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The Galapagos IslandsOne week island hopping

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Follow the very currents Darwin sailed on the HMS Beagle and discover for yourself the natural beauty and unmatched biodiversity of the Galapagos! Escape to nature, swim with seals and walk among marine iguanas. From the highlands of San Cristóbal to waves crashing against endless volcanic rock formations you may have a hard time formulating words to describe your experience. That's ok, we're used...

Follow the very currents Darwin sailed on the HMS Beagle and discover for yourself the natural beauty and unmatched biodiversity of the Galapagos! Escape to nature, swim with seals and walk among marine iguanas. From the highlands of San Cristóbal to waves crashing against endless volcanic rock formations you may have a hard time formulating words to describe your experience. That's ok, we're used to it. Speak to our Local Agency in the Galapagos and let us tailor-make a once in a lifetime adventurejust for you.

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Volcano
    Volcano
  • Island
    Island
  • Botanical observation
    Botanical observation
  • Snorkeling and diving
    Snorkeling and diving
  • Bird watching
    Bird watching

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to the Galapagos!

Arrival in San Cristobal...

• Be welcomed by your tour leader upon arrival at San Cristobal Airport

• Learn about the archipelago during a visit to the interpretation center

• Free evening to explore Puerto Boquerizo Moreno

Visited:
San Cristobal

Day 2: San Cristóbal by boat

•Discover the natural highlights of the island by boat tour

•Observe the sea birds inhabiting the volcanic rock island León Dormido 

Swim and snorkel at the white beach in Puerto Grande bay

Visited:
San Cristobal, Léon Dormindo

Day 3: San Cristóbal island highlands

Into the island adventure...

•Explore the highlands of San Cristobal

•Visit the volcanic landscape of El Junco lagoon

•Drive to “Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado,” home of the famous giant tortoises

Swim with sea lions at Puerto Chino beach

Visited:
San Cristobal, Galapaguera , Puerto Chino

Day 4: Tour de Bahia

• Rise early in the morning and journey to Santa Cruz by speed boat

• After breakfast, enjoy a tour of the coastline with opportunities to visit sea lions, flocks of birds and whitecap sharks

• Enjoy the island’s diversity while hiking, swimming and snorkeling

Visited:
San Cristobal, Santa Cruz
Accomodation
Night im Hotel Mainao (Santa Cruz)

Day 5: First day of island hopping

• Spend the day island hopping around Plaza, Seymour, Bartolomé or Santa Fé, depending on conditions

• Embark on a nature walk and discover the immense biodiversity of the surroundings

• Go snorkeling and experience rich marine life of the islands

• Enjoy lunch on the boat before returning to Santa Cruz in the late afternoon

Visited:
Santa Cruz
Accomodation
Night im Hotel Mainao (Santa Cruz)

Day 6: Second day of Island Hopping

• Second day of island hopping around Plaza, Seymour, Bartolomé or Santa Fé, depending on conditions

• Embark on a nature walk and discover the immense biodiversity of the surroundings

• Go snorkeling and experience rich marine life of the islands

• Enjoy lunch on the boat before returning to Santa Cruz in the late afternoon

Visited:
Santa Cruz
Accomodation
Night im Hotel Mainao (Santa Cruz)

Day 7: Time to do some flight hopping!

• Journey through the scenic highlands of Santa Cruz towards the airport of Baltra for departure

• Board your flight towards the Ecuadorian mainland

• We hope you’ve enjoyed discovering the magic of the Galapagos!

Visited:
Santa Cruz, Baltra Island

San CristobalLéon Dormindo Galapaguera Puerto ChinoSanta CruzBaltra Island

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent
  • In-trip flights

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
Book your flights to The Galapagos Islands
International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
Check out the many benefits:
  • Competitive rates
  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Sofia, in The Galapagos Islands will inform you of any changes to your flights
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