment in the Galapagos calendar. The question is… which month should you choose for your [...]

Let’s Spread Health

Let’s Spread Health 2020 has begun in quite an odd way, am I right? No one, not a single soul could have imagined this was going to happen. Nevertheless history has shown us that we, humans, have been made in a way that we can stand and overcome many difficult and complicated times. Going back through the books and records, we can observe that [...]

2020 The year we write history

2020 THE YEAR WE WRITE HISTORY The current COVID 19 situation is disrupting many things, but one area was the most vulnerable one, that is: tourism and travel around the globe. We can say with confidence that this is unprecedented in many ways. A chain reaction of closing borders and in many cases complete shut downs have taken place in some [...]

7 Things You’ll Love About Visiting the Galapagos in the Spring

7 Things You’ll Love About Visiting the Galapagos in the Spring You may have heard of spring referred to as the best time of year to take a Galapagos Islands vacation. And while each season certainly has something wonderful to offer, it can’t be denied that spring is particularly special. At this time of year, there’s lots going on across the islands to attract travelers, and the pleasant [...]

7 Great Reasons to Visit the Galapagos in the Fall

7 Great Reasons to Visit the Galapagos in the Fall Fall is perhaps one of the most overlooked times of year to visit the Galapagos Islands. Visitor numbers are low during the Fall months. In October 2017, 17,000 visitors travelled to the Galapagos National Park, compared to 25,000 during the most popular month of July, according to National Park statistics. However, don’t let these low numbers deter you. [...]

5 of the Best Experiences for Young Families in the Galapagos

5 of the Best Experiences for Young Families in the Galapagos The Galapagos archipelago is made up of 13 main islands about 9 islets and about 600 rocks, with a whopping 176 visitor sites in total, each offering their own experiences, attractions, and things to do. So how can travelers ensure that they’re really getting the most from their Galapagos vacation? It’s important to consider who’s travelling, [...]

Sea Star Journey and Seaman Journey – New looks, the same great service

Sea Star Journey and Seaman Journey – New looks, the same great service Quito, Ecuador – The Sea Star Journey and the Seaman Journey yachts went through interesting improvements this second semester of the year. Latin Trails invests regularly on maintenance and improvements of the vessels in order to keep the same quality they have always offered. This year, the Sea Star Journey was [...]

The newest pictures of the Sea Star Journey and Galapagos Hopper

In the last months we have been working on producing and getting better pictures that reflects our products and services. The new pictures In fact, since the Galapagos Sea Star returned after its massive dry dock last November 2017, there are a series of new pictures that shows: New Décor of the yacht Main Deck cabins with balcony Renovation of the Sun Deck Renovation of the indoor areas In [...]

What are the best dishes to try in Lima?

What are the best dishes to try in Lima? Peru is one of the most beautiful and unique tourist destinations in the world, combining the richness of years of intermingling between several diverse cultures including the Spanish, Chinese as well as traditional Peruvian customs and traditions. In addition to the awe-inspiring monuments and incredible natural scenery, Peru, and especially Lima is well known and well [...]

Vilcabamba a Relaxing Destination, Madre Tierra Resort

Vilcabamba a Relaxing Destination, Madre Tierra Resort Vilcabamba, a relaxing destination, is just 38kms away from Loja at the south of Ecuador. The village has become increasingly famous among foreign visitors and expats. In fact, it´s considered for international travelers a must along with the gringo trail from Ecuador to Peru. The valley has a very pleasant weather and tranquil ambiance, with plenty [...]

Top popular places on a typical Galapagos Island Hopping Itinerary

Top popular places on a typical Galapagos Island Hopping Itinerary The well renowned Galapagos Islands offers a diversity of landscapes that are of unique envy among other exotic places that you may have visited before. All in all, the experience of getting close enough to the bizarre nature in the Galapagos Islands can make you a more conscious human being about life itself [...]

Top Experiences & Services onboard the Galapagos Sea Star Journey

Top Experiences & Services onboard the Galapagos Sea Star Journey The Galapagos Sea Star Journey is one of the three main cruises that are part of LATIN TRAILS´ operational fleet in the Galapagos Islands. Among the categories of cruises that are managed in the fleet available at LATIN TRAILS, we have the following rankings such as tourist superior class, first class, and boutique class [...]

7 Top Experiences for an Unforgettable Honeymoon in Peru

7 Top Experiences for an Unforgettable Honeymoon in Peru For many couples, a honeymoon means a Caribbean cruise or sitting on a beach in Mexico. Of course these are great choices, but if you’re an adventure-loving couple who want a truly memorable experience – a shared journey of discovery that you’ll never forget, why not consider a honeymoon in Peru? The diverse South [...]

Top Best Quito monuments to visit

Top Best Quito monuments to visit Quito is one of the favorite destinations of Latin America, as it was considered World Heritage by UNESCO. What makes the capital of Ecuador so attractive for visitors? The city was built in the XVI Century, over the ruins of an Inca city. It represents an harmonic mix between History, nature and modernism. In fact, Quito has the best-preserved colonial downtown in [...]

Latin Trails is attending this International Travel Fairs in March and April

Latin Trails is attending this International Travel Fairs in March and April For years Latin Trails have seen the importance of having a presence in the most renowned international travel fairs. It is the best way to strength the relationship and update the information on our improvements and new products and services. Also, it is the perfect opportunity to meet older and newer friends. Latin Trails is [...]

The Galapagos Sea Star Journey was awarded

The Galapagos Sea Star Journey was awarded The Galapagos Sea Star Journey, Latin Trails´ flagship yacht, was awarded last September 09, 2017, in the Riviera Maya as the South America´s Leading Boutique Cruise 2017 by the World Travel Award. This award is the result of many years of effort, improvements, innovation, and quality of service. Always supported by a welcoming and dedicated local crew on board. Thanks to you all [...]

Tips to avoid dizziness without taking medicine in a Speedboat or cruise at the Galapagos Islands

Tips to avoid dizziness without taking medicine in a Speedboat or cruise at the Galapagos Islands If you decide to visit the Galapagos Islands, remember that at some point within any Galapagos tour, you will need to move around the islands on a cruise or a speedboat. So, if you are not an experienced sailor, or high tides don’t suit you, we [...]

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