Day 1 Quito Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting with G Representative
Day 2 Quito/San Cristóbal Island (1B, 1L) Fly to San Cristóbal, the easternmost island of Galápagos and one of the oldest. The principal town is Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the capital of the Galápagos.
After lunch, visit the Interpretation Centre and learn more about the history of the Galápagos, sometimes referred to as “the Enchanted Islands.” Spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing on Mann Beach or swimming with playful sea lions as the frigate birds glide on the thermals.
In the evening, opt for a dinner and sample some of the island's fresh fish and produce.
Interpretation Center Visit
Plane (3.00 hour(s))
Day 3 San Cristóbal Island (1B, 1L) The day begins with a short boat ride to Isla Lobos, an islet populated by numerous sea lions, which give the island its name. Spend the day snorkelling – a fantastic opportunity to observe the abundant marine life that Galápagos is renowned for. Back aboard the boat, sail to San Cristóbal and have free time to enjoy the beaches and surrounding areas.
Snorkelling (Isla Lobos)
Boat (1.00 hour(s))
Day 4 San Cristóbal Island/Santa Cruz Island (1B) Travel by boat to Santa Cruz Island. On arrival, visit the highlands of the island to see Galápagos giant tortoises in the wild.
Santa Cruz Highlands Excursion
Speedboat (2.00 hour(s), 46km)
Day 5 Santa Cruz Island (1B) Take a sea kayaking adventure at Tortuga Bay to explore the mangroves. Opt for a surf lesson in the afternoon.
Tortuga Bay Kayaking
Day 6 Santa Cruz Island (1B) Start the day on a boat tour of Lobería, Las Grietas and Playa de los Perros, spending time exploring, swimming, and snorkelling in the crystal clear water. Afterwards, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, one of the places where you can easily spot the famous Galápagos tortoises.
Loberia Boat Tour
Charles Darwin Research Station Visit
Day 7 Santa Cruz Island/Quito (1B) After a transfer over the island of Santa Cruz, arrive at Baltra Island for our return flight to Quito. Upon arrival in Quito, transfer to the hotel for free time and one last night with newfound friends.
Transfer over the island of Santa Cruz to Baltra Island to catch our flight back to Quito.
Plane (3.00 hour(s), 970km)
Day 8 Quito (1B) Depart at any time.