Galapagos Alternative Land Tours
Experience the Galapagos Islands From the Inside

Uniquely Immersive Land-Based Tours

You Can Be Near Nature. Or You Can Be In Nature.

Galapagos Alternative is a local tour company with strong connections to the community that we love to extend to our guests. Interact with the amazing Galapagos wildlife, meet the unique people who live on the islands and visit the beautiful places the locals of the Galapagos like to frequent. Traveling with Galapagos Alternative feels more like visiting a friend.

The Galapagos Alternative Experience is Different

How to plan a trip to the Galapagos

Let us provide you with a fully-customized travel itinerary that spans your entire stay in the Galapagos Islands. We know that your time in the Galapagos is precious, as such we offer the best options for hotels, tour operators, guides and restaurants. Through years of experience we have vetted the best resources in the islands and know how to maximize your limited time. We strive to provide you with the perfect Galapagos Itinerary that suits your needs with quality accommodations, professional tour guides and seamless logistics. We pair up-close wildlife encounters with good food and good people to give you an effortless dream vacation.

Build Your Trip

Experience first-hand why the Galapagos Islands are so famous

Galapagos Alternativeā€™s land-based, island-hopping tours offer you a unique perspective of the Galapagos islands. Experience the islands the way we see them: as locals. With our personalized custom Galapagos tour itineraries, you can choose the sights and activities most suited to your interests.

What does ā€œResponsible Tourismā€ mean in Galapagos?

Personalized Tours. Community-based Ecotourism.

Galapagos Islands

Our land-based Galapagos tours allow you to experience more of the culture and essence of the Galapagos Islands by staying at local hotels, eating at local restaurants and exploring the local sights and communities at your own pace.

Travel to Galapagos

Begin or end your Galapagos Island tour by exploring mainland Ecuador. Visit Quito, the highest capital city in the world nestled in the volcanos of the Andes or enjoy an Amazon Rainforest Jungle adventure. From Alpine to the Amazon we can get you into any of Ecuador’s incredibly diverse ecosystems!

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You can also add a trip to Peru to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Machu Picchu, explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas and wander around the enchanting mountain city of Cusco.

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"Could not have dreamed of a better honeymoon on the GalƔpagos Islands. Javier, Jill and their incredible staff put together a wonderful tour for my husband & I. We were blown away by the beauty of the land, friendly staff and great customer care. "
- Rhiana W.
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