5 Must-See Day-Tour Sites & Attractions in Quito, Ecuador

5 Must-See Day-Tour Sites & Attractions in Quito, Ecuador

Quito, the capital of Ecuador, has one of the largest historic districts in Latin America. Discover its narrow stone streets, colonial homes stretching a block and a half, houses from the Republican era, steep stairs in unexpected places, beautiful Catholic churches, and squares with birds everywhere. Quito’s historic district has […]

10 Spectacular Tours of Peru (Part 2) | Surtrek S.A. Travel

10 Spectacular Tours of Peru (Part 2) | Surtrek S.A. Travel

In the Part 1 article of this article on Peru tours, we presented the first five of what we consider “must-see” travel destinations in Peru. Here, we continue with another five destinations that upscale travelers in particular will find well worth uncovering in this “Land of Hidden Treasures.” In Part […]

10 Spectacular Tours of Peru (part 1) | Surtrek S.A. Travel

10 Spectacular Tours of Peru (part 1) | Surtrek S.A. Travel

Peru tours have long been a backpacker’s paradise, however this “Empire of Hidden Treasures” has now entered into the limelight as a must-see travel destination for upscale travelers as well. From riverboat expeditions deep in its exotic rainforest to journeys along its vast coastal desert – traveling via the breathtaking […]

5 Top Ecuadorian Eco-Lodges | Surtrek South American Travel

5 Top Ecuadorian Eco-Lodges | Surtrek South American Travel

The very notion of luxury travel is being re-worked. Old-fashioned, ostentatious “luxury” hotels are clearly outmoded, as today’s high-end travelers are searching for experiential adventure. They are looking to “get inside” a destination – connecting with the indigenous culture, sampling the local food, and appreciating local designs. These modern-day explorers […]

Five Top Sites for Diving-Cruises in the Galapagos Islands

Five Top Sites for Diving-Cruises in the Galapagos Islands

There are diving vacations… and there are diving vacations; and one of these amazing underwater adventures can be found in the legendary Galapagos Islands. In this archipelago, each diving cruise promises extraordinary sightings, making it nothing short of a “must do once-in-a-lifetime experience” – whether you’re a beginning snorkeler swimming […]

Choosing the Best Galapagos Islands Luxury Cruise for 2021

Choosing the Best Galapagos Islands Luxury Cruise for 2021

Choosing the right Galapagos Islands luxury cruise ship is a crucial aspect for any such trip. However, this choice itself can pose an overwhelming challenge because of the dozens of boats and tour companies offering similar services and information. To work your way through this labyrinth — and depending on […]

Quito: Among Latin America’ Best Tourist Destinations

Quito: Among Latin America’ Best Tourist Destinations

Seeking an unforgettable South America travel experience in 2021? Consider the Andes as one of your best tourism options for a 2021 vacation. The longest continental mountain range in the world, the Andean highlands stretch the length of South America’s western coast. Amazingly long (4,300 miles), and surprisingly thin (between […]

5 “Must See” Historic-Quito Attractions | Surtrek Day Tours

5 “Must See” Historic-Quito Attractions | Surtrek Day Tours

Quito, the capital of Ecuador, has one of the largest historic districts in Latin America. Narrow stone streets, steep stairs in unexpected places, colonial homes stretching a block and a half, houses from the Republican, beautiful Catholic churches and squares with birds everywhere. Quito’s historic district has an area of […]