Land Galápagos — Multi-Activities

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Please note, these local payments are not included in the price of this tour.

+20.00 USD (Transit Control Card)+100.00 USD (Galapagos Park Fee)
10 days,Quito to Quito

Encounter incredible wildlife, snorkel and swim with sea turtles and manta rays, take a cycle around Isabela Island, hike the Sierra Negra Volcano, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station

This 10-day adventure is perfect for those who want to experience the incredible wildlife and scenery of the Galápagos Islands but prefer to sleep on shore – so your time on the water is limited to commuting between islands. Go ashore at the lesser-visited island of Isabela and spend your days with playful sea lions, giant manta rays, and the Galápagos giant tortoise. This adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time – and optional activities abound.

What's Included

  • Mann Beach visit (San Cristóbal)
  • Snorkelling trip to Kicker Rock
  • Interpretation Center visit
  • Swimming and snorkelling in Floreana
  • Highlands excursion
  • "Wall of Tears" monument (Isabela Island)
  • Biking excursion
  • Sierra Negra Volcano hike
  • Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre visit
  • Puerto Ayora town visit
  • Santa Cruz highlands visit
  • Tortuga Bay walk and kayaking excursion
  • Charles Darwin Research Station visit
  • Isabela Municipal Tax
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 1 dinner. (Allow USD100-150 for meals not included. Not included is USD20 Tourist Transit card fee at the Quito airport and a USD100 (cash) Galapagos park entry fee upon arrival to the Islands. )
  • Plane, speed boat, van, pickup truck, local bus, Zodiac.
  • CEO/naturalist guide while in the Galápagos Islands (certified by the Galápagos National Park Authority), Local G Adventures representative in Quito.
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 10
  • Hotels (9 nights).
Map of the route for Click to enlarge
Places Visited


Day 1Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Quito/San Cristóbal Island(1B, 1L)

Fly to San Cristóbal. Visit Mann Beach to see the sea lions and frigatebirds.

Day 3San Cristóbal Island(1B, 1L)

Enjoy a snorkelling trip to Kicker Rock to search for marine life like sea turtles, manta rays, and sharks. Visit the Interpretation Centre in the afternoon to learn about the natural history of the area.

Day 4San Cristóbal Island/Floreana Island(1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel by boat to Floreana Island, where there are opportunities to swim and snorkel. Free afternoon in Puerto Velasco Ibarra.

Day 5Floreana Island/Isabela Island(1B, 1L)

Morning excursion to the highlands of Floreana. Continue by boat to Isabela Island for a visit to the "Wall of Tears" and a nearby lookout point.

Day 6Isabela Island(1B, 1L)

Full-day tour to Sierra Negra Volcano to see the second-largest crater in the world and enjoy an exhilarating downhill bike excursion. Visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre on the way back to town. Opt to take surfing lessons on the nearby beach.

Day 7Isabela Island/Santa Cruz(1B, 1L)

Morning mountain biking around Isabela. Travel by boat in the afternoon to Santa Cruz Island and have a free evening for shopping or exploring the town of Puerto Ayora.

Day 8Santa Cruz(1B, 1L)

Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz to see the giant tortoise's natural habitat and the lava tunnels. Afternoon walk to Tortuga Bay for a kayak excursion to explore the mangroves.

Day 9Santa Cruz/Quito(1B)

Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station before transferring across Santa Cruz Island to Baltra. Fly back to Quito.

Day 10Quito(1B)

Depart at any time. To fully experience this charming city, booking pre- or post-accommodation is highly recommend.

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