🐒 We work directly with boat owners and tour operators in the Galapagos, thereby avoiding additional costs, unlike travel operators like Viator, Get Your Guide and Civitatis which rely on third-party local operators.

Entry requeriments to Galapagos islands 2020

Requirements to enter Galapagos 2023

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The Galapagos governing council has approved an amendment to Article 48 detailing the regulation of immigration and residency for the Galapagos Islands special scheme. Please revise the following Galapagos entry requirements as you plan your trip.



  1. Return flight tickets to and from the islands
  2. Traveler’s documentation, passport or identity card (Your documents cannot be expiring within 6 months)
  3. A “transit control card” (TCT) which costs $20 and can be obtained at the immigration office of Galapagos, Quito and Guayaquil airports.
  4. Please see additional REQUIRED protocol to enter the Galapagos during the pandemic
  5. Required Health and travel insurance for international tourists.



Below are a few links to different types of content related to the Galapagos, including a few guides. All of this content is updated and based on my annual trip to the Islands.


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