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Galápagos Adventure: Snorkelling & Sea Lions

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9 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
Transport
Transport
Plane, public speedboat, van, pickup truck, public bus
Accomodation
Accommodation
Multi-share hostel (4 nts), camping (2 nts), simple hotels (2 nts).
Staff
Staff
Local naturalist guide for included activities in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park), local G Adventures representative in Quito.

You will visit

Quito

Trip Comfort

Basic

Age requirement

18 to 39 years old
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.
Galápagos Adventure: Snorkelling & Sea Lions
Starts
Quito
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9 Days
Ends
Quito

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Wheels up! Fly to the Galápagos Islands. Visit the Interpretation Centre in the afternoon to learn about the natural history of the area. Explore the nature trails around the centre, or snorkel at nearby Las Tijeretas.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • The day is yours to explore San Cristóbal Island. You can snorkel at Kicker Rock or Isla Lobos, visit the white-sand beach of Playa Mann, or La Lobería to mingle with the resident sea lions.
  • Hop on a speedboat and head to Isabela Island. Soak up the views around you — you might even see dolphins or whales alonside the boat! Stop for lunch on Floreana Island where you can stretch your legs and enjoy a delicious meal at the G supported-community restaurant to support the locals before continuing on to Isabela.
    Meals: LUNCH, DINNER
  • Get up close and personal with a volcano as you hike the Sierra Negra today. Explore the incredible landscape and admire spectacular views from above. The afternoon is yours to snorkel, visit the giant tortoise breeding centre, or check out the Flamingo Lagoon.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Hop on a speedboat to Santa Cruz Island to visit the Charles Darwin Research Station for an opportunity to see the famous tortoises up close. Later, head out to explore Puerto Ayora. Enjoy a bite to eat, or venture to a bar or nightclub for a night out!
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Wake up ready to explore Santa Cruz Island. You can hike out to the stunning Tortuga Bay, or take a dip in the turquoise waters of Las Grietas, a freshwater lagoon that separates two volcanic cliffs.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Say "Adios!" to the Galapagos Islands and board a morning flight back to Quito. Transfer to the hotel to kick back and relax before enjoying a night out in the city.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Depart at any time.
Trip ID: seqc