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Luxury Galapagos Cruises & Tours

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The Galapagos Islands hold a special place in the hearts of nature lovers. From the unusual to the amazing, the fauna and landscape of these volcanic spectacles provide an opportunity to view life from an entirely new perspective. Discover the incredible qualities of this archipelago as Darwin did on a personalized exploration from Zicasso.

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Chocó Cloud Forest, Ecuador

Discover Ecuador's Diversity: Quito, Galápagos Islands, and Chocó Cloud Forest in 10 Days

10 Day Custom Tour

From $5,245

Diverse, multicultural, and naturally breathtaking, during your 10-day Ecuador adventure, you can find a South American country with many surfaces to discover as you explore Quito, the Galápagos Islands, and Chocó Cloud Forest. Visit the capital city’s historic landmarks on walking tours, the enchanting volcanic shores of islands on a yacht cruise, and the flourishing forest teeming with wildlife on adventurous excursions, as you enjoy the best of Ecuador.

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View of Cuicocha Crater Lake at Cotacachi-Cayapas Ecological Reserve.

Best of Ecuador & Galapagos Islands Tour

12 Day Custom Tour

From $8,995

Natural and cultural history dance across Ecuador, where endemic Galapagos wildlife mixes with the enchantment of haciendas and heritage cities. Combining the iconic treasures, this best of Ecuador and Galapagos Islands tour wraps Quito and Imbabura around a luxury Galapagos cruise aboard a beautiful yacht. Blue-footed birds, golden churches, inquisitive seals, presidential haciendas, and orange iguanas standing on lava flows will all be on display during these 12 days that blend the unforgettable wonders of both Ecuador and Galapagos.

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A buff-winged starfrontlet humming bird in Ecuador

Bird Watchers Tour of Galapagos and Ecuador

13 Day Custom Tour

From $9,745

Over 1,600 different birds flutter across Ecuador's sublime landscapes, the country's unusual ecosystems creating a haven for the endemic and endangered. This handcrafted bird watching tour of Galapagos and Ecuador blends the fabulous range of colors, habitats, and mating displays, from the waved albatross to sword-billed hummingbirds and the Andean cock-of-the-rock. You spend seven days in the Andean cloud forest then five days on the Galapagos, with every day exploring a series of birding sites. If interested in adding additional unique experiences to your custom itinerary, consider perusing the Ecuador and Galapagos page for more trip ideas to Galapagos.

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Cormorant bird at the Galapagos Islands

Kid Friendly Galapagos Islands Tour: Luxury Cruise & Guided Tours

11 Day Custom Tour

From $8,245

Curious sea lions, waddling penguins and huge giant tortoises always make for a fun family holiday. Handcrafted for inquisitive children and inspired families, this kid-friendly Galapagos Islands tour offers a relaxed mix of tailored family activities, guided excursions, and free time to explore nature's surreal oasis in the Pacific. You'll spend four days exploring Santa Cruz Island from an oceanfront base, then four nights on a luxury cruise that's customized for luxury family vacations.

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Cruise deck at the Galapagos Island. Photo courtesy: Ecuador Sundeck Wellness Retreat


VIP Galapagos Small Boat Tour: Cruising in Luxury

16 Day Custom Tour

From $11,995

Indulge in the solitude and adventure of the Pacific as you enter the mystical natural realm of the Galapagos. You'll explore the archipelago in unrivaled luxury with over two weeks of cruising on a sublime motor yacht. Connect all the remote corners of the archipelago, from red beaches filled with sea lions to millions of seabirds nesting on volcanic cliffs. Luxuriate in the untamed bliss of a small boat Galapagos tour that reveals the islands' incredible wildlife.

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Sea lion playing in the Galapagos Islands


All-Inclusive Galapagos Islands Cruise & Tour Package

12 Day Custom Tour

From $8,995

Fully discover the splendor of the Galapagos Islands with this intimate all-inclusive Galapagos Islands cruise and tour. An 8-day luxury cruise takes you to stunning outlying islands, where seabirds nest in the millions and sea lions cover surreal lava flows. Then settle onto Isabela Island for three days of mystical volcanoes and marine worlds. Seductive, surreal, sublime... this tour package unveils the eclectic splendor of nature's great oasis in the Pacific Ocean.

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Scuba diving with wales in the Galapagos, Ecuador

Multisport Outdoors Adventure in Ecuador and Galapagos Tour

12 Day Custom Tour

From $8,995

Ecuador's jaw-dropping landscapes provide a haven for outdoor adventure. Of the many tours in Galapagos, this itinerary is geared for active explorers. Kayak with sea lions, hike active volcanic craters, horse ride through green wilderness, snorkel into a mystical Galapagos world, and share your journeys with incredible wildlife. Split across mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos, as this multisport adventure tour in Galapagos takes you through the country's unique ecosystems. The trails are devoid of people, but the surreal natural life offers an indelible contrast to rugged landscapes.

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Brown pelican with Pinnacle rock on Bartolome Island in the back

A Perfect Family Vacation to Galapagos Islands

10 Day Custom Tour

From $8,495

Natural history is alive in the Galapagos on this 10-day family adventure. Mystical landscapes are explored, unique wildlife is encountered, and a variety of activities allow the family to explore their own piece of the archipelago. This family vacation trip to Galapagos Islands is handcrafted and combines a traditional cruise with time discovering the Andes. Snorkel with penguins, sunbathe beside sea lions, hike volcanic history, and discover a breathtaking world.

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Giant tortoise and woman tourist on Santa Cruz island in the Galapagos, Ecuador

Private Small Group Tours to Galapagos & Ecuador

13 Day Custom Tour

From $9,745

Escape into the sublime natural realm of the Galapagos and enjoy near-exclusive access to its majestic world. Hopping red-footed boobies, endemic waved albatross, giant tortoises, curious sea lions, colorful marine worlds... your 13-day Galapagos and Ecuador tour for private small groups unveils the poetic wonder of the islands and the exemplars of evolution. Before following Darwin's footsteps, you indulge in the resplendent bliss of the Andes and Ecuador's ancient cities.

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Galapagos Liveaboard Cruise: Diving & Land Excursions

Galapagos Liveaboard Cruise: Diving & Land Excursions

13 Day Custom Tour

From $9,745

Hammerhead schools swirl and manta rays cruise in the Galapagos. Sea lions swim past juvenile whale sharks while turtles elegantly pass eagle rays and endemic species. This is one of the world's most revered dive destinations, and there's never a dull moment in the water. An 8-day Galapagos liveaboard diving cruise trip takes you to the archipelago's finest dive sites, including four days on Wolf and Darwin Islands. A few days on San Cristobal unveils equally enchanting seabirds and reptiles.

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Nature & Wildlife of Ecuador and Galapagos Tour

11 Day Custom Tour

From $8,245

In Ecuador and the Galapagos little is like anything you've seen before. Welcome to a natural world with no parallel, a place where birds have red feet and adjacent islands have their own endemic species. Spend four days marveling at the idiosyncratic world of Ecuador's volcanoes and forests. Then a 7-day Galapagos tour on a luxury cruise, immerses you in the surreal and sublime, taking you to locations that epitomize evolution and diversity. This is the natural world at its most unique and resplendent.

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View of two beaches on Bartolome Island in the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador.

Exceptional Galapagos and Peru Tour of a Lifetime

18 Day Custom Tour

Enjoy the trip of a lifetime with this 18-day Ecuador and Peru tour that will immerse you in the pristine wilderness of secluded islands and the exceptional Inca ruins in the Andes. Travel in complete luxury when searching for blue-footed boobies on rugged shores and trek the trail that winds to Machu Picchu. Bask in the radiant flavors of traditional ingredients that shape contemporary dishes and enjoy dramatic views of Lake Titicaca as you discover, explore, and embrace the unique splendors of Ecuador and Peru, from the Galapagos to Puno.

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Featured Articles

Galapagos Islands and Ecuador Travel Guide
Cactuses on South Plaza Island with blue bay in the background, Galapagos, Ecuador
Galapagos Islands and Ecuador Travel Guide

An adventurous vacation such as one to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador requires impeccable planning to make everything happen without a hitch.

With the help of the Galapagos Travel Guide you can understand the options available to you before you begin to plan.

When you are ready, submit a Trip Request and get connected with a local specialist who will lay out all of the options that fit your preferences.

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Best Time to Visit Galapagos
Mother and baby seal on the beach in the Galapagos with cruise ship in the background
Best Time to Visit Galapagos

The Galapagos are dynamic and unique all-year-round but between December to May is the best time to experience the famous marvels of the islands.

Renowned for unique wildlife, inspiring scenery, and vibrant colors, the natural splendor is enhanced by the tropical climate that has shaped the landscapes of the individual islands. The region has become emblematic of biodiversity with sweeping panoramas leading to famous Blue-footed Booby birds or barking sea lions and crystal-clear waters, giving you a view of green sea turtles.

Uncover the seasonal qualities of the Galapagos Islands with more information on where to go and what to do.

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Top 8 Things to Do in the Galapagos Islands
Snorkeling in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Top 8 Things to Do in the Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands are not just a place for passive exploration but a destination for active discovery with essential things to do for your best Galapagos experience.

The diverse scenery between islands gives rise to a different selection of wildlife that may be endemic to a single place on the entire archipelago. Beyond the iconic birdlife, the islands put you in touch with the essence of pristine nature that shapes culture and moves the spirit.

Use this guide to the best destinations to spot the natural wildlife and exceptional natural beauty.

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