Galapagos Multi activity adventure tour 10 days
From the heights of the second largest volcanic crater in the world, to the depths of the enriched and unexplored waters of Galapagos, our carefully planned adventure tour is a must for all lovers of outdoor adventure.
Whether you are diving with harmless sharks, playful sea lions, or giant manta rays, or just enjoying the company of the Giant Galapagos Tortoise, our 10-day adventure-tour is guaranteed to leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.
Galapagos Multi activity adventure tour 10 days
Day 1. Arrival Day Quito, briefing for Galapagos
Welcome to one of the highest capital cities in the world, Quito .You are free arrive anytime you wish and take in some of the many sites of Quito. There will be a welcome letter waiting for you at the hotel plus an information pack with a list of things to do and see, in and around Quito. That evening there will be a full briefing on the week ahead and logistics of your Adventure tour in Galapagos. Evening welcome dinner
Day 2. San Cristobal Island
The trip begins with an early morning transfer to the airport and a flight to San Cristobal Island, Galapagos. Here you will be meet by our friendly staff and transferred to your hotel. After lunch will we make our way to the top of San Cristobal through the settlement of El Progresso, to La Soledad from where we will have panoramic views out over the Pacific towards Santa Cruz, Floreana and Santa Fe. After we jump on the bikes for an exhilarating down hill through the lush highlands of the island, through El Progresso down to the township of Puerto Barequizo. We also pay a visit to the Loberia then head back into town.. That evening we will have a welcome dinner trying some of the islands fresh fish and produce.
Day 3. San Cristobal Island
The day begins with a short boat ride to Kicker Rock, observing along the way, the abundant marine life that Galapagos is renowned for. On the way we stop off at Isla de Lobos to observe nesting Frigate birds and Blue Footed Boobies, and swim/snorkel with playful young Sea lions. A real highlight of the trip! We then continue onto Kicker Rock, the remains of an underwater volcano rising vertically 150m out of the sea. A truly impressive sight! Here we can dive and snorkel keeping an eye out below for Sea Turtles, Manta Rays and maybe the odd harmless Galapagos shark, just to name a few. After we head to Puerto Grande, one of the most beautiful beaches in the islands and return to port late in the afternoon and visit the interpretation centre and then if you feeling up to it, a hike around Frigate Bird hill.
Optional Diving Available, please enquire.
Day 4. Floreana and Isabela Islands
This morning we depart San Cristobal Island to Floreana Island. Keep an eye out for dolphins and the magnificent albatross along the way. Here will be experience some of the best snorkelling in the islands. After a snorkel we head around to the town of Floreana and have a look a round town and a little beach time. We depart Floreana to Isabela and after hotel check in, a short walk to see some pink flamingos and a beer on the beach.
Day 5. Isabela
A full day hike, takes us up Sierra Negra Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in Galapagos, and with the second largest crater in the world. Here you can experience a bird’s eye view of this magical landscape. That evening we can kick back at the bar on the beach and enjoy a nice cold beer or cocktail
Day 6. Isabela
Today we visit the Breeding Centre of the Giant Tortoise, the largest in Galapagos and later, make our way the wall of tears, built by convicts many years ago. Along the way we’ll pop in and visit Pink flamingos, also stopping at the lookout and one of the many natural pools, short walking trails, beaches and mangrove swamps along the way. After lunch we have a tour of the bay in zodiac where you can observe up close, the only penguins found close to the equator, marine iguanas and hopefully snorkel with marine turtles and an array of other marine life.
Day 7. Santa Cruz
Today is an early morning departure to the Island of Santa Cruz. We will visit the highlands of Santa Cruz, observing The Galapagos Giant tortoise in natural surroundings, and the amazing lava tunnels, some over 1km long while taking in panoramic views of the islands. Later in the day we head to Tortuga Bay, a stunning beach with fine white sand to see marine iguanas or try you hand at some body boarding, surfing or kayaking in this beautiful part of the national park.
Day 8. Santa Cruz, Santa Fe and San Cristobal
Today we pay a visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station. Here we can observe many species of tortoises and Land Iguanas in captivity, brought back form the brink of extinction. After some last minute shopping we depart Santa Cruz and pass by Santa Fe Island for a boat tour, then continue to San Cristobal, where Charles Darwin first arrived to Galapagos for our last snorkel with sea lions and a wide array of fish in the beautiful bay of Las Tijeretas. Evening group dinner to celebrate a great trip.
Day 9. San Cristobal to Quito
We bid farewell to the Enchanted Islands today. You’ll have a free morning with a variety of optional activities on offer or just kick back and enjoy some last minute souvenir shopping! We depart San Cristobal Island and return to Quito and get transferred to the hotel. Our representative in Quito will be able to advise you and help with some of the many day tours available in and around Quito
Day 10. Quito Departure Day
Today we can continue and do a trip in Quito or return to airport.
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Starting at: US$ 3399.00
- 9 nights full accommodation in single or double accommodation.
- Private bathroom, clean and comfortable.
- Meals daily as specified in tour (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
- Welcome and farewell dinners in Quito
- Airport transfers to and from accommodation in Galapagos
- Full pre departure briefings and logistical support in Quito
- All land and sea transport
- Sit on top Sea kayaks
- Mountain bikes
- Snorkelling equipment
- Naturalist guides authorized by national park of Galapagos.
- Tour leader through out the tour
- Airfare Quito-GPS-Quito
- National Park entrance fee $100USD, only payable in cash, upon arrival
- Alcoholic / Soft drinks /Gratuities
- $10 Ingala card
- 2 evening meals
- $5 Isabela departure tax
- Anything not specified in the package
- Optional diving (please enquire for diving package)