36 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

36 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

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Genovesa
— 2 nights
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Santiago
— 1 night
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Floreana
— 2 nights
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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 7 nights
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Puerto Villamil, Isabela
— 6 nights
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Baltra
— 3 nights
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 10 nights
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Genovesa

— 2 nights
Genovesa is known for nature, parks, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Darwin Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Prince Phillip's Steps, and hike along Darwin Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Genovesa day trip planning tool.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Genovesa is an approximately 144-hour travel. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Genovesa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in August, expect Genovesa to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 24°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Genovesa

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors
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Santiago

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): head off the coast to Santiago Island.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Santiago day trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Genovesa to Santiago. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Floreana.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Floreana

— 2 nights
Floreana is known for parks, nature, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cormorant Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Crown, don't miss a visit to Post Office Bay, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Asilo de la Paz.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Floreana trip itinerary site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santiago to Floreana. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Floreana

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

— 7 nights
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 parks, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, don't miss a visit to Santa Cruz Fish Market, take in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas, and explore the activities along Laguna las Ninfas.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora holiday maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Floreana to Puerto Ayora. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Puerto Villamil, Isabela

— 6 nights
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 nature, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Las Tintoreras, get to know the resident critters at Centro de Crianza Tortugas Gigantes Arnaldo Tupiza Chamaidan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Concha de Perla, and get impressive views of Sierra Negra.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Villamil road trip planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Ecuador Time to Galapagos Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Baltra.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Baltra

— 3 nights
Baltra is known for nature and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore North Seymour Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Baltra travel route planning site.

You can fly from Puerto Villamil to Baltra in 2.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Baltra due to the time zone difference. August in Baltra sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Baltra

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal

— 10 nights
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Cerro Tijeretas. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Interpretation Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Inmaculada Concepcion, kick back and relax at La Loberia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip planning tool.

You can fly from Baltra to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Galapagos Islands travel guide

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World heritage site · Nature & Parks · Beaches
Famous worldwide thanks to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, the remote World Heritage-listed Galapagos Islands are situated in the Pacific Ocean and belong to Ecuador. On a tour of Galapagos Islands, you can witness the staggering amount of endemic wildlife the archipelago is noted for. Besides a couple of cities on the main islands, the landscape remains mostly pristine, as the guided tours follow strict rules and limit visitor numbers. Fascinating creatures, untouched nature, unrivalled snorkeling, scuba diving, and more await you on your Galapagos Islands trip.