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The Ultimate Galapagos Travel Guide for 2023
Travelling to the Galapagos is a once in a lifetime experience. Not only will you be surrounded by wonderful coral reef beaches with spectacular sceneries, but by a variety of endangered species all gathered in one place.
Puerto Chino – a detailed trip review of this beautiful sight on San Cristobal island
San Cristobal Island is one of the four inhabited islands in The Galapagos and is found on the far East side of the Archipelago, or grouping of islands that makes up The incredible Galapagos Islands.
Detailed visitor guide of the Punta Espinoza trail on Fernandina Island
The Galapagos Islands has to be one of the most special Archipelagos in the whole world! If you didn’t know, archipelago means a grouping of Islands, and The Galapagos archipelago has a whopping 13 major islands, with many smaller ones sprinkled between.
72 hours on Floreana Island
Floreana Island is one of the islands in the Galapagos archipelago with the most fascinating stories as it is one of the oldest islands used by pirates as a place to rest after looting the coasts of South America.
Guide to Galapagos Local Products: Lobster, Tuna, Brujo and Canchalagua. The best places to eat them and how
Galapagos is a place that stands out due to its beauty, mystique, biodiversity and possibility of adventure.
Top 10 Free things to do from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
San Cristobal is one of the largest islands both in population and size, on this island you will find countless things to do so get your snorkeling gear ready because this is where you will find the most diversity of animals in Galapagos.
After nearly 200 years of extermination, land iguanas were reintroduced to Santiago Island in Galapagos
On Santiago Island, the Galapagos land Iguana is making its return. The species is showing signs that it can be successfully reintroduced, according to conservationists.
10 free things to do from Puerto Ayora
The Galapagos Islands are the paradise we have on earth full of incredible fauna and flora that I had never seen before.
Aqua Mare, the first superyacht to sail the Galapagos Islands
Aqua Mare has been sailing for a month now, and our first voyages were as amazing as we could have ever imagined.
A Newborn Galapagos tortoise, this one is Albino and has a Swiss Passport
The Galapagos Tortoise is the largest of all existing tortoises and can weigh up to 400 pounds. They are easily distinguished by their shell, which is saddle-shaped with a ridge that runs from the front to the back.
Galapagos Islands: Extinct "fantastic giant tortoise" found alive
The very fact that the tortoises original habitat, Fernandina island is so remote and barren, almost made science give up on finding any subspecies of tortoise on this island.
Ultimate Family Travel Guide to the Galapagos
For anyone who loves to explore, the Galapagos Islands is a great destination where you'll find some of the best animal spotting tours available anywhere.
Fernandina Island Volcano in Galápagos
Did you know that one of the most active shield volcanoes on the planet is located in the Galapagos? That's right. A shield volcano is the third-largest and youngest Galapagos island. It is also the archipelago's furthest west island
What should I pack for Galapagos?
This is the worst thing you can do before traveling. It is possible to forget something. This guide will help plan your next trip to the Galapagos Islands
A new marine reserve in Galapagos
Ecuador announced the creation of a new marine reserve in the Galapagos Islands and requested the cancellation of foreign debt in exchange for its conservation.
Aqua Mare Sets Sail May 2022
Voyagers travel Company is pleased to announce the arrival of the Aqua Mare in the Galapagos Islands in May 2022, offering one of the finest experiences in the luxury travel industry.
Nine top examples of adventure and nature travel that are more effective than mass tourism
Are you ready for travel? A recent report from the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) at Adventure Travel Xpo shows that adventure travel will recover in the next three to four years, and then grow faster.
Aqua Expeditions Launches Galapagos Superyacht
Aqua Expeditions plans to add a superyacht into its small-ship fleet, and will begin sailing in the Galapagos Islands by mid-2022.
Ecuatoriana Airlines announces routes from Manta to Galapagos and plans to open operations in the early 2022
Recently, the company announced its intention to open operations in the first quarter 2022 to many destinations in the country, including the routes linking Manta to Quito, Guayaquil, and Cuenca.
Lindblad, the new owner of Crystal Esprit, will replace the Islander catamaran in Galapagos
Lindblad Expeditions plans for the operation of the former Crystal Esprit at the Galapagos Islands after it has been refurbished. It will eventually replace the National Geographic Islander.
Galapagos Pink Land Iguana at the brink of extinction
The Galapagos pink iguana, which was only recently identified as a distinct species from the Galapagos land Iguana, is on the verge of extinction.
Galapagos National Park ends sea Cucumber Season
The sea cucumber is considered a delicacy by some Asian countries. It is also part of a larger group, which includes the starfish or the sea urchin.
Galapagos Islands Barcode Project
The Galapagos Science center together with Chapel Hill and USFQ in Ecuador are implementing an ambitious research project in order to document species with the help of tourists.
Chemistry was out of the charts": FaceTime has brought to life the first date for endangered Galapagos tortoises via a phone screen
The giant tortoises are considered ecosystem engineers because they have a significant impact on the environment of the Ecuadorian islands. They spread terrestrial nutrients in aquatic zones through their penchant to relax in water pools, much like a hippo in its native African habitat.
Galapagos Airways - New startup airline in Ecuador
Galapagos Airways, a new startup airline, is based in Ecuador. TAME was Ecuador's national flag carrier and largest airline. It was forced to cease to operate air transport and became liquidated. The COVID pandemic, which ravaged the country, further complicated the situation.
The environment could be irreversibly damaged by global plastic emissions
According to researchers from Germany, Norway, and Sweden, current plastic emission rates may have global consequences that are difficult to reverse.
Environmentalists: The Illegal Chinese Fishing Fleet Returns To Destroy Galapagos Marine Reserve
The Ecuadorian newspaper El Comercio reported that Mas Galapagos, a conservation group from Ecuador, denounced China Tuesday for operating an illegal fishing fleet close to Ecuador's sovereign maritime territory.
Scientists use drones to eradicate invasive rats from North Seymour and Mosquera Islands in Galapagos
Invasive species are brought to the islands by accident or purpose. The most commonly introduced species to the Galapagos Islands are cats, dogs, and goats. Inadvertently introduced rat species are the most problematic and aggressive.
Sustainable tourism is key as the Galapagos reopens
The Galapagos Islands is one the most biodiverse areas on the planet, tourism has in the past disrupted or complicated its ecosystem. This is despite the fact that it is well-known for supporting Darwin's theory about natural selection.
The new shield volcano eruption model is like a molten crepe on a skillet
Some large shield volcanoes are found in the oceans. The lava flows slowly from the ground through long fissures and is not usually ejected in violent explosions. One of these fissures fed a curving pathway that was created by the recent eruption at the Sierra Negra volcano, Galapagos Islands
Scientists are fighting to protect a shark and turtle 'superhighway'
Deep in the Pacific Ocean lies an " superhighway", which stretches approximately 700 km (430 miles), between the marine reserves of Ecuador and Cocos Island off Costa Rica.
Galapagos Islands: Erosion collapses Darwin's Arch
A popular rock structure off the Galapagos Island chain known as Darwin's Arch has collapsed. The Ecuadorian Ministry of Atmosphere said it was due to "natural erosion".
Luxury travel planners will begin to design vacations with Covid in the scene
Together with the Covid-19 outbreak anticipated to influence holiday patterns in the course of 2021, five star travel providers carry on crafting new travel options for closer to home and individual holidays.
DiCaprio, conservation supporters kick off $43M work to replenish Galapagos Chain
The Galapagos campaign is Re:wild’s 1st undertaking underneath its new identity, however the community offers to level up its current worldwide function, placing new motivation around the notion of rewilding, or mending creatures and environments to prior numbers of prosperity and wellness.
Galapagos Luxury Cruises and Yacht Charters
The elegant design of Galápagos charter yachts, usually features a huge sundeck, jacuzzi and spacious cabins each with private balcony. The daily tours provide an exclusive encounter with wildlife with onsite briefings from the very best naturalist guides.
Galapagos Hiking Adventure: 9 Best Hikes in the Galapagos Islands
If you’re craving to have a South American adventure with plenty of wildlife sightings, there’s one place that comes to mind—Galapagos Islands.
Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands are open for travel again
This is one of the few destinations around the world where U.S. citizens can travel at the present time without having to quarantine.
What do you Think Would Happen to the Galapagos Islands without Control Over Tourism?
Remember that the Galapagos Island is part of Ecuador. Both the mainland and the community on the island are highly dependent on tourism.
The Rise of New Luxury Galapagos Bound Cruises
The new world-class vessels are only fitting with the surge in demand for vacations that are taken at the Galapagos. The islands are now a destination for both people searching for an adventure. It is excellent for those looking for an intimate and luxurious experience.
Questions About the Galapagos Islands
When it comes to exploring the astounding beauty of nature in all its glory, not many places can come close to the Galapagos Islands
Guide to Traveling to Galapagos with a Baby
Unlike spending your holidays on a typical safari where you get to watch silent animals from afar, the Galapagos are volcanic archipelago made of several islands in Ecuador that is an immersive and exotic destination.
Is it Worth Going to San Cristobal Galapagos?
Just the mere mention of the Galapagos Islands brings about thoughts of sandy beaches, striking waters and magnificent wildlife that is exclusive to the archipelago.
The wetsuit guide for your next trip to Galapagos islands
A tour guide will recommend one. But if you know how long you are going to stay in the water and how the weather will be, you can pick and choose.
How Rough is the Water in the Galapagos?
Even though many cruises that travel around the Galapagos are traditional and relatively old vessels, they do not rock during the rough water seasons.
7 Reasons to Add the Galapagos to Your Winter Bucket List
Travelling over the winter months is becoming increasingly popular, and there are many destinations all over the world that really come to life at this time of year.
Why you need to wash your boots before you visit Galapagos
Galapagos is a natural paradise of the world which welcomes to 170,000 annual visitors. Multiple species has been introduced since XVI century by whalers and buccaneers.
Top 5 Adventure Activities in South America
South America has a wide range of options to live the best adventures. Check our top five experiences, the ones that we suggest you take during your trip.
The best expeditions cruises in South America
If you are thinking about traveling around South America, why not taking a comfortable cruise ship that takes you into the most amazing places? Take a look
The seasoned travellers guide to enjoying the Galapagos in luxury
If you prefer a more personalized experience of the Galapagos Islands, then this is something that we’ll happily arrange on your behalf.
The ultimate guide to combining Machu Picchu and Galapagos
If you’re thinking of taking a trip to South America, why not combine two iconic destinations in your vacation? Galapagos & Machu Pichu
New Hammerhead Shark Breeding Area Found
A new breeding are for endangered hammerhead sharks has been discovered off Santa Cruz Island; the area is home to about 20 sharks. Read more here
Galapagos to San Francisco: A giant tortoise journey
How does a Galapagos tortoise bone turn up in downtown San Francisco? Get the complete information about a tortoise journey from Galapagos to San Francisco
Poison-dropping drones help rid the Galapagos Islands of rats
North Seymour had been rat free for more than ten years, but two rat species were detected early last year. Now, drones are helping to get rid of them
Alleged Extinct Tortoise Specie Rediscovered in Galapagos
One of the Galapagos Endemic Giant Tortoise specie that was believed to be extinct a century ago, was found during a scientific expedition in Fernandina.
Discovering the Galapagos in a Wheelchair
There are plenty of areas along the beach, in the jungle, and around major cities that are easier for the mobility impaired. Check out the information here
After 200 years the land iguanas are back to Santiago Island
After a 200 years absence, the yellowish Galapagos Land iguana is back in Santiago. A team of 25 park rangers was involved in this four-stage project.
A Nature Lovers’ Paradise: Five Amazing Honeymoon Destinations
Take a look at five of the most stunning locations for your honeymoon, what to do when you’re there, and some other essential information about each.
Why South America is the ultimate vacation destination?
South America has many natural and cultural jewels that you have to see. Machu Picchu, Galapagos, and much more. You'll spend the best holidays ever!
Galapagos Photography Guide and Tips
Get a great photography guide and tips for your trip to the Galapagos Islands. Don't miss any detail neither any memory to this uniques destination.
The Brand New Endemic Catamaran Cruise
Discover our new cruise Endemic Catamaran, a luxury-class Galapagos Cruise. Here's why you should definitely consider booking a vacation on this catamaran.
How the famous finches genetically evolved
How the famous finches genetically evolved? Darwin noticed that some of the finch species he had collected had different beaks. Read all about it here!
See Endemic Tortoise sub-species in the Galapagos Islands
The best time to see Galapagos tortoises sub-species depends on the island. The giant tortoises are among the most famous of its endemic species.
The Galapagos Penguins are Nature’s Survival Experts
Learn more about this unique animal, the Galapagos Islands penguins. This specie of penguins adapted their bodies to the Ecuadorian weather
Why your Galapagos Islands vacation might be important?
Enjoy the best of your Galapagos Islands vacation, prepare yourself to experience one of the most amazing places around the world. Read more about it here.
Eight Tips for Diving in the Galapagos Islands
If you are thinking of having a great experience in Galapagos underwater; Don't miss the eight top tips for diving. You will love it
A Living Classroom Combining Learning, Leisure and Fun!
Galapagos is known to be the perfect place to learn and enjoy nature. Read more about this living classroom combining education and leisure.
Watching the Evolution Through Time
Galapagos is the best place for watching the evolution through time. Feel amazed with the wildlife that changed their behavior to adapt to the Islands
Every Galapagos Island is the top of an Underwater Volcano
The Galapagos history shows us how the islands were formed and how they became an archipelago. But they are still part of the underwater volcanoes.
How to Find the Perfect Sunsets in Galapagos?
If you enjoy the sunsets, be prepared to find the best sunsets in the Galapagos Islands by reading this post. Don't miss to take a great picture there
Sierra Negra, the Second Largest Crater in the World!
Sierra Negra is one of the volcanoes in Galapagos that let you walk on its crater. There is long trekking to reach the place, but won't regret
Photo Tips for visitors to the Galapagos Islands
On Charles Darwin’s historic journey to the Galapagos, he wasn’t fortunate enough to have a camera. However, we do have his incredibly evocative descriptions and detailed research to fall back on.
The Anatomy of a Galapagos Cruise or Tour
Are you wondering how is a Galapagos cruise or tour? Here, we have listed some important information that you need to think when booking your trip
Galapagos Hotel based Tours vs Cruise Expeditions
If you are planning to visit the Galapagos Islands, you have to read this post. Get the information about traveling by cruise or land tour to Galapagos , pros and cons of each option
How much should I tip the guide and yacht’s crew?
Are you wondering about the tips people give the crew? or don't you know who to give these tips? Find it out here everything about how much to tip them.
Top ten must see attractions on Galapagos
Check out our list of the top 10 must-see attractions on the Galapagos Islands. From beaches to snorkeling, from pirate caves to some hiking!
Charles Darwin station celebrates 50 years
Celebrate the 50th Aniversary of the Charles Darwin Station, situated on the island of Santa Cruz. Find out more about its foundation and its purposes!
Volcanic formation of the Galapagos Islands
Before going on a Galapagos vacation, here's what you need to know about Galapagos Volcanoes. Here are some interesting facts about the archipelago.
How to survive seasickness on Galapagos tours?
Before you start your vacation, you might want to know how to survive seasickness on Galapagos Tours. Here are some tips and tricks!
Galapagos luxury travel: More than a bucket list destination
Here are some of the most important reasons how is having Galapagos Luxury Travel. Why luxury? Why Galapagos? you have to read this post
Top 10 Galapagos Islands tourist attractions
Before planning your trip, be sure to check out the Top 10 Galapagos Tourist Attractions. Here's a list of what to visit, and more important: why to visit.
The best scenic views in the Galapagos Islands
Before leaving to the Galapagos, check out the best scenic views of the Galapagos Islands. Here's a small list of the most beautiful places to see.
What will you eat on a Galapagos cruise?
It might be handy to know all about the food on a Galapagos Cruise. Discover here what you will eat on the cruises, and what you definitely have to try.
How to get to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands?
Before planning your trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos, it is important to know how to get there. Here's an explanation of how to arrange your transports.
The different colors of sand on the Galapagos’ beaches
Learn more about the different colors of sand on the Galapagos Beaches before going on your vacation. Find out more about the colors on each island.
Photo tips for snorkellers on a Galapagos Islands vacation
Here's a list of tips for snorkelers at the Galapagos to take underwater photos. Check it out before you plan your underwater excursions at the archipelago!
How to use light in your favor in Galapagos?
If you are traveling to Galapagos, you have to know how to use light in your favor in Galapagos? Get the best pictures of your once in a lifetime trip.
Understanding plate tectonics and the geology of the islands
Get a full explanation about the Geology of the Galapagos Islands and the Plate Tectonics that caused the birth of the archipelago.
Galapagos Diving: The best scuba spots
The information that you were waiting for, the best scuba spots of Galapagos. Enjoy unique experiences like swimming among sharks, rays, turtles, and more
Snorkelling with sea turtles and Galapagos tortoise
Galapagos is one of the best places to snorkel with animals like sea turtles, Galapagos tortoise, and many others. How is this experience? Read this post
Diego the tortoise of Galapagos has over 100 offspring
Read all about the new Galapagos hero, Diego the Tortoise. He has more than 100 offspring and is the new hero, after the recent death of Lonesome George.
Experience the life of a Galapagos tortoise with the new webcams
Discover the new Galapagos Tortoise live cam, on which you can see and experience the daily life of the famous Tortoises of Galapagos
The Galapagos Blue Footed Boobies are under threat
The Galapagos Blue-footed Boobies are under threat. Many specialists are joining efforts to preserve their wellness. Read more about the reasons why here
Funny animal dances in the Galapagos Islands
Read everything about the funny courtship display the animals on the Galapagos Islands. Here is an explanation of how birds dance in order to mate.
Why are boobies’ feet blue?
Why are boobies feet blue? Here you will read about different theories made about the blueness of the feet of Galapagos' famous blue-footed boobies.
The Galapagos Vampire Finch
Have you already heard about the Galapagos Vampire Finch? Read all about these unique creatures that live on the Galapagos Islands.
Why do not cormorants fly in the Galapagos?
You must be wondering why the Galapagos Cormorant doesn't fly. Here you can find out everything about the reasons behind this rare characteristic.
Will Lonesome George ever rest in peace? A bizarre custody battle
Will Lonesome George, the most famous inhabitant of the Galapagos, ever rest in peace? Here you can read his story, which continues even after his death.
How did the animals arrive to Galapagos?
Learn more about the arrival of animal and plant species on the Galapagos Islands. Here you'll find two very interesting explanations.
When is the best time to see whale sharks in Galapagos?
You might be really interested in when to see Whale Sharks while planning your diving vacation to the Galapagos. Read all about it right here!
Galapagos was nominated as best wildlife destination
Galapagos was nominated as best wildlife destination. Here you will find out why it's nominated, and why you should visit it.
Bartolome is one of the best Galapagos Islands to visit
Find out more about Bartolome Island, one of the best Galapagos Islands. The Pinnacle Rock, is famous around the world, for its colors and unique landscape.
Why visit Galapagos in November?
Here's why you should be visiting Galapagos in November. Find out more about the weather, wildlife, and highlights during this particular month.
The ultimate school trip to the Galapagos Islands
Here's why the Galapagos Islands for families is the ultimate school trip for children. Read about why this trip will contribute greatly to their childhood.
Galapagos gets Google – and you get to view before you visit!
The Galapagos gets Google! You can now officially see the islands in real life through Google Maps Streetview, and this all from your own computer!
The best of the Galapagos Islands to see in January
Here's why you should visit the Galapagos in January. This month is the still dry season, so it's still warm, so discover what happened with the wildlife.
Cell phone use in the Galapagos Islands
You may be wondering about the cell phone use at the Galapagos. Here's an explanation of how, when, and where you can use your cell phone.
Wind power on San Cristobal Island
Here you will read everything about the Wind Project on San Cristobal island, as well as about other efforts made to preserve the Galapagos Islands.
Best things to see on Galapagos cruises in March
Here's why you should visit the Galapagos in March. Find out more about the many things to see at the Archipelago during this particular month.
What to wear during your Galapagos vacations?
Wearing the proper clothes during your Galapagos vacations is very important. Enjoy your holidays packing all the thing that you can't miss on this trip
Top 5 questions before your Galapagos vacation
Before booking your Galapagos vacation, first, check out these Top 5 questions. Be prepared for a unique experience in this fantastic place
The Galapagos Islands in September
Why traveling to the Galapagos Islands in September? Every month has particular wildlife activity and weather conditions. Choose the best time for you
The best Inter Island Transfers
If you are taking a custom Galapagos Vacation, it's important you know all about inter Galapagos Island transfers. Go by speedboat or by plane.
Best Galapagos Islands to visit for wildlife activity in October
For many people, October is a great month to travel to the Galapagos Islands. Good weather, unique wildlife activity and amazing sunsets. Enjoy every moment
Recycling plant on Santa Cruz Island
Read everything about the initiatives of recycling at Santa Cruz, the most popular and known island of the Galapagos Islands.
Galapagos won the prize as World’s Best Islands
The Galapagos Islands got the Award for Best Islands, named by the famous Travel and Leisure Awards. Find out more about why we got these awards!
Best snorkelling sites on Galapagos
Before planning your trip, check out the best snorkeling sites on the Galapagos. Here's a list of what to see in the pristine underwater world.
Attractions on Santa Cruz Island
Here's why should definitely check out the attractions at Santa Cruz Island, one of the most famous islands of the Galapagos.
The Galapagos Islands in February or March
Here's why you should visit the Galapagos in February and March. Find out more about the reasons why, and the many things to see in these months.
Galapagos animals that you can’t find anywhere else
Find out more about the unique endemic species of Galapagos. These species have changed to survive in a new land. Their curios behavior is very unusual.
When is the best time to take a Galapagos cruise?
Discover when is the best time to travel to the Galapagos Islands and a list of reasons why doing it now. Don't postpone this wonderful vacation anymore.
A greatest retirement trip in Galapagos
Have you been dreaming about the greatest retirement trip ever? Stop dreaming and make it come true by going on a vacation to the Galapagos Islands!
Expedition ships or small yachts?
Before you book your cruise to the Galapagos, it's important to know the difference between large expedition ships and small yachts.
The best length for a Galapagos Cruise
It might be difficult to choose the perfect length of stay on Galapagos Cruises. Here are some helpful tips to help you make your decision.
Visiting a movie set while cruising the Galapagos Islands
Did you know there is a movie that talks about the first inhabitants of the Galapagos Islands?. They lived an intense love story that you have to discover
Top Four Beaches in the Galapagos Islands
Check out out top 5 Galapagos beaches of the whole archipelago. Here's a list of reasons why, and things to see at these splendid beaches.
Differences between expedition vessels and small yachts in Galapagos
You might be interested in the difference between larger expedition cruises vs smaller yachts, before booking your vacation to the wonderful Galapagos.
Best accommodation for honeymooners in Galapagos
Here's a list of the best accommodation for your honeymoon at the Galapagos Islands. This will be the best vacation ever after your big day!
How to avoid seasickness on a Galapagos Cruise?
Here are some useful tips and tricks to avoid being seasick at the Galapagos. Read this before you board your wonderful Galapagos cruise.
Blue O Two will conduct dive liveaboard Galapagos cruises
Discover the Blue O Two dive cruises, one of the newest liveaboard cruises for diving at Galapagos, the most famous diving spot known around the world.
How are the blue-footed booby courtships dances?
This unique birds of Galapagos, are known to have some nice courtship dances to impress females. Every step has a meaning, discover which ones here.
New cruise matrix helps pick best Galapagos trip
In order to help you find your perfect Galapagos cruise, we developed the cruise Matrix to help you pick the best option for you.
How much do Galapagos Cruises Cost?
There are a wide variety of cruises and tours in the Galapagos Islands; here you can find an idea about how much they cost and how to get good deals.
Human History in the Galapagos Islands
Read all about the first humans at the Galapagos, a story which reveals many different discoveries, going from Fray Thomas de Berlanga to Patrick Watkins.
Best Galapagos Spots for Surfing
Here you'll find all the information about the best surf spots of the Galapagos Islands. Get the information about when to visit? Where to go? and more
M/V Origin a unique ship in the Galapagos Islands
Discover more about this luxury Galapagos premium yacht, the M/V Origin. Read all about its amazing facilities, and don't hesitate to book it!