ADVENTURE IN GALAPAGOS

ADVENTURE IN GALAPAGOS

9 Days

ADVENTURE IN GALAPAGOS

9 Days Starting and ending in Quito, Ecuador

Visiting:

Quito

,

Santa Cruz

,

Santa Cruz Island

,

Galápagos Islands

,

Isabela Island

,

Las Tintoreras Islet

Tour operator:

Responsible Travel

Physical rating:

High

Special diets catered:

Meat, Vegans, Vegetarians, Halal

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

002

Group size:

2 - 12

Age range:

18-65

Tour operated in:

English

,French

,German

,Spanish

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

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Tour Overview

Discover the marvelous underwater world of the Galapagos Islands and enjoy the adventure while doing different fun activities on the islands.

Highlights

  • Quito

  • San Cristobal Island

  • Santa Cruz island

  • Isabela island

Places You'll See

ADVENTURE IN GALAPAGOS

ADVENTURE IN GALAPAGOS

ADVENTURE IN GALAPAGOS

ADVENTURE IN GALAPAGOS

ADVENTURE IN GALAPAGOS

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : TRANSFER IN
Location:

  Quito


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Our tour starts at the time of arrival in Ecuador, a specialized guide will pick us up at Mariscal Sucre airport on the outskirts of the city of Quito to accompany us to our hotel.

icon Day 2 : FLIGHT TO SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND – INTERPRETATION CENTER
Location:

  Airport Isla San Cristobal


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Today you leave the Ecuadorian mainland and fly to San Cristobal Island. There you will be picked up by your driver and transferred to your hotel.
After lunch, you will first visit the Interpretation Center with your guide where you will learn everything about the history and future of the Galapagos. Afterward, you will take a short walk to Tijeretas Hill where frigate birds are nesting, and from where you have a spectacular view over the island.

icon Day 3 : DIVING FIRST DAY
Location:

  Airport Isla San Cristobal


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Today you will head to one of San Cristobal's most popular visitor sites - the famous Kicker Rock. It is one of the most popular diving spots in the Galapagos. The natural erosion of this ancient cone has formed a channel between the rocks that produce the perfect habitat for Galapagos Sharks, Whitetip Sharks, Large Rays, Pelagic and Reef Fish, Sea Turtles, Sea Lions. You can only wonder what a great snorkeling and diving site such an ecosystem makes! Currents in Kicker Rock are strong and usually cold, but the marine wonders are totally worth it. The excursion starts from the port in the morning and entails two immersions in different areas of Kicker Rock. Late afternoon, you will return to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno where you will spend the night.

icon Day 4 : SPEED BOAT TO SANTA CRUZ – CERRO MESA - GARRAPATERO
Location:

  Santa Cruz


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Get an early start this morning to take the public speedboat to Santa Cruz Island, roughly 2-2.5 hours away. Meet your guide at the dock, then head to the highlands. First, you will stop at Cerro Mesa Reserve, where you can see a huge crater, a remnant of the time when Santa Cruz was still a volcanically active island. Afterward, you continue to Garrapatero Beach where you will have the chance to relax a little bit, to observe animals, and to take a swim. The rest of the afternoon and the evening are at your leisure.

icon Day 5 : DIVING SECOND DAY
Location:

  Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos Islands


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Today a diving day is on your agenda! You will be brought to one of the amazing diving spots around Santa Cruz Island, for example, Gordon Rocks, Carrion Point, Daphne or North Mosquera. The destination will depend on availability, weekday, and permissions by the National Park.
You will return to Puerto Ayora in the afternoon, to enjoy a free evening in town.

icon Day 6 : SPEED BOAT TO ISABELA LOS TRILLIZOS RAPEL - TINTORERAS
Location:

  Isabela Island, Las Tintoreras Islet


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Early in the morning, leave Santa Cruz and continue by public speedboat to the next island, Isabela
Your guide will meet you in Puerto Villamil dock, then head to Los Trillizos Volcano which is an amazing spot for rappelling. Here you will be able to descend 150 meters (493 ft) in a unique experience, to explore the interior of this magical island. You will return to your hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, you will visit the Tintoreras islet for a short hike and snorkeling. The Tintoreras tour will be conducted in company of other vistors (max. 16 passengers per boat). You can discover Humboldt penguins, marine iguanas, sea lions and sharks, which are resting in the natural channels that were formed by lava flows. Afterwards you can snorkel in the turquoise water and spot different colourful fish, sea turtles, rays and penguins. The afternoon and evening is at your leisure.

icon Day 7 : LOS TUNELES CABO ROSA – SPEED BOAT TO SANTA CRUZ
Location:

  Isabela Island, Santa Cruz Island


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Get ready for more wildlife encounters with a thrilling excursion to Los Tuneles, a perfect snorkeling spot.

A series of lava flows have produced unique geological formations, like arcs and tunnels underneath and above the water, which makes the area a truly excellent place to swim around. In the shallow waters, you can find tropical fish, rays, turtles, sea horses, and white-tipped reef sharks! Keep your eyes open for penguins sitting on the rocks and prepare yourself for the possibility of swimming with majestic sea turtles.
In the afternoon you return to Puerto Villamil where you will catch the afternoon speedboat to Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island.

icon Day 8 : TRANSFER OUT GALAPAGOS / FLIGHT TO QUITO
Location:

  Airport Isla San Cristobal, Quito


In the morning you will have some free time to say goodbye to San Cristobal. A driver will then pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport, from where you will fly back to Guayaquil or Quito.

icon Day 9 : TRANSFER OUT QUITO / INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT
Location:

  Mariscal Sucre Quito International Airport


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


you still have a little time in the morning, take the opportunity to buy the last few souvenirs on a stroll through the city. A driver will take you to the airport in time before your flight. Make your way home with countless impressions and memories. ¡See you soon and hasta luego!If

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    double room

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

    Airport of San Cristobal Island

  • • Meals: According to the itinerary (B=breakfast, BL= Box lunch, L= lunch) • Ground transportation • Marine transportation between Santa Cruz, Isabela, and San Cristobal islands (public service) • Assistance during the transfer in/out to and from the airp

  • • Meals: According to the itinerary (B=breakfast, BL= Box lunch, L= lunch) • Ground transportation • Marine transportation between Santa Cruz, Isabela, and San Cristobal islands (public service) • Assistance during the transfer in/out to and from the airp

  • Meals – Breakfast Only

What's Not Included

  • Tipping and Gratuities

  • Tipping and Gratuities

  • Local Taxes

  • International Travel

  • Drinks with Meals

  • Drinks with Meals

  • All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

  • 1 bottle of Mineral Water per person per day

  • Country Entry Visas

  • Entrance Fees

  • Entrance Fees

Check out our Q&As

Are all entrance fees included in the price?

We include the entrance fees mentioned on the itinerary.

Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

The guide that will be with you in the different activities in the Galapagos Islands, according to the itinerary

Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

Yes, there is a Supplement, it depends on the hotels and services. Request to our travel advisor this information.

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What currencies are required for this tour?

The official currency in Ecuador is the US dollar.

    Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    Yes, there is some free time to enjoy the places to visit.

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    For this tour, it is advised from 18 years and older

    Are vaccinations required for this tour?

    Yes, we need the complete card of the Covid vaccine (If you don't have it, you need a PCR test taken 72 hours before your arrival to Ecuador)

    Are flights included in this tour?

    No, flights are not included in our rates. You can book on your own or request a quote from us.

    What is the tipping policy?

    Tips are well regarded in the country, and depend on the degree of customer satisfaction.

    What is the maximum group size?

    The maximum number is 12 passengers

    Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes, it is.

    Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

    If there is such a probability

    What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Very good physical condition is required, since you will be doing various activities that require you to be fit

    Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

    The visa is not included in the services

    What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

    They are tourist category

    Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes, our guides speak English ( we also have guides in other languages upon request.)

    Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes, of course, at the time of the confirmation of the services you will know the name of the hotels that you will have throughout your trip.

    Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    Ecuador is a small country, in some Andean accommodations, there is no wifi, and in some others, the connection is not good. Only in the big cities, there is a good wifi connection.

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    Yes, the transfers are included (upon request of our clients).

    Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

    Yes, we can arrange any tour or additional service in Ecuador. ( Except for activities regulated by low)

    Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    It depends on the amount of luggage your international flight permits.

    What happens if a group doesn’t make its minimum required number of passengers?

    Our departures are made with a minimum of 2 passengers

    Do you require a visa for this holiday?

    Visa is not required to enter Ecuador.

    What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

    We can arrange it if you do it before the time limit of our cancellation policies, subject to availability.

    Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    No, it is not possible

    Am I contributing to any charity by booking the tour?

    For the past 12 years, Responsible Travel has specialized in creating wonderful memories with our professional and trustworthy providers in every corner of Ecuador. We also collaborate with native communities and local suppliers to ensure that the incoming that comes through responsible travel generates profits for minorities.I am delighted that you are planning to spend your holidays in Ecuador;

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    At your arrival, you must present a COVID-19 vaccinations certificate with at least two doses completed at least 14 days before arrival. This is the only vaccine the government asks as a requirement to enter the territory.

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    We operate a “single share” only in cruises options.

    What documents will I receive before I travel?

    You will receive an Invoice detailing our terms and conditions. a voucher of services that included all the reserved services.

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    For the past 12 years, we have been operating Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands and recently South America destinations.

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Book with Confidence

  • Low Deposit

    Responsible Travel requires a minimum deposit of 500 USD per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 90 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of responsible travel charges.

    Up to 90 days before tour starts: 100% of deposit.

    At 89 days before tour starts: 50% of booking price.

    At 59 days before tour starts: 60% of booking price.

    At 39 days before tour starts: 70% of booking price.

    At 30 days before tour starts: 100% of booking price.

ADVENTURE IN GALAPAGOS

9 Days Starting and ending in Quito, Ecuador

Visiting:

Quito

,

Santa Cruz

,

Santa Cruz Island

,

Galápagos Islands

,

Isabela Island

,

Las Tintoreras Islet

Tour operator:

Responsible Travel

Physical rating:

High

Special diets catered:

Meat, Vegans, Vegetarians, Halal

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

002

Group size:

2 - 12

Age range:

18-65

Tour operated in:

English

,French

,German

,Spanish

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

Request A Private Tour

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