Discover Galapagos Islands

Discover Galapagos Islands

9 Days


ECUADOR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Quito
  • Guayaquil
  • Isla Baltra
  • Isla Santa Cruz
  • Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Isla Bartolomé
  • Isla Isabela
  • Isla de San Cristobal
  • Charles Darwin Interpretation Center
  • Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado

Discover Galapagos Islands

9 Days


Dates

  • 9 Days
  • February 28th – March 8th, 2018

Pricing

  • Tour Pricing: $3,995

Discover Galapagos Islands

9 Days


DAY 1: WELCOME TO ECUADOR

A Volant representative will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Spend the remainder of the day exploring Quito. Made an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978, Quito's Old Town should not be missed. View sights such as the Monastery of San Francisco, Monastery of Santo Domingo and the Church and Jesuit College of La Compañía.

DAY 2: QUITO

Embark North to Otavalo to view some one Ecuador's most famous artisan markets or south to Cotopaxi National Park. Choose today to spend time among lively man made landscapes or impressive natural ones. Enjoy a leisurely evening before continuing to the Galapagos Islands.

DAY 3: GUAYAQUIL - SANTA CRUZ ISLAND

Catch a morning flight to Guayaquil and continue on to the Galapagos Islands. Arrive in the afternoon at the Seymour Airport on Baltra Island(GPS). Use the remainder of the day to explore the immaculate beaches and nature scenes.

DAY 4: SANTA CRUZ ISLAND

Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Santa Cruz Island. Home to the Charles Darwin Research Station and the most famous living tortoise species; Galapagos Giant Tortoise. Embark out to the surrounding waters and spend the next four nights aboard a cruise vessel.

DAY 5: BARTOLOME ISLAND

Make your way towards Bartolome Island a volcanic islet off of Santiago Island and view some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the whole archipelago.

DAY 6: ISABELA ISLAND

Continue to the largest island in the Galapagos. This island is notable for its rich population of bird, animal and marine life. Explore the volcanoes that have created this island and view the eerie Wall of Tears; created by local prisoners during WWII.

DAY 7: SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND

Spend the day on San Cristóbal Island. Composed of three of four inactive volcanoes, Darwin first landed here in 1835. Visit the Charles Darwn Interpretation Center in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno or visit the Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado (nature preserve). Continue back to Baltra Island to conclude this tour of the Galapagos.

DAY 8: QUITO

Climb aboard your flight to Guayaquil and continue back to Quito. Enjoy a leisurely evening.

DAY 9: DEPART - TOUR ENDS

Although no group activities will be scheduled for today, your Volant representative will ensure timely arrivals to the Mariscal Sucre International Airport where you will depart home. Thank you for choosing Volant and safe travels!

Discover Galapagos Islands

9 Days


Inclusions

  • Accommodations for the duration of the trip
  • Galapagos National Park fee: $100
  • Flight to Guayaquil and to the Galapagos
  • Land transfer fees
  • Water taxi fees
  • All scheduled meals
  • Rentals: kayaks, snorkels, fins, masks, etc.
  • Scheduled day-trip boat tours

Exclusions

  • Items of a personal nature (personal gear, telephone calls, laundry, etc.)
  • Staff/guide gratuities
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • Medical rescue insurance

Additional Fees

  • Scuba certification: $500 (optional)

Contact Us Today

 

By email: [email protected]

By phone: 801.867.1223

Title Address Description
Baltra Island, Ecuador
Bartolomé Island, Ecuador
Santa Cruz Island, Ecuador
Isabela Island, Ecuador
San Cristóbal Island, Ecuador

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