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Galapagos Experience

#17 of 145 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
+593 2-252-6220
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Wonderful Experience working with Ideal South America

Donovan was excellent to work with on a recent tour of Galapagos and Peru. I will definitely use... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kathy L
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Jackson, Tennessee
Highly recommend Columbus Travel

They organized a great two week trip to Galapagos, Quito and the rain forest for our family of four... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JackinDenver
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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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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 weeks ago

Donovan was excellent to work with on a recent tour of Galapagos and Peru. I will definitely use ISA again!

Thank Kathy L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They organized a great two week trip to Galapagos, Quito and the rain forest for our family of four w two teens. We were on the Galapagos Legend, Swissotel in Quito and La Selva Lodge in jungle. All the pickups-transfers were great, excellent communication. Would...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I joined a tour with 11 friends at the last minute, and Max from Ideal South America was very gracious and enthusiastic and able to get me all accommodations at the hotels and most critically on the MV Galapagos Legend ship. All the hotels were...More

Thank Kris I
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Max helped our group with everything we want to see on the trip. He helped us customize the tour to include sights that were not originally included. We were a group of 12 and we were pleasantly surprised to have upgraded cabins on the Galapagos...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from a one week cruise in mid June 2018 with Ecoventura on the Letty. Two fabulous nature guides, Ivan and Gabbi, plus an attentive and extremely thoughtful, highly experienced crew. The ship was small (20 passengers max), the food was impressive given size...More

Thank Anne O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideal South America Travel is indeed ideal. They took care of every detail including knowledgeable guides, great drivers, amazing sights, hotels and experiences. All went like clockwork-tailored to our interests and needs. Thoughtful tips and special stops at every turn.The train to Machu Picchu was...More

Thank brwnbrcn
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful time we had on our 7 day cruise! The cabins were large, food was good. We were kept busy starting early morning after breakfast, going to shore in a panga, 12 at a time. We enjoyed hiking, swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and plenty...More

Thank rltoller
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

I concur with all that has been said about this cruise. We chose a small boat having experienced a small boat cruise in Alaska last year. It is great to snorkel, kayak and walk in this paradise. We also had a Booby deck cabin and...More

Thank MilkoHastings_UK
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

My husband and I did the 5 day/4 night cruise on the Santa Cruz 11 as part of an extension to our Cosmos South America package tour. The entire tour portion lasted 7 days. Ten of us joined the cruise post land tour and we...More

Thank AussieTravelholic
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We sailed from SAN Cristobal to Espanola, Floreana and then Santa Cruz on the Montserrat Yatch. There is another is another half of the cruise you can do visiting Isabella and Santiago. For us the first half was enough. The cruise involves viewing wildlife, visiting...More

Thank Phil R
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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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