More travel is on the horizon as Ecuador and Galapagos Islands have just loosened travel restrictions. As of last week, the regulations to arrive in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands were updated for visitors. All travelers entering to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands will no longer need to present a RT-PCR or antigen test, or a vaccination certificate. This is wonderful […]
Social distance in the pristine Galapagos Islands with special cruise deals as early as December 2021 and throughout 2022. When booking a custom trip within mainland Ecuador, Yampu travelers can save big on a Galapagos trip extension with special buy one get one offers and other deals. With the choice between two modern and comfortable private yachts, the hardest part […]
Yampu Tours is proud of our dedication and commitment to the wellbeing of our destinations around the globe, including Ecuador and its enigmatic Galapagos Islands. Our efforts, while focused heavily on protecting the incredible biodiversity of the Galapagos, are also aimed at providing sustainable economic growth to the small but remarkable communities living and working in the archipelago. Our local naturalist guides and crew members have been […]
Yampu Traveler, Harriet recently returned from a safe and exciting Yampu adventure that she embarked on in December. Its safe to say that she was very satisfied with her experience! Yampu Tours helped me plan my trip to the Galapagos in December 2020 (yes, during COVID 19). They not only knew what to ask about but also helped me […]
On August 15th, the Ecuadorian government’s Emergency Operations Committee published a new protocol concerning entry into the country. It aims to reactivate the tourism sector while ensuring the safety of both Ecuador’s citizens and foreign visitors. Previously, Ecuador had required visitors to present a negative PCR test and to quarantine for 14-days once in the country. As of August 14th, […]
By Guest Writer, Cassie Steele Since Charles Darwin’s arrival in 1835, Galapagos has enjoyed constant growth in the number of visitors that have decided to uncover the uniqueness of the island. Travel to this location can definitely help you obtain unique life events. So what sort of sights, sounds, and experiences can you only experience in Galapagos? Endemic Species Galapagos is […]
By Ellen Lutwak While ‘tis the season reveled for giving, Yampu Tours is proud to be recognized for giving back all year round. Topping our list: contributing to the local economy of our destinations, a core commitment to responsible travel. Reforest Patagonia By traveling to Chilean Patagonia with Yampu, you’ve already made the choice to travel responsibly. Through Reforest […]
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!
Savings for September and October stays for land-lovers looking to explore the Galapagos Islands! Scalesia Galapagos Lodge is situated in the highlands of Isabela Island on the slopes of a volcano, about 20 minutes from the town of Puerto Villamil. The modern, luxurious, safari-style tent resort is in the middle of a magical forest with a spectacular view of the […]
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!
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 […]
Expedition cruising or soft-adventure cruising to places like the Amazon, Patagonia, Antarctica and the Galapagos is a travel trend Yampu embraces. Enjoy a level of comfort and sophistication of cruising with more food options, and cabins with balconies and suite accommodations to places such as the Peruvian Amazon. Voyages in the Indian Ocean, including Thailand, Myanmar (Bagan) and more seldom-visited […]