The Galapagos Islands aren't just all about cruising – try a camping experience on for size! This one-week trip keeps you close to the action – and trust us, there's always plenty of action on the archipelago – while keeping costs lower than you'd expect for a sweet island adventure. Plus, there'll be no lack of activities to keep you moving, with everything from snorkelling to a volcano hike of Sierra Negra to exploring lava tunnels. At the end of the day, you'll camp out surrounded by the sounds of island wildlife, giving new meaning to the word "paradise."
Price per person1,274 EUR
Flight tickets are not included. Our travel advisors will gladly help you find the cheapest flights. The price above is based on 2 adults traveling together. What's included?
Arrive at any time. If you are not able to attend the welcome meeting, our representative will leave all important information at your hotel's reception indicating what time to be ready the next day. If there is any confusion on arrival, please do not hesitate to call the contact number listed in this dossier.
Day 2 - Quito/Santa Cruz Island
Fly to the Galapagos Islands and transfer to the campsite located in highlands of Santa Cruz. Explore the highlands to see giant tortoises in the wild and hike to the lava tunnels.
Day 3 - Santa Cruz Island/Floreana Island
In the morning, visit the Charles Darwin Station to see Galapagos giant tortoises. After, transfer by speedboat to Floreana Island. Get settled at the G Adventures-supported community guesthouse and opt to explore the small town or catch the sunset at Playa Negra beach.
Day 4 - Floreana Island
Enjoy an included snorkelling excursion to Loberia, and visit the highlands of Floreana.
Day 5 - Floreana Island/Isabela Island
Take a speedboat over to Isabela Island and hike the Sierra Negra Volcano for spectacular views from above.
Day 6 - Isabela Island
Enjoy free time in the morning for optional activities, opt to go snorkelling, surfing or hit the beach. In the afternoon, visit the Flamingo Lagoon and the Tortoise Breeding Centre.
Day 7 - Isabela Island/Santa Cruz Island
Transfer by speedboat back to Santa Cruz Island, and enjoy a night in the town of Puerto Ayora. Hike to beautiful Tortuga Bay, and opt to go kayaking or just lounge on the beach.
Day 8 - Santa Cruz Island/Quito
Say goodbye to the Galapagos Islands, and take a morning flight back to Quito. Upon arrival in Quito, transfer to the hotel and enjoy a night in the city.
Day 9 - Quito
Depart at any time.
Camping (3 nts), G Adventures-supported community guesthouse (2 nts), multi-share hostel (1 nt), simple hotels (2 nts).
Plane, public speedboat, van, pickup truck, public bus
Allow USD130-170 for meals not included.
7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
Please be aware
Please see the itinerary for information on optional activities and estimated pricing.