Which cruise itinerary should I pick for my Galapagos Tour?
One of our clients' most frequently asked questions
Which itinerary should I pick for my Galápagos Tour?
We make sure that all Galapatours cruises, whatever their length, will give you a fantastic experience of the Galápagos Islands, their unique wildlife and incredible habitats. However, if you are planning a trip to Galápagos as your sole destination, then we really recommend choosing an 8 to 15 day itinerary for your cruise. Because of the longer time you'll have in the islands, a cruise of this length will typically allow you to visit up to three times as many islands and visitor sites as a shorter trip.
If you have a particular interest in bird or marine life, Galápagos ecology, evolution in action, and so on, then a longer cruise will allow you to fully indulge in your passions and interests. You may find that a shorter Galápagos cruise doesn't give you enough time to experience all that you can in the archipelago, and you may end up missing out on particular species or habitats that you hoped to see. If you are visiting Galápagos as part of a wider South American trip, or you aren't worried about seeing everything you possibly can, then shorter 4 to 6 day itineraries may be ideal for you. These cruises will still give you an amazing introduction to the marvels Galápagos has to offer, and these shorter cruises can be better for families traveling with younger children, who may find longer periods on a boat a little restricting.
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