Entry requirements

In order to access the Galapagos Islands, visitors must follow some entry requirements. Here is what is required: - Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of the expected departure from the Galapagos. - A round-trip airline ticket to the Galapagos. - A “Transit card” (Tarjeta de Control de Tránsito - TCT) issued by the Ecuadorian authorities, which can be obtained at the international airport in Quito or Guayaquil before flying to the Galapagos. - Travel insurance covering emergency medical expenses and evacuation in case of emergency. - An entry fee for the Galapagos National Park must be paid upon arrival. Fees vary depending on the nationality and age of the visitor. - A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travelers from certain countries in Africa and Latin America where the disease is endemic. It is important to note that entry and exit rules for Galapagos are strictly enforced to protect the archipelago's unique ecosystem. Visitors must follow the rules and regulations in place to minimize their impact on the fragile natural environment of the Galapagos Islands.

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