The Best Wildlife Tours to Ecuador

Discover the Wonders of the Animal Kingdom

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary wildlife adventure in the beautiful destination of Ecuador? Look no further! Our mission is to find the best tours based on price, guest ratings, amenities, activities, and value. So, we've done the groundwork for you, meticulously analyzing a wide range of wildlife tours based on these key criteria. Whether you're dreaming of a vacation filled with relaxation, adventure, or a perfect blend of both, we've found the ideal organized tours focusing on wildlife to make your holiday to Ecuador unforgettable. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a wildlife lover, or simply seeking a unique adventure, Ecuador has so much to offer, and you can experience it all with one of these tours below.


The Top 3:

  • 7 Days, $949.00

  • 5 Days, $475.00

  • 5 Days, $453.00

What are wildlife tours like in Ecuador?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 64 trip options analyzed
  • $391 average price per day (USD)
  • 4 to 19 days in length
  • 4.69 of 5 average rating
  • 16 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of wildlife tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.69 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 16 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 4 days, while the longest is 19 days. When it comes to physical activity, tour options are organized as easy, moderate, and serious, with a majority being easy tours. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 64 wildlife tours, you can rest assured that Ecuador has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Wildlife Tours in Ecuador
  • On Sale: 30% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



7 Days Start/End in Quito 2 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible trip that has received a 5 out of 5 rating from previous guests. With a duration of 7 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 16 people, and is good for travelers aged 12 to 90 years old. Quito will be the beginning and end of your trip. This fantastic option, organized by G Adventures, presents an unbeatable value at just $95 per day. It's currently on a special discounted offer.

  • Wildlife
  • Local Living
$949 $664
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
by Ecuador Galapagos Travels



5 Days Start/End in Cuyabeno Wildlife Preserve 1 Destinations 36 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 5 days, this journey has a maximum size of 36 individuals. Welcoming travelers aged 5 or older, it is organized by Ecuador Galapagos Travels, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Cuyabeno Wildlife Preserve. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around wildlife and family-friendly activities. Available at an unbeatable price of only $95 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Wildlife
  • Family
$475
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
by Rebecca Adventure Travel



5 Days Start/End in Nueva Loja 2 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 12 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional trip that has garnered a 4.3 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 5 days, this jouney will have 15 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers aged 12 or older. Expertly organized by Rebecca Adventure Travel, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $91 per day.

  • Wildlife
$453
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Ecuador Galapagos Travels



4 Days Start/End in Cuyabeno Wildlife Preserve 1 Destinations 36 People at Most Ages 8 to 70 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable trip is offered by Ecuador Galapagos Travels which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $106 per day. Cuyabeno Wildlife Preserve kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities. The maximum group size is 36 people, welcoming travelers aged 8 to 70 years old.

  • Wildlife
  • Family
$425
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 20% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by G Adventures



14 Days Start/End in Quito 8 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 12 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With a duration of 14 days, this journey offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 16 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers aged 12 to 90 years old. This trip visits 8 destinations, including Tena, Papallacta, Otavalo, and Cotopaxi National Park along the way. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Quito. Brought to you by G Adventures, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $131 per day. It's currently on a special discounted offer.

  • Wildlife
$2,299 $1,839
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
by Explore!



14 Days Quito to Guayaquil 15 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 85 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled trip for 14 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 16 participants at most. Experience a trip that takes you to 15 remarkable destinations, including Banos, Chimborazo Volcano, Alausi, and Ingapirca. Quito will mark the start of your journey, while Guayaquil will serve as its final destination. Explore!, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 16 to 85 years old. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $173 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Hiking & Trekking
$2,420
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Cami Adventures



6 Days Start/End in Baltra Island 4 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 4 to 65 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic trip has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Explore 4 incredible locations on this trip, including Santa Cruz Island and Isabela Island. Your adventure starts and ends in Baltra Island. And since the priority is on wildlife and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. Lasting 6 days, the maximum group size is 15 people, and it's good for travelers aged 4 to 65 years old. Organized by Cami Adventures, this is a great deal because it's only $210 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Family
$1,260
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
by Intrepid Travel



7 Days San Cristóbal Island to Santa Cruz Island 3 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 15 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.2 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary voyage is the perfect choice. Beginning in beautiful San Cristóbal Island, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Santa Cruz Island. Spanning across 7 days, the voyage accommodates 15 individuals, and is suitable for travelers aged 15 or older. Offered by Intrepid Travel, this remarkable voyage is priced at just $179 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Wildlife
$1,125
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by True Ecuador Travel



9 Days Start/End in Baltra Island 7 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 5 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by True Ecuador Travel has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 9-day trip you can unwind while also making new memories. This trip takes you on an adventure to 7 destinations, including Puerto Villamil, Las Tintoreras Islet, Santa Cruz Island, and Bartolomé Island. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Baltra Island. With a group size of 16 people, it's suitable for travelers aged 5 to 80 years old. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around wildlife, beaches, and family-friendly activities. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $224 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Beach
  • Family
$2,016
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for wildlife tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by GUIDEcuador Travel



8 Days Start/End in Guayaquil 7 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 18 to 75 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Check out this voyage that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.7 out of 5 rating. With 7 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Bartolomé Island, San Cristóbal Island, Leon Dormido, and Santa Cruz Island, and more. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Guayaquil. Spanning across 8 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 12 participants, and it's great for travelers aged 18 to 75 years old. Brought to you by the renowned GUIDEcuador Travel, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $261 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Wildlife
  • Hiking & Trekking
$2,090
TourRadar

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best 3-Day Tours from Quito, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Quito, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Guayaquil, The Best 10-Day Tours from Quito, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Quito for more package tour options.

How much do wildlife tours to Ecuador cost?

Average Daily Price Wildlife Tours
$391

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for wildlife tours when planning a visit to Ecuador. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of wildlife tours in Ecuador based on data from 64 options is an affordable $391 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Ecuador.

And for more information on Ecuador, see Ecuador Travel Costs and Ecuador Hotel Costs.


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