This 10-day trip will take you to the best the Galápagos has to offer. Immerse yourself in the wildlife, culture, and unique ecosystem of the archipelago as you see the sights by bike, by foot, and in the water. This extraordinary tour includes snorkeling with sea lions, tropical fish, and beautiful manta rays. On land, there will be numerous chances to observe giant tortoises and other amazing creatures in this one-of-a-kind destination.
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Land-based tours are a more economical and comfortable alternative to cruising the Galapagos. This 6-day itinerary takes in the highlights of the three main inhabited islands — from watching giant tortoises to hiking around an active volcanic crater and snorkeling with penguins and sharks.
This whirlwind trip takes you to many of Ecuador's top highlights in a single week. Stroll the colonial streets of Quito, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and stand on the equator at Mitad del Mundo. Then it's off to the Galapagos Islands for four days of hiking, snorkeling, kayaking, wildlife viewing, and relaxing on the beach. From snow-capped peaks to deep waters filled with sea turtles and penguins, this diverse itinerary has something for everyone.
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.
If you're short on time but don't want to cut back on experiences, this 5-day island hopping trip to the Galápagos is for you. Fly out of Quito, heading for San Cristobal—home of the famous sea lion colony and Kicker Rock. Then, take a speedboat to Santa Cruz, where you'll see giant tortoises and visit an uninhabited island.
Discover ancient ruins, colonial architecture, fantastic food, and folk culture in Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and the iconic Machu Picchu. Then hop aboard the luxurious Galápagos Legend—the only cruise boat in the Galápagos with an on-deck swimming pool—for a multi-island expedition to observe the birds, iguanas, and sea creatures that make this place so special.
Travelers wanting to keep their costs low will enjoy this short but active five-day tour. Staying on Santa Cruz Island, you'll take tours to some of the highlights, such as the unmissable Charles Darwin Research Station, and a boat tour where you can snorkel with sea turtles if you wish. There's also plenty of downtime scheduled, so choose your own activities that suit your interests: chill out on a beach, visit enormous Galapagos tortoises, and more.
Combine two of South America's most iconic destinations on this 10-day tour of the Galápagos Islands and Machu Picchu. You'll start in Ecuador, spending several days island hopping, snorkeling, hiking, and wildlife viewing in the Galápagos. Then you'll cross the border to Peru, spending a night in Lima, another in Cusco, and finally taking the scenic train ride to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu. A visit to the famed "lost city of the Incas" is the perfect way to end this diverse adventure.
During this Galápagos Islands adventure, you will explore the famous archipelago, swim with playful sea lions, and see giant tortoises up close. The itinerary is land-based, meaning you'll sleep on the islands instead of on a yacht. But you'll still spend plenty of time on the water as you navigate to various islands by speedboat, enjoying hiking, snorkeling, and guided wildlife viewing walks along the journey.
Discover a nature lover's heaven through a wildlife tour that will uncover the most extraordinary sights of the Galápagos Islands. Over a week and a half, you'll discover the local flora and fauna through outdoor activities like kayaking, mountain biking, trekking, and snorkeling. This socially and environmentally-responsible itinerary features top-notch guides and immersive educational experiences, in addition to benefitting local communities.
Visit three of the most famous islands in the Galapagos archipelago — San Cristobal, Isabela, and Santa Cruz — on this 10-day adventure. You'll hike volcanoes, snorkel around rock formations, and explore each island in-depth, keeping your eyes open for giant Galapagos tortoises and marine iguanas. The itinerary involves travel by plane and speedboat, making it possible for travelers to see far-flung areas of the famous archipelago.
The Galapagos Islands are one of the world's biggest ecological hotspots, with some of the highest percentages of endemic species and dozens of uninhabited islands. You'll spend two weeks exploring the biggest islands to see major landmarks—like the Charles Darwin Research Station and Sierra Negra Volcano—while also spending time on some less-known destinations, experiencing the truly remote nature of the rocky archipelago.
On this weeklong cruise around the Galapagos Islands, you'll travel around the archipelago on a yacht, stopping at various islands for activities led by a naturalist guide. Kayak through pristine waters, snorkel with penguins and sea lions, hike to see blue-footed boobies in the wild, and get up close with giant tortoises.
Discover the natural wonders of the Galapagos Islands on this weeklong journey around the archipelago. Instead of getting on a yacht, you'll base yourself on dry land, enjoying various excursions from island towns. Snorkel with sea turtles, hike to see blue-footed boobies in their natural habitat, view giant tortoises up close, island-hop on a speedboat, and relax on pristine beaches.
Discover spectacular scenery and diverse ecosystems on this whirlwind 6-day tour of the Galapagos Islands. Focusing on three of the archipelago's inhabited islands, you'll hop between them by boat while spotting rare and remarkable wildlife up close. Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, meet giant tortoises in the Santa Cruz highlands, hike the Sierra Negra Volcano, and swim in turquoise waters at Tortuga Bay Beach.
Spend two magical weeks island-hopping around the Galapagos on this highlights tour of the archipelago. Start at San Cristobal Island, where you'll observe sea lions, go snorkeling, and hike to see rare birds in their natural habitats. Then you'll head to Isabela Island to swim next to iguanas and sea turtles, hike a volcano, and relax on the beach. The trip ends on Santa Cruz Island, where you'll get up close with giant tortoise residents and learn about conservation efforts in the region.
The incredibly diverse wildlife of the Galapagos Islands awaits you on this 5-day cruise around the archipelago. You'll visit several islands to hike through frigate bird habitats, spotting blue-footed boobies and herons, then go underwater to snorkel with sea turtles and penguins. Learn about conservation efforts on the islands at the Charles Darwin Center, see flamingoes in the wild at Cormorant Point, and ride a glass-bottomed boat to see colorful marine life beneath the surface of the water.
White-sand beaches, secluded lagoons, and a spectacular array of wildlife await on this luxurious 10-day adventure in the Galápagos. It begins in Quito with sightseeing in the colonial center. Then fly to Isla Isabela, where you'll stay in high-end lodgings and enjoy daily hikes, cycling, and snorkeling excursions. The journey continues on Isla Santa Cruz, where you'll walk with giant tortoises and visit uninhabited islands. Here you can observe rare wildlife and relax on the beach before heading home.
Get off the beaten path on this 5-day cruise around the Galapagos archipelago. This short but fascinating journey offers world-class wildlife viewing at lesser-known points of interest throughout the islands. You'll sail from one rocky beach to another, disembarking for short guided hikes to see blue-footed boobies, cormorants, penguins, and flamingoes in their natural habitats. In the evenings, relax on the boat with a cold drink as the sun goes down.
This adventurous 5-day itinerary is a diver's delight! The Galapagos Marine Reserve is teeming with colorful wildlife, and you'll delve right into it during this island-hopping tour focused on underwater adventures. Go diving at various sites around the archipelago, keeping your eyes open for hammerhead sharks, sea turtles, rays, tropical fish, and rare species like the ocean sunfish. Spend your days under the sea and your evenings relaxing and dining out in the town of Puerto Ayora — a great mix of active adventure and downtime.
Explore the Galápagos Islands on a yacht! This 10-day tour takes you around the archipelago to see Humboldt penguins in their natural habitat, snorkel with sea turtles, explore tidal pools, visit Charles Darwin Station, hike to a volcanic crater, and spot blue-footed boobies in the wild. After spending the first night on dry land, you'll island-hop to various islands, including San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, Santa Fé, Plaza Sur, and Seymour Norte, stopping at various natural attractions along the way.
Spend time in Ecuador's capital city and explore the biodiverse Galápagos from the comfort of a cruise ship on this 10-day itinerary. After touring colonial churches and hiking in Cotopaxi National Park, catch a flight across the water to the Galápagos Islands and the launching point for the cruise. You'll wake up at a new island every day, maximizing your opportunities for sightseeing and exploring.
Explore three Galápagos Islands via private yacht on this six-day tour of the archipelago's standout sights. Start on Santa Cruz, where you'll come face-to-face with giant tortoises in the lush highlands, soak up the sun on the sands of Tortuga Bay Beach, and discover a world of natural history and conservation at the Charles Darwin Research Station. After a day spent hiking the grasslands and caves of Floreana, head to Isabela to snorkel the turquoise waters of Tintoreras alongside penguins, sea lions, and sea turtles.
Pack your bags for a whirlwind island-hopping tour of the Galápagos Islands, one of the most biodiverse places on earth. You'll visit three different isles, beginning with San Cristóbal, where you'll take boat tours, go snorkeling, and embark on wildlife excursions. Then you're off to Santa Cruz and Isabela for volcano hikes, abseiling, a visit to a coffee farm, and much more.
Experience the best of Quito and the Galápagos Islands on this thrilling 12-day itinerary. Featured on ABC's Good Morning America, the trip starts and ends in Ecuador's vibrant capital city, where you'll enjoy two full days of sightseeing. The rest of the adventure happens in the Galápagos, where you'll explore several islands, spot rare birds in the wild, snorkel with penguins, and see giant tortoises up close.
From Quito at the equatorial center of the world, begin your journey to the Galápagos Islands, which you'll explore by boat, kayak, bike, foot, and swimming. See blue-footed boobies and swim alongside sea turtles on Isla Española and snorkel at the lion-shaped rock formations of Kicker Rock. Kayak through Tortuga Bay's mangrove forests and hike on islands uninhabited by humans on this adventure-full itinerary.
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.
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.
Experience two of Ecuador's most remarkable ecosystems on this diverse 13-day itinerary. Set out from Quito for Yasuní National Park, where a thrilling rainforest adventure awaits. Explore the Amazon by canoe, spot tropical birds and playful monkeys, and meet local Indigenous communities. Then it's time to switch gears and fly to the Galápagos for a once-in-a-lifetime cruise. Spend a week exploring remote and uninhabited islands—where you'll see giant tortoises, iguanas, sea lions, and more.
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.
On this eight-day trip, get to know the unique and extraordinary wildlife of three Galápagos islands. You'll begin on Isla Santa Cruz, where you'll see giant tortoises, go kayaking, and tour the island's scenic bays. Then head to Isla Isabela for snorkeling, a volcano hike, and more wildlife spotting. Finish your journey in Isla San Cristóbal, where you'll relax on beautiful beaches, enjoy more snorkeling, and keep an eye out for tropical fish, sea turtles, marine iguanas, and rays.
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.
Enjoy a week-long escape from civilization as you explore the Galápagos Islands. Visit the Santa Cruz highlands and Charles Darwin Research Station and learn all there is to know about giant tortoises and their conservation. Explore an uninhabited island and snorkel to discover an underwater world where you'll swim with fish and sea turtles. Hike the Sierra Negra volcano and bike along the coast of Isla Isabela. Learn about the islands' coffee and enjoy the sea breezes of Tortuga Bay.
This exciting, active tour gets you to two of the Galápagos' most famous volcanic islands in less than a week. You'll start on Isla Santa Cruz for kayaking, biking, and boat tours to meet friendly creatures. Then speedboat to Isla San Cristóbal—Charles Darwin's first point of discovery in 1835—for a full-day snorkeling adventure and more fun encounters with exotic wildlife.
Split your time between the Amazon and Galápagos Islands with this adventurous 12-day tour. The trip starts in Ecuador's capital, Quito, where you'll transfer to a lodge in the Amazon, partly by canoe, for several days of guided activities in the rainforest. Then catch a flight to the Galápagos and experience several islands and their unique inhabitants on volcanic land and underwater with a scuba diving course. Spend a day volunteering in a local village on Isla San Cristóbal to round out this distinct itinerary.
Calling all wildlife and nature lovers! Experience the natural beauty of the Galápagos Islands with this gentle weeklong family trip to Isla Santa Cruz. From giant tortoises, playful sea lions, and adorable penguins to lava lizards, iguanas, and flamingoes, you and the kids will discover the archipelago's unique creatures as you explore the highlands and relax on pristine beaches in "the land that time forgot."
Enjoy the Galápagos by land and sea as you discover its endemic wildlife. Start in Isla San Cristóbal to go bird-watching and snorkel near iconic Kicker Rock. Take a tour of the island by boat to enjoy secluded sandy beaches and observe marine life. Continue to Isla Santa Cruz to mingle with giant tortoises as you learn about their way of life. Witness untamed wildlife when you discover an uninhabited island before enjoying fantastic sunsets over drinks in Puerto Ayora.
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.
On this 12-day Ecuadorian adventure, you'll start with a dose of culture in Quito and a glimpse of the Andean highlands in Otavalo, then jet off to the Galápagos for rare wildlife and stunning scenery. Sandy beaches and curious penguins await on Isla Santa Cruz, where you'll explore its coast by bike and discover remote, uninhabited islands by yacht. Speedboat off to Isla Isabela for snorkeling and kayaking, then return to Santa Cruz to mingle with giant tortoises and learn about their habitat.
This 13-day wildlife-focused trip showcases the beaches and islands of Ecuador, including Los Frailes, Isla de la Plata, and the Galápagos Islands. Fly into colorful Guayaquil and tour the city, then move on to Puerto López for sunbathing, sailing, and whale watching. Next, head to Isla Santa Cruz, where you'll see giant tortoises and explore an uninhabited island. Hop to Isla Isabela to spot Humboldt penguins and hike a shield volcano, and finish with snorkeling and bird-watching on Isla San Cristóbal.
Your eight-day holiday begins in Ecuador's capital, Quito, where you'll get a dose of culture as you visit its key landmarks. Next, jet off to Isla Santa Cruz in the Galápagos Islands to observe giant tortoises and various bird species. Take speedboat rides as you island-hop with grand ocean views, and go snorkeling off Isla Isabela to spot penguins and whitetip sharks. Finally, laze on the beach alongside playful sea lions and colorful Sally Lightfoot crabs.
Get the full experience of exploring the Galápagos Islands on this compact six-day tour. Enjoy a dose of culture as you discover Quito and its history. Then it's off to the islands, where you'll start in San Cristóbal and visit its Interpretation Center. Linger on the beach and get close to marine life as you snorkel near Isla Española. Meet the giant tortoises at the Santa Cruz highlands to learn about these fascinating creatures. Fully enjoy the beach life on an uninhabited island with great views.
Embark on the family adventure of a lifetime with this two-week, multi-island exploration of the Galápagos. Hop between the archipelago's three main islands, discovering the unique ecosystems of each with an itinerary of fun wildlife encounters, kid-friendly active excursions, and plenty of laid-back beach time. Kayak alongside friendly sea lions on Isla Santa Cruz, hike to volcanic craters and cycle the backroads of Isla Isabela, and snorkel through the underwater wonders of Isla San Cristóbal.
Get to know the Galápagos' coastal and underwater worlds on this week-long, island-hopping trip. Follow the lands of the penguins, and delve into clear waters for thrilling snorkeling experiences with turtles, rays, reef sharks, and seals. With a series of small group tours and all transfers taken care of, all you need do is enjoy the splendor of one of Earth's most biodiverse destinations.
Witness untouched nature and extraordinary wildlife on this epic 13-day journey from the wilds of the Ecuadorian Amazon to the uninhabited shores of the Galápagos. Begin deep in Yasuní National Park, where you'll settle into a rainforest lodge and spend your days learning about Indigenous customs, spotting exotic birds, and paddling along the Río Napo. Then it's off to the Galápagos to hop between the islands of San Cristóbal and Santa Cruz. Snorkel, kayak, and hike your way through one of the world's most remarkable ecosystems as you pose with marine iguanas, sea lions, and giant tortoises.
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.
Want to take your school-aged kids on a family vacation that combines history, culture, wildlife, and a world-famous nature reserve? This two-week trip to Ecuador ticks all those boxes. Spend the first week in Quito, exploring its thermal pools, historical monuments, and local cuisine, then head to Santa Cruz, the central island of the Galápagos. Sail, snorkel, and swim your way through pristine waters and untouched islands as you and the kids discover this inspiring region and its wildlife for yourselves.
Experience the best of the Galápagos Islands by land and sea on this 13-day grand tour. You'll begin in Guayaquil, on mainland Ecuador, before jetting off to the "enchanted islands," where the adventure kicks off with wildlife excursions on Isla Santa Cruz and snorkeling at Kicker Rock. Continue to Isla Isabela, where you'll take boat tours, hike volcanoes, kayak off the coast, and much more.
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.
Delve into two of the most biodiverse places on earth on this 10-day, wildlife-filled family adventure. Start in the Ecuadorian capital of Quito, then head to a rainforest lodge deep in the Amazon to wake to the sounds of howler monkeys, explore winding rivers by canoe, and spot nocturnal animals on jungle walks. Then jet off to the Galápagos to snorkel alongside whitetip sharks and sea lions, meet giant tortoises, and learn about science and natural history at the Charles Darwin Research Station.
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.
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.
Experience plenty of outdoor thrills on this active 12-day journey around the Galápagos. You'll base yourself on two islands—Isla Isabela and Isla Santa Cruz—as you explore the archipelago's most beautiful landscapes. Hike around a volcano, rappel into a cave, learn to surf, snorkel with sea lions, ride a bicycle on quiet island trails, and treat yourself to the Galápagos' original craft beer after touring the brewery.
Experience the best of family-friendly Ecuador and the Galápagos with this 10-day trip that delivers an exhilarating few days in Quito before some much-needed downtime on the island of San Cristóbal. Starting in the historic capital, you'll zipline through a cloud forest and zoom up a volcano by cable car before flying to the Galápagos to make friends with the sea lions and tortoises. End your trip back on the mainland with a relaxing night at the hot springs of Papallacta.
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.
Soak up a little culture in Ecuador's capital before heading to the Galápagos Islands and enjoying all the wild archipelago has to offer. Start in Quito, where you'll visit key colonial highlights; then, it's off to Isla Santa Cruz, where you'll mingle with and learn about giant tortoises. Explore uninhabited islands and rub shoulders with blue-footed boobies before hiking Sierra Negra volcano and snorkeling, swimming, and kayaking near Las Tintoreras and Garrapatero Beach.
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.
Explore two of the grandest highlights of South America: Peru and the Galápagos Islands. In the former, you'll follow the ancient Incas' footsteps as you tour Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and of course, Machu Picchu. Then jet off to the famous Galápagos Islands for eight days of adventures that include wildlife tours, diving excursions, boat trips, uninhabited islets, and much more.
Hike, bike, and paddle your way around the Galápagos Islands on this active, seven-day tour. Hop between Isla Santa Cruz and Isla Isabela, where you'll trek to the top of the mighty Sierra Negra and Chico volcanoes, cycle along seal-spotted coastlines, and explore lava tunnels. Watery adventures include snorkeling among rays, turtles, and sharks and kayaking through the crystal-clear waters surrounding the Tintoreras Islet.
First-timers to the Galápagos Islands will love this amazing introduction to the distinct wildlife that can only be found on this archipelago off the coast of Ecuador. Over the course of eight days, you'll base yourself on three islands—each with its own scenery and highlights—partaking in boat tours, snorkeling excursions, volcano hikes, and encounters with friendly residents like giant tortoises and marine iguanas.
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.
Spend six days in the Galápagos Islands to enjoy all its natural beauty. Start on Isla Santa Cruz to learn about its star resident, the giant Galápagos tortoise. Island hop to Isla Isabela to go snorkeling at Los Túneles for breathtaking rock formations. Hike the Sierra Negra volcano to witness its stunning lava landscapes. Lounge on lava rocks as you rub shoulders with sea lions at Tintoreras Islet. Explore Puerto Villamil by standup paddleboard before lazing on nearby sandy beaches.
Rally your mini explorers and head to the Galápagos for a leisurely-paced 10-day tour of three of the archipelago's best-loved islands. Start on Isla Santa Cruz, where the kids can get a primer on the archipelago at the Charles Darwin Research Center, come face-to-face with giant tortoises, and set sail to an uninhabited island. Hop over to Isla Isabela to snorkel with marine wildlife, and while away your days at the beach, then head to Isla San Cristóbal for more aquatic fun with a family kayaking adventure.
Get ready for 13 days of active excursions and wildlife outings across three major Galápagos Islands. You'll hop around the most popular sites on this volcanic archipelago as you enjoy snorkeling adventures, cycling, and encounters with exotic wildlife. Tour a coffee farm on Isla Santa Cruz, rappel into a dormant volcano on Isla Isabel, and continue to San Cristóbal for more diving, kayaking, and outdoor fun.
This is your chance to experience a "boatload" of distinct wildlife in the Galápagos Islands during a memorable cruise adventure. In less than a week, you'll travel around the archipelago on a yacht—stopping at a number of beautiful islands for land- and water-based activities led by a naturalist guide. Hike through unique vegetation to meet giant tortoises, snorkel with sea lions and tropical fish, and look for blue-footed boobies, waved albatrosses, and bright-pink flamingoes in the wild.
Explore the extraordinary ecosystems of three different islands on this 10-day, family-oriented Galápagos adventure. Start in mainland Quito to kick off your trip with a visit to the equator and a fun family cooking class. Then, it's off to Isla San Cristóbal for standup paddleboarding to the island's best beaches. Explore Isla Isabela by bike and kayak alongside its friendly seals, then hop over to Isla Santa Cruz to meet giant tortoises and snorkel with seahorses and schools of colorful fish.
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.
See the best of the Galápagos Islands' display of incredible biodiversity. This eight-day itinerary focuses on the "Enchanted Islands" of San Cristóbal and Santa Cruz, with daily private or small-group tours. Meet giant tortoises, snorkel with sea turtles, kayak among sea lions, and explore beaches of marine iguanas and blue-footed boobies. You'll also take a day trip to an uninhabited island to witness a thriving ecosystem untouched by humankind.
Discover the best of the Ecuadorian capital before jetting off to the Galápagos Islands during this complete 12-day adventure. Explore Quito by bike and eat your way through its markets and signature dishes. Then fly to Isla Santa Cruz to learn about giant tortoises, observe unique wildlife on an uninhabited island, and pose with marine iguanas along Tortuga Bay. Bike and kayak on Isla Isabela, followed by snorkeling and paddleboarding off Isla San Cristóbal's rugged coastline.
Hike around an island populated by blue-footed boobies, then dive beneath the surface of the ocean to swim with sea lions and pufferfish: this week-long itinerary in the Galápagos is filled with wildlife and outdoor activities. You'll explore Isla Santa Cruz and Isla San Cristóbal, as well as a pair of uninhabited islands, enjoying boat tours, a snorkeling excursion, and guided nature hikes along the way.
This 10-day family-friendly trip to the Galápagos Islands takes you from bustling city streets to peaceful beaches. Start in the Ecuadorian capital of Quito, exploring local culture and cuisine with a family cooking class and salsa dancing. Then, it's off to Isla San Cristóbal, where you'll greet curious sea lions, snorkel with colorful fish, and meet giant tortoises. Take a standup paddleboarding cruise along the coast, get creative at a family painting class, and head back to Quito in time to visit the interactive Yaku Water Museum.
Get ready for a week of adventure and discovery on this family-friendly expedition to the Galápagos. Explore the Ecuadorian capital of Quito, then jet off to Isla Santa Cruz to meet giant tortoises, explore the fun-filled exhibits of the Charles Darwin Research Center, and kayak alongside sea lions, marine iguanas, and friendly whitetip sharks. Hop over to Isla Isabela for a family hike up a crater volcano, and end the journey playing explorers as you sail to an uninhabited island and spot rare endemic wildlife.
Discover the famous flora and fauna of the Galápagos with this seven-day family trip that kicks off in the Ecuadorian capital of Quito. Explore the city's kid-friendly parks and cafés, then fly to San Cristóbal, the easternmost island in the UNESCO-listed archipelago. Here you'll experience the perfect mix of chilled beach time and aquatic adventures for all ages as you sunbathe, swim, and snorkel while getting up close and personal with the friendly local wildlife.
Pack your bags for a brisk eight-day jaunt around a couple of the Galápagos' most famous islands. On Isla San Cristóbal, you'll relax on soft white-sand beaches and go snorkeling at the region's most renowned dive sites. Then, after enjoying nature excursions on uninhabited isles, you'll transfer to Isla Santa Cruz for more boat tours, diving excursions, and wildlife outings.
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.
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 once-in-a-lifetime cruise in the Galápagos Islands is made for nature lovers. In less than a week, you'll visit eight islands on this volcanic archipelago off the coast of Ecuador that became a major turning point in the theory of evolution. Hike, swim, and snorkel as your guide shows you rare bird species, hybrid iguanas, exotic marine life, and giant tortoises in their natural habitat for the ultimate wildlife adventure.
If you've ever dreamed of exploring the Galápagos with a healthy dose of outdoor activity, then this is the trip for you. Over the course of 10 days, you'll speedboat between several islands (some inhabited, some not) while taking guided excursions that include hiking to a dormant volcano, biking in a nature reserve, and kayaking in pristine turquoise waters—all the while looking for exotic species that you'll only find on this stunning archipelago off the coast of Ecuador.
Experience the highlights of the Galápagos Islands both above and below the water on this eight-day adventure. It begins on Isla Santa Cruz, where you'll meet the local wildlife on dive tours and at the famous Charles Darwin Research Station. After enjoying kayak and boat tours, hop over to Isla Isabela for snorkeling and wildlife excursions before returning to Santa Cruz for some downtime before heading home.
Get your adrenaline pumping on this 12-day tour of the UNESCO-listed Galápagos Islands. Look out for rare species of birds, reptiles, mammals, and marine creatures as you hike and snorkel your way through the world-famous archipelago. Along the way, you'll kayak among mangroves, go standup paddleboarding, explore pirate caves, and rappel into the depths of the Sierra Negra volcano.
Sample Ecuador's natural and cultural wonders on this 10-day trip. Begin in the capital, Quito, where you'll tour UNESCO-listed landmarks and take a cooking class with a local chef before fly to the world-famous Galápagos Islands. Here you'll spot iconic wildlife, from giant tortoises to sharks and albatross, as you hop from Isla San Cristóbal to Santa Cruz. Enjoy snorkeling, hikes, and standup paddleboarding along the way, and finish by touring a traditional coffee plantation.
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.
This easygoing itinerary in the Galápagos Islands, specifically Isla San Cristóbal and Isla Santa Cruz, is by no means lacking in adventure. Over the course of eight days, you'll volunteer with locals, snorkel at Kicker Rock, and boat to Darwin Bay to see rare bird species. You'll also partake in light hiking, biking, and swimming, mixed in with plenty of free time to relax on glorious beaches—often accompanied by sea lions.
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.
See some of southern Ecuador's lesser-visited gems before jetting off to the Galápagos on this adventurous 13-day tour. Start amid the colonial splendor of Cuenca, and cut through the rugged grasslands and lagoons of El Cajas National Park to reach the coastal city of Guayaquil. Then it's on to the Galápagos, where you'll discover the islands of Santa Cruz and Isabela with an action-packed itinerary of snorkeling, kayaking, cycling, rappelling, and of course plenty of wildlife watching.
Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, this 12-day adventure in the Galápagos features hiking, kayaking, and wildlife spotting—plus mountain biking, a diving lesson, standup paddleboarding, and multiple snorkeling excursions. You'll sleep in hotels on three islands, and visit a fourth island on a boat trip, in between day trips and activities around the archipelago's spectacular landscapes and animal habitats.
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.
This exciting week-long adventure in the Galápagos is perfect for travelers who want some moderate activity. You'll spend most of your time on two key islands in the archipelago—Santa Cruz and Isabela—partaking in hiking, biking, kayaking, and snorkeling while observing a wide range of landscapes from active volcanoes to white-sand beaches. Of course, this being the Galápagos, every activity involves looking for exotic species like whitetip reef sharks, penguins, and giant tortoises.
Make a dent in your family bucket list with this two-week trip that combines fun and relaxation in Ecuador with plenty of wildlife excursions and beach time in the Galápagos. Your mini conservationists will adore their voyage of discovery through treetop canopies, flamingo-filled lagoons, and sea lion-packed islands. Along the way, you'll learn the art of Ecuadorian cuisine, snorkel the archipelago's best spots, and relax in picture-perfect thermal pools.
Encounter epic wildlife on the Galápagos Islands during this 12-day tour. Hop around the UNESCO-listed archipelago, spotting exotic species of birds, reptiles, and sea creatures, some of which are found nowhere else in the world. You'll visit tortoise breeding centers, hike through uninhabited islands, and tour the Charles Darwin Research Station. There's plenty of time for watery adventures too, from standup paddleboarding to snorkeling with rays, sharks, and sea lions.
Experience the wonders of the Galápagos Islands on this active seven-day family adventure. Your tour starts in the Ecuadorian capital of Quito, where you'll take a deep dive into local culture and cuisine with a family cooking class. Then it's off to Isla Santa Cruz for visits with giant tortoises, sea lions, and the infamous blue-footed boobie! Walk among the natural beauty and wildlife of uninhabited islands, swim and snorkel with colorful fish at Los Túneles, and kayak to the breathtaking islets of Las Tintoreras.
This exciting, well-rounded cruise itinerary in the Galápagos is perfect for wildlife lovers who want to experience the exotic residents—and volcanic landscapes—of this stunning archipelago off the coast of Ecuador. In just under two weeks, you'll cruise to several islands to hike around and view a number of species like giant tortoises, marine iguanas, and blue-footed boobies. Of course, there will be plenty of time to relax, too, while swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing (likely with friendly sea lions nearby).
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.
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.
Take your family on a comprehensive tour of the Galápagos with this two-week adventure that spans three islands. Arrive on the Ecuadorian mainland and kick off your trip with a kid-friendly cooking class and a visit to the equator—then it's off to the islands! Tour Isla San Cristóbal via standup paddleboard, kayak around volcanic islets and bike along quiet backroads on Isla Isabela, and snorkel with colorful marine life and see giant tortoises and blue-footed on Isla Santa Cruz.
This 14-day Galápagos family adventure sets off from Quito, Ecuador's historic, high-altitude capital. Enjoy a guided city tour and a day trip into the mystical Mindo Cloud Forest before flying to Isla Santa Cruz and boarding your cruise ship. Take excursions to Isla Isabela and Isla Rábida, swim and snorkel at the former pirate lair of Buccaneer Cove, and visit giant tortoises at the Charles Darwin Foundation—ending your tour back on the mainland with visits to Cotopaxi National Park and Laguna Quilotoa.
This incredible family adventure combines the oldest capital in South America with a cruise around the Galápagos Islands. You'll land first in Quito, with time to ride a cable car and step foot in both hemispheres. Then fly to the Galápagos, where you'll board a three-night cruise. Enjoy a range of kid-friendly excursions, like easy hikes, panga rides, and snorkeling, while looking for rare birds, sea lions, and other exotic (yet friendly) creatures. Return to Quito for some museum-hopping to finish this trip of a lifetime.
Discover the natural history and exotic wildlife of the Galápagos Islands on this seven-day highlights tour. Follow in Charles Darwin's footsteps, observing giant tortoises and rare bird species in the wild and sailing to uninhabited islets where you'll snorkel among colorful marine life and enjoy standup paddleboard adventures. Along the way, you'll learn about the islands' history and biodiversity at the Galápagos Interpretation Center and the world-famous Charles Darwin Research Station.