The Enchanted IslandsA Galapagos Islands vacation provides a unique opportunity to meet and experience animals in their natural habitat. Here you can swim with playful sea lions, relax up close to Galapagos giant turtles and enjoy the deep blue sea along with the friendly iguanas.
Charles Darwin visited the Galapagos Islands in 1835. Deeply impressed by their unique ecosystem, he was inspired to write his theory of evolution. You too will be inspired by the vibrant scenery of this untouched equatorial paradise. Make time to discover the wonders of the animal and plant kingdom on a customized Galapagos vacation.
Explore the islands of the Galapagos Archipelago on a Responsible Travel cruise. Your cruise will berth in small harbors and drop anchor in secluded bays with long white beaches. As you sail between the islands, you’ll be entertained as whales, dolphins and flying fish accompany your journey.
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” -Jawaharial Nehru-
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn´t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.-
Your Galapagos excursionwill be a wonderful opportunity to explore the abundant flora and fauna of the islands with an experienced nature guide. Swim and snorkel in the pacific. You will discover another world of tropical underwater wildlife in the Galapagos Marine Reserve. With a little bit of luck,you’llbe within touching distance of a sea turtle passing by. Here, you can even swim with the playful sea lions.
A Galapagos vacation combines a comfortable hotel stay on one or several of the islands, with day tours of the national park as well as the marine reserve. Trained national park guides share their knowledge of the islands’ecosphere and guide you to the best spots to encounter the wildlife. You can chose between organized programs with fixed group departures or set up your own itinerary with a mixture of tours and free days following your own preferences.
Galapagos Travel Information
The Galapagos Islands, located in Ecuador, are considered an exclusive and off the beaten path travel choice. In order to be prepared for this exciting adventure we provide you with comprehensive travel information on the Galapagos Islands, their flora and fauna, their history and climate as well as on flights, lists for packing and equipment, a travel planner and the national park rules.