Galapagos In Depth Overview

Get to know the Galapagos Islands in-depth on a cruise through its pristine waters, visiting the islands of Santa Cruz, Santiago, Bartolome and more.

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Discover the very best of the Galapagos on this in-depth tour

Uncover the delights of the Galapagos Islands on this in-depth adventure tour. Cruise around clear blue waters and explore the islands that make up this special part of the world. Wander over the volcanic rocks of Isla Rabida, see giant tortoises at Santa Cruz, snorkel in the pristine waters of Bahia Allen Gardiner and marvel at the sheer number of unique wildlife species that make the Galapagos Islands their home.

  • Explore the delightful streets of Quito's old town
  • Snorkel through blue waters housing a rainbow of fish
  • See turtles, marine iguanas and countless bird species on Las Bachas
  • Wander over crazy lava landscapes on Isla Bartolome
  • Delight in fur seals frolicking on the beaches
  • Relax on white-sand beaches

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Finish:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 6
  • Meals:

    9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (2 nts), Motorised yacht (7 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Minibus, Plane
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Galapagos In Depth Summary

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Day 1 Quito

Travel to Ecuador and spend a day exploring the charms of beautiful Quito.

Day 2 Las Bachas / Isla Santa Cruz

Start this Galapagos tour off slowly with a relaxing cruise to Las Bachas. Spot green turtles, marine iguanas and the cute Sally Lightfoot crabs, which all call this part of Galapagos home.

Day 3 Isla Rabida / Isla Santiago

Explore the black volcanic rocks, unique flora and red-sand beaches of Isla Rabida. Fur seals, flamingos, iguanas and countless bird species are in abundance here so get cameras ready!

Day 4 Sullivan Bay / Isla Bartolome

Walk across the picturesque lava landscape of Isla Bartolome. Hike up to the once-active volcano, and witness Pinnacle Rock jutting out of the stunning aquamarine waters of Sullivan Bay.

Day 5 Isla Santa Cruz / Puerto Ayora / Charles Darwin Station

Wander through the Charles Darwin Research Station and see the tortoise breeding programme. Perhaps catch a glimpse of Galapagos's giant tortoises and explore the unique plant life and lava tunnels of Santa Cruz island.

Day 6 Isla San Cristobal

Pass through Leon Dormido, a 150 m rock that rises magnificently out of the ocean. Hike, swim or snorkel off pristine Cerro Brujo and be sure to keep an eye out for fur seals and the unique blue-footed boobies.

Day 7 Isla Espanola / Bahia Gardner / Punta Suarez

Watch the antics of the abundant bird life on Isla Espanola then head to Bahia Allen Gardiner and relax on the white sand beaches. It is also a perfect place for snorkelling - spy turtles, reef sharks and tropical fish going about their business in the delightful tropical waters.

Day 8 Isla Floreana / Post Office Bay / Punta Cormorant

Witness sea lions basking on green-tinged beaches and see flamingos wading regally through the lagoons of this stunning Galapagos island. Again be in snorkeller's heaven in the warm blue waters that contain a rainbow of fish.

Days 9-10 Caleta Tortuga Negra / Isla Baltra / Quito

Negotiate the mangroves of Caleta Tortuga Negra in a dinghy and spot turtles and the Galapagos shark living among the tree roots. Cruise back to Baltra and say goodbye to this delightful Galapagos tour. Fly back to Quito and spend a final night in the company of new friends.
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