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Galapagos island-hopping tour

10 days from $5,525pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

    Places visited:

  • Quito
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Guayaquil
  • 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.

Audley Travel specialist Jenna

What our specialists say...

Enjoy a comprehensive trip to some of the best Galapagos islands without having to sleep on a boat. This island hopping programme takes in the three major islands of Floreana, Santa Cruz and Isabela opening up the unique, fascinating and fearless wildlife that could only previously be reached by taking a cruise.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Quito
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Guayaquil

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Day 1 Quito

Quito

On arrival in Quito you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

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Day 2 Quito

Quito

Free day in Quito to explore at your own pace.

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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.

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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.

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Day 5 Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

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

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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.

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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.

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Day 8 Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

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

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Day 9 Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Free day to relax after your explorations.

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Day 10 Return home

Galapagos Islands , Guayaquil

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

Andrew Riley
Audley Travel specialist Jenna

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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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