7 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

7 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

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7 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Baltra
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Toronto

1
day
Baltra

Baltra ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the activities along Canal de Itabaca and then step off the mainland to explore North Seymour Island.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Baltra driving holiday planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Baltra is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Toronto in January, expect Baltra to be warmer, temps between 34°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Baltra

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Canal de Itabaca
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North Seymour Island ©
North Seymour Island
Canal de Itabaca ©
Canal de Itabaca

3
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, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, and stroll through El Garrapatero.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Baltra to Puerto Ayora in 1.5 hours. January in Puerto Ayora sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Cruz
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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 ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve

2
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.
On the 21st (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at La Loberia, then learn more about the world around you at Interpretation Center, then don't miss a visit to Segunda Zona Naval de la Armada del Ecuador, and finally make a trip to Dona Pilo.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

La Loberia
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La Loberia ©
La Loberia
Dona Pilo ©
Dona Pilo
Interpretation Center ©
Interpretation Center

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