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Galapagos Experience

#21 of 140 Tours in Quito
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Av. 6 de Diciembre N 30-105 | esquina de Alpallana, Edificio Gayal II 5to Piso, Oficina 503, Quito 170135, Ecuador
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Ideal South America - Peru and the Galapagos Islands

My friend and I just returned from a two week whirlwind tour of Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cheryl W
Ideal South America - Brazil, Argentina and PERU

We (two active, young at heart, seniors) recently traveled to Brazil, Argentina and Peru and used... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Galapagos Experience specializes in top quality, established and tailor-made travel programs, combining high standard accommodation and personalized service with great natural, historical and cultural destinations. Our portfolio includes Galapagos cruises, diving, jungle tours, highlands and bird watching tours. We are the exclusive representatives of the M/Y Samba Galapagos which is a Tourist Superior Class yacht.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“g adventures” (13 reviews)
“sea lions” (30 reviews)
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Av. 6 de Diciembre N 30-105 | esquina de Alpallana, Edificio Gayal II 5to Piso, Oficina 503, Quito 170135, Ecuador

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I just returned from a two week whirlwind tour of Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, Quito and the Galapagos Islands. Ideal South America created an itinerary that was perfect in every way! From the day we landed in Peru, we were greeted...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We (two active, young at heart, seniors) recently traveled to Brazil, Argentina and Peru and used the services of Ideal South America. We planned or trip with the assistance of Ideal South America and we were delighted with the results. They arranged pick-ups at 5...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Galapagos is amazing. A must go place. I loved it. It was a great experience. The tour was well planed and the activities were amazing. The highlight for me were the snorkeling: swimming with sea lions and giant turtles. The tour guides I'm disappointed with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spend a phenomenal week on the Galapagos Legend, which we booked through Klein Tours. It was simply unforgettable. First of all, the ship was midsized, expertly run. The ship’s captain was around and visible to us a lot. The crew were the epitome of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a seven day / six night tour on a sixteen-passenger catamaran. The trip was unbelievable with everything we saw, from penguins to sea lions, tortoises and sea turtles, land-based and marine iguanas, boobies (who knew they were birds?) of red footed, blue footed,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used Ideal South America for a tour of the Atacama Desert and Easter Island. All of the connections were perfect, with airport transfers and lovely accomodatiions. All of their arrangements and communications were excellent. The suggested tours were perfect, with friendly professional staff. We...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

7 day/6 night cruise on board Isabella - houses 40 guests but there were only 19 of us so it was truly very luxurious to be pampered by the guides/crew which numbered about 40. Best way to see Galapagos - smaller group so that outings...More

Thank Sean D
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We booked this trip for 6 of us - myself, my husband, our 2 daughters and their husbands - through Ideal South America without knowing much about them at all - so I was so happy to see the first person meeting us at the...More

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We just returned from Ecuador after taking a tour/cruise with Celebrity. We arrived in Quito a day early and took advantage of the hop on hop off bus. This prepared us for the Celebrity tour the next day. It was fantastic. We stayed at the...More

Thank Ken D
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We stayed in Quito for 4 nights (Colon Hilton - which was very nice and well-situated) and aboard the Yolita II for 7 nights. Overall , I was happy with G Adventures except for the experience aboard the Yolita II. It is an old, small...More

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Ed R
9 February 2018|
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Response from Roxsrgreat | Reviewed this property |
Hi EdR The Galapagos Park Fee ($100) is paid for upon arrival in Galapagos as is the transit control card ($10). You fill in the latter form on the plane and hand over the form and the money for both after your passport is... More
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Mary-Joan J
7 February 2018|
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Response from Funsandra |
My advice would be to go on either Priceline or Google flights, enter your departure info and the area you are coming to (Quito? Baltra?) and see how that works. Galapagos is wonderful, enjoy!
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