Galapagos Tourist Information

In this page you will find some useful Galapagos Tourist Information:

Ecuador is a country known for its kind and generous people. It has a great variety of landscapes each with a changing climate. We have the highlands, the beach, the Amazon and of course, the enchanted islands. The Galapagos Islands are located approximately 621 miles from the northeast coast of the Pacific Ocean in South America. The archipelago is formed by 13 main islands that have a surface of approximately 3.10 square miles, 6 islets of approximately 1 square mile and more than 40 rocks that stand out from the ocean’s surface.

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How to travel to the Galapagos Islands

From Quito to Galapagos

From Quito, passengers must:

First of all, passengers need to arrive to Mariscal Sucre Airport (40-50 minutes from Quito). Passengers must be 2 hours before flight departure. There you must approach to ABG (Agencia de Regulación y Control de la Bioseguridad y Cuarentena para Galápagos) for luggage inspection, then you will be able to check-in and finally you will proceed to board the plane.

From Guayaquil, passengers must:

You need to arrive to José Joaquín de Olmedo Airport and passengers must be 2 hours before flight departure. There you must approach to ABG (Agencia de Regulación y Control de la Bioseguridad y Cuarentena para Galápagos) for luggage inspection, then you will be able to check-in and finally you will proceed to board the plane.

From Guayaquil to Galapagos

Arrival to San Cristobal Island

At the arrival to San Cristobal, passengers must:

Our guides will be waiting for you at the San Cristobal Airport. They will be holding a sign with the name of the vessel. Guides will help you with your luggage and anything else that you need. We will take you in our private bus, it is a 5 minute drive.

At the arrival to Baltra, passengers must:

Our guides will be waiting for you at the Baltra Airport. They will be holding a sign with the name of the vessel. Guides will help you with your luggage and anything else that you need. There a bus of the airline will take you to the Itabaca Chanel which you will cross in a boat onto the other side where Santa Cruz is, this will take 15 minutes. Then you will make a 45 minute ride to Puerto Ayora and during these you will be able to see the endemic vegetation of this beautiful Island.

Arrival to Baltra Island