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Galápagos Island Hopping with Quito

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9 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
Transport
Transport
Plane, private van, speedboat.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Hotels (6 nts), G Adventures-supported community guesthouse (2 nts).
Staff
Staff
Local naturalist guide while in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park Authority), G Adventures representative in Quito.

You will visit

Quito

Trip Comfort

Budget

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
We know the dilemma: you want to maximize your time exploring the Galápagos Islands, and that includes making it as easy as possible to get to and from the islands. We've got your solution. We'll take care of your flight bookings in and out of Quito — with the cheapest flight cost possible. That way you’ll be secure in knowing you've saved money, giving you plenty of time to hike, snorkel, and befriend the amazing wildlife of these cool islands.
Galápagos Island Hopping with Quito
Starts
Quito
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9 Days
Ends
Quito

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Transfer to the Quito airport and catch a flight to the Galápagos. Arrive at Baltra and travel to the hotel in Santa Cruz. Later, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station for an introduction to some of the unique wildlife and history of the area before an evening welcome meeting to meet up with any travellers joining the group.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • In the morning, walk to "Las Grietas" located across Academy Bay, walk through a rugged cactus forest on the way to this stunning lagoon. In the afternoon, hop on a speedboat to nearby Floreana Island. Stay in the G Adventures-supported community guesthouses and eat meals in the community restaurants and help to support community tourism on the island.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Walk along the black-sand beach until Loberia, and enjoy beach snorkelling or swimming. Head up to the seldom-visited highlands of Floreana. Enjoy guided walks to observe birds and other wildlife and learn about the area's natural history.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Travel to Isabela Island. Hike up the active Sierra Negra Volcano and walk around the rim of the largest volcanic crater in the archipelago.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Enjoy free time in the morning, opt to take a wildlife boat excursion to 'Islote Tintoreras' to view breeding white-tip reef sharks, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, rays, and penguins. Later, visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Travel by speedboat back to Santa Cruz Island. Later, enjoy a walk to Tortuga Bay, opt for a kayak, surf lessons or swim in the turquoise water.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Travel back to Baltra to catch the flight to Quito. Transfer to the hotel and enjoy the evening in the capital city.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Depart at any time.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
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