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1. Posted by swilkins (Budding Member 6 posts) 9y

Hi there,

was wondering if anyone could give me any info on costs/ how easy it is/accomodation on the islands, booking it and other tips on visiting the galapagos? A friend and i would like to visit but are unsure due to the high prices - are there any tips on making it cheaper? We were thinking of visiting for 1 wk, is this enough?

Any help would be kindly appreciated,

Thanks

Soph:)

2. Posted by bentivogli (Travel Guru 2398 posts) 9y

http://www.travellerspoint.com/forum.cfm?thread=18587

http://www.travellerspoint.com/forum.cfm?thread=29718

http://www.travellerspoint.com/forum.cfm?thread=30516

http://www.travellerspoint.com/forum.cfm?thread=19279

Next time, please run a search before asking :)

good luck,

Niels

3. Posted by swilkins (Budding Member 6 posts) 9y

Many thanks - didn't realise you could run searches as only just found this page, but that helps loads as have many many qu!

Sophx

4. Posted by marlis (Travel Guru 1167 posts) 9y

Hi swilkins

flight from Guayaquil/Quito to the Galapagos $300-$350.00
entrance fee to the Galapagos $ 100.00 to pay in cash at the airport.
so this goes on top of accommodation and boattrips.
what ever you try,Galapagos is not cheap.
Marlis

5. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5595 posts) 9y

I've read some tips that it's best to go a little bit more upmarket, just to experience the most out of your trip, but it would be around 1000 dollar for a week. Have fun!