Celebrity Xpedition® is a 100-passenger ship in the Galapagos Islands
Quito is the capital of Ecuador and the starting point for most points of interest in Ecuador. Quito airport is the best way to get to the Galapagos (Baltra). Quito is located at an altitude of about 9,350 feet (2,850 m) and is the 2nd highest capital in the world (after La Paz, Bolivia). Quito is surrounded by several volcanoes.
Top things to do in Quito.
Visit Ciudad Mitad del Mundo about 25 miles from Quito. Visit the monuments for the Equator, don't forget there are two monuments, the old one in the city and the new one in Ciudad Mitad del Mundo which is the location of the new Monument to the Equator. In the same are visit the Sun Museum, Museo de Sito Intinan.
Seymour airport is one of the three airports in the Galapagos, it is the busiest of the three and the most convenient with multiple daily flights from Quito.