The Enchanted Islands

A 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.

The Galapagos are known as the “enchanted islands” because they are remote and have been historically difficult to locate, due to changing ocean currents.This isolation has allowed the flora and fauna to develop without human interference, resulting in a pristine environment. Here you will be able get startling close to the animals because they have been isolated for millennia with no natural enemies.

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.

Customize your tour

A custom sea cruise is without a doubt the most popular and highly recommended way to visit the Galapagos Islands. Sailing on our comfortable yachts,you’ll be able to visit a greater range of islands and see a much wider diversity of wildlife. In fact, some of the islands areso distant that a cruise is the only possible way to visit them. To ensure you\'ll find the right Galapagos cruise we kindly invite you to peruse our diverse selection of more than 50 yachts, sailboats and cruise ships.

Galapagos Last Minute

Any reductions are offered to promote new, last minute or special and to ensure tour operators can maintain quality services at the best prices, without having to recover costs from vacant positions. Therefore please find below some last minute and special offers for Galapagos. Please note that all cruises and travel depend upon the availability of the required travel date and that especially spaces from last minute offers are sold on a first come - first served principle...

Our Team

We are your specialists for adventure and sustainable tourism. The team at Responsible Travel is your perfect partner for all aspects of travel to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Let us plan a comprehensive itinerary for your vacation based on our years of travel experience. Your safety and enjoyment are our primary focus. The members of our team are all avid adventurers and we bring this love of travel and exploration right to you!