On this nine-day adventure, you'll fly into Quito, tour the city, then head to Isla Santa Cruz for your first look at Galápagos giant tortoises. Hike to Tortuga Bay Beach for wildlife spotting and visit an interpretation center to learn more about Galápagos National Park, then fly to Isla Isabela. You'll tour natural rock formations, see spectacular marine life, visit a tortoise breeding center, and hike up Sierra Negra volcano before returning to Isla Santa Cruz for more exciting excursions.
Galapagos Islands 9-Day Tours & Itineraries
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Discover two large islands in the Galápagos archipelago—and enjoy day trips to smaller islands—on this land-based itinerary. Over nine days, you'll base yourself on Isla San Cristóbal and Isla Santa Cruz, taking time to hike, snorkel, kayak, interact with giant tortoises, and look for wildlife with expert naturalist guides. Venture to a pair of uninhabited islands on shorter boating excursions before the trip comes to an end.
Get familiar with the small untamed islands of the Galápagos on this nine-day adventure. Discover environment conservation projects in Isla Santa Cruz and get to know giant tortoises and their habitat. Explore smaller islands like Isla Floreana and Isla Pinzón, where you can swim, snorkel along secluded coves, and lounge with sea lions and marine iguanas. Revel in Isla San Cristóbal's diverse landscapes and stunning marine life. Kayak and swim with penguins, sea lions, and rays off Tintoreras Islet.
Enjoy the Galápagos Islands while based on Isla Santa Cruz. Explore the island by bike and appreciate the evidence of its volcanic past. Pop over to Isla Floreana for hiking and hear its mysterious history. Venture to untamed, uninhabited islands for swimming and snorkeling with sea turtles and other marine life. Learn about giant Galápagos tortoises and meet them up close. When in doubt, there's always time to laze on the beach or enjoy tropical drinks while watching the sunset.
On this exciting nine-day trip, you'll discover some highlights of mainland Ecuador in Quito and Otavalo before departing for Isla Santa Cruz in the Galápagos Islands. Spend the next five days taking in the island's unique flora and fauna. You'll visit a coffee farm, go kayaking, explore uninhabited islands, visit a tortoise breeding center, and get to know Santa Cruz's beaches and bays. Finally, return to Quito and enjoy one last tour of the city.
This is the ultimate luxury cruise for travelers who are drawn to the exotic landscapes and wildlife of the Galápagos Islands. After a night in Ecuador's high-altitude capital of Quito, you'll jet off to the volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. Spend a week on a yacht cruise visiting a number of islands —including lesser-visited ones—while taking part in various activities that include fun encounters with rare bird species, vibrant marine life, and giant tortoises.
This nine-day island-hopping adventure in the Galápagos is perfect for well-rounded travelers interested in a mix of activity, history, and wildlife. It begins on Isla San Cristóbal, where you'll meet sea lions and take a snorkeling excursion at Kicker Rock. Then, speedboat to Isla Santa Cruz to meet giant tortoises, kayak among marine life, and visit lesser-known islands with pirate caves and untouched natural habitats.
Explore the stunning Galápagos archipelago with this nine-day itinerary. Begin in Isla Santa Cruz and visit a research station to see giant tortoises, then head to an uninhabited island. Go kayaking, learn how coffee is made at an organic coffee farm, and take a day trip to a nearby island before transferring to Isla Isabela for snorkeling, volcano hiking, and biking. Keeping an eye out for the islands' unique flora and fauna along the way, you'll return to Isla Santa Cruz for one last beach visit before your departure.
This incredible cruise itinerary explores countless species of distinct wildlife—and marine life—in the Galápagos Islands. Over the course of nine days, you and your nature guide will hop between the best places on this famous volcanic archipelago and meet rare birds, giant tortoises, marine iguanas, jolly sea lions, and friendly sharks. You'll also take part in hiking, kayaking, swimming, and snorkeling as well as relaxing on soft coral sand for the ultimate feel-good getaway.
Among the great dive sites in the world, the Galápagos easily ranks among the very best. Over nine days of aquatic adventures, you'll see why on multiple dives around the diverse underwater ecosystems here. During these excursions, you'll swim with tropical fish, sea lions, rays, sea turtles, various species of sharks, and much more.
Experience the natural wonders of the Galápagos on this nine-day journey. Begin on Isla San Cristóbal. There, you'll spot colorful frigatebirds, sea lions, turtles, and marine life, as you go hiking on Tijeretas Hill, enjoy snorkeling at Kicker Rock, visit nearby Isla Española, and explore local beaches. Try standup paddleboarding and visit a crater lake, then transfer to Isla Santa Cruz, where you'll see giant tortoises, watch for wildlife on an uninhabited island, and enjoy more spectacular snorkeling and beaches.