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6 Days Galapagos Island Hopping - Classic

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Trip Type: Island Hopping - Galapagos

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STARTING AT:

$2332

/ PERSON

Season: year-round
Duration: 6 Days
Group Size: 2
min
Accommodation: Hotel

ecuador - galapagos

STARTING AT:

$2332

/ PERSON

Group Size: 2
min
Season: year-round
Duration: 6 Days
Accommodation: Hotel

Expedition Overview

Experience the Galapagos Islands from the comfort of a land-based expedition! The islands offer endless opportunities to witness a unique abundance of wildlife in a setting unlike any other on the planet. This is one of the few places on earth that allows such close and intimate contact with wildlife. The Galapagos form a natural sanctuary that preserves species, this allowed them to evolve their unique features for countless millennia. This vacation also provides flexible time to spend on your own and explore the sand beaches, trails in the Galapagos Forest, and wildlife. Be part of an educational and inspirational journey of a lifetime in one of the most fiercely protected marine wilderness in the world!

FROM $2332

Itinerary

Today begins your adventure in the Galapagos Islands. Once you arrive at the San Cristobal airport, a driver will take you to your hotel. After a welcome lunch, you can visit Playa Mann, Las Tijeretas or Punta Carola on your own.

Meals included: Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar

Early in the morning, your first attraction to visit will be the El Junco crater lake. This is the only freshwater lake in the Galapagos Islands. Your next stop will be Puerto Chino, where you can take a walk and observe the beautiful sea lions lying on the white beach. Your last destination will be La Galapaguera, the sanctuary of the giant tortoises.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar

On the third day of your adventure, you should start with all your energy. After breakfast you will go to visit Isabela Island in a flight of approximately 40 minutes. Here you can take a bike ride to the breeding center or walk to the Wall of Tears. In the afternoon you will do a fun activity, kayaking in Puerto Villamil, here you will see marine iguanas, sea lions and the famous Galapagos penguins. Afterwards you will go to your hotel for a well-deserved rest.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel Volcano or similar

After a refreshing breakfast, your destination will be the Sierra Negra Volcano, which has the second largest active crater in the world. Inside the site you will hike to Chico, a Sierra Negra cone with lunar landscapes. Your return will be around 14:00 PM. The rest of the afternoon will be free for you to explore on your own.

Meals included: Breakfast, Box Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Volcano or similar

This day will start very early, at 06:00 hours, you will take a public speedboat to the island of Santa Cruz. Here you will enjoy a delicious breakfast. Then you will be taken to the famous Charles Darwin Research Station. Afterwards, you will take a 40-minute trip to the highlands of San Cruz. Here you will see a large number of giant tortoises.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Fiesta or similar

Today your tour is over. After a farewell breakfast, a driver will take you to the airport for your flight to Quito or Guayaquil.

Meals included: Breakfast.

What to Expect

Accommodation: Hotel
Location: ecuador - galapagos
Season: year-round
Meeting Point: Baltra
Trip Type: Island Hopping - Galapagos
Activity: Biking, Wildlife

What´s Included

✅ WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Airport pickup and drop off at Baltra Airport at your arrival/departure time

  • Transportation on and between the Islands as described in the itinerary

  • Transportation between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel

  • Meals as described in the itinerary

  • Accommodation in a single, double or triple room

  • Local naturalist guide (English & Spanish speaking)

  • Snorkeling equipment: mask, snorkel, fins and life vest

  • 24/7 assistance in English and Spanish
  • 🚫 WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Flights: Airfare Quito – Galapagos – Quito round trip

  • Insurance: Travel & Health insurance (mandatory)

  • Meals: Not described in the itinerary

  • Additional fees: INGALA transit card: USD 20 per person, cash only (subject to change)

  • Park fee USD 100 per person, cash only (subject to change)

  • Gear: Wetsuit for rent USD 10

  • Tips: For guides and drivers
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    Experience the Galapagos Islands from the comfort of a land-based expedition! The islands offer endless opportunities to witness a unique abundance of wildlife in a setting unlike any other on the planet. This is one of the few places on earth that allows such close and intimate contact with wildlife. The Galapagos form a natural sanctuary that preserves species, this allowed them to evolve their unique features for countless millennia. This vacation also provides flexible time to spend on your own and explore the sand beaches, trails in the Galapagos Forest, and wildlife. Be part of an educational and inspirational journey of a lifetime in one of the most fiercely protected marine wilderness in the world!

    Today begins your adventure in the Galapagos Islands. Once you arrive at the San Cristobal airport, a driver will take you to your hotel. After a welcome lunch, you can visit Playa Mann, Las Tijeretas or Punta Carola on your own.

    Meals included: Lunch

    Accommodation: Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar

    Early in the morning, your first attraction to visit will be the El Junco crater lake. This is the only freshwater lake in the Galapagos Islands. Your next stop will be Puerto Chino, where you can take a walk and observe the beautiful sea lions lying on the white beach. Your last destination will be La Galapaguera, the sanctuary of the giant tortoises.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    Accommodation: Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar

    On the third day of your adventure, you should start with all your energy. After breakfast you will go to visit Isabela Island in a flight of approximately 40 minutes. Here you can take a bike ride to the breeding center or walk to the Wall of Tears. In the afternoon you will do a fun activity, kayaking in Puerto Villamil, here you will see marine iguanas, sea lions and the famous Galapagos penguins. Afterwards you will go to your hotel for a well-deserved rest.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Hotel Volcano or similar

    After a refreshing breakfast, your destination will be the Sierra Negra Volcano, which has the second largest active crater in the world. Inside the site you will hike to Chico, a Sierra Negra cone with lunar landscapes. Your return will be around 14:00 PM. The rest of the afternoon will be free for you to explore on your own.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Box Lunch

    Accommodation: Hotel Volcano or similar

    This day will start very early, at 06:00 hours, you will take a public speedboat to the island of Santa Cruz. Here you will enjoy a delicious breakfast. Then you will be taken to the famous Charles Darwin Research Station. Afterwards, you will take a 40-minute trip to the highlands of San Cruz. Here you will see a large number of giant tortoises.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    Accommodation: Hotel Fiesta or similar

    Today your tour is over. After a farewell breakfast, a driver will take you to the airport for your flight to Quito or Guayaquil.

    Meals included: Breakfast.

    Accommodation: Hotel
    Location: ecuador - galapagos
    Season: year-round
    Meeting Point: Baltra
    Trip Type: Island Hopping - Galapagos
    Activity: Biking, Wildlife
    ✅ WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport pickup and drop off at Baltra Airport at your arrival/departure time
  • Transportation on and between the Islands as described in the itinerary
  • Transportation between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel
  • Meals as described in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in a single, double or triple room
  • Local naturalist guide (English & Spanish speaking)
  • Snorkeling equipment: mask, snorkel, fins and life vest
  • 24/7 assistance in English and Spanish
  • 🚫 WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
  • Flights: Airfare Quito – Galapagos – Quito round trip
  • Insurance: Travel & Health insurance (mandatory)
  • Meals: Not described in the itinerary
  • Additional fees: INGALA transit card: USD 20 per person, cash only (subject to change)
  • Park fee USD 100 per person, cash only (subject to change)
  • Gear: Wetsuit for rent USD 10
  • Tips: For guides and drivers
  • What to bring?

    What is the currency?

    US American Dollars

    What Travel Insurance do you recommend?

    World Nomads Insurance with a coverage of USD 200 000

    What vaccinations do I need?

    For Ecuador Highlands, Covid vaccination is required.

    What’s the weather like?

    Seasons in Ecuador have nothing to do with temperature – instead there is a dry season and a wet season. In Ecuador, the winter season is hot and wet, and the summer is dry and cold. Ecuador’s dry, summer season falls between May and December. January to April is Ecuador’s wet wintertime. There is not much of a transition between the seasons.

    Most of Ecuador has mild temperatures year-round. In the highlands of the Andes, the temperatures are usually cooler and depend of the altitude mainly, the higher the colder, The average temperature in Quito is in the mid-60s Fahrenheit (17 – 18 degrees Celsius). But the average temperature by the snow-cover volcanos can be mid-50s Fahrenheit (10 – 13 degrees Celsius).

    What Do I Do about drinking water?

    The tap water in Ecuador is not always friendly on the stomach for those who haven’t been in Latin America for a while. There is purified water in each of the accommodation which you can use to fill up each morning, so be sure to pack a reusable water bottle or two. There will also be water in the transportation.

    How much should I tip?

    Tips are not included in the trip cost. These are entirely at your discretion but there is an expectation to tip for good service. Your guide will help with advice; however, we suggest the below as a guideline per person:

    Guides: USD 10- USD 15 per day

    Of course, you are free to tip more or less, and the amount should be reflective of your perception of service and quality - a tip is not compulsory and should only be given when you receive excellent service

    Experience the Galapagos Islands from the comfort of a land-based expedition! The islands offer endless opportunities to witness a unique abundance of wildlife in a setting unlike any other on the planet. This is one of the few places on earth that allows such close and intimate contact with wildlife. The Galapagos form a natural sanctuary that preserves species, this allowed them to evolve their unique features for countless millennia. This vacation also provides flexible time to spend on your own and explore the sand beaches, trails in the Galapagos Forest, and wildlife. Be part of an educational and inspirational journey of a lifetime in one of the most fiercely protected marine wilderness in the world!

    Today begins your adventure in the Galapagos Islands. Once you arrive at the San Cristobal airport, a driver will take you to your hotel. After a welcome lunch, you can visit Playa Mann, Las Tijeretas or Punta Carola on your own.

    Meals included: Lunch

    Accommodation: Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar

    Early in the morning, your first attraction to visit will be the El Junco crater lake. This is the only freshwater lake in the Galapagos Islands. Your next stop will be Puerto Chino, where you can take a walk and observe the beautiful sea lions lying on the white beach. Your last destination will be La Galapaguera, the sanctuary of the giant tortoises.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    Accommodation: Hotel Casa Opuntia or similar

    On the third day of your adventure, you should start with all your energy. After breakfast you will go to visit Isabela Island in a flight of approximately 40 minutes. Here you can take a bike ride to the breeding center or walk to the Wall of Tears. In the afternoon you will do a fun activity, kayaking in Puerto Villamil, here you will see marine iguanas, sea lions and the famous Galapagos penguins. Afterwards you will go to your hotel for a well-deserved rest.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Hotel Volcano or similar

    After a refreshing breakfast, your destination will be the Sierra Negra Volcano, which has the second largest active crater in the world. Inside the site you will hike to Chico, a Sierra Negra cone with lunar landscapes. Your return will be around 14:00 PM. The rest of the afternoon will be free for you to explore on your own.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Box Lunch

    Accommodation: Hotel Volcano or similar

    This day will start very early, at 06:00 hours, you will take a public speedboat to the island of Santa Cruz. Here you will enjoy a delicious breakfast. Then you will be taken to the famous Charles Darwin Research Station. Afterwards, you will take a 40-minute trip to the highlands of San Cruz. Here you will see a large number of giant tortoises.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    Accommodation: Hotel Fiesta or similar

    Today your tour is over. After a farewell breakfast, a driver will take you to the airport for your flight to Quito or Guayaquil.

    Meals included: Breakfast.

    Accommodation: Hotel
    Location: ecuador - galapagos
    Season: year-round
    Meeting Point: Baltra
    Trip Type: Island Hopping - Galapagos
    Activity: Biking, Wildlife
    ✅ WHAT'S INCLUDED
    Airport pickup and drop off at Baltra Airport at your arrival/departure time

    Transportation on and between the Islands as described in the itinerary

    Transportation between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel

    Meals as described in the itinerary

    Accommodation in a single, double or triple room

    Local naturalist guide (English & Spanish speaking)

    Snorkeling equipment: mask, snorkel, fins and life vest

    24/7 assistance in English and Spanish

    🚫 WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
    Flights: Airfare Quito – Galapagos – Quito round trip

    Insurance: Travel & Health insurance (mandatory)

    Meals: Not described in the itinerary

    Additional fees: INGALA transit card: USD 20 per person, cash only (subject to change)

    Park fee USD 100 per person, cash only (subject to change)

    Gear: Wetsuit for rent USD 10

    Tips: For guides and drivers

    What to bring?

    What is the currency?

    US American Dollars

    What Travel Insurance do you recommend?

    World Nomads Insurance with a coverage of USD 200 000

    What vaccinations do I need?

    For Ecuador Highlands, Covid vaccination is required.

    What’s the weather like?

    Seasons in Ecuador have nothing to do with temperature – instead there is a dry season and a wet season. In Ecuador, the winter season is hot and wet, and the summer is dry and cold. Ecuador’s dry, summer season falls between May and December. January to April is Ecuador’s wet wintertime. There is not much of a transition between the seasons.

    Most of Ecuador has mild temperatures year-round. In the highlands of the Andes, the temperatures are usually cooler and depend of the altitude mainly, the higher the colder, The average temperature in Quito is in the mid-60s Fahrenheit (17 – 18 degrees Celsius). But the average temperature by the snow-cover volcanos can be mid-50s Fahrenheit (10 – 13 degrees Celsius).

    What Do I Do about drinking water?

    The tap water in Ecuador is not always friendly on the stomach for those who haven’t been in Latin America for a while. There is purified water in each of the accommodation which you can use to fill up each morning, so be sure to pack a reusable water bottle or two. There will also be water in the transportation.

    How much should I tip?

    Tips are not included in the trip cost. These are entirely at your discretion but there is an expectation to tip for good service. Your guide will help with advice; however, we suggest the below as a guideline per person:

    Guides: USD 10- USD 15 per day

    Of course, you are free to tip more or less, and the amount should be reflective of your perception of service and quality - a tip is not compulsory and should only be given when you receive excellent service

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