ECUADOR & GALÁPAGOS TOUR: 9 Days
- Galápagos National Park tour
- Sierra Negra Volcano and Wall of Tears
- Giant Tortoise Breeding Center
- Darwin Research Center tour
- Quito city walking tour & farmers’ market visit
- Wildlife sightseeing and snorkeling
DAY 1: DEPARTURE DAY
Depart from your respective airport on an overnight flight to Quito. Get ready for an amazing journey through Ecuador!
DAY 2: QUITO
Arrive in Quito and meet your tour director. Guided city tour of one of South America’s most vibrant cities. Welcome dinner with Ecuadorians.
DAY 3: QUITO & NEARBY REGION
Begin the day with an educational introduction to the Galápagos Islands at the hotel. Then, travel the foothills of the Andes mountains for a pleasant hike. Visit Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve and Papallacta Volcanic Hot Springs.
DAY 4: QUITO & GALAPAGOS
Fly to Baltra Island. From there, navigate to Isla Isabela. Relax at the beach on your first day of experiencing the Galápagos.
DAY 5: GALAPAGOS
Begin the day with a snorkeling tour of Concha Pearl lagoon. Cross the channel to Islote Tintoreras. Enjoy wildlife sightings of marine iguanas, penguins and sea lions. Interact with locals on a guided nature/science-filled walking tour of the region.
DAY 6: GALAPAGOS
Explore Sierra Negra Volcano, home of the world’s second largest volcanic crater. Meet park rangers and farmers at Campo Duro as you enjoy time at a farm observing wildlife. Visit La Bocanilla and Volcán Chico.
DAY 7: GALAPAGOS
Discover the “Wall of Tears” as you spend another day at one of the world’s most unique and unforgettable national parks. Explore Flamingo Lagoon as you visit a giant tortoise breeding center in Isabela.
DAY 8: GALAPAGOS
Explore Isla Santa Cruz while shopping at picturesque Puerto Ayora. Visit the Darwin Research Center.
DAY 9: GALAPAGOS, QUITO, HOME
Travel back to Baltra Airport and Quito. Depart at night for flight home. Most groups will arrive home on the morning of day ten.
STARTING AT: $4,295
*Price estimate based on minimum of 30 paying travelers departing from CLT airport