Galapagos Islands 11-Day Tours & Itineraries

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Viewing giant tortoises in their native habitat is a highlight of the Galapagos.
Map of Galapagos Cruise: Wildlife Watching, Snorkeling & Hiking - 11 Days
Galapagos Cruise: Wildlife Watching, Snorkeling & Hiking - 11 Days

Cruising around the Galapagos Islands — viewing extraordinary wildlife and natural sights by day while motoring between islands at night — is one of the best ways to experience these magical islands. On this tour, you'll visit 11 islands in the famed archipelago, observing birdlife, sea lions, marine iguanas, sharks, giant tortoises and an array of other creatures.

Hike to the crater rim of Sierra Negra on Isla Isabela
Map of Outdoor Adventures in Guayaquil & Galápagos Islands - 11 Days
Outdoor Adventures in Guayaquil & Galápagos Islands - 11 Days

This 11-day journey around Guayaquil and the Galapágos Islands is packed with outdoor activities and wildlife experiences. Start in Ecuador's largest city, touring Guayaquil before catching a flight to the Galápagos archipelago. You'll island-hop by boat, snorkel around incredible rock formations, hike to a crater volcano, and see giant tortoises up close. Head back to the mainland for the final night of the trip.

Enjoy observing the endearing penguins on Isla Santa Cruz
Map of Explore the Galápagos Islands: San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz & Isabela - 11 Days
Explore the Galápagos Islands: San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz & Isabela - 11 Days

Discover the natural wonders of three islands in the Galápagos—San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, and Isabela—on this 11-day adventure around the archipelago. Highlights along the journey include snorkeling at the iconic Kicker Rock, biking to a historic landmark on Isla Isabela, and hiking at Sierra Negra volcano. Before returning to the mainland, you'll also visit a fourth uninhabited island, home to rare wildlife.

Cruise to Kicker Rock off the shores of Isla San Cristóbal for excellent snorkeling
Map of Galápagos Island Hopping: Isla San Cristóbal & Isla Santa Cruz- 11 Days
Galápagos Island Hopping: Isla San Cristóbal & Isla Santa Cruz- 11 Days

Immerse yourself in the wonders of the Galápagos on this 11-day itinerary, where you'll discover endemic wildlife as you speedboat between two major islands. Start on Isla San Cristóbal to spot rare birds, snorkel alongside tropical fish, and relax on beautiful sandy beaches. Pose with marine iguanas on a day trip to Isla Española, then hop over to Isla Santa Cruz to mingle with giant Galápagos tortoises in the highlands and explore Tortuga Bay by kayak.

Experience marine life with a number of snorkel excursions (and scuba diving)
Map of Active Adventure in the Galápagos Islands - 11 Days
Active Adventure in the Galápagos Islands - 11 Days

This action-packed 11-day tour in the Galápagos is not for the faint of heart. You'll speedboat and fly between three islands—Santa Cruz, Isabela, and San Cristóbal—while joining guided excursions like hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving (for those who are certified), and even rappelling in a dormant volcano. You'll also be on the prowl for friendly residents, like jolly sea lions and giant tortoises, adding to the fun of this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

See red-bellied frigatebirds on a visit to Las Tijeretas Hill
Map of Galápagos Islands Highlights: Isla Santa Cruz, Isla Isabela & Isla San Cristóbal - 11 Days
Galápagos Islands Highlights: Isla Santa Cruz, Isla Isabela & Isla San Cristóbal - 11 Days

Explore the many facets of the Galápagos Islands during this 11-day trip that focuses on three key islands. Start on Isla Santa Cruz to mingle with giant tortoises and kayak with lighthearted sea lions. Explore Isla Santa Cruz by bike before a wildlife tour of Isla Isabela. Hike Sierra Negra volcano and snorkel near Los Túneles. Witness the wildlife at Isla Isabela's wetlands before speedboating to Isla San Cristóbal for sun, swimming, and fun.

Island hop in the Galápagos to see all there is of the landscapes and endemic wildlife
Map of Galápagos Island-Hopping Wildlife Adventure – 11 Days
Galápagos Island-Hopping Wildlife Adventure – 11 Days

Sail around the UNESCO-listed Galápagos Islands to spot unique wildlife on this 11-day tour. Visit the top islands in the archipelago, from Santa Cruz and Pinzón to San Cristóbal and Española. Highlights include kayaking among bird-filled mangroves in Tortuga Bay, snorkeling with exotic marine life, and visiting a giant tortoise breeding center. You'll also get to tour the world-famous Charles Darwin Research Station.

Spend an afternoon on Isla Rábida, known for its red sand beaches, on this cruise itinerary
Map of Quito & Galápagos Islands Cruise Adventure - 11 Days
Quito & Galápagos Islands Cruise Adventure - 11 Days

This fast-paced 11-day itinerary is perfect for travelers who want to make the most of their trip to the Galápagos. The adventure starts in Quito, where you'll explore the colonial architecture of its UNESCO-listed historic center, followed by a visit to a famous South American market. Then hop on a plane and board your cruise to experience 10 of the archipelago's extraordinary volcanic islands and their friendly residents, like blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, and giant tortoises.

A Galápagos penguin rests on a lava field outcrop
Map of Galápagos Islands Highlights: Nature & Wildlife - 11 Days
Galápagos Islands Highlights: Nature & Wildlife - 11 Days

Discover the Galápagos Islands' world-famous nature and wildlife on this 11-day tour. Visit some of the archipelago's top nature sites, from seal-spotted Isla Lobos to the Sierra Negra volcano and the bird-filled mangroves of Tortuga Bay. Along the way, you'll spot rare species of birds, mammals, and reptiles on hikes and snorkeling adventures, visit a tortoise breeding program, and tour the renowned Charles Darwin Research Station.

Day trip to Isla Floreana from Santa Cruz in the Galápagos
Map of History & Adventure in the Galápagos Islands - 11 Days
History & Adventure in the Galápagos Islands - 11 Days

This 11-day journey around the Galápagos Islands offers a mix of cultural history and outdoor adventure. Begin the trip by encountering giant tortoises and learning about the archipelago's past. Then kayak in Tortuga Bay, hike around Sierra Negro volcano, and hear the legends of Isla Floreana. Finish the tour on Isla San Cristóbal with an unforgettable dinner by the sea.

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