Day 1 Quito There are no planned activities, so check into the hotel and enjoy the city. Please look for notices in the hotel lobby for a time and location of the welcome meeting.
Booking pre- or post-trip accommodation is highly recommended to fully experience the city and take advantage of the optional activities available.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting with G Representative
Day 2 Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (1B, 1L, 1D) Fly to San Cristóbal Island. Meet the Galápagos CEO and transfer to the boat. In the afternoon, visit the Tortoise Breeding Centre before setting off to explore the Galápagos.
Jacinto Gordillo Breeding Center
Early morning transfer to the airport to catch our flight to the Galapagos
Private Vehicle (0.50-1.00 hours)
Day 3 Punta Pitt/Kicker Rock (1B, 1L, 1D) Visit Punta Pitt and look for three types of boobies as well as frigatebirds. After, visit Cerro Brujo on San Cristóbal Island to observe sea lions, marine iguanas, and seabirds along the beach. Continue to the dramatic Kicker Rock in the afternoon for a snorkelling excursion.
Punta Pitt Visit
Cerro Brujo Visit
Snorkelling (Kicker Rock)
Day 4 Santiago Island (1B, 1L, 1D) Morning excursion to Playa Espumilla, one of the most idyllic beaches in the Galápagos Islands and home to thick mangroves and flamingo and sea turtle nesting sites. Continue to Buccaneer Cove to witness the towering cliff wall rock formations before going to Puerto Egas to see a dark-sand beach and tidal pools.
Buccaneer Cove Visit
Playa Espumilla Excursion
Puerto Egas Visit
Day 5 Puerto Ayora (1B) Disembark in Puerto Ayora and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant Galápagos tortoises. In the afternoon, explore Academy Bay on a boat tour. Snorkel with sea lions and walk over a volcanic path to a crystal clear saltwater lagoon.
Charles Darwin Research Station Visit
Academy Bay Tour
Day 6 Puerto Ayora/Quito (1B) Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz to see giant tortoises in their natural habitat. Fly back to Quito for a final night in the city.
Santa Cruz Highlands Excursion
Plane (1.00 hour(s))
Day 7 Quito (1B) Depart at any time.