35 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

35 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

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35 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

Start: Calgary
+3
Fly + shuttle + ferry + bus:  23​h
1
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 8 nights
Travel:  4​h 30​min
2
Floreana
— 4 nights
Travel:  4​h 45​min
3
Puerto Villamil, Isabela
— 8 nights
Fly:  30​min
4
Baltra
— 5 nights
Fly:  30​min
5
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Calgary

8
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, take in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas, view the masterpieces at Galeria Aymara, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Puerto Ayora trip planner .

Calgary, Canada to Puerto Ayora is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Puerto Ayora is 2 hours. Traveling from Calgary in April, expect Puerto Ayora to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Floreana.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Tunel de Lava Bellavista
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 8:
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Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©

4
nights
Floreana

Floreana ©
Floreana is known for wildlife, nature, beaches, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Cormorant Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Crown, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Negra, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Asilo de la Paz.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Floreana day trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Puerto Ayora to Floreana. You will leave for Puerto Villamil on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Floreana

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay May 8 — 12:
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Devil's Crown ©
Devil's Crown
Post Office Bay ©
Post Office Bay

8
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: head off the coast to Turtle Island, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get impressive views of Sierra Negra, and kick back and relax at Playa Puerto Villamil.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Villamil day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Floreana to Puerto Villamil. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Floreana to Puerto Villamil due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Baltra.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Isabela
Find places to stay May 12 — 20:
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Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Concha de Perla ©
Concha de Perla
Las Tintoreras ©
Las Tintoreras

5
nights
Baltra

Baltra ©
Baltra is known for nature and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to North Seymour Island and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal de Itabaca.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Baltra trip itinerary planning tool .

Baltra is just a stone's throw from Puerto Villamil. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Baltra due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Baltra can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will leave for Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Baltra

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Canal de Itabaca
Find places to stay May 20 — 25:
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North Seymour Island ©
North Seymour Island
Canal de Itabaca ©
Canal de Itabaca

7
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: get a new perspective on nature at Interpretation Center, head off the coast to Isla Lobos, kick back and relax at Cerro Brujo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Puerto Chino Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno journey planner.

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is just a stone's throw from Baltra. In May in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Cristobal
Find places to stay May 25 — Jun 1:
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Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas
Interpretation Center ©
Interpretation Center
Dona Pilo ©
Dona Pilo

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