Ecuador Mainland & The Galápagos Islands

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: SEQG

From: £2141.15

If you’re already exploring Ecuador on terra firma you’re this close to the eco-lover’s paradise: the GalÁpagos, so we’ve brought both together in one 14-day tour. Start with all the on-land highlights like the Amazon, the stunning landscapes in the Ecuadorian highlands, and get an unforgettable experience staying right in the Amazon jungle. Experience the GalÁpagos aboard the Xavier III where comfy cabins, giant tortoises, and sea lions will have you wanting to jump ship — but only to go snorkelling, of course.

Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Quito/BaÑos (1B)

Travel to BaÑos and be spoiled for choice with optional outdoor€tivities like hiking, ziplining, and canyoning. Or, take it easy and relax in local hot springs.

Day 3 BaÑos

Enjoy another free day to take full advantage of all the€tivities in this adventurous town.

Day 4 BaÑos/Tena (1L, 1D)

Travel by bus into the Amazon Jungle. Spend two nights in rustic jungle huts in a local Quichua community. Enjoy nature walks and learn about local culture.

Day 5 Tena (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a full day in the Amazon learning about local life in the jungle. Spend the night in rustic jungle huts in a Quichua community.

Day 6 Tena/Papallacta (1B)

Cycle to the nearby community of Shandia and discover the beauty of the Amazon with a member of the community as your guide. Later, take a local bus to Papallacta and relax in the natural mineral hot pools with volcanic views.

Day 7 Papallacta/Quito (1B)

Enjoy a relaxing morning at the hot springs before travelling back to Quito for free time to explore.

Day 8 Quito (1B)

Enjoy a free day to get out and explore the many sights Quito has to offer.

Day 9 Quito/Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (1B, 1L, 1D)

Fly to San CristÓbal Island. Meet the guide and transfer to the boat. Visit Isla Lobos in the afternoon to spot blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas and sea lions.

Day 10 North Seymour/Mosquera Islet (1B, 1L, 1D)

Explore two tiny islands that are big on wildlife. North Seymour offers great views of nesting seabirds, including frigatebirds and Mosquera is home to large colonies of sea lions.

Day 11 Santiago Island/BartolomÉ Island (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral sand beach. Continue to BartolomÉ Island for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint.

Day 12 Puerto Ayora (1B)

Disembark in Puerto Ayora and visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant GalÁpagos tortoises. In the afternoon, explore€ademy Bay on a boat tour. Snorkel with sea lions and walk over a volcanic path to a crystal clear saltwater lagoon.

Day 13 Puerto Ayora/Quito (1B)

Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz to see giant tortoises in their natural habitat. Fly back to Quito for a final night in the city.

Day 14 Quito (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
27/07/2019 09/08/2019 0 £2559.00
10/08/2019 23/08/2019 0 £2559.00
24/08/2019 06/09/2019 0 £2479.00
07/09/2019 20/09/2019 3 £2479.00
21/09/2019 04/10/2019 0 £2479.00
05/10/2019 18/10/2019 0 £2479.00
19/10/2019 01/11/2019 0 £2479.00
02/11/2019 15/11/2019 0 £2141.15
16/11/2019 29/11/2019 0 £2519.00
30/11/2019 13/12/2019 4 £2141.15
14/12/2019 27/12/2019 5 £2519.00
28/12/2019 10/01/2020 4 £2559.00
11/01/2020 24/01/2020 11 £2519.00
25/01/2020 07/02/2020 7 £2519.00
08/02/2020 21/02/2020 10 £2519.00
22/02/2020 06/03/2020 16 £2519.00
21/03/2020 03/04/2020 11 £2519.00
04/04/2020 17/04/2020 14 £2559.00
02/05/2020 15/05/2020 14 £2579.00
16/05/2020 29/05/2020 10 £2579.00
30/05/2020 12/06/2020 0 £2579.00
13/06/2020 26/06/2020 0 £2499.00
27/06/2020 10/07/2020 0 £2559.00
11/07/2020 24/07/2020 0 £2559.00
25/07/2020 07/08/2020 16 £2559.00
08/08/2020 21/08/2020 15 £2559.00
22/08/2020 04/09/2020 16 £2479.00
05/09/2020 18/09/2020 16 £2479.00
19/09/2020 02/10/2020 16 £2479.00
17/10/2020 30/10/2020 16 £2479.00
31/10/2020 13/11/2020 16 £2479.00
14/11/2020 27/11/2020 15 £2519.00
28/11/2020 11/12/2020 16 £2519.00
12/12/2020 25/12/2020 16 £2519.00

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