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Galápagos Express Camping Adventure

7 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget
Restricted to Ages 18-39

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Puerto Ayora/Santa Cruz Island 
Enjoy a day on Santa Cruz island and head to the highlands to see giant tortoises in the wild and hike to the lava tunnels. (1L, 1D)

Day 2 Santa Cruz Island/Floreana Island 
In the morning, visit the Charles Darwin Station to see Galápagos giant tortoises. After, transfer by speedboat to Floreana Island. Get settled at the G Adventures-supported community guesthouse and opt to explore the small town or catch the sunset at Playa Negra beach. (1B, 1D)

Day 3 Floreana Island 
Enjoy an included snorkelling excursion to Loberia, and visit the highlands of Floreana. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 4 Floreana Island/Isabela Island 
Take a speedboat over to Isabela Island and hike the Sierra Negra Volcano for spectacular views from above. (1B, 1D)

Day 5 Isabela Island 
Enjoy free time in the morning for optional activities, opt to go snorkelling, surfing or hit the beach. In the afternoon, visit the Flamingo Lagoon and the Tortoise Breeding Centre. (1B)

Day 6 Isabela Island/Santa Cruz Island 
Transfer by speedboat back to Santa Cruz Island, and enjoy a night in the town of Puerto Ayora. Hike to beautiful Tortuga Bay, and opt to go kayaking or just lounge on the beach. (1B)

Day 7 Puerto Ayora
Depart at any time.
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All This Included
The Galápagos Islands aren't just all about cruising – try a camping experience on for size! Over a week’s time and beginning and ending right in the heart of the action (the islands, of course), you’ll stay active by snorkelling, diving, and hiking diverse terrain before slowing things down with wildlife exploration in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. At the end of the day, you’ll camp out surrounded by the sounds of island wildlife. With plenty of options to stick around after the trip’s done (or show up early for some independent adventuring beforehand), this is the perfect express trip for a most excellent Galápagos experience.
  • G Adventures for Good: Floreana Community Restaurants, Floreana Island G Adventures for Good: Floreana Community Guesthouse, Floreana Island
  • Highlands and lava tunnels (Santa Cruz Island)
  • Highlands visit (Floreana Island)
  • Loberia snorkelling excursion
  • Visit to Flamingo Lagoon and Tortoise Breeding Centre (Isabela Island)
  • Hike to Sierra Negra Volcano
  • Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
  • Isabela Municipal Tax
  • Opportunities for snorkelling, swimming, and incredible wildlife encounters
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Camping (3 nts), G Adventures-supported community guesthouse (2 nts), multi-share hostel (1 nt).
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners.
  • Transportation: Speedboat, pickup truck, public bus, and private vehicle.
  • Local naturalist guide (certified by the Galápagos National Park).
Highlights
  • Snorkel with sea lions
  • Travel by public speedboats around the Galápagos Islands
  • Camp in the middle of it all to stay closer to nature
  • Visit Charles Darwin Research Station and the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre
  • Hike Sierra Negra Volcano.
Accommodations
Camping (3 nts)
G Adventures-supported community guesthouse (2 nts)
Multi-share hostel (1 nt)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
  • Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
For G Adventures terms and conditions, please click here.

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.