The Galapagos

Travel in the footsteps of Charles Darwin on an island safari 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador. Half of the species on this remote volcanic archipelago are found nowhere else on earth. See giant tortoises, marine iguanas, tropical penguins, boobies, and albatross. Exploring the Galapagos Islands you'll feel like you're in movie, swimming with sea lions and dolphins.

Tours & Packages to the Galapagos

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Ecuador & Galapagos Cruise
9 days  •  from $5399 $4899
per person, double occupancy*
dates small group tour + cruise + flights
Galapagos Islands Adventure
7 days  •  from $3059 $2459
per person, double occupancy*
dates small group tour + flights
Peru, Ecuador & Galapagos Cruise
16 days  •  $7399 $6799
per person, double occupancy*
dates small group tour + cruise + flights
Galapagos Islands Adventure from New York
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8 days
per person, double occupancy*
dates small group tour + flights

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My husband and I just got back from the "Ecuador and Galapagos" trip with Friendly Planet. It was our first trip with them and we are ready to sign up for another! It was a fabulous trip and extremely well planned and conducted. We were impressed with every aspect of the trip and felt it was everything we had hoped. The tour guides were knowledgeable, on time, and gave us a wonderful insight into the culture of Ecuador. The Galapagos portion on the M/N Santa Cruise was outstanding! Each of the guides on had in-depth knowledge of the wildlife and provided a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Thanks for a great trip!

Mary Ann Esfandiari, Ellicott City, MD

The trip last May to Peru and Ecuador was one of the best vacation experiences I have ever had. The food was excellent and the other 7 couples on the tour were super. Machu Picchu, Lima, Quito, Lake Titicaca, and the Galapagos Islands were all fun to visit. I will be touring with Friendly Planet again this May to Japan.

Arthur Low, Sunnyvale, CA
Peru, Ecuador & the Galapagos 2013–14