WHAT TO BRING

If you have already decided to visit us, here are a packing list and some recommendations to help you get ready:

  • Passport
  • Binoculars
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Camera
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun protection (sun cream / sunglasses / hat or cap)
  • Lightweight long pants and long sleeved shirts for walks
  • Shorts, short sleeve shirts and bathing suit
  • Hikking boots or shoes
  • Sandals or Tivas for wet landings
  • Windbreaker or light raincoat
  • Small day pack
  • Plastic bags to protect cameras, binoculars, film, etc… from rain
  • Sea sickness medication (optional – please check with your doctor)
  • CASH for extra expenses (no ATM machines in Isabela). We do accept credit cards at the Lodge.

ABOUT LUGGAGE:

*FOR NATIONAL FLIGHTS NO MORE THAN 20KG PER PERSON AND ONE REGULAR SIZE CARRY-ON BAG 7KG.

*FOR EMETEBE FLIGHTS (INTERISLANDS) NO MORE THAN 11KG PER PERSON – EXTRA WEIGHT IS $2 PER POUND

GENERAL INFORMATION

PLEASE BE SURE TO ARRIVE AT THE GUAYAQUIL OR QUITO AIRPORT (TERMINAL NACIONAL) ON TIME TO TAKE YOUR GALAPAGOS FLIGHT (1 hour and 30 minutes prior to departure)

ONCE YOU ARRIVE THERE PLEASE GO TO THE INGALA COUNTER TO GET YOUR INGALA TRANSIT CARD US$20 PER PERSON. AFTER THIS, PLEASE GO TO SICGAL (Inspection and Quarantine System for the Galapagos Islands). They search visitors luggage for forbidden items such as seeds, plants, fruits, etc. to avoid the introduction of pests and diseases into the islands.

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST BRING YOUR ORIGINAL PASSPORT WITH YOU. A PHOTOCOPY IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.

PARK ENTRANCE FEE HAS TO BE PAID IN CASH DOLLARS ONLY.