8 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

8 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

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8 days in Galapagos Islands Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Fly:  23​h
1
Puerto Villamil, Isabela
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + shuttle + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Curitiba

2
nights
Puerto Villamil, Isabela

Puerto Villamil ©
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Puerto Villamil is known for nature, wildlife, zoos & aquariums, adventure, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Puerto Villamil, meet the residents at Centro de Crianza Tortugas Gigantes Arnaldo Tupiza Chamaidan, head off the coast to Las Tintoreras, and take in the waterfront at Malecon Cuna del Sol.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Villamil itinerary builder site .

Curitiba, Brazil to Puerto Villamil is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Curitiba to Puerto Villamil, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sierra Negra
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Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Concha de Perla ©
Concha de Perla
Las Tintoreras ©
Las Tintoreras

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, adventure, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Charles Darwin Research Station, kick back and relax at El Garrapatero, get engrossed in the history at Maprae, and take in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora is 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

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
Reserva El Chato ©
Reserva El Chato

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