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Galapagos island-hopping tour

11 days from £5,100pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Carefully step past sleeping sea lions on a pristine beach.

  • See the famous Galapagos giant tortoises at close quarters.

  • Spot marine iguanas, flightless cormorants, penguins, land iguanas and a feast of fearless birdlife.

  • Snorkel with an abundance of underwater marine life.

  • Explore the old town of Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
All accommodation
  • Quito
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Guayaquil

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Quito

International outbound flight , Quito

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Quito. On arrival in Quito you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2 Quito


Free day in Quito to explore at your own pace.

Day 3 Galapagos Islands

Quito , Galapagos Islands

Explore Floreana island looking for giant tortoises, frigate birds, Darwin's finches, sea lions, and petrels, as well as sea lions on Loberia beach. You will also learn about the human history as this was the first island to be settled.

Day 4 Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Take the speedboat to Isabela Island. Snorkel in Shark Alley and visit the tortoise breeding centre in Puerto Villamil.

Day 5 Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Explore the highlands of Isabela before some free beach time in the afternoon.

Day 6 Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

This morning you will head out to the Wall of Tears, a monument to the human history in the Galapagos. There is also some good snorkelling on offer here.

Day 7 Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Morning speedboat to Santa Cruz Island. You will then transfer to the remote Garaparreto Beach where you can look for sharks, rays, turtles, and sea birds. In the afternoon you can walk to Tortuga Bay, a beautiful stretch of white sand, where you can relax.

Day 8 Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Morning visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station before returning to your hotel to relax.

Day 9 Galapagos Islands

Day 10 International return flight

Galapagos Islands , Guayaquil , International return flight

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the mainland to connect with your flight home.

Day 11 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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The specialist who designs your trip to the Galapagos Islands will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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