Dear *|FIRSTNAME|*, Galapagos and mainland options from our Ecuadorian DMC.

Metropolitan Touring's
Many Options in Ecuador


Metropolitan Touring literally wrote the book on tourism to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands over 60 years ago and, as one of Latin America’s leading DMC’s, they'll continue championing sustainable tourism well into the future. So much more than just a DMC, Metropolitan Touring owns and operates three yachts in the Galapagos in addition to hotels on Santa Cruz Island and Ecuador's mainland. Not only does Metropolitan Touring operate the most sophisticated, well connected and safest experiences in Ecuador, they also employ a team of dedicated and seasoned professionals to exclusively manage travel advisor bookings. Learn more about Metropolitan Touring and their variety of options across Ecuador below.

» The unparalleled advantages of working with a team
   that pioneered tourism to Ecuador and therefore offers
   60+ years of experience

» Dedicated service from the North American Travel
   Advisor Desk and their superbly informed team

» Prompt accessibility to space in hotels & yachts owned
   by Metropolitan Touring including: Casa Gangotena in
   Quito, Galapagos Hotel Finch Bay on Santa Cruz
   Island, Mashpi Lodge in the Andean Rainforest, and
   Yacht Isabela II, Yacht La Pinta & Yacht Santa Cruz II
   in the Galapagos 

» Their commitment to operating the most sophisticated,
   safe, and sustainable experiences in the region

Yacht Isabela II offers the perfect, intimate space for exploring the Galapagos in comfort. Measuring just over 183 feet, this three-deck vessel sleep up to 40 guests in 20 cabins with several communal spaces available for guests to revel in the mesmerizing views. Learn more here and click each itinerary below for information on departure dates, maps, and species.

2020 Itineraries: 7 Days North  |  5 Days Central  |  5 Days South
2021 Itineraries: 7 Days Southeast  |  5 Days North  |  5 Days West

Yacht La Pinta’s newly refurbished design offers style and comfort throughout all its spaces. The perfect size for exploring some of the most hard-to-reach areas of the Galapagos, this 209 foot yacht accommodates up to 48 guests in 24 cabins. As four of these cabins are connecting, they are ideal for families or friends traveling together. Learn more here and click each itinerary below for information on departure dates, maps, and species.

7 Days West  |  5 Days North  |  5 Days East

Santa Cruz II is a highly advanced expedition vessel specifically designed to operate in isolated regions such as the remote Galapagos Islands. Measuring just under 235 feet, this ample, five-deck vessel can sleep up to 90 guests in 50 cabins with extensive indoor and outdoor social areas available for guests to fully enjoy their once-in-a-lifetime experience on board. Learn more here and click each itinerary below for info on dates, maps, and species.

7 Days East  |  5 Days West  |  5 Days North

Galapagos Hotel Finch Bay, one of National Geographic's 'Unique Lodges of the World' and the only beachfront property on Santa Cruz Island, is the perfect option for those looking to experience the Galapagos while sleeping on dry land every night. A true expedition headquarters, Finch Bay allows guests to fully explore the many wonders of the Galapagos through extensive programs, experiences and day tours aboard their very own Sea Lion Yacht. Finch Bay also offers guests a holistic wellness experience through their newly renovated spa, yoga deck and gym. Learn more here.

In addition to planning travel to the Galapagos, Metropolitan Touring Ecuador can also create bespoke itineraries for your clients traveling throughout the country's mainland. Their two properties, Casa Gangotena in Quito and Mashpi Lodge in the Andean Rainforest (see video left), as well as their unique experiences, knowledgeable guides and prompt transportation services, allow your clients to seamlessly travel throughout the country. View some of Metropolitan's best-selling mainland tours by clicking below:
Cultural Tour of Quito  |  Source of Chocolate  |  Spirit of the Andes

Sonia Luque, Travel Advisor Desk Coordinator

Learn more about the dedicated North American Travel Advisor Desk here or contact

Resources to share with your clients:
Galapagos Big 15 – a list of the Galapagos' most iconic species
Choose Wisely Travel Guide – Everything to know about Galapagos travel

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