Tailor Made Galapagos Tours & Cruises
Home to over 9,000 animal species, the Galapagos Islands are South America’s ultimate travel destination for nature lovers. Travel this remarkable archipelago on a Galapagos cruise boat or primarily by land during an island-hopping Galapagos tour. Follow in the footsteps of Darwin on one of our unmissable Galapagos tours.
10 Day Galapagos Island Hopping Tour
1 night in Quito/Guayaquil, 8 nights on Galapagos Islands
Experience the wonderful wildlife of the Galapagos Islands while enjoying the benefits of an extended land-based program which provides more flexibility and spacious accommodation at charming Galapagos lodges
10 Day Galapagos Islands & Amazon Tour
2 nights in Quito, 4 nights on Galapagos cruise, 3 nights in an Amazon jungle lodge
Discover the wildlife diversity of South America on this Galapagos and Amazon tour. Start with a Galapagos cruise to visit islands full of endemic species. Continue to a lodge in Ecuador’s Amazon, part of the largest rainforest in the world.
11 Day Galapagos & Machu Picchu Tour
1 night in Guayaquil or Quito, 4 nights on Galapagos cruise, 1 night in Lima, 3 nights in Cuzco, 1 night in Machu Picchu town
Visit two of the most important sites in South America. Begin with an exploration of the unique island wildlife and then experience the grandeur of the Incan citadel during this Machu Picchu and Galapagos tour.
When to Visit the Galapagos
The Galapagos Islands are dominated by two seasons: the foggy garua season (June to November) and the sunny season (December to May). During the garua season, the air and sea temperature drops about 5-10 degrees cooler and a steady wind blows from the South. This can mean slightly rougher seas for those exploring the Galapagos by yacht. The sunny season (as the name suggests) is gifted with more hours of sunshine, with the exception of the occasional rain shower, and light to no wind, making for much smoother sailing.
Islands of the Galapagos
Baltra - Used as a military base during WWII, and currently site of the primary airport in the Galapagos, Baltra has a desert-like climate due to its location; the Santa Cruz highlands block the moisture from the southerly winds. Bartolome - Boasting one the most dramatic viewpoints representing the Galapagos, Bartolome is a notably volcanic island. Relatively young in age, the landscape has not begun producing much vegetation, but is perfect for understanding the geological variations in the volcanic rock. The Galapagos penguin and the green turtle are two of Bartolome\'s commonly seen residents.