Galapagos Alternative:
From The Inside.

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Trust.  Customer Care.  Family.

MORE THAN JUST PERSONALIZED ITINERARIES
— TRULY PERSONAL SERVICE —

A TRAVELER’S EXPERIENCE WITH UNPARALLELED ACCESS TO THE BEST THE LOCAL COMMUNITY HAS TO OFFER.

These are not the typical words you think of when describing a travel company. But they’re absolutely essential both to who we are and how we serve our customers.  Whether you’re a retired couple, a family with small children or a group of enthusiastic open-water distance swimmers, we’d love to have a conversation with you to plan your perfect stay on the Galapagos Islands or the nearby Ecuador mainland or highlands of Peru.

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TRAVEL, NOT TOURISM

Island-hopping, land-based tours get you closer.

Galapagos Alternative’s land-based island-hopping tours offer you a unique perspective of the Galapagos Islands, the way we see them: as locals. With our customized individual Galapagos tour itineraries, you can choose the sights and activities most suited to your interests.

FULLY CUSTOMIZED ITINERARIES

Expertly crafted itineraries, perfectly suited to each group's needs.

With our customized individual Galapagos tour itineraries, you can choose the locations and activities most suited to your interests. Our custom Galapagos tour itineraries include amazing snorkeling options and guided day tours with reliable tour operators as well as quality accommodations.

PERSONALIZED ATTENTION

We make it our business to ensure that logistics flow smoothly.

We will help you with all aspects of your trip, such as advice on choosing flights, locating unique accommodations, selecting daily activities and deciding the best options for transporation between the islands.

STAY AS A LOCAL

We look forward to treating you like family and showing you our favorite places.

Experience the culture of the Galapagos by staying at local hotels, eating at local restaurants and exploring the local sights and communities at your own pace.

Sea Kayaking

Experience local life.

Amazing Hikes

Beautiful Snorkeling Locations

Fishing Charters

Bird Watching

"We were very happy with the excellent customer service provided by Galapagos Alternative. From our initial planning with Maria who was very patient with multiple questions through the VIP treatment provided throughout our week of Island Hopping."
- Terri W.
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