A volcanic archipelago flanked by the turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean, the spectacular Galapagos Islands are literally teeming with wildlife making them a nature lover's dream and an extraordinary place to visit. Abundant in exotic flora and fauna, these UNESCO-protected islands boast near perfect weather year round, thanks to their close proximity to the equator. The islands are home to some of the most unusual species on earth, while encircling the islands are idyllic white sand beaches and gentle waters, where snorkeling and diving reveal anything from turtles to manta rays and even sharks.
With their breathtakingly beautiful landscapes and superb diving opportunities, the Galapagos Islands are a tropical paradise. Swim with turtles, bike through wild interiors, lie back on the beach, feast on incredibly fresh seafood, and be prepared for a vacation of a lifetime.
During your stay on the Galapagos Islands, you can:
Passengers flying to the Galapagos Islands must connect with a flight from mainland Ecuador, which will then fly to one of two airports on the islands, Seymour Airport or San Cristóbal.
Some airlines operate cheap flights to Galapagos Islands including: TAME
Seymour Airport is located north of Santa Cruz on Baltra Island.
Passengers can continue their onward journey by catching a bus, ferry or taxi.