My wife and I took a day trip to do some birding in and around Guayaquil in conjunction with a trip to the Galapagos Islands. Our guides were fantastic. They were extraordinarily well informed, enthusiastic, and a pleasure know. We saw a huge number of...More
Galapagos Best - Guayaquil Day Trips
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A trip to the Galapagos is something I wanted to do for decades but I had to wait for retirement to have the time and resources to do it. I loved every minute of this excursion and that includes the rough times at sea. Everyone...More
We were lucky enough to have Fausto, the owner of the company, as our Galapagos guide recently, and he provided an unforgettable experience from early to late, literally, every day. His knowledge of the islands' flora and fauna, history and geology are simply without equal,...More
We traveled to Guayaquil for a climbing competition and wanted to see the beauty of Ecuador in Guayaquil, as we unfortunately did not have enough time to go to the Galapagos. Our hotel recommended that we take a day trip to Salinas with Fernando (with...More
Fausto and his colleagues at Galapagos Best could not have been better. I had high expectations heading into the trip, and all of my expectations were exceeded. Fausto is incredibly knowledgeable, flexible, engaging, and fun to travel with. The islands were stunning, and the natural...More
OM! Every day was perfect because there was always a new wonder: stars at night, snorkel amazements, wild life drama and amusement, great food, knowledge based trip from guides/instructors with so much to share, excellent accommodations (clean and beautiful), polite, respectful and attentive staff, like...More
We took two day trips with Galapagos Best - one city tour of Guayaquil before our departure to the Galapagos Islands and one the day after our return. The city tour was fun, interesting and very informative. The day trip to Manglares Churute was equally...More
We could not have asked for a better trip. Fausto, our guide, knew every detail of the animals and land. The ship's crew attended to all of our wants, the staterooms were spacious and comfortable. And the wildlife was incredible.
Fernando and his driver, Javier, treated us to a very special all-day overview of the Guayaquil area and countryside. The six of us enjoyed the comfort of an air-conditioned and spotless van while Fernando pointed out the highlights of Guayaquil before making our way to...More
I had an incredible time with Galapagos best. Everyone was friendly, helpful and so knowledgeable on the beautiful things you will see.