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Galapagos Adventure::2019 From Jan 19
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2019 From Jan 19

The Galápagos Islands aren't just all about cruising! This one-week trip keeps you close to the action – and trust us, there’s always plenty of action on the archipelago – while keeping costs lower than you’d expect for a sweet island adventure. Plus, there’ll be no lack of activities to keep you moving, with everything from snorkelling to a volcano hike of Sierra Negra.

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  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of:
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: SEQC.B/226883
  • Starts: Quito, Ecuador
  • Finishes: Quito, Ecuador
You will Visit
  • Quito
  • San Cristóbal Island
  • Isabela Island
  • Santa Cruz Island

Itinerary

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Day 1: Quito

Arrive at any time.
If you are not able to attend the welcome meeting, our representative will leave all important information at your hotel's reception indicating what time to be ready the next day. If there is any confusion on arrival, please do not hesitate to call the contact number listed in this dossier.

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Day 2: Quito/San Cristóbal Island

Fly to the Galápagos Islands. Visit the Interpretation Centre in the afternoon to learn about the natural history of the area. Explore the trails around the centre and opt to snorkel at nearby Las Tijeretas.

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Day 3: San Cristóbal Island

Enjoy a free day to explore San Cristóbal Island, where the sea lion population rivals the human one. Opt to snorkel at Kicker Rock, visit Playa Mann, or La Lobería.

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Day 4: San Cristóbal Island/Isabela Island

Travel by speedboat to Isabela Island. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife on the way and enjoy a stop for lunch on Floreana Island. Stretch your legs and enjoy a meal at the G supported-community restaurant to support the local community before continuing on to Isabela.

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Day 5: Isabela Island

Hike the Sierra Negra Volcano for spectacular views from above. Enjoy free time in the afternoon to go snorkeling, visit the giant Tortoise breeding centre or the Flamingo lagoon.

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Day 6: Isabela Island/Santa Cruz Island

Transfer by speedboat back to Santa Cruz Island, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station and enjoy a night in the town of Puerto Ayora.

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Day 7: Santa Cruz Island

Enjoy free time to explore Santa Cruz Island. Opt to visit the highlands, hike out to the stunning Tortuga Bay, or explore the otherworldly Las Grietas freshwater lagoon.

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Day 8: Santa Cruz Island/Quito

Say goodbye to the Galapagos Islands, and take a morning flight back to Quito. Upon arrival in Quito, transfer to the hotel and enjoy a night in the city.

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Day 9: Quito

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • G Adventures for Good: Floreana Community Restaurants, Floreana Island
    • Interpretation Centre Visit (San Cristóbal Island)
    • Hike to Sierra Negra Volcano (Isabela Island)
    • Isabela Highlands camping
    • Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
    • Isabela Municipal Tax
    • Opportunities for snorkelling, swimming, and incredible wildlife encounters
    • Internal flights
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Multi-share hostel (4 nts), camping (2 nts), simple hotels (2 nts)
    • 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
    Transport
    • Plane, public speedboat, van, pickup truck, public bus
    Group Leader
    • CEO/Naturalist Guide while in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park Authority), local G Adventures Rep in Quito
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Tour Highlights:
  • Snorkel with sea lions
  • Travel by public speedboats around the Galápagos Islands
  • Camp in the middle of nature
  • Visit Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Hike Sierra Negra volcano.