Health and Safety Information
When you travel to Galápagos, you can feel confident you’ll always be taken care of as well as that you’re experiencing one of the most magical places in the world.
The number of visitors is limited (even with 100% vaccination among locals), and the authorities have the important job of protecting and preserving the fragile ecosystem as well as the beauty and health of the islands. So you can trust us when we say we take safety extremely seriously!
Read below to find out more about what we do to keep you safe.
We promise to take care of you during each & every part of your trip. From transport services to the tours themselves, we’ve put strict protocols in place to ensure your safety. You can rest easy knowing you’re in good hands!
Travel Center Protocols
Our travel center has taken careful steps to implement safety measures that will reliably protect all travelers. Along with the standard protocols of masks, alcohol, & social distancing, additional biosecurity have been put in place for our trips—including transfers, hotels, tours, and food services.
Safe Tour Operators
At Come to Galápagos, your health & safety is our top priority. We follow national & international standards set by the World Health Organization and the Ecuadorian government. All operators and hotels we work with have their own set of additional protocols they must follow too, and we only work with operators that comply with absolutely all of our biosecurity measures.
To learn more about these protocols, please click on the links below.
• For more details about Ecuador entry protocols, click here.
• For more details about Galápagos entry protocols, click here.
Galápagos National Park Policies
New policies have been put in place to keep you safe with the reopening of the Galápagos National Park and Marine Reserve!
Some new safety measures include:
- Mandatory use of a mask at all times
- Antibacterial gel/alcohol
- Social distancing of 6 feet (2 meters)
- Visiting sites near towns are accessible for 3 hours maximum at a time in order to take more vulnerable people into consideration
You can also visit the Galápagos Conservancy for the ‘14 rules of the Galapagos National Park Directorate (GNPD) that all visitors are expected to abide by while in the Islands’ and additional helpful information.
Although staying safe in Ecuador is a common concern among travelers, don’t worry–we’ve got you covered! Ecuador is no more dangerous than any other place in the world.
Just be sure not to flaunt your valuables, avoid areas that are out of your comfort zone, and you’ll be fine!
Enjoy your trip and come make memories that’ll last for a lifetime!