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Ecuadorian Authorities introduced the following entry requirements for Galapagos, by air, which will take effect from September 11th at 00h00. ENTRY TO GALAPAGOS: All passengers, older than 2 years old, regardless of their residence, must present a negative result of a COVID-19 RT-PCR test, taken within a maximum up to 72 hours prior to boarding […]

Important Update About Requirements To Enter The Galapagos Islands

Beginning on August 31st, the following New entry Guidelines to the Galapagos Islands will apply: International visitors traveling to the Galapagos Islands – Passengers who are 16 years and older will be required to provide: A negative RT-PCR Test taken within 72 hours before traveling and additionally, A vaccination card with a complete series of […]

6 Tips for Finding the Best Hiking Trails in The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands include 20 different landmasses and cover 17,000 square miles. This group of 13 large and 7 smaller but remarkable islands is off the coast of Ecuador and offers those interested in the natural world an amazing opportunity to experience and learn more about our world.    While there are many places you […]


KARANKI MAGDALENA Community Lodge Social Community Tourism   The Karanki Magdalena Lodge belongs to the Indigenous Community of Magdalena, located north of Quito, at the slopes of the Imbabura Volcano near Otavalo (known for hosting the most famous Indigenous market in America). Home of Atahualpa, the last of the Inca Emperors, Karanki Magdalena is at […]