Ecuador + Galapagos Open for Travel: Pack Your Bags!

Ecuador Open For Travel Covid

Dreaming of deserted beaches, delicious exotic foods, unique cultures, and unimaginable wildlife encounters? Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands are open for travel, just a short flight away, and offer all that and more. Plus, take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience this incredible destination with next to no one — except of course the animals.

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How to Pick the Best Galapagos Cruise for You

What's The Best Galapagos Cruise Ship for Me?

The Galapagos Islands have so much to offer: wildlife like nowhere else in the world; ideal weather year-round; and the best small-ship, expedition style cruises. However, there are dozens of different cruises in the Galapagos, and navigating which option is the best fit for you, from vessel types and sizes to the countless itinerary options, can be a daunting task. What is the best Galapagos cruise size? What are the best islands to visit on a Galapagos cruise? How long should my Galapagos cruise be? These are all questions I get frequently, and the answers aren’t the same for every traveler. Fortunately, at Knowmad Adventures we are well acquainted with the pros and cons of every Galapagos cruise ship and itinerary that we can help you answer the most important question: what is the best cruise and itinerary for me?

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A Collection of Our Favorite South America Private Villas & Boutique Hotels

Knowmad Adventures Custom Trips - Private Villas and Boutique Hotels

These incredible private villas and boutique hotels situated in remote wilderness, nestled in the middle of expansive vineyards, or on faraway islands have always been some of our favorite places in South America. Now, with privacy and space on the forefront of everyone’s minds, the amenities that these hotels already offered are striking us in a new and exciting way. Clear your head and relax in one of these breathtaking settings.

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Join our Trip Specialists for Zoom Presentations on Peru, Ecuador & Patagonia

south america travel presentations

Dreaming of where your next trip will be? Join Knowmad’s Trip Specialists for 3 special online Zoom presentations where they will share their expert advice on how to plan a trip to Machu Picchu & Peru, The Galapagos Islands & Ecuador, and Patagonia. Keep reading for registration information. Those who register & attend will receive a $200 Knowmad Adventures Travel Credit!

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How to Plan the Perfect Easter Island Adventure

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Planning the perfect Easter Island adventure can seem overwhelming at first look. There is so much mystery and unknown surrounding elusive Easter Island itself that it’s no wonder these same feelings can seep in when planning Easter Island travel. Visiting one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world naturally has its complexities but also has many rewards for those willing to make the journey. Knowmad Adventures, a boutique South America travel company, is dedicated to helping our travelers uncover unique destinations such as Easter Island. Our award-winning trip specialists have the insider knowledge and tips to help you plan your perfect Easter Island adventure.

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5 Reasons to Start Planning Your 2021 Adventure Today

Knowmad Adventures Explora

“Is now the time to consider booking a trip for the future?” With the world practically at a standstill, adventure-seekers are wondering when they’ll get to pack their suitcases again and jet off to unfamiliar places with incredible vistas, unique foods, and new experiences. Read on to learn why, along with Knowmad’s new temporary, no-risk booking and cancellation policy, there are some fantastic benefits that make now a great time to plan your next adventure.

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5 Reasons to Consider Traveling Abroad NOW!

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While everyone has different comfort levels and will begin traveling as they’re ready, we can’t help being ecstatic to be emerging from the fog of 2020/21 and hitting the road. Certainly, there remain additional challenges to traveling abroad that have us at Knowmad on our toes, like juggling testing and requirements for travelers, reviewing partner properties’ latest covid measures, and executing newly implemented operational protocols for guides and team members. However, the trip reports form our returning travelers and our own team members who’ve travelled recently are highlighting many incredible advantages, tangible and otherwise.

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Condé Nast Traveler Winners – Again! What Sets Knowmad Apart

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Jordan Harvey (with specialities in Chile and Argentina) and Renee Davies (with specialities in Ecuador & The Galapagos and Peru) have earned spots on the Condé Nast Traveler’s Top Travel Specialist 2021 list for the 7th and 2nd year running, respectively. It’s the perfect time to collaborate with our award-winning specialists to create the trip you’ve been dreaming about. Catch up with Jordan and Renee and find out what sets Knowmad apart.

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Savings & Unprecedented Wildlife in Galapagos

The Galapagos Travel

Ecuador & The Galapagos Islands are open for travel and they’re seeing high demand for last minute summer or fall getaways, and also those looking further ahead to 2022. Ecuador is one of the few countries that is accepting proof of vaccination to enter the country (or, if not vaccinated you can also take a Covid test).

Working with some of our favorite Galapagos cruises, we’re excited to offer these incredible wildlife experiences at spectacular values (only until May 31st).

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