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Travel to the Galapagos Islands from Quito, Ecuador. Tour the Galapagos' highlights from Isla San Cristobal to Isla Santa Cruz on this active wildlife adventure.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,015
      CAD $3,060
      AUD $3,175
      EUR €2,145
      GBP £1,900
      NZD $3,765
      ZAR R28,920
      CHF FR2,645
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
      USD $10 Galapagos Transit Card Fee
      USD $5 Isla Isabela Port Fee
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,140*
      CAD $3,195*
      AUD $3,313*
      EUR €2,236*
      GBP £1,982*
      NZD $3,912*
      ZAR R30,249*
      CHF FR2,755*
      *
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Active Galapagos.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Tour Galapagos' wildlife highlights on an active adventure from Quito

Amazing wildlife, both on land and underwater, is the drawcard of the remote Galapagos Islands. Tour the Galapagos' outstanding natural beauty and interesting history by foot, boat and bike on this active adventure. Trace Darwin's theory of evolution, spot colorful, bizarre and beautiful creatures and have an experience that is completely out of this world as you discover the incredible Galapagos Islands.

  • Get acquainted with Quito's dizzying altitude
  • Bike around San Cristobal
  • Enjoy an in-depth exploration of the Galapagos Islands
  • Scale Isabela's volcano
  • Snorkel over underwater worlds
  • Meet near-extinct Galapagos tortoises
  • Kayak in Isabela Bay

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Finish:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (9 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bicycle, Boat, Plane
  • Included activities:

    Isla Isabela - Flamingo lagoon visit, Isla Isabela - Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre, Isla Isabela- Sierra Negra Volcano, Isla San Cristobal - Interpretation Center, Isla San Cristobal - Leon Dormido or Isla Lobos visit, Isla Santa Cruz - Charles Darwin Research Centre, Isla Santa Cruz - Tortuga Bay visit

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    815kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. Compulsory Galapagos park entry fee US$110, Transit control card fee US$10 and Isabela Island port fee are payable locally to the relevant government authorities and are subject to change.

  • Trip price from

    USD $3,015
    CAD $3,060
    AUD $3,175
    EUR €2,145
    GBP £1,900
    NZD $3,765
    ZAR R28,920
    CHF FR2,645
    Price information
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    Extras

    USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
    USD $10 Galapagos Transit Card Fee
    USD $5 Isla Isabela Port Fee
    Price information
  • Total price from

    USD $3,140*
    CAD $3,195*
    AUD $3,313*
    EUR €2,236*
    GBP £1,982*
    NZD $3,912*
    ZAR R30,249*
    CHF FR2,755*
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $314
    CAD $319
    AUD $331
    EUR €223
    GBP £198
    NZD $391
    ZAR R3,024
    CHF FR275
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About Ecuador

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Day 1 Quito

Quito is a cultured city with a wonderous Old Town, a dynamic nightlife and atmospheric streets showcasing Ecuadorian life in all its splendour.

Days 2-3 Isla San Cristobal

The eastern-most island in the Galapagos, a variety of seabirds nest on Isla San Cristobal, including blue-footed boobies, red-footed boobies and frigates.

Days 4-6 Isla Floreana/Isla Isabela

A highlight of any Galapagos cruise, Isla Floreana is rich in natural wonders and wildlife, including seabirds such as boobies, pelicans and frigates. Discover the quirky maritime history of Post Office Bay. The largest island in the archipelago, Isla Isabela was formed by five giant volcanic craters, all of which are still considered active.

Days 7-8 Isla Santa Cruz

Isla Santa Cruz is home to the Charles Darwin Research Station The station's visitor centre and museum are essential stops for anyone interested in the archipelago's natural and human history, and keen to learn more about conservation efforts to preserve the unique ecosystems of the Galapagos. It also offers visitors their best chance for close-up encounters with giant tortoises.

Days 9-10 Quito

Stretched out along a central Andean valley under the gaze of Volcan Pichincha, Quito is one of the most attractive cities in South America.
    • 10
    • GGTF
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,015
      CAD $3,060
      AUD $3,175
      EUR €2,145
      GBP £1,900
      NZD $3,765
      ZAR R28,920
      CHF FR2,645
    • Extras tool tip
      USD $110 Galapagos National Park Fee (Paid locally)
      USD $10 Galapagos Transit Card Fee
      USD $5 Isla Isabela Port Fee
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,140*
      CAD $3,195*
      AUD $3,313*
      EUR €2,236*
      GBP £1,982*
      NZD $3,912*
      ZAR R30,249*
      CHF FR2,755*
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
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    • Original
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