ASK A TRAVEL EXPERT: Three Reasons To Choose A Land-Based Galapagos Adventure

By Allie Almario As popularity for visiting Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands increases, travelers are seeking a different perspective on exploring Darwin’s favorite archipelago. Most travelers fly into one of two islands – Baltra or San Cristobal — from mainland Ecuador, then...

Premier Tours on 2020 Wendy Perrin WOW List

Wendy Perrin’s 2020 WOW List of the world’s best travel specialists is out now, and we’re excited to announce Premier Tours’ own Julian Harrison and Allie Almario are on it once again for Safaris: Southern and East Africa and The Galapagos Islands and Ecuador...

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST GALAPAGOS SAILING ITINERARY

By Allie Almario One of the most popular questions we are asked is “Which is the best Galapagos sailing itinerary?” And the right answer is that… they’re all great. The Basics Let’s start with some basic information about this world-famous archipelago. Located in the Pacific...

OUR TOP THREE FAVORITE HOTELS IN ECUADOR

By Allie Almario One of the questions we are asked frequently here at Premier Tours is which accommodations are our favorite hotels in mainland Ecuador?  The answer is – it all depends on your style of travel, your budget and of course, space availability.  There are so...

Trip Report: The Perfect Anniversary Getaway to The Ecuadorian Andes

By Allie E. Almario Nothing feels better than seeing rave reviews about a custom trip itinerary we’ve designed for our travelers – it’s what we do and what we love to do.  Read up on what Premier Tours guests Brian and Dana Leonard reported on their spectacular 10th anniversary...
Your Galapagos packing list

Your Galapagos Packing List

By Allie E. Almario Did you know that Galapagos flights from the mainland have a weight limit of 44 lbs for luggage? On inter-island flights (from Baltra to Isabela, for example), the limits are even stricter – 20 lbs or less. Therefore, packing light is essential. PRO TIP:...