All-inclusive hotels in the Galapagos Islands are one option less common compared to more traditional tourist destinations. This is due to the strict environmental regulation and preservation of biodiversity in the Galapagos. Most accommodations on the islands focus on conservation and providing sustainable options for visitors.
However, some hotels and resorts in the Galapagos Islands offer packages that may include meals, excursions and activities in their rates, which resembles the idea of "all-inclusive" to some extent. These packages are usually designed to minimize environmental impact and follow local regulations.
Finch Bay Galápagos Hotel: This hotel offers packages that include lodging, meals, transportation and daily excursions to the different islands. It also focuses on sustainable practices and environmental protection.
Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge: It offers packages that include lodging, meals, and activities such as snorkeling, kayaking and visits to nearby islands.
Pikaia Lodge: Offers luxury experiences in Galapagos, with packages that include lodging, meals and guided activities.
Prices of flights to Galapagos
Prices for flights to Galapagos vary depending on the airline, the season, how far in advance you buy your tickets and also the city of origin. Keep in mind that there are two main airports in the Galapagos Islands: the Seymour Airport in Baltra (GPS), and the San Cristobal Airport (SCY).
The prices on average for flights from mainland Ecuador to Galapagos usually range from $250 to $500 per person round trip, you may find special offers or promotions at certain times of the year.
Cost of admission to Galapagos
The Entry fee to the National Park depends on nationality and age of the visitors. it's important to note that these prices are subject to change, so we recommend that you verify the most current information at the time of planning your trip. You should also take into account that the entrance to the Galapagos National Park is regulated and controlled by the corresponding authorities to preserve the fragile ecosystem of the islands.
The updated admission rates as of 2023 are as follows:
Foreign tourists (adults): $100
Foreign tourists (children under 12 years of age): $50
National tourists or residents of Ecuador: $6
Galapagos tours and excursions prices
Your visit to the Galapagos will not be complete if you do not do at least one of the following tours Which set off from the main Islands, Santa Cruz Isabela, and San Cristobal It is very important that you take this activity into account when planning and budgeting your trip because it will be a wonderful experience where you will have the opportunity to snorkel in beautiful places and swim with sea lions, turtles, and harmless sharks in hidden places where you can only go accompanied by a naturist guide.
Santa Cruz offers the Bay tour daily from $60 per person in which you can visit the surroundings of the island, visit the loberia, shark channel, love channel, dogs beach and the crevices. You will be able to snorkel and hike.
Tour to Bartolome Island, you will be able to see the magnificent landscapes that the island offers and its iconic Pinnacle, enjoy snorkeling with colorful fish and penguins from $245 per person.
Tour to North Seymour Island, home to birds such as red-breasted male frigate birds, blue-footed boobies and yellow land iguanas, the tour includes hiking and snorkeling from $230 per person.
If you decide to explore the Enchanted Islands by cruise, these types of activities are usually included in the itinerary so you won't have to worry about surcharges, check out some of our cruises:
Get to know the Aida Maria cruise through the Galapagos Islands, all the information you find here
4, 5, 6 and 8 day Angelito Galapagos cruise through the Seymour Islands, Santa Cruz, Sombrero Chino, Bartolome, Mosquera.
Santa Fe Cruise: Enjoy a complete 8-day all-inclusive Santa Cruz, Genovesa and Santa Fe Islands experience!
Theory, Origin & Envolve Galapagos Cruise: Live an 8-day luxury experience on an all-inclusive cruise to the Galapagos Islands.
The months of April and May are considered low season, however, Galapagos is frequented by tourists throughout the year due to its countless attractions, sites to visit and wildlife to observe.
We recommend a minimum stay of 5 to 7 days to make your adventure complete. If you wish to extend your stay, you can do so for weeks at a time.
How long is the flight from Quito to Galapagos?
El vuelo de Quito (UIO) a Galápagos, ya sea Isla Baltra o San Cristóbal, tiene una duración aproximada de 2 horas.
The climate in the Galapagos Islands is generally warm and is characterized by a pleasant temperature throughout the year, perfect for enjoying its beaches and exploring its different islands at any time of the year.