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Galápagos Camping Adventure

9 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Quito
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Quito/Santa Cruz Island 
Fly to the Galápagos Islands and transfer to the campsite located in highlands of Santa Cruz. Explore the highlands to see giant tortoises in the wild and hike to the lava tunnels. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 3 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 4 Floreana Island 
Enjoy an included snorkelling excursion to Loberia, and visit the highlands of Floreana. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 5 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 6 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 7 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 8 Santa Cruz Island/Quito
Say goodbye to the Galapagos Islands, and take a morning flight back to Quito. Upon arrival in Quito, transfer to the hotel and enjoy a night in the city.

Day 9 Quito
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! This one-week trip keeps you close to the action – and trust us, there’s always plenty of action on the archipelago – while keeping costs lower than you’d expect for a sweet island adventure. Plus, there’ll be no lack of activities to keep you moving, with everything from snorkelling to a volcano hike of Sierra Negra to exploring lava tunnels. At the end of the day, you’ll camp out surrounded by the sounds of island wildlife, giving new meaning to the word “paradise.”
  • 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
  • Hike to Sierra Negra volcano (Isabela Island)
  • Visit to Flamingo Lagoon and Tortoise Breeding Centre
  • Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island)
  • Isabela Municipal Tax
  • Opportunities for snorkelling, swimming, and incredible wildlife encounters
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Camping (3 nts), G Adventures-supported community guesthouse (2 nts), multi-share hostel (1 nt), simple hotels (2 nts).
  • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners.
  • Transportation: Plane, public speedboat, van, pickup truck, public bus
  • Local naturalist guide for included activities in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park), local G Adventures representative in Quito.
Highlights
  • Snorkel with sea lions
  • Travel by public speedboats around the Galápagos Islands
  • Camp in the middle of 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)
Simple hotels (2 nts)
Notes
  • This tour is restricted to travelers ages 18-39.
    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
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* 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.