• Duration

    15 nights 16 days

    1st to 16th of July

  • Location

    Galapagos Islands

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate

  • Price

    3895 USD. per person based on a double occupation in Manta and Quito and triple occupation in the Galapagos

    4245 USD. per person for a single occupation in Quito and triple occupation in the Galapagos plus tours in Manta

    *Itinerary in the Galapagos is subject to change due to the National Park regulations

What to expect

Itinerary land-based. Tours through the most important islands and islets of the Galapagos. This means you will overnight on the islands of Santa Cruz, Isabela, and San Cristobal, and take daily tours respectively. The number of nights and days are counted once on the islands. The tours will be operated by different tour operators, we will try to get the best ones on each island.

What´s Included?

  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Transportation pick up and drop off from airports
  • Transfer from Guayaquil to Manta and vice-versa
  • All guided tours mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch during full-day tours
  • Naturalist Galapagos Guide (English)

What’s not included?

  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee 100 USD. per person
  • Migration card fee 20 USD. per person
  • Flights
  • Isabela touristic dock use 10 USD. per person
  • Lunch on the free days without full-day tours
  • Taxi to Cerro Colorado and El Junco Volcano in San Cristobal 60 USD. total
  • Bike rentals
  • Wetsuit rental
  • Any extra activity, not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Dinners
  • Gratuities

The itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival to Quito

Pick up at the airport and transfer to Hotel Vista del Angel in Quito’s Old Town

Overnight in Quito

Day 2 – Guided tour to Mitad del Mundo

AM Pick at Hotel Vista del Angel for Tour to Mitad del Mundo

Duration 3-4 hours

PM Free afternoon to explore the historical city center

Overnight in Quito

Day 3 – Flight to Santa Cruz and Tour of the Highlands

07h30 Transfer to Quito’s airport

12h35 Pick up at Baltra Airport (GPS)

13h00 Tour Highlands “El Chato” Reserve and Lava Tunnels

15H30 Transfer to Hotel Ninfa

16h00 Check-in

Free afternoon to explore Puerto Ayora

Day 4 Tortuga Bay and Playa Mansa Walk

Free activities

AM Walk to Tortuga Bay and Playa Mansa

PM Walk the path to “Las Grietas” before sunset

Day 5 – Bartholomew Island + Santiago Island (Sullivan Bay)

7h00 Pick up at the hotel, transportation to Itabaca Channel to start the tour

17h00 Drop off

Day 6 – AM Charles Darwin Station PM Flight to Isabela Island

AM Charles Darwin Research Station

11h30 Pick up for transfer to Baltra airport

14h00 Flight to Isabela

14h30 Arrival

15h00 Check-in Hotel Casita de Playa

Day 7 – Cabo Rosa tunnels

07h30 Pick up Tour to Cabo Rosa Tunnels
11h30 Drop off

*Second shift to Cabo Rosa 11h30 pick up 17h30 drop off
Free afternoon

*or 17h30 drop off from Cabo Rosa. Recommended visit, “Los Flamencos” Path and Breeding Center “Arnaldo Tupiza”
or Relax on “Concha Perla” beach

Day 8 – Sierra Negra Volcano and Tintoreras Islets

07h00 Pick up for Sierra Negra Tour
13h30 Drop off
14h00 Snorkeling in Tintoreras

Day 9 – Rappelling Volcan Trillizos

AM Rappelling into Volcan Trillizos

14h00  Flight to San Cristobal

14h30 Arrival

15h00 Check-in Hotel Casa Opuntia

Day 10 – Kicker Rock + Punta Pitt

07h00 Tour to Kicker Rock Snorkeling + Punta Pitt Walk
18h00 Drop off

Day 11 – Isla Española

07h00 Meeting point touristic dock to start the tour to Isla Española

17h00 Drop off

Day 12 – Flight to Guayaquil and Transfer to Manta

11h00 Transfer to San Cristobal’s airport

Flight to Guayaquil 13h05

16h00 Pick up and transfer to Manta (3 hours drive)

17h00 Drop off in Hotel Poseidon

Day 13 – Whale watching and Isla de La Plata

07h45 Pick up

18h00 Drop off

Day 14 – Panama Hat Route

9h00 Pick for Panama Hat Route

16h00 Drop off

Day 15 – Birdwatching and Hike to Los Frailes Beach

06h30 Pick up for Birdwatching in Ruta del Colibri
12h00 Lunch

13h30 Hike to the dry forest to Los Frailes Beach (3Km)
18h00 Drop off

Itinerary timetable

DateAMPM
July 1stArrival to Quito, Ecuador.
Pick up and transfer to Hotel Vista del Angel – Rooms with a view to the city
July 2ndPick up for tour to Mitad del Mundo
Time to be define
Free afternoon to explore Quito’s Old Town
July 3rd07h30 Transfer to Airport (10 AM Flight to Baltra’s Airport GPS)
12h35 Arrival

13h00 Tour Highlands “El Chato Reserve”
16h30 On the way to Hotel
17h00 Hotel check-in

Overnight on Santa Cruz Island in Hotel Ninfa – Standard triple room with views to the garden

July 4thWalk to Tortuga Bay and playa mansaRecommendation visit “Las grietas” at the end of the afternoon

Overnight on Santa Cruz Island

July 5th07h00 Pick up for Tour Bartholomew + Sullivan Bay 17h00 Drop off

Overnight on Santa Cruz Island

July 6thVisit Charles Darwin Station

Hotel check-out

11h30 Transfer to Baltra airport
14h00 Flight to Isabela
14h30 Arrival and hotel check-in
Rest of the afternoon free we recommend to rent a bike and take the path to “The wall of tears”

Overnight on Isabela Island in Hotel Casita de Playa – Triple room oceanfront

July 7th07h30 Pick up Tour to Cabo Rosa Tunnels
11h30 Drop off

*Second shift to Cabo Rosa 11h30 pick up 17h30 drop off

Free afternoon

*or 17h30 drop off from Cabo Rosa

Overnight on Isabela Island

July 8th07h00 Pick up for Sierra Negra Tour
13h30 Drop off

Overnight on Isabela Island

14h00 Tintoreras snorkeling tour

July 9th08h00 Pick up for Volcan Trillizos 12h00 Drop off
12h45 Transfer to Isabela’s airprot
14h00 Flight to San Cristobal
14h30 Transfer to hotel Casa Opuntia – Triple Room with ocean views
Free afternoon
July 10th07h00 Tour to Kicker Rock + Punta Pitt
AM Snorkeling in Kicker Rock
18h00 Drop off
PM Walk to Punta Pitt
July 11th07h00 Tour to Española Island17h00 Drop off

Overnight on San Cristobal Island

July 12th Free morning
11h00 Transfer to San Cristobal’s airport (SCY)
for Flight to Guayaquil
16h00 Pick up at the airport and Transfer to Manta
in a Volkswagen Crafter Van fully equipped
(3 hours ride)
19h00 Check in in Poseidon Hotel room oceanfront

July 13th7h45 Pick up for Tour to Isla de La Plata 18h00 Drop off
July 14th 9h00 Pick for Panama Hat Route16h00 Drop off
July 15th 06h30 Pick up for Birdwatching in Ruta del Colibri
12h00 Lunch
13h30 Hike to the dry forest to Los Frailes Beach (3Km)
18h00 Drop off
July 16h12h00 Transfer to Guayaquil’s airport (GYE)
15h00 Drop off and end of services

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Cdla. Barbasquillo 130802
Manta – Ecuador
Phone: +593 995 376 249

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