For wildlife enthusiasts, the Galapagos — whose isolation from mainland Ecuador has led to the development of unique, indigenous fauna — is arguably the best place in the world to visit. Whether you’re looking to take an expedition cruise or island-hop, our Galapagos specialists can help you access the Galapagos’s highlights — its species. The islands that make up the archipelago are home to a medley of fearless and sometimes rare creatures, from giant tortoises to waved albatrosses, marine iguanas, frigate birds, and sea lions. The pickings are just as rich underwater, as you snorkel alongside turtles, reef sharks, and fishes as bright as a Rubik’s Cube.
Our specialists can help you decide on the best way to spend your vacation in the Galapagos, whether that’s by cruising or opting for a land-based stay. They’ll advise you on all the practicalities involved in planning a Galapagos trip, and offer guidance on everything from packing to photography.
Suggested itineraries for the Galapagos Islands
These itineraries give you a starting point for what your trip to the Galapagos Islands could entail. They cover routes we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favorite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.
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Our expert guides to traveling in the Galapagos Islands
Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to the Galapagos Islands. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate the Galapagos Islands at its best.
My travels in the Galapagos Islands, 2017
Scott from our Product Team took this footage whilst discovering the islands of the Galapagos on a recent trip. He had close encounters with blue-footed boobies and sea lions and snorkeled with whales and sharks.
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