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Island Hop Galapagos
Island hop in style on this fabulous trip which combines unforgettable sightseeing with luxury accommodation on Santa Cruz and Isabela Islands.
- Style: Private Tour
- Duration: 11 days/10 nights
- Starts in: Quito
- Historic Quito
- Galápagos Islands
- Stylish Lodge Accommodation
Day 1 Quito
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Quito
Explore Quito’s historical centre on a guided walking tour and visit the Equatorial Monument which divides the northern and southern hemispheres.
Day 3 Quito to the Galápagos Islands
Fly to Baltra and take a scenic inter-island flight to Isabela Island. Check into Scalesia Lodge and enjoy lunch before your first excursion exploring this beautiful island.
Day 4 Isabela Island
Today continue your exploration of Isabela and visit Sierra Negra Volcano, the world’s second largest caldera. In the afternoon visit Puerto Villamil beach or relax at the lodge.
Day 5 Isabela Island
Take to the water and discover the Marine Reserve. Visit the islets of Tintoreras, home to reef sharks, marine iguanas and a colony of Galápagos penguins. Later explore the history of Isabela at the Wall of Tears.
Day 6 Isabela to Santa Cruz Island
Fly back to Baltra Island and hop across to Santa Cruz Island. Drive into the highlands to see giant tortoises before reaching the Finch Bay Eco Hotel.
Day 7 Santa Cruz Island
This morning you will cruise to the nearby island of Bartolomé. Encounter the local wildlife as you hike to the lookout for fantastic views across the island. Later explore the bays along the coastline and snorkel with some of the resident marine life before returning to Santa Cruz.
Day 8 Santa Cruz Island
Today visit Tortuga Bay, voted Ecuador’s best beach, where the crystal clear waters provide a great spot for snorkelling and swimming. Later visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to learn about the conservation of the iconic giant tortoise.
Day 9 Santa Cruz Island
Cruise to the impressive volcanic island of Santa Fe. Land on the white sand beach amongst basking sea lions before walking along rocky terrain to look for the endemic Santa Fe land iguana.
Day 10 Galápagos Islands to Quito
Depart this amazing archipelago and fly back to Quito on mainland Ecuador.
Day 11 Quito
Transfer to the airport.
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- A combination of private and shared transfers and guided sightseeing excursions
- Flights as detailed
- 7 nights hotel accommodation & 3 nights tented camp
- 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches & 7 dinners
- International flights
Please Note:excursions from the lodges will vary depending on your day of arrival.
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