We are the North American
office for only the finest and most reputable tour operators with experience in the Galapagos
Islands and mainland Ecuador.
Enjoy personalized, and well
organized Galapagos Islands travel,
tours, and cruises - catering to
groups and individual travelers. All
expeditions are escorted by specialized multilingual
guides, with in-depth knowledge
of areas visited and topics of interest.
For years, Jack Hanna, star of Jack Hanna's Into
the Wild and Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures has
utilized LARC when traveling to Latin America. See
for yourself what Jack Hanna has to say about LARC
in a short video he was kind enough to record:
A Blue-Footed Booby - a bird found throughout the Galapagos
Islands and nowhere else. The bird's name comes from the
Spanish word "bobo" which means "clown." The boobies got
this name because of their large colorful feet and their
One of the huge Galapagos Tortoises for which the island were
named. Galapagos is Spanish for "saddle." This
particular tortoise lives at the Charles Darwin Research Center at
Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island. The Darwin Center has a
program to hatch their eggs and later release to young back into
the wild in order to increase the population of these endangered
A view of the shoreline on Santa Cruz Island. The large
cactus is typical of those that grow all over the island - many
reaching 20-feet in height and having bark like a tree on their
A small group of Marine Iguanas warming themselves in the sun.
These creatures - unique to the Galapagos Islands - are
vegetarians, eating algae growing on submerged rocks. There
are thousands of these on the beaches and they aren't afraid of
people - so be careful not to step on them!
Let the experts at
Reservation Center ®, be your guide
for your Galapagos Islands adventures.