Travel Stories

Why Discovery Tours? What sets us apart from other tour companies.

Small GroupsTravelling in a small group has many benefits – the possibility for more intimate accommodation and restaurants, the ability to have flexible itineraries and... read more

LAST CALL to join our Discovery Tours in Ecuador, Galapagos and Peru this Spring!

At Discovery Tours, we develop cultural adventures for those who want a depth of perspective not found on standard travel excursions. Working with local contacts,... read more

Season's Greetings

A heartfelt thank you for continuing support. We wish you a very Happy Holiday and a healthy New Year!Cassandra, Debbie, Nettie and Shelley read more

Quito and beyond: 3 things to do in Ecuador after a Galapagos trip

There is no single reason, there are several reasons why Quito is considered one of the Leading Destinations of South America and one of the... read more

Galapagos Marine Reserve

The Galapagos Marine Reserve is one of the largest and most biologically diverse marine protected areas in the world. It covers 133,000 square kilometers (51,352... read more

Ecuador and Galapagos Highlights

A truly unique lifetime adventure blending the spectacular geography of Quito UNESCO city with the cloud forest and with the enchanted Galápagos Islands, the islands... read more

Unique small group cultural tours 'Off the beaten track” since 1995

There is SO much more to Panama than canals and hats. Situated on the narrow isthmus bridging Central and South America, travellers will be wowed... read more

5 reasons why you should visit Central America on a group tour

Tropical emerald forests teeming with colorful native birds and hooting monkeys high up in the canopies are alluring, as are the royal navy tones of... read more

Galapagos Islands Birds

Birdwatchers come from all over the world to visit the Galapagos Islands, where there are hundreds of bird species to be seen. Many of them... read more

4 places that prove Panama is the most underrated country in Central America

Up until recently, Panama had never really been high on my travel radar. But when watching the Islands episode of BBC’s Planet Earth II, I... read more