Galapagos Islands Trekking Tours & Itineraries

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Discover the lava tunnels of Isla Isabela as you explore the Galápagos Islands
Map of Highlights of Quito & the Galápagos Islands - 9 Days
Highlights of Quito & the Galápagos Islands - 9 Days

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.

Boat to an uninhabited island, like Bartolomé, for hiking and swimming
Map of Classic Galápagos Tour: San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz & Isabela - 8 Days
Classic Galápagos Tour: San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz & Isabela - 8 Days

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.

Standup paddleboarding in Puerto Villamil
Map of Snorkel, Cycle, Kayak & Hike in the Galápagos Islands - 12 Days
Snorkel, Cycle, Kayak & Hike in the Galápagos Islands - 12 Days

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.

Snorkel alongside sea lions in the Galápagos
Map of A Week of Wildlife Encounters & Outdoor Adventures in the Galápagos - 7 Days
A Week of Wildlife Encounters & Outdoor Adventures in the Galápagos - 7 Days

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.

Meet colorful birds and exotic creatures on this island adventure
Map of History, Wildlife & Active Adventure in the Galápagos Islands- 9 Days
History, Wildlife & Active Adventure in the Galápagos Islands- 9 Days

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.

A green sea turtle swimming underwater in the Galapagos Islands
Map of Outdoor Thrills & Rare Wildlife Experiences in the Galápagos- 12 Days
Outdoor Thrills & Rare Wildlife Experiences in the Galápagos- 12 Days

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.

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.

Hike to the rim of an active volcano and enjoy the views of nearby islands
Map of Galápagos Active Adventure on Isla Santa Cruz & Isla Isabela - 7 Days
Galápagos Active Adventure on Isla Santa Cruz & Isla Isabela - 7 Days

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.