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Galápagos Island Hopping with Quito in Ecuador, South America

Explore Ecuador and the city of Quito, before hopping on a flight to the Galápagos Island on this unforgettable 9-night tour. Hike the Sierra Negra, go snorkelling at Los Tuneles, observe flamingos at an isolated lagoon or marvel at the unique wildlife of the Galápagos, the possibilities are endless on this exciting and unique tour.
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Galápagos Island Hopping with Quito in Ecuador, South America

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Travel Dates Available: October 8 or 22, 2023
DEPARTURE DATE: October 8, 2023
Countries Visited: Ecuador


Strike a balance between genuine encounters with Mother Nature and the comfort of land accommodations on this 10-day Galápagos tour. Explore Ecuador's capital, Quito, on your own before hopping on a flight to the Galápagos Islands where an incredible diversity in wildlife awaits. Spot blue-footed boobies on Isla Lobos, visit a sea lion nursery, and go birdwatching in the highlands of Floreana. With upgraded hotels and private speedboat transfers, you'll be well-rested and ready to take in the unique splendour that these islands offer.

  • Encounter marine iguanas and blue-footed boobies
  • Snorkel among volcanic formations
  • Dip into the Papallacta hot springs
  • Walk on the black-sand beaches of Floreana Island
  • Visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre
  • Dine at G Adventures-supported community restaurants


Trip Type: Small Group
Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12

Physical Grading: 3 - Average
Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Travel Dates & Pricing

October 8, 2023from $3,867 CAD - (compared to $4,549)Per Person
October 22, 2023from $3,867 CAD - (compared to $4,549)Per Person

What's Included

  • 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Isla Lobos visit (San Cristóbal Island)
  • Snorkelling at Kicker Rock and La Lobería
  • Highlands excursion (Floreana Island)
  • Tintoreras excursion (Isabela Island)
  • Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre visit
  • Papallacta hot spring visit
  • Isabela Municipal Tax
  • Opportunities for snorkelling, swimming, and incredible wildlife encounters
  • Internal flights
  • Taxes


1Sun Oct 8Quito
2Mon Oct 9Quito/San Cristóbal Island
3Tue Oct 10San Cristóbal Island
4Wed Oct 11San Cristóbal Island/Floreana Island
5Thu Oct 12Floreana Island
6Fri Oct 13Floreana Island/Isabela Island
7Sat Oct 14Isabela Island/Santa Cruz Island
8Sun Oct 15Santa Cruz Island/Papallacta
9Mon Oct 16Papallacta
10Tue Oct 17Papallacta

Day 1 – Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 – Quito/San Cristóbal Island

Fly to the Galápagos Islands. Visit the Interpretation Centre in the afternoon to learn about the natural history of the area. Explore the trails around the centre and opt to snorkel at nearby Las Tijeretas.

Day 3 – San Cristóbal Island

Snorkel at Kicker Rock, an impressive volcanic rock formation, rich in wildlife diversity both under the surface and above.

Day 4 – San Cristóbal Island/Floreana Island

Travel by speedboat to Floreana Island. Walk along the black-sand beach until Loberia, opt to go snorkelling or swimming. Enjoy meals at the G Adventures-supported community restaurants and help to support community tourism on the island.

Day 5 – Floreana Island

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. Later, opt to go snorkelling or relax on the white-sand beach.

Day 6 – Floreana Island/Isabela Island

Transfer by speedboat to Isabela Island. In the afternoon, 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.

Day 7 – Isabela Island/Santa Cruz Island
Enjoy free time to explore Isabela Island. Opt to hike Sierra Negra, go snorkelling at Los Tuneles, or take it easy. In the afternoon, transfer by speedboat to Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island. Enjoy an evening out in Puerto Ayora.

Day 8 – Santa Cruz Island/Papallacta

Say goodbye to the Islands and take a flight back to the mainland. Upon arrival, transfer to Papallacta.

Day 9 – Papallacta

Relax in the hot springs of Papallacta while taking in the volcanic views. Opt to go for a hike nearby for prime birdwatching.

Day 10 – Papallacta

Depart at any time.

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