ECUADOR MORE COMMITTED THAN EVER TO PRESERVING THE NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

ECUADOR MORE COMMITTED THAN EVER TO PRESERVING THE NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS Ministry of Tourism Outlines Measures Aimed at Protecting Galapagos’ Natural and Cultural Heritage QUITO, Ecuador – July 04th, 2007 – Following the recent addition of the Galapagos Islands to the list of World Heritage Sites endangered by the UNESCO, […]

San Cristobal Airport Re-Opening

The San Cristobal airport in the Galapagos Islands is now scheduled (tentatively) to re-open on August 18th, 2007. The airport, located on San Cristobal Island in the southern part of the archipelago, has been under renovation since Spring this year. While the airport is closed, all flights use the Baltra aiport and Galapagos cruise itineraries […]

Galapagos Multisport Adventure SPECIAL DEAL

Special Galapagos Deal!!! July is one of the busiest time in the Galapagos Islands and most travelers find themselves scrambling for trips. Fortunately, Detour has a great last-minute deal on one of our most popular trip: the Galapagos Multisport Adventure. No matter your group size, you will get the Galapagos Multisport Adventure (7-Day) at our […]

Diving in the Galapagos Islands

No traveler to the Galapagos Islands should bypass an oppotunity to explore the stunning world found underwater. In the right season, snorkeling is a very popular activity and the scuba diving is spectacular for experienced divers. Bright coral, playful sea lions, and brilliantly colored schools of fish are the usual fare. At various locations around […]

New Visitor Control Card for Tourists in Galapagos

New Visitor control card for tourists on Galapagos Tours In order to have better control of visitors and migration to the islands, INGALA, the Ecuadorian institution that controls migration to the islands, announced during the Dec 14 2006 session, the introduction of a new visitor control card in Galapagos. Every passenger traveling to the islands […]