One of the most amazing continents on earth is South America especially areas like Quito, the Amazon and the Galapagos Islands. There are many ways to experience these great places and below is a basic itinerary that you may wish to follow to really explore these wonderful places.
In Quito you can enjoy guided sightseeing with a local guide of the Legislative Palace and the 16th-century San Francisco Monastery, La Cempania Church, the workshop and Museum of Oswaldo Guayasamin and the Equatorial Monument. You can also take an extra excursion to Cotopaxi National Park via the Chiva Express coach train.
After this you can fly from Quito to Coca, which is part of the Ecuadorian Amazon, to experience the abundance of wildlife. Do this through guided walks and dugout canoe excursions by naturalists; visit a parrot clay lick; canopy walk and butterfly house.
Next, fly over the Pacific to Baltra Island to embark on a four or seven night cruise. During your cruise you will visit the Charles Darwin Research Station and visit amazing sites throughout the Galapagos Islands escorted by a local naturalist.
This is just a glimpse and there are of course many other options for you to explore.