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Galapagos Island Hopping Adventure 7D/6N

Discover the incredibly diverse marine life endemic to the Galapagos Islands and hike one of the world’s largest active volcano in out-of-this-world landscapes!

Take a boat ride to nearby islands to see native birds and get the opportunity to swim next to seals and turtles.

Tour Highlights

  • Hike through active volcanoes’ moon-like landscape
  • Snorkel in the crystalline waters of the Galapagos
  • View abundant marine life and endemic species
  • Chill out on paradisiacal white sandy beaches
Price from

$4,000.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - 6 Nights in budget, standard or superior accommodation (2N Isabela, 2N Santa Cruz, 2 San Cristobal)
  • - Airport Transfers, Van, Ferry
  • - 6 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches
  • - Active, multi-sport adventures
  • - Some of the activities
  • - Extra equipment

Departures:

Every Monday

Itinerary

Day 1: Baltra Island - Isabela Island, Ecuador

Upon arrival to the Baltra Island, you will get picked up from the airport and transferred to the harbour in Puerto Ayora on the Santa Cruz Island.

You will be met by your contact person who will explain the programme for the coming days and you will receive recommendations on restaurants and things to do on Santa Cruz and Isabela.

Then you will take the ferry to Isabela Island (trip takes about 2 hours).

Arrive in the afternoon and meet your contact person at the harbour of Isabela for your transfer to your accommodation.

Note: Passengers should arrive by 11:00 am at the latest to Baltra Airport (GPS) to guarantee this first day, otherwise we recommend arriving in Santa Cruz one day before the tour.

Day 2: Isabela Island, Ecuador

Enjoy an early breakfast before departing for your full day tour of Sierra Negra Volcano.

Be prepared for a 6-7 hour hike that requires good condition and lots of effort. You will definitely think your work has paid off as soon as you take in the views of the islands.

This afternoon relax at Isabela beaches and then get a good night’s rest at your accommodation.

Day 3: Isabela Island - Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador

In the morning you will have an excursion to Tintoreras Islet, where you will walk around the islet, spot sharks and penguins and snorkel afterwards.

In the afternoon, make your way to the harbour of Isabela from where you will travel by boat to Santa Cruz Island.

Upon arrival in Santa Cruz you will be transferred to your accommodation for check in.

Day 4: Santa Fé, Plazas, Bartolome  or North Seymour Island, Ecuador

Wake early for a day tour to Santa Fé, Plazas, Bartolomé, or North Seymour (availability varies).

Snorkel amid marine life, relax onboard, explore for land iguanas and birdwatch.

Lunch included.

Santa Fé Island:

Volcanic island with giant Opuntia Cactus forest. Snorkel with playful Galapagos sea lions, reef fish, and more. Spot diverse wildlife like land iguanas and birds.

Plazas Island:

Home to abundant land iguanas and stunning flora. Seabird haven with gulls, boobies, frigatebirds. Male sea lions and iguanas share a peaceful coast.

Bartolomé Island:

Short trek to volcanic peak for panoramic views. “Pinnacle Rock” beach with green sea turtles. Snorkel for vibrant marine life.

North Seymour Island:

Flat island with frigatebirds, blue-footed boobies, swallow-tailed gulls. Male frigatebirds’ unique courtship. Enjoy humorous antics and bird colonies.

Day 5: Santa Cruz Island - San Cristobal Island, Ecuador

Take advantage of a free morning to visit the sites of Santa Cruz that you have not yet visited.

Then make your way to the harbour from where the boat to San Cristobal Island.

Upon arrival you will be met by your contact person at the harbour and will be taken to your accommodation.

Your contact person will explain your programme on San Cristobal and you will receive recommendations on restaurants and things to do on San Cristobal.

During the rest of the afternoon, you can stroll the boulevard and watch the many sea lions that sleep there or go relax on one of the nearby beaches.

Day 6: Isla Lobos or Kicker Rock, Ecuador

Today you will go on a day tour to either Isla Lobos or Kicker Rock, depending on availability.

Lunch is included on this day tour.

Return to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno at 16:00 pm.

Isla Lobos

You will have the opportunity to walk around this wonderful little island. There, marvel at the sea lion colonies, seabirds such as: blue footed boobies, migratory birds, frigates nesting or courting with that impressive red balloon, and nazca boobies also can be found. Go to Canal Lobos, a great place for snorkeling or swimming in turquoise waters with sea lions, tropical fish, rays, sea turtles. After this amazing experience, we sail to Playa Ochoa or Manglesito (according to the tide) where we have our box lunch and relax ourselves on a beautiful white sandy beach.

Kicker Rock

The boat will transport us to the beautiful rock in the middle of the ocean, which according to the “isleños” looks like a sleeping sea lion. The boat will take you around the rock to spot different nesting seabirds and will stop at the entrance of the canal from where you will snorkel. During this snorkel adventure you can spot sharks (white tipped, Galapagos and hammerhead), sea turtles, rays and more. After this wonderful experience we sail to Playa Ochoa or Manglesito (according to the tide) where we have our box lunch and relax ourselves on a beautiful white sandy beach.

Day 7: San Cristobal Island, Ecuador

Enjoy your final moments today morning as today is the last day of your journey.

You will be transferred to the San Cristobal Airport on time for your flight.

We wish you safe travels.