8 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

8 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

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8 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

Start: Seattle
+3
Fly + shuttle + ferry + bus:  27​h
1
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Seattle

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay and El Garrapatero. Take a break from the city and head to Charles Darwin Research Station and Black Turtle Cove. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Santa Cruz Fish Market, and view the masterpieces at Galeria Aymara.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Puerto Ayora road trip planning tool .

Seattle, USA to Puerto Ayora is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Seattle to Puerto Ayora, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in February, expect Puerto Ayora to be warmer, temps between 87°F and 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Tunel de Lava Bellavista
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Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cerro Tijeretas and then kick back and relax at Playa Mann. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado, then kick back and relax at Puerto Chino Beach, and then kick back and relax at La Loberia.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno route planner .

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Cristobal
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La Loberia ©
La Loberia
Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas
Puerto Chino Beach ©
Puerto Chino Beach

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