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Best Time to Visit Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands, located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Ecuador, are a haven for nature enthusiasts and wildlife aficionados alike. This extraordinary archipelago boasts a unique ecosystem and a stunning array of endemic species that continue to captivate travelers from around the world. Choosing the best time […]


Top Things to Do in Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands, a remote archipelago located in the Pacific Ocean, is a place of extraordinary natural beauty and unparalleled biodiversity. This unique destination offers visitors a once-in-a-lifetime experience, with its stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, and fascinating history. In this article, we will explore the top things to do in […]


What to Look Forward to on an Amazon Riverboat Cruise in Ecuador

Winding its way through nine nations and across the heart of South America, the mighty rivers of the Amazon make for the ultimate expedition in a near-mythological realm of unimaginable biodiversity and fascinating cultures. To explore the Amazon rainforest, a riverboat cruise offers itself as a uniquely flexible tact, as […]


10 tips for sustainable travel in South America

South America is home to a dozen unique nations, each offering its own diverse ecosystem, and each coloring the continent with a breathtaking array of flora, fauna and human communities. As you prepare to jet off and witness amazing natural and cultural features through your own eyes, it’s essential to […]


9 Top Tips for Senior Travelers Wishing to Experience South America

South America is full of natural beauty, friendly people, gorgeous beaches, and awe-inspiring landmarks. For senior travelers, a vacation on our continent is an excellent way to stimulate the mind, connect with a wider community, and just have fun. If you’ve always dreamed of experiencing Machu Picchu, admiring a striking […]


10 Cultural Tours across Ecuador: From the Amazon to the Andean Highlands

A symphony for the senses, Ecuador cultural tours invite you to engage with the intangible magic of this extraordinary country, its history and its people. There are, for example, the indigenous communities all over Ecuador, from Amazon tribes to the Andean Highlands, some of which you can meet and learn […]


8 life-enriching family vacations in Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands

Disneyland is fine, but for a family travel experience that’s illuminating as well as entertaining, consider South America. Ecuador in particular is a destination that combines sheer fun and fantasy with eye-opening encounters. Imagine you and your family biking down a volcano to fathom the physical power of nature, or […]


Galapagos Islands Governmental Travel Requirements

(Quito / August 4, 2020):In light of the world Covid-19 pandemic,Ecuador’s Ministry of Tourism has issued a series of travel requirements designed to protect travelers seeking to visit the Galapagos Islands, as well as residents of the islands. These requirements — for international visitors and Ecuadorian travelers alike — consist […]


Surtrek’s Approach to Covid-19

We at Surtrek continue to liaise closely with global health authorities and government agencies. In addition to the government advice, we remain in close contact with our own agents on the ground in affected destinations to get first-hand information and insights. Our team will be in contact directly with any […]


Biosafety and Sanitation Measures

A. MAIN CONCEPTS Every operation process such as check-in, cleaning of rooms and facilities, experiences, etc.) has been adapted, taking into account the Biosecurity measures necessary to prevent any disease. Use of Thermometer: any individual who enters the hotel will be measured the temperature with the use of an infrared […]