Bogota: This is the homeland of Avianca, one of the major airlines that serves Galapagos, therefor we get a good one-touch flight to the Galapagos. They land in Guayaquil or Quito to make the immigration and papers to Galapagos and then you van continue to Galapagos. Town in its self is very nice to spend a day or two. Steppingstone to go to Miami and also start of our “The Colombian Caribbean 8 d” to Cartagena and Tayrona National Park. Good airport-hotels with easy access to the airport and nice city hotels for minor excursion in this beautiful city. Colombia is a beautiful country and has a lot of places to visit.

Transfer time to the city: Aprox. 30min.    

To airporthotel: Less than 10 min.


1 Night 1 Day 22 Jul, 23 Jul, 24 Jul, and more Bogotá, Bogotá
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • English-speaking tour leader pick-up at the airport

  • Transfer Airport – Hotel – Airport

  • Hotel*** at the airport or city on request



Day 1. Bogota                    Arrival in Bogota

Arrival in Bogota according to flight schedule. Once there, you will be met by our guide who will take you to your hotel for some well-deserved rest. We get the opportunity to gather strength for our Galapagos adventure in the coming days.

Day 2. Galapagos               Flight to Galapagos

Early in the morning we reurn to the airport to fly from Bogota to the Galapagos Islands. Then a transfer that takes about 2 hours and includes a small boat ride across the strait and on to Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island. This is the largest city in the Galapagos Islands. We check in at our hotel and can take a walk in Puerto Ayora. If we go down to the harbor, we will already here get a taste of what awaits us. From the pier we can see sea lions and sometimes small sharks that have swum into the harbor.

Day 0. Bogota Excursion Day: City tour of Bogota with the Gold Museum

Fly the day before and spend a day in Bogota before the Galapagos adventure begins. This will give you a slightly more relaxed trip.

Bogota has the world's largest Gold Museum; it was renovated in 2008 and contains over 50,000 objects from the population that lived here before the Spanish came to the country. The collection is the largest of its kind in the world with objects made of gold, ceramics, stone and textiles from different cultures. After this interesting visit, we do a city walk in Bogota. This is a half day tour. Afternoon free for own activities. Overnight in the Bogota Hote***+l with breakfast. (Booked in Stage 3. Price USD 99/pers.)


07:15             09:10             BOG Bogotá                       GYE Guayaquil

12:11             13:08              Guayaquil                            GPS Galápagos


13:53             16:49             GPS Galápagos                   GYE Guayaquil

18:20             20:10             GYE Guayaquil                    BOG Bogotá

Pickup point
Aeropuerto Internacional El Dorado (BOG), Av. El Dorado #103, Bogota, Colombia View on Map
Where will we stay?

Airport Hotel:

City Express Junior by Marriott Bogota Aeropuerto***

City Express Junior by Marriott Bogota Aeropuerto is just 4.4 km from the airport and offers a free airport shuttle (available 24 hours a day). This includes, among other things, wi-fi, parking and continental breakfast daily between 06.00 and 10.00. In addition, Salitre Plaza shopping center and Gran Estacion shopping center are both a short drive away. Travelers tend to appreciate the helpful staff and the restaurant.


City Hotel::

Hotel Bh Bicentenario***+

Hotel Bh Bicentenario is just a 5-minute drive from Plaza de Bolívar and Monserrate. If you want to eat well, don't miss Crepes and Waffles, where they serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Additional highlights include a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a terrace. Other travelers usually praise the helpful staff and the location.