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Rolf Wittmer Turismo Cía. Ltda. is a 100% Ecuadorian Family Company founded in 1982 by Captain Rolf Wittmer, pioneer of tourism in the Galapagos Islands. Rolf Wittmer Turismo is well-known for offering tailor-made and special interest tours around Galapagos Islands and Ecuador Mainland.

As a professional and responsible tour operator, we are not only highly committed to minimizing the environmental impact of our operation, but also to ensuring the quality and safety of the service we provide as well as satisfying our clients' needs and expectations. Our efforts are only worthwhile if we also support the island communities.

Nowadays, after 30 years in the market and more than 45 years in the tourism industry, Rolf Wittmer Turismo owns and operates the Tip Top Fleet in the Galapagos Islands and Tip Top Travel, a IATA/BSP travel agency in Ecuador Mainland, which operates Sabre & Amadeus, has very good connection with local airlines, access to hotels and it is a direct partner of Tip Top Yachts.

In July 1st 2011, Tip Top Travel was appointed as the first Lufthansa City Center in Ecuador

In 2006, the Wittmer Family created the Rolf Wittmer Foundation, an organizational initiative for social labor in the Galapagos Islands. The Family is also involved in the transmission of the human history of the Islands as a competitive factor to the Galapaguenian community.

Galapagos Editorial is a cultural initiative from Wittmer Family and Rolf Wittmer Turismo Galapagos Cia. Ltda. It was created in 2009 as the first editorial house in Galapagos, with a 100% capital from the islands and which vision is the production of printed material specifically about the Galapagos Islands. Its work started producing the first edition in Ecuador of the book “Floreana” from Margaret Wittmer. This edition is realizad in Spanish, English and German. Besides, Galapagos Editorial produces, distributes and commercializes works from galapaguenian authors and produces promotional material related to the Islands.