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Cruise the Galapagos Islands on an Ecuador tour! The Galapagos Islands are Ecuador’s world-famous wildlife destination. There is a bewildering variety of cruise itineraries of the Galapagos Islands! The general rule is that all itineraries include a good amount of variety and will include several islands. The shortest Galapagos cruises are three nights, the longest is 14 nights. For most travelers we’d recommend a cruise of four to seven nights, you’ll be sure to see plenty of the wildlife of the Galapagos Islands on a cruise of this length. There are so many things to do while on a Galapagos Cruise. You can study wildlife close-up while snorkeling, hiking, and relaxing on the islands. You will also, typically, make a couple of island landings and embark on small guided tours. The tours on a Galapagos Islands cruise typically include short walks, snorkeling, and sometimes kayaking. See all of our fully customizable Galapagos Cruises below.
Update: Ecuador Covid-19 Travel – Ecuador is open for travel again!
Ecuador & The Galapagos Islands have reopened to tourists and we’re delighted to be planning trips again.
|Travelers who can prove they’ve been vaccinated do not need a test to enter mainland Ecuador. Otherwise, an antigen or PCR test is required.|
|Additionally, an antigen test may be carried out on arrival in Ecuador|
|A health declaration must be presented on arrival in Ecuador|
|Galapagos Islands require a PCR test, regardless of vaccination status.|
|See full details at IATA Travel Centre|
|Most international flights have resumed, including from the USA, Canada and Europe.|
|Domestic flights are operating|
|Updated Mar 22, 2021|
Elsewhere in South America
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|Open without quarantine?||Covid-19 test required before travel?|
|Ecuador & Galapagos||Yes||Travelers who can prove they’ve been vaccinated do not need a test to enter mainland Ecuador. Otherwise, an antigen or PCR test is required.
Galapagos Islands require a PCR test, regardless of vaccination status.
|Paraguay||Yes||Yes (PCR or LAMP)|
|Peru & Machu Picchu||Yes||Yes (PCR or antigen before travel plus antigen on arrival)|
|Updated Mar 22, 2021
See IATA Travel Centre for more detail
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