Itinerary

Day 1 Quito

Get lost in Quito’s maze of colonial streets or sip a quiet drink in a local trattoria.
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Day 2 Baltra/Isla Santa Cruz

Fly from Quito to the first island of the Galapagos adventure – Santa Cruz. A journey into the highlands reveals lush vegetation, which is a stark contrast to much of the Galapagos’ arid landscapes. Kick back on the beautiful Las Bachas beach, where marine iguanas can be found ashore and pink flamingos in the nearby lagoon.
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Day 3 Genovesa

Spot dolphins in the waters surrounding Genovesa and experience the magnificent array of rare birdlife on the island itself.
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Day 4 Isla Santiago/Isla Santa Cruz

Witness more fascinating wildlife in the form of Sally Lightfoot crabs, Darwin’s finches and Galapagos mockingbirds on Santiago Island. Then, sail to Cerro Dragon (Dragon Hill) on Santa Cruz's north coast and walk to a brackish lagoon frequented by lagoon birds including stilts, pintail ducks, sandpipers, sanderlings and occasionally flamingos.
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Day 5 Isla Santa Cruz/Baltra/Quito

Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, where there’s plenty of enchanting opportunities for up-close experiences with giant tortoises of all ages, before flying back to Quito.
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Day 6 Quito

Enjoy a final breakfast in Quito before the trip ends. Perhaps pick up some souvenirs or wander around some of the city’s many colonial sites.