10-Day Galapagos Multi-Sport

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Departure from your selected hotel to Dropp off at your confirmed hotel

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Discover the Galapagos Islands through an active land tour that will deliver the most extraordinary of this world-class naturalist heaven. As you kayak, mountain bike, trek or snorkel you will experience incredible close encounters with sea lions, iguanas, giant tortoises, boobies, rays, a myriad of tropical fish! This is a socially and environmentally responsible tour that provides many benefits to local island communities. Learn and enjoy from top adventure and naturalist guides that will immerse you in the realm of natural history and evolution.
Day 1: Quito ArrivalWelcome briefing at 18:00. Transfer In not included. Day 2: TRAVEL DAY TO GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND) (B) Board a morning flight from Quito to the island of San Cristóbal. Once arrived, transfer to the hotel in the town of Puerto Moreno with a short briefing. In the afternoon head to "La Loberia", which is both home beach and nursery for large Galapagos sea lions. and you will have time to go for a refreshing swim/explore the waters. Day 3: Kicker Rock - San Cristobal (B, L)SNORKEL AT KICKER ROCK AND VISIT TO CERRO BRUJO This Galapagos Islands natural monument has become a favorite sight due to the many tropicbirds, frigate birds and boobies that fill the sky in this area. After lunch, we will visit Cerro Brujo, this island is ripe with noisy, frolicking, jolly sea lions that will welcome us to their home with open fins.  Day 4: Isabela Island (B) EXPLORING ISABELA ON TWO WHEELS *short flight to Isabela Island. In the afternoon, we will head out on our mountain bikes to explore the beautiful coastline on an exclusive trail, taking us through an incredible ecosystem with a wide variety of wildlife.  Day 5: Isabela Island (B,L) HIKING TO SIERRA NEGRA VOLCANO AND KAYAKING IN TINTORERAS Our destination is the rim of Sierra Negra Crater, an active volcano which last erupted in October 2005. Upon arrival, we take in breathtaking views and explore the circumference of the massive, lava-filled crater, over six miles across at its widest point.  In the afternoon, we return to Puerto Villamil and we go kayaking in Tintoreras to watch sea lions, penguins, turtles and marine iguanas. Day 6: Lava Tunnels - Isabela (B,L) We explore the amazing formations of lava created by the last eruptions of the Volcanic Island along the seashore. It is a labyrinth of lava arches inside the breakers with crystal clear water full of huge sea turtles, eagle rays, sea lions, fish, white tipped reef sharks and more. Day 7: Santa Cruz Island (B) SANTA CRUZ, CHARLES DARWIN RESEARCH STATION AND HIGHLANDS *fast boat from Isabela to Santa Cruz Island. *visit the Charles Darwin Research Station * Visit ´El Chato' Reserve in the highlands of Santa Cruz, home to the famous Galapagos tortoise.  Day 8:FREE DAY IN SANTA CRUZ (B) Optional activities on the island Day 9: TRANSFER TO BALTRA AIRPORT - FLIGHT BACK TO QUITO (B) Morning transfer to the airport to take a domestic connection back to the mainland. Day 10: Quito - Departure (B) Transfer OUT not included

What’s included

  • Transportation: Airport transfers (national flights), one way flight San Cristobal-Isabela, sea transportation Santa Cruz - Isabela islands, private and comfortable land and sea transportation
  • Accommodation based on double occupancy: First Class hotel in Quito, 4-star hotels in Galapagos
  • Activities: Snorkeling at Kicker Rock and Isla de los Lobos, trekking to the top of Sierra Negra active volcano in Isabela Island, snorkeling in Lava Tunnels, kayaking in Tintoreras, biking to the Wall of Tears, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, hiking in Santa Cruz highlands
  • Meals: 9 breakfasts, 3 box lunches
  • Gear:  snorkeling mask and fins, life vest, mountain bikes, helmets, kayaks and paddles.
  • Trip Leader: Certified EPL expert English-speaking Adventure Naturalist local guides 

What’s not included

  • Airfare Quito - Galapagos - Quito round trip
  • My Own Room supplement: USD $719
  • International flights
  • Airport transfer (international flights)
  • Travel insurance (mandatory)
  • Meals not described in the itinerary - estimated budget USD $240 USD
  • INGALA transit card: USD $20 per person, cash only (subject to change)
  • Galapagos National Park fee: USD $100 per person, cash only (subject to change)
  • USD $10 pier-use fee at Puerto Villamil 
  • Snorkeling gear (mask and fins) for optional activities: USD $8 per day per person
  • Wetsuit for rent: USD $10
  • Tips

Itinerary

Day 10: Quito - Departure (B) Transfer OUT not included
Day 1: Quito Arrival Welcome briefing at 18:00. Transfer In not included.
Day 2: TRAVEL DAY TO GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND) (B) Board a morning flight from Quito to the island of San Cristóbal. Once arrived, transfer to the hotel in the town of Puerto Moreno with a short briefing. In the afternoon head to "La Loberia", which is both home beach and nursery for large Galapagos sea lions. and you will have time to go for a refreshing swim/explore the waters.
Day 3: Kicker Rock - San Cristobal (B, L) SNORKEL AT KICKER ROCK AND VISIT TO CERRO BRUJO This Galapagos Islands natural monument has become a favorite sight due to the many tropicbirds, frigate birds and boobies that fill the sky in this area. After lunch, we will visit Cerro Brujo, this island is ripe with noisy, frolicking, jolly sea lions that will welcome us to their home with open fins. 
Day 4: Isabela Island (B) EXPLORING ISABELA ON TWO WHEELS *short flight to Isabela Island. In the afternoon, we will head out on our mountain bikes to explore the beautiful coastline on an exclusive trail, taking us through an incredible ecosystem with a wide variety of wildlife. 
Day 5: Isabela Island (B,L) HIKING TO SIERRA NEGRA VOLCANO AND KAYAKING IN TINTORERAS Our destination is the rim of Sierra Negra Crater, an active volcano which last erupted in October 2005. Upon arrival, we take in breathtaking views and explore the circumference of the massive, lava-filled crater, over six miles across at its widest point.  In the afternoon, we return to Puerto Villamil and we go kayaking in Tintoreras to watch sea lions, penguins, turtles and marine iguanas.
Day 6: Lava Tunnels - Isabela (B,L) We explore the amazing formations of lava created by the last eruptions of the Volcanic Island along the seashore. It is a labyrinth of lava arches inside the breakers with crystal clear water full of huge sea turtles, eagle rays, sea lions, fish, white tipped reef sharks and more.
Day 7: Santa Cruz Island (B) SANTA CRUZ, CHARLES DARWIN RESEARCH STATION AND HIGHLANDS *fast boat from Isabela to Santa Cruz Island. *visit the Charles Darwin Research Station * Visit ´El Chato' Reserve in the highlands of Santa Cruz, home to the famous Galapagos tortoise. 
Day 8: FREE DAY IN SANTA CRUZ (B) Optional activities on the island
Day 9: TRANSFER TO BALTRA AIRPORT - FLIGHT BACK TO QUITO (B) Morning transfer to the airport to take a domestic connection back to the mainland.
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