8 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

8 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 1 night
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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
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Puerto Villamil, Isabela
— 2 nights
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Baltra
— 1 night

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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno ©
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
On the 29th (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Malecon San Cristobal, then get outside with Cerro Tijeretas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mann, and finally don't miss a visit to Segunda Zona Naval de la Armada del Ecuador.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip site.

Toronto, Canada to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in November, with highs in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno at 31°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Beach
Playa Mann
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Pier / Boardwalk
Malecon San Cristobal
4.7

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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 parks, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Aymara, and explore the striking landscape at Las Grietas.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Ayora online journey planner.

Getting from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Galapagos Bike & Surf. On the 3rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Puerto Villamil, then head off the coast to Las Tintoreras, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Cristo Salvador, and finally get outside with Galapagos Bike & Surf. On your second day here, head outdoors with Cueva de Sucre, then don't miss a visit to The Wall of Tears, then visit Los Tuneles, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Cuna del Sol.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Villamil sightseeing tool.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil takes 3.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Baltra.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Adventure
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Galapagos Bike & Surf
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Las Tintoreras
4.6
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Landmark
The Wall of Tears
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Baltra

Baltra
For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Baltra online visit planner.

Fly from Puerto Villamil to Baltra in 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Baltra. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 5th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Baltra

Nature · Parks