Entries by Gentle Tours

Galapagos, a Shark Sanctuary

Due to the wide variety of marine life in the Archipelago, the Government of Ecuador decided to create a marine sanctuary around Darwin and Wolf Islands in the Galapagos, thereby protecting the world’s greatest concentration of sharks. The sanctuary includes more than 15,000 square miles within the existing Galapagos Marine Reserve. From an economic perspective, a […]

The Right Galapagos Cruise

Cruising is one of the best ways to explore the Galapagos Islands, from motor yachts with eight cabins to small ships and mega catamarans. There is a huge range of cruises available, each with its own benefits and unique service points. It all depends of the time you have to travel to the Galapagos Islands. […]

Ecuador & Galapagos Vacation Tips

Before you arrive in Ecuador Before you leave for departure you obviously need to arrange certain things: Find out if it’s necessary to have a Visa as this differs from country to country however, generally as a tourist you can stay up to 90 days in Ecuador without needing a visa. Click here to view […]

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Best Ecuador Dishes

Ecuadorian cuisine is diverse, varying with altitude, and associated agricultural conditions. Beef, chicken, and seafood are popular in the coastal regions and are typically served with carbohydrate-rich foods, such as rice accompanied with lentils, pasta, or plantain. Remember there is way more dishes related to the Ecuadorian culture but we wanted to present what we […]

Top Most Seen Amazon Animals

The Ecuadorian Amazon is considered the most biodiverse place on Earth and every day countless people flock here to discover the astonishing wildlife that lives deep within the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon is filled with jungle animals and river animals and countless other beings that reside inside the depths of the rainforest. We put together […]

Ecuador a Safe Country

Ecuador a safe Country, when South America is mention, specifically Ecuador, people might think about unsafety and the danger of the country. However, even though many people perceive the region as unsafe, it is safer than one might think, especially when you travel to Ecuador. “Ecuador is perceived a very safe country” In terms of the Latin American countries, […]

Reasons to visit Ecuador

Ecuador is perfect for those who want more than a simple vacation but for those who want to enjoy their life to the fullest. If you fit into this category, you are probably wondering what kind of place Ecuador is, what to expect of it, and what you should bring. So here are a few things to […]

Whale Watching Ecuador

Whale watching in Ecuador has become very popular along the country’s Pacific coast from late June to early October, every year a large number of Humpback Whales make a more than 4000 miles trip from Antarctica´s cold waters in order to mate and spawn in the Equatorial line warm waters. The number of whales that are […]

Galapagos Islands

Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse country on the planet including several ecosystems within it. The Galapagos Islands certainly have their own ecosystems and are famous for a wealth of unique plants and animals found nowhere else on earth. The Galapagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands that are located around the Equator […]

Why a couple should travel to Galapagos

Why a couple should travel to Galapagos? Want to take an unforgettable vacation time with your mate?  Why don´t  spend this unique time in cruise to the Galapagos Islands?   It’s got everything a couples’ trip needs: Adventure, gorgeous sea and landscapes, interesting activities, exotic locations, and plenty of opportunity for romance. Few places on earth have […]