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Useful information

When to Go:

Due to their remoteness and location on the equator the Galapagos can be visited all year round

There are two main seasons: The ‘dry season’ June to December and the ‘warm season’ December to May

The dry season is characterized by blue skies and midday showers whereas the warm season is more tropical with daily rain and cloudier skies

Sea mammals and land birds are most active during the dry season and there are many sea bird courtship displays


Where are the Galapagos Islands?

The Galapagos Islands or (Archipielago de Colon) is a province of Ecuador, located 600 miles (1000 km) west of the Ecuadorian continent on the Pacific Ocean. They lie directly on the Equator line.

Where is Ecuador?

Ecuador is located in South America, it limits with: to the North with Colombia, East-south with Peru, an West
the Pacific Ocean.

How do we get there?

From North America and Europe there are daily flights to Quito and Guayaquil. U.S. the airlines that fly into Ecuador are: American Airlines, Ecuador flights Avianca, United, COPA, Delta Airlines, LAN,TACA,Iberia,KLM

How do we get to Galapagos from Quito or Guayaquil?

TAME and Avianca-Aerogal, as domestic airlines have daily flights from Quito and Guayaquil to Baltra and San Cristobal in the Galapagos Islands.

How many kilos of luggage can I bring to the Galapagos Islands?

You can check 20 kilos of luggage per person on board the flight to the Galapagos Islands, 10 kilos for handbag is also accepted.

What form of payment do you accept?

Payment has to be made by bank wire transfer to our account in Ecuador.

Do we have to exchange any money before we travel to Ecuador or once in the Country?

Not if you have US dollars. Ecuador has adopted US dollars as its official currency since 1999.

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