The extraordinary Galápagos Islands, where you can get face time with tortoises, sea lions, penguins, and marine iguanas
Horseback riding, llama- and condor-spotting, and farm-raised produce at gorgeous Andean haciendas
The Amazon rain forest—and tours and lodges that immerse you in indigenous culture
What To Skip
Unless you're intrepid: renting a car or going it alone. It's pretty wild out there
What For:Active + Adventure, Beach + Island, Budget, Family, Green + Eco-Travel, Outdoors + Nature
When To Go:February, March, April, May
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