Enjoy free experiences in Ecuador when booking in April, with a departure date of 2019! What comes to mind first when someone mentions the country of Ecuador? Blue-footed boobies dancing along the shore, marine iguanas swimming the warm tides, and ancient tortoises large enough to carry an adult (not something we recommend trying, just take our word for it). The […]
Can’t decide between Mountains and Beaches for your vacation? These are the best destinations offering both! Peru Generally, when one thinks of Peru the vast Andean Mountain peaks come to mind, sheltering long lost Incan relics and extensively winding trails calling for adventurers and nature lovers alike. Much of this may be true, but Peru being a coastal country […]
Acknowledged annually on April 22nd, Earth Day is a worldwide celebration in which various events are held to show support for environmental protection. Since Yampu Tours’ founding, the company has had an unwavering commitment to supporting the regions in which we explore in order to provide a long-lasting future for this stunning world we live in. From sourcing eco-friendly accommodations […]
It’s a beautiful time to visit the Galapagos Islands, and Yampu has special savings on the luxury Cormorant, Ocean Spray, or Petrel catamarans for cruises October through mid-December. AND, sweet savings for booking now for January and February cruise dates. Call or Chat with a Yampu Tour consultant for more details on available cruise dates!
Enjoy 10% off Galapagos cruises on Cormorant, Ocean Spray, and Petrel Catamarans. Early booking deals are running to Dec. 17! Chat with a Yampu tour consultant for more information and availability!
Our General Sales Manager, Karolina, celebrating 12 years with Yampu Tours, shares her thoughts on why she chooses Ecuador as a special place for travel with your family: During my years with Yampu Tours, I have received countless requests for the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. The Galapagos are quite a once in a lifetime adventure, and definitely a recommended family destination. […]
New yacht Catamaran,Tip Top II, will start operations in April 2016. Tip Top II has more stability, preventing seasickness in travelers. The yacht also features 4 cabins on the main deck, which are interconnected for the convenience of families or small groups. All departures available through August will be offered at a special promotional price. The yacht will visit the […]
Although tourism infrastructure is still in tact and performing under normal operations, the 7.8 magnitude earthquake has killed hundreds of people and injured thousands. The damage is vast. Travel to Ecuador is encourages as tourism is one of the main economic drivers, generating much needed jobs and currency, especially critical in this time of need. There are other ways to […]
The Ministry of Tourism in Ecuador has reported that the tourism infrastructure located in areas not significantly affected by the earthquake including: Amazon, Andes and Galapagos; including all airports, accommodations, tour operation and ground transport will remain open and fully operational to meet the needs of tourists.
According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), destinations at high altitude are at “minimal risk” for Zika virus, since the disease-carrying mosquitoes can only survive in humid climates. In this case, “high altitude” is considered to be 2,000 meters (roughly 6,500 feet). That means Mexico City; Quito, Ecuador; La Paz, Bolivia; and Bogota, Colombia are all cleared […]