Galapagos Islands and Ecuador Travel Guide

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

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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...
Kicker Rock. San Cristobal Island
7 Best Places to Visit in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands capture your imagination and inspire you to see the world differently, and these seven must-see places across the archipelago and Ecuador are a true treat for travelers. Wildlife...
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...
Sea lion underwater in tidal lagoon in the Galapagos islands
How to Plan a Trip to Galapagos Islands: Frequently Asked Questions
The Galapagos Islands’ ecological diversity, although fragile, immerses you in the wonders of wildlife reserves or shimmering volcanic beaches. From hiking to snorkeling, sharks, birdwatching, iguanas,...
Bartolome Island, Galapagos
The Best Ways to Travel Around Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
As you consider your plans, the following guide details the different transportation options on the Galapagos Islands and the best ways to get around Ecuador and the islands. The archipelago covers approximately...
Traveler photographing an iguana on the beach at Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos, Ecuador
4 Steps to Plan Your Trip to the Galapagos
Planning your perfect Galapagos trip can unveil Ecuador’s vibrant wonders where diverse ecosystems and captivating cultures converge. With architectural treasures featuring Spanish colonial centers, white...
Female tourist hiking Moon Valley in the Atacama Desert, Chile
7 Itineraries to Latin America for a First-Timer
Untouched wilderness, distinctive culture, and a range of landscapes that take you from pristine glaciers to white-sand beaches are yours to explore in Central and South America, and these seven itineraries...
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How to Plan Your Zicasso Trip in 4 Easy Steps
Explore the world with Zicasso and work with a top travel specialist to bring your dream vacation to life. The world overflows with wonders to explore and the sheer number of choices is exciting. Our...
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How to Plan Your Zicasso Trip Budget in 3 Easy Steps
Knowing your budget is an essential component of any trip planning process. Whether the sky's the limit or you have specific parameters, Zicasso is here to help you set your priorities in planning to...

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