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Galapagos FAQ2019-05-27T11:46:41+00:00

Galapagos Frequently Asked Questions

When to go:2018-06-21T12:11:24+00:00

Ecuador can be visited all year round, the weather remains much the same with small regional variations. Warmest and driest months are from June to September. In the Galapagos December to May is usually hot with intermittent rain, temperatures ranging between 24◦C and 28◦C. Temperatures from June to November range between 18◦C and 20◦C and is often grey and overcast.

Capital City:2018-06-21T12:10:46+00:00

Ecuador – Quito
Galapagos – Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Language:2018-06-21T12:10:06+00:00

Official language is Spanish. Ecuadorians in much of the Andean and some Amazon regions speak Quechua.

Currency:2018-06-21T12:09:29+00:00

US Dollars

Time:2018-06-21T12:08:51+00:00

Ecuador is 5 hrs behind GMT. Galapagos is 6 hrs behind.

Visas:2018-06-21T12:08:12+00:00

Not required for UK passport holders

Flight:2018-06-21T12:04:46+00:00

16½ hrs – usually fly into Quito, Ecuador. Flights to the Galapagos start in Quito and touchdown in Guayaquil en route.

To book or make further enquiries about our Galapagos Voyages or for our free detailed fact sheet please call our travel consultants on 023 807 330 73 or contact us.

For details of current travel and visa advice please consult the UK Foreign Office