SMART GALAPAGOS EUROPE is a travel agency with a main office based in Quito-Ecuador (South America), with a branch in Basel-Switzerland.   Our team is proudly 100% Ecuadorian. 

We are direct experts in land tours and cruises to the magical Galapagos Islands located in Ecuador.  We also travel to other destinations as the “Cuyabeno natural reserve” located in the heart of Ecuador’s jungle and the “Magic Andes” located on Ecuador’s mainland.

We work only with the best hand-picked hotels and local service suppliers, and each tour has been carefully designed by our Galapagos travel experts who have lived on the Islands and know the best of the best. Our mission is to help every smart traveler find their perfect tour to make their Galapagos Island Hopping experience unforgettable. 

Departure is possible every day of the year! Our Island Hopping tours are ideal for single travelers, couples, families, or groups.  All island hopping tours include meals, transportation, and activities as mentioned in the tour itinerary.

We offer the Biggest collection of crafted island-hopping tours and cruise itineraries to the Galapagos Islands at the best price on the web! Found Cheaper Elsewhere? Contact Us & We Will Match the Price or Beat it. Flexible Booking Terms.

Smart Tours: The Smart Island Hopping tours are the perfect mixture of
  • Ideal itineraries with awesome services.

  • Top visitor sites and tours.

  • Lots of wildlife and activities. 

  • Land & Inter-Island Transfers. 

  • Perfectly located Comfort, Superior & Premium Hotels.

  • Double reforestation efforts. Up to 170 trees per person.

  • Fair prices.


Experience a dream vacation unlike any other!   CONTACT US TODAY  and our travel assistants will take care of every detail!

What do our tours include?

Comfort Category Hotels

Professional Guides

Land Tours

Meals as Itinerary

Yachting Tours

Pick up / Drop off
(from airport)

Snorkeling Standard Equipment

24/7 Travel Assistance

Friendly Encounters with Exotic Animals


Diving Standard Equipment

Smart Travel Tips

Best Price Guarantee

Frequently Asked Questions

Check the most asked questions about our services and Galapagos

365 days of the year, Galapagos is one the most amazing places to visit. Every season is diferent and offers unique wildlife experiences, as well as climates. Every person has different climate and travel tastes and therefore you should base your decision on yours. Contact us so we can arrange the perfect dates and tour for you.

Yes, we offer a wide variety of hotels and services with different operations each, so depending on your starting day we can offer a tour that fits into your travel itinerary.

No, we have visited most hotels in Galapagos and know the differences between them. We will send you to the best quality/price option for you within your budget and travel dates.

Galapagos is one of the busiest bucket list destinations in South America. We recommend to save your spot at least five to six months in advance (specially if you plan on traveling during High season from May to September and December)


Yes, at Smart Galapagos we search for availability on all Hotels, Cruises, Yachts and Tours for you. Please try to book with at least 1 month in advance.

Some Cruises and Island Hopping tours can be booked at last minute prices if there is availability, BUT if you want to secure your trip with the BEST services, it is better to do it with time.

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Yes, we can arrange a date change BUT there will be some charges (administrative and supplier's fees). Changes MUST be done with AT LEAST 45 days in advance. If there is no availability on the changed dates and you decide to cancel, there will not be any refund.

Of course! Solo travelers are welcome to travel to Galapagos or Cuyabeno with us. We will charge a small single supplement fee. (Others charge 80%, we charge 50%)

Yes, there is no age limit for Galapagos. Children must be accompanied by their parents or an adult. We recommend the MINIMUM age for children traveleres to be at least 2 years of age. Ask us for our FAMILY FRIENDLY tours.

Yes, you can pay via transfer to our Ecuadorian bank or if you prefer with Credit Card for a small extra fee (2.9%, lowest in the market). Paypal is also accepted but fees are higher.

You can find wi-fi on all our Smart selected hotels, but take into account that internet will be slow anywhere in the Galapagos.

Yes, before traveling to Ecuador, please get a travel insurance.

Meet the team

Juan Pablo Meneses

CEO Smart Galapagos & Galapagos Specialist

Sebastián Guerrero

CEO Smart Galapagos Europe

Belén Guerrero

Sales Specialist

Adriana García

Marketing & Smart Cruises


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