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Prefer to blaze your own trail?
Looking for more freedom and flexibility in your itinerary?
Then you’ve come to the right place! Happy Gringo is renowned at designing custom-made Ecuador and Galapagos itineraries just for you! You can count on our trusted expert guidance and advice to put the pieces together into YOUR dream trip.

Our Best Selling Tours

Looking for inspiration? Check out these tours that our past clients loved

The Adventurer

With rafting, biking, trekking & horse-riding, this popular tour is an adrenalin rush from start to finish!
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Galapagos & Amazon

The perfect Ecuador combo: Amazing wildlife, breath-taking scenery, & non-stop adventure.
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Magic of Ecuador

The very best of mainland Ecuador neatly packed into an unforgettable 12-day tour.
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Galapagos & Mainland

Combine the magical Galapagos Islands with the very best highlights from mainland Ecuador.
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Amazon Kayaking

A unique adventure paddling through the back-waters of the Amazon rainforest.
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Island hopping packages are becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to Galapagos cruises; are you curious to know why?

• Fantastic guided day tours to National Park sites
• Overnight stays on different islands (Santa Cruz, San Cristobal, Isabela)
• More free time to explore towns by yourselves, or for souvenir shopping
• Quality rest & relaxation time at beautiful beaches
• Freedom to sample local night-life, and dine out at restaurants in the evenings
• The comfort of a hotel bed waiting for you each night

Happy Gringo offers standard recommended itineraries, or we can custom-make a trip especially for you!

Charter a Galapagos Cruise

Are you traveling with a large family, or maybe with a group of friends or co-workers? Looking for more privacy, and personalized attention?

Then chartering a small cruise is the right option for your Galapagos vacation, and Happy Gringo is your go-to agency, we are experts in personalized cruise trips.

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On our blog

Galapagos Sharks: A Guide for Scuba Divers & Snorkellers

The Galapagos Marine Reserve forms one point of the Hammerhead Triangle-an area stretching from the Cocos Islands off of Costa Rica to Melpelo Island near Chile.

Hammerhead Shark Galapagos Islands

GALAPAGOS HAMMERHEAD SHARK The Galapagos Islands are one of the best places on the planet to dive and snorkel with hammerhead sharks. What makes it so […]

Galapagos Islands Conservation & Responsible Travel

Need help planning your trip to the Galapagos Islands? Notice: JavaScript is required for this content. [shared_counts] Galapagos Islands Conservation The Galapagos islands are known the […]

What Our Clients Say
Happy Gringos



Tailor-made tours throughout Ecuador, Quito city tours, Otavalo, sell Galapagos, jungle and other destinations, good service. Recommended


Lonely Planet

A British and Dutch–owned company catering to a midrange market, Happy Gringo can organize- week to month – long customized itineraries throughout the country, from the Galapagos to the Amazon. Professionally run with English-speaking guides and private drivers available, it´s one of the best all-round tour companies in the city.


Rough Guide

A well-run Anglo-Dutch tour operator that offers everything from day-trips showcasing the “real” side of Quito life to Amazon and Galapagos trips. Staff are helpful and the agency gets consistently good reports from travelers.

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