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10 Days / 9 nights
Land-based & island-hopping experience that will want you to come back

Custom itineraries & departures are available upon request.

Costs for a party of 3 or more available upon request.

Costs based on a minimum of 2 persons traveling together, excluding airfare.

Quito-Santa Cruz Island-Isabela Island-Bartolome Island-South Plaza Island

Experience Galapagos Islands by land, an immersive way to see these unique islands. Take day excursions to see the flora, fauna and volcanic landscapes through hikes, snorkeling and relaxing on natural beaches among sea lions and iguanas. Enjoy an evening stroll through the town you are staying at and eat traditional food at local restaurants.

Day 1: Arrive Quito

Arrive in Quito. You will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Hotel Patio Anadaluz

Day 2: Quito

Full day city tour of Quito and Middle of the World (Line of Equator).
Hotel Patio Anadaluz (B/L)

Day 3: Quito – Baltra – Santa Cruz

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Galapagos. Transfer to Santa Cruz Island and on your way to your hotel visit giant Tortoises in the highlands.
Angermeyer Hotel (B, L)

Day 4: Santa Cruz Island – Isabela Island

Take a 2 hour speed boat to Isabela Island. Upon arrival and check in at hotel, visit the wetlands followed by an afternoon snorkeling excursion in Tintoreras Islets.
Hotel Albemarle (B, L)

Day 5: Sierra Negra Volcano

Visit the Sierra Negra Volcano and hike for 45 mins to its crater, the second largest volcanic crater in the world.
Hotel Albemarle (B, L)

Day 6: Isabela Island – Santa Cruz Island

Transfer to Santa Crus Island on speed boat. Visit the Charles Darwin Research Center and enjoy the rest of the day exploring Puerto Ayoro.
Angermeyer Hotel (B, L)

Day 7: Bartolome Island

2-hour speed boat ride to Bartolome Island, home to some of the most breathtaking panoramic views of the Galapagos. Enjoy a hike through volcanic rock formations followed by a snorkeling experience.
Angermeyer Hotel (B, L)

Day 8: Santa Cruz Island – Baltra – Quito

Transfer to airport in Baltra for you flight to Quito. Enjoy the evening in Quito.
Hotel Patio Andaluz (B)

Day 9: Quito – Depart

Transfer to Quito and airport

$3350 per person double room occupancy
$1160 single room supplement

Costs based on a minimum of 2 persons traveling together.


Domestic airfare from Quito to Galapagos

Snorkel gear where mentioned

English speaking guide

Meet & Greet, Arrival and Departure Transfers and all ground transportation services

First class accommodations with private bath, including taxes and service charges

Meals as indicated (B-Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

Entrance fees and excursions as indicated


International Flight

Migratory Card to enter Galapagos – $20 per person

Entrance Fee at Galapagos Airport – $100 adults / $50 children under 12 years per person

Isabela dock fee – $10 per person

Water Taxis – approximately $10 per person