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Our Galapagos Islands and South America Travel Blog

We update our travel blog regularly to ensure you are well informed about South America. Our travel blog answers questions on visiting Ecuador, Galapagos tours and cruises, and exploring Machu Picchu. We also provide useful comments and guidelines to help you choose the best option for your trip.

These topics were created using our experience and knowledge of the tourism industry. We also used feedback and comments from our previous valued customers to help us improve the quality of our services.

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May 3, 2023
Teacher and students in Galápagos

The Vital Role of Galápagos Teachers in Conservation and Sustainability

Teachers’ Day is celebrated in Ecuador and we would like to express our gratitude to the 430 PreK-12 Galapagos Teachers who teach more than 7,000 children […]
May 2, 2023
Isabela Giant Tortoises

Celebrate Earth Day with Galápagos Conservancy

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22, a day to reflect on individual actions and their impact on the environment. This day reminds us […]
May 2, 2023
Students participating on beach clean up

Galápagos Students Join the Fight Against Marine Litter

Beach pollution on the Galapagos Islands has serious implications for the wildlife and local economy. Garbage on the beach can have a negative impact on fishing […]
April 24, 2023
Sin Lata Tuna Product

The Real Deal: Sustainable Tuna Entrepreneurship in Galápagos

Galapagos Islands are known for their biodiversity and conservation efforts. They now make strides towards sustainable entrepreneurship. Lucia Galarza is a local chef who has been […]
April 22, 2023
Isabela Sterilization Clinic

Isabela Spay/Neuter Clinic Celebrates One Year of Service to Cats, Dogs, and the Community

Animal Balance’s Isabela Island Spay/Neuter Clinic, which treats cats and dogs on the island, is celebrating its first year as a milestone for peaceful coexistence between […]
March 29, 2023
Students getting ready to dive at Punta Pitt

Preserving Galápagos Corals for Future Generations

Galapagos is not an exception to the global concern for conservation of ecosystems. Galapagos Conservancy is happy to see the island community get involved in nature […]
March 28, 2023
Vice President Alfredo Borrero participating in the mosquito release

100,000 Mosquitoes Released in Galápagos … But Don’t Worry, They’re Sterile!

The Agency for the Regulation and Control of Biosecurity and Quarantine for Galapagos (ABG) and the National Institute for Public Health Research, (INSPI) released 100,000 sterile […]
March 28, 2023
Group of Galápagos Giant Tortoises at Cerro Azul

Galápagos Commemorates 488 Years Since Its Discovery

Today is an important date for Galapagos, and the entire world. The Galapagos Islands were discovered officially by Dominican friar Tomas de Berlanga on March 10, […]
March 28, 2023
Coral reef in Galápagos

Galápagos Marine Reserve Celebrates 25 Years of Creation

March 18th marked 25 years since the establishment of the Galapagos Marine Reserve, one of the most important marine protected areas worldwide. GMR is part of […]
March 27, 2023

The Galápagos Pink Iguana: A Striking and Endangered Species

Galapagos Islands is known for its unique and varied wildlife. One of the most interesting and rarest species is the Galapagos pink iguana (). This iguana, […]