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Galapagos island-hopping tour
12 days from £6,590pp
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.
Explore the old town of Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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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 driven to your hotel in the city. You'll have the afternoon to settle in and explore the city.
Day 2 Quito
Today's Quito tour will take you through the UNESCO Heritage sight by way of senses, with different stops designed to touch, taste, feel, hear and smell the city. You'll visit chocolatiers, handicraft workshops, street food vendors and markets in a unique tour of this diverse city.
Day 3 The Galapagos Islands
You'll be transferred in the morning to the airport in time for your flight to the Galapagos Islands, where you'll start on San Cristobal Island with a two night stay. The afternoon is at leisure to visit the Interpretation Center, a nearby beach or the sea lion colony.
Day 4 The Galapagos Islands
This morning you'll board a small yacht on a trip to Espanola Island, home to the waved albatross, blue footed and Nazca boobies and some excellent snorkelling with sea turtles and plenty of fish species.
Day 5 The Galapagos Islands
You'll enjoy a scenic small craft flight across the islands to Isabela, where you'll spend the next three nights in a beachfront hotel. In the afternoon you can walk the pristine white sand beaches or maybe rent a bike to explore the island.
Day 6 The Galapagos Islands
Sierra Negra is one of the highlights of a Galapagos trip with the active volcano dominating the landscape. This private tour will allow you to hike toward the summit as well as to the lesser visited Volcan Chico.
Day 7 The Galapagos Islands
A morning shared tour will take you by boat to Los Tuneles, a series of volcanic formations which provides excellent snorkelling opportunities with its calm waters, minimal tide and bountiful wildlife.
Day 8 The Galapagos Islands
Leaving Isabela by speed boat, you'll be transferred to Puerto Ayora, the main hub of Santa Cruz Island. You'll spend three nights in town with plenty of restaurants and sightseeing possibilities within walking distance.
Day 9 The Galapagos Islands
This small group tour will take you to the north end of the island from which you'll board a cruise to South Plazas Island, a colorful stop filled with prickly pear cactus, land iguanas and sea lions cover the land.
Day 10 The Galapagos Islands
Day 11 International return flight
The Galapagos Islands , International return flight
Day 12 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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