15 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

15 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

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15 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

Start: Bergen
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Puerto Villamil, Isabela
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​min
3
Baltra
— 1 night
Fly:  30​min
4
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Bergen

4
nights
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

Puerto Ayora ©
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Puerto Ayora is known for wildlife, nature, beaches, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Charles Darwin Research Station, kick back and relax at El Garrapatero, stroll through Playa de los Alemanes, and explore the striking landscape at Las Grietas.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora trip itinerary planning tool .

Bergen, Norway to Puerto Ayora is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Ecuador Time (ECT) is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Bergen in January: high temperatures in Puerto Ayora hover around 34°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, El Trapiche Ecologico Galapagos
Highlights from your plan
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve

4
nights
Puerto Villamil, Isabela

Puerto Villamil ©
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Puerto Villamil is known for wildlife, nature, zoos & aquariums, adventure, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Playa Puerto Villamil, identify plant and animal life at Concha de Perla, make a trip to The Wall of Tears, and head off the coast to Las Tintoreras.

To find where to stay and tourist information, use the Puerto Villamil tour itinerary maker tool .

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil in 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Baltra.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sierra Negra
Highlights from your plan
Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Concha de Perla ©
Concha de Perla
Las Tintoreras ©
Las Tintoreras

1
night
Baltra

Baltra ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal de Itabaca and then head off the coast to North Seymour Island.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Baltra online trip itinerary planner .

Baltra is just a short distance from Puerto Villamil. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Baltra due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to fly to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Baltra

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Canal de Itabaca
Highlights from your plan
North Seymour Island ©
North Seymour Island
Canal de Itabaca ©
Canal de Itabaca

3
nights
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno ©
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is known for wildlife, museums, nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Dona Pilo, learn more about the world around you at Interpretation Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Loberia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Inmaculada Concepcion.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno attractions planner.

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is just a stone's throw from Baltra. January in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

San Cristobal
Highlights from your plan
La Loberia ©
La Loberia
Dona Pilo ©
Dona Pilo
Interpretation Center ©
Interpretation Center

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