GALAPAGOS ISLANDS TRAIL MAPS
TRAVEL TO GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Islands Trail Maps
ISLAND BY ISLAND
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enjoy the Galapagos all year
round. However, the following are peak seasons and are the
busiest in terms of visitors: mid-December through to late
January; mid-May through to mid-September. For those interested
in getting a glimpse of whales, June through to September off the
western islands of Isabela & Fernandina are best. For those
wishing warmer waters & skies, November through to April are best.
visitors arrive by air from
either Quito or Guayaquil on mainland Ecuador. Flight space
priority goes first to those taking a cruise, followed by those not
taking a cruise (i.e., staying in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz to do daily
land-based scuba diving or individual day tours from Santa Cruz).
The majority of visitors take a cruise (either a 4-night or 7-night cruise) that will allow them to visit more remote islands.
in Puerto Ayora
are three basic costs involved with visiting the Galapagos Islands:
are over 100 yachts operating in the Galapagos Islands, from small,
economic boats to large, luxury cruise ships. There are, however,
a limited number of yachts that are very popular because of value for
the dollar (i.e., quality of food, cabins, safety, cleanliness, guide
those wishing to either extend their stay in Galapagos before or after
the cruise or wish to only do land-based tours from Puerto Ayora, there
is a large number of accomodation options to select from.
Hotel details coming soon!