Humpback whales

    Humpback whales are the most acrobatic and agile aquatic mammals in the world, their dances of courtship stand out during their reproductive season, emitting beautiful songs, which according to scientists can last from 10 – 20 minutes or can last for hours. Like other marine mammals, the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) has been […]


The Cotopaxi volcano:  a perfect snow-capped cone that stands at 5,897 meters above sea level, is something that is unique on the planet and is perhaps, together with the Galapagos, the greatest symbol of our natural geography recognized throughout the world. Thousands of mountaineers of all nationalities have reached their summit and many others dream […]

The Galapagos Islands – The giant tortoise

There are 13 living species of Galapagos tortoises, which are also commonly known as giant tortoises. These prehistoric creatures are said to have first arrived in the archipelago two to three million years ago, migrating from the South American coast and drifting 600 miles to the shores of the Galapagos. These reptiles are endemic to […]

Yasuní National Park

It is an area of high endemism where species have been conserved since the end of the Pleistocene (22 to 13 thousand years ago).the end of the Pleistocene (between 22 to 13 thousand years ago). In this period everything was ice-covered except for a few islands of vegetation that shrank over time. shrunk with the […]


Yasuní, the largest protected area in continental Ecuador protects impressive biodiversity in the heart of the Amazonian tropical rain forest and protects part of the territory of the Waorani nationality. Surprising biodiversity figures have been reported in Yasuní for various groups of flora and fauna, never before recorded in any protected area. Here we find […]

Reserva de Producción de Fauna Cuyabeno

Province: ORELLANA, SUCUMBÍOS Extensión: 590112 hectáreas Year of creation: 1979 Within the Amazon region there are areas where water replaces solid ground, rivers suddenly become narrow channels, large and medium-sized lagoons appear, and the canoe is the only way to move among the trees and vegetation. They are the flooded forests of the Amazon, a […]

The Galapagos Islands – Blue-footed boobies

Blue-footed boobies can be found from the Gulf of California south along the western coasts of Central and South America to Peru. However, about half of all breeding pairs nest on the Galápagos Islands, which makes the archipelago a unique place to meet these bizarre birds. Probably the most entertaining animal you’ll see in the […]

The Galapagos Islands – Turtles

The Galapagos Islands’ geographical location and national park status have allowed them to become a haven for a diverse array of plant and animal life. Visiting the Galapagos is like taking a trip to a world before humans existed. Far away from the modern mainland of Ecuador, the Galapagos are stuck in a time warp […]

The Galapagos Islands – Whale sharks

Whale sharks are the largest of any fish alive today. Galapagos is arguably the very best place in the world to dive with these magnificent giants of the deep. Whale sharks inhabit all warm and temperate seas on the planet yet are an elusive species to find. The Galapagos Islands are an important stopping off point on the […]

The Galapagos Islands – Sea lions

The Galapagos islands are home to about 50,000 sea lions, making them the most common marine mammal on the archipelago. They are seen all around the islands, and their friendly and inquisitive nature will be sure to make them a highlight of your visit to the Galapagos. Nicknamed dogs of the sea, sea lions portray […]