Speak to a Travel Specialist

800-680-2858
Cruises Cruises Hotels and Resorts Hotels &
Resorts
Africa Safaris Africa
Safaris
Home Escorted Tours Independent Vacations River Cruises Expedition Cruises Train Tours Discounts Newsletter My Account
Find a Vacation
FastDeal Lookup
#


Galápagos Island Hopping

7 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Puerto Ayora
Arrive in Baltra and make your way to the hotel in Santa Cruz at any time.

Day 2 Puerto Ayora/Floreana Island 
In the morning, walk to "Las Grietas" located across Academy Bay, walk through a rugged cactus forest on the way to this stunning lagoon. In the afternoon, hop on a speedboat to nearby Floreana Island. Stay in the G Adventures-supported community guesthouses and eat meals in the community restaurants and help to support community tourism on the island. (1B, 1D)

Day 3 Floreana Island 
Walk along the black-sand beach until Loberia, and enjoy beach snorkelling or swimming. Head up to the seldom-visited highlands of Floreana. Enjoy guided walks to observe birds and other wildlife and learn about the area's natural history. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 4 Floreana Island/Isabela Island 
Travel to Isabela Island. Hike up the active Sierra Negra Volcano and walk around the rim of the largest volcanic crater in the archipelago. (1B, 1L)

Day 5 Isabela Island 
Enjoy free time in the morning, opt to take a wildlife boat excursion to 'Islote Tintoreras' to view breeding white-tip reef sharks, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, rays, and penguins. Later, visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre. (1B)

Day 6 Isabela Island/Puerto Ayora 
Travel by speedboat back to Santa Cruz Island. Later, enjoy a walk to Tortuga Bay, opt for a kayak, surf lessons or swim in the turquoise water. (1B)

Day 7 Puerto Ayora 
Depart at any time. (1B)
Map
All This Included
Looking for more than a cruise to the islands? A week of touring the less-explored parts of the Galápagos Islands is the answer. We’ll start in Santa Cruz, then head to Floreana to stay on a part of the island that sees less visitors than the rest. From there it’s on to Isabela for a few days of hiking, snorkelling, and visiting the island’s main highlights. Top that off with a hike up Sierra Negra Volcano – the second-largest volcanic crater in the world – along with the Galápagos’ typical array of exotic wildlife and prepare to be amazed.
  • G Adventures for Good: Floreana Community Restaurants, Floreana Island G Adventures for Good: Floreana Community Guesthouse, Floreana Island
  • Visit to Las Grietas (Santa Cruz Island)
  • Snorkelling at Loberia (Floreana Island)
  • Flamingo Lagoon visit (Isabela Island)
  • Sierra Negra volcano hike with lava fields visit (Isabela Island)
  • Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre visit (Isabela Island)
  • Tortuga Bay hike (Santa Cruz Island)
  • Isabela Municipal Tax
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Hotels (4 nts), G Adventures-supported community guesthouse (2 nts).
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners.
  • Transportation: Private van, speedboat, walking.
  • Local naturalist guide while in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park Authority).
Highlights
  • Hike up Sierra Negra Volcano – the second-largest volcanic crater in the world – and walk on the lava fields
  • Observe flamingos at an isolated lagoon
  • Be amazed at the unique wildlife of the Galápagos
  • Enjoy a G Adventures-supported community guesthouse on Floreana.
Accommodations
Hotels (4 nts)
G Adventures-supported community guesthouse (2 nts)
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.