Galapagos Adventure Cruise | Frequent Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get there?

There are no direct flights between the United States and the Galápagos. You will have to connect via either of Ecuador's two main cities,  Quito or Guayaquil. Most international flight schedules will require an overnight stay. 

The 8-Day Adventure is just the cruise and includes no mainland hotels, services or transfers.  Our signature 10-day Origins of Species tour includes all connecting hotels and transfers.  See all Galápagos packages »


Can you help me plan my mainland hotels, tours, transfers, meals? Can I make my own?

Yes, we can help you with these, depending on how you like to travel.  We can reserve a variety of hotels and services in Quito and Guayaquil.  You are also welcome to make your own arrangements and meet us in Galapagos.


When is the best time to go?

The Galapagos is a year round destination, and the Integrity operates every week of the year, except for the annual four week dry-dock and maintenance.   In terms of seasonality, water and air temperatures do vary. Read more


What will I will see? Are there differences in the routes?

Cruising routes are carefully controlled by the Galapagos National Park Service. We're lucky to have two outstanding routes, each of which offer unique species and topography.   Read more


How can I be sure this is the right trip for me?

Our Galapagos cruises offer a perfect balance of activity, education and pure relaxation.   While shore excursions aren't particularly strenuous, good balance and the right footwear will guarantee your maximum enjoyment.  Read more 

 
 

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