Itinerary

Quito

Arrive in Quito, where the charm and history of old-world Ecuadorian architecture blends seamlessly with stylish cafes, bars and shops.
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Baltra/Isla Santa Cruz

Fly to Baltra and set sail to the small town of Puerto Ayora. Learn about the Galapagos’ unique wildlife at the Charles Darwin Research Station.
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Isla North Seymour/Isla Mosquera

An early morning excursion to the rocky coast of North Seymour will pass through colonies of animated blue-footed boobies and frigatebirds. Then, visit the small sandy island of Mosquera, where crazy-looking Sally Lightfoot crabs inhabit the rocks and tide pools.
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Isla Santa Cruz

Visit the mangroves of Black Turtle Cove and paddle among its peaceful waters. See green turtle, rays and Galapagos sharks a myriad birds and perhaps even mating turtles. Spend the afternoon at Cerro Dragón, one of the best places to see land iguanas.
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Isla Rabida

The colourful sands and cliffs of Rabida are home to a wide array of native wildlife. Spot nesting pelicans, flamingos, pintail ducks, marine iguanas and sea lions among the huge number of birds on show.
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Isla Santa Cruz

Take a dip in balmy waters in the idyllic cove of Punta Carrion, or get twitching and look out for the famous blue-footed boobies.
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Isla Isabela

Admire the turquoise waters surrounding the largest island in the archipelago. Formed by five gigantic volcanic craters, this landscape borders on the magical.
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Isla Floreana

Step ashore at Punta Cormorant, where an exquisite beach is a popular stomping ground for the Galapagos sea lions.
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Baltra/Quito

Make the trip back to the mainland for a final night in Quito.
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Quito

Enjoy a final encounter with Ecuador over breakfast.