In the Galapagos Islands, a variety of fascinating reptile species can be found. It is typical that islands far from the continent have few native mammal species. The isolation makes it hard for mammals to survive the long journey afloat at sea, but reptiles are a little hardier in this regard. The reptilian ancestors of the tortoises and iguanas were able to survive the voyage.
We are proud to announce that Ecuador has been nominated for more than twenty World Travel Awards in 2015. The prestigious World Travel Awards are recognized across the planet as a symbol of outstanding tourism quality. The Wall Street Journal has called them “the Oscars of Tourism.” Last year Ecuador was nominated for 18 awards and won 14 of them.