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Why Mainland Ecuador Should be Part of Your Galapagos Adventure
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In our posts about the Galapagos, we’ve mainly stuck to talking about, well, the Galapagos. But there’s another destination that factors heavily into your adventure with Quasar Expeditions—mainland Ecuador. In a way, the Galapagos Islands have become the best and worst thing to ever happen to tourism in Ecuador. They bring more travelers to the …


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Tips for Visiting the Galapagos: Q&A with Actor Blair Underwood
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Award-winning actor Blair Underwood, perhaps best known for his role in the legal drama series L.A. Law, recently embarked on an exciting journey into the heart of the Galapagos Islands with Quasar Expeditions. Marketing director Fernando Diez sat down to chat with Blair about the …


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Family Karma Stars Vishal & Richa
on Their Unforgettable Patagonia Honeymoon With Quasar
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Embark on a journey like no other as Bravo's Family Karma stars, Vishal & Richa, take you on their unforgettable honeymoon adventure to the ends of the world in Patagonia with Quasar Expeditions. Discover their unique experience and why it was truly the trip of a lifetime in an intimate Q&A video.


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Award-Winning Galapagos Luxury Cruises
VISIT GALAPAGOS
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Choosing between Quito and Guayaquil as your gateway to the Galapagos Islands involves weighing various factors based on your preferences and travel itinerary. Each city offers unique advantages, so let’s explore them in more detail to help you make an informed decision. Quito: A Cultural…

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Embarking on a journey to the Galapagos Islands begins with a strategic entry through Ecuador's mainland. There are no direct international flights to the Galapagos. The adventure to this unique archipelago involves careful planning regarding flights, airports, and entry protocols to ensure a smooth travel…

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It’s a blistering July day in Phoenix and my chunky Bugaboots are drawing a few curious looks in the airport. But it’s winter in South America, and I’m headed to South America on a Puma tracking in Patagonia expedition with Quasar. It’s my first trip…

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Ever dreamed of a place where the wild meets the serene and where nature paints masterpieces across sprawling landscapes? That's Patagonia in August: a winter wonderland teeming with adventure and tranquility. The words "Patagonia" and "August" might seem at odds. After all, isn't it winter…

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Ever dreamt of a land where glaciers are as common as trees in a forest, and landscapes change with every blink of an eye? That's Patagonia in May, an adrenaline junkie's paradise. This month is transitional with autumn giving way to winter, painting dramatic landscapes…

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CRUISES VS. HOTELS IN GALAPAGOS When considering a trip to the Galapagos Islands you’ll be faced with deciding between staying on a live-aboard vessel and cruising through the archipelago, versus a land-based hotel stay. But which will give you better access to the things you…

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Share Your Travel Story
Your Once in a Lifetime Adventures with Quasar

One of the rewards of hosting you and our other guests is learning about, and sharing, those amazing experiences from your adventure. These experiences are often life changing. We love to hear your stories with comments like, “I was literally kissed by a sea lion” or “One morning we ran into a pod of dolphins and the captain stayed with them for some time” or “Seeing Torres del Paine for the first time I felt as though I were looking through a porthole into another world!”

We invite you to share your stories of those amazing moments you experienced with Quasar Expeditions in the Galapagos, Patagonia, the Amazon, Mainland Ecuador, Machu Picchu, Colombia, Chile or Argentina.

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