Sea lions and iguanas sunbathe side by side, penguins and turtles swim together offshore, and giant tortoises wander freely. The Galápagos is both a glimpse of life before human civilization and a reminder of its fragile beauty.
This is the trip of a lifetime. It will leave you with a new sense of wonder — and some great stories to share. Expert traveler Ben Westwood tells you everything you need to know to make this trip possible in Moon Galápagos Islands:
How to get there, how long it will take, and where to stop along the way — including information on Quito and Guayaquil
How to choose the best means of transportation, including cruises, diving tips, and land tours
Background on the diverse wildlife of the Galápagos — including how and where to see each animal