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Galapagos Experience

#16 of 146 Tours in Quito
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Av. 6 de Diciembre N 30-105 | 6 de diciembre N30-105 y Alpallana, Edificio Gayal II 5to Piso, Oficina 503, Quito 170135, Ecuador
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Ecoventura Eric and Letty Cruise Pros and Cons

We just returned from an 8-day cruise aboard the Eric, and had some wonderful and awful experiences... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Biz_Traveler000797
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Burlington, Vermont
Celebrity Xpedition Galapagos Islands

So I made it to the Galapagos Islands July 15, 2018, 7 day Inner Loop aboard Celebrity... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Luckybill7
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Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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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.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“g adventures” (11 reviews)
“sea lions” (32 reviews)
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Av. 6 de Diciembre N 30-105 | 6 de diciembre N30-105 y Alpallana, Edificio Gayal II 5to Piso, Oficina 503, Quito 170135, Ecuador
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"ideal south america"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We just returned from an 8-day cruise aboard the Eric, and had some wonderful and awful experiences we wanted to share with others interested in sailing on one of the Ecoventura boats. Pros - The Galapagos - out-of-this-world and worth visiting. - The itinerary -...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I made it to the Galapagos Islands July 15, 2018, 7 day Inner Loop aboard Celebrity Xpedition!!!!!!! We did 2 nights in Quito before and a night in Quito after cruise. This is a must do trip and best to do when you are...More

1  Thank Luckybill7
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideal SA arranged for a memorable trip - we felt like VIPs with door to door service, excellent, knowledgeable guides. Full attention to details made the trip stress-free, even though a family member experienced a medical emergency and local guide assisted to address the situation...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a complicated 3 week itinerary and it was all awesome. All transfers were there, all bookings complete, it really was amazing that they pulled this off in 2 diff countries, 6 diff cities/ places. thanks Max

Thank Lora H
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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

1  Thank JackinDenver
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

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 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 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

2  Thank Anne O
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

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

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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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