How much does it cost to go to the Galapagos Islands?
A round-trip ticket from the mainland to the Galapagos can cost as much as $600. Children aged 11 and under (at time of travel) can get up discounts up to 50% depending on the airline for flights, but also for the Galapagos national park fee and migration card.
How do you get to the Galapagos Islands?
Your best bet for getting to the Galapagos is to fly into Baltra Island before taking a bus and ferry ride to Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island, the most popular tourist hub. Another option is to fly into the capital of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal Island, but most cruises start in Santa Cruz.
What airport do you fly into for the Galapagos Islands?
Mariscal Sucre International Airport
Can you do the Galapagos without a tour?
First off, yes, you can visit the Galapagos Islands without a tour. This is the most important myth to dispel, as there are four islands that tourists can reside on without being on any sort of tour. These islands are Santa Cruz, San Cristobal (a.k.a. Chatham), Isabela, and Floreana (a.k.a. Charles or Santa Marta).