New rules for travelers to the Galapagos Islands

Starting on 1 February 2012 there will be new rules and regulations in regard to cruise routes and frequencies to and around the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. Tour operators have until February 2012 to incorporate the Galapagos National Park Authority’s new regulations, which are designed to protect the local animal and plant life, into their travel programs.

The new Galapagos National Park regulations will allow guests of the on-site tour operators to stay a maximum of four nights and five days per ship, with a frequency of four landings within any 14-day period.

If you plan to go then remember to book ahead!

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