Family: Family Land Galapagos - Multi-Activities (SEGF)
Countries Visited: Ecuador All the adventure you want, with a softer landing Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time More included meals, activities and transfers
Trip Style: Family - Before you decided to start a family, you backpacked and slept in hammocks by the sea. Now you want to share that spirit of adventure with the family. Keep it alive with authentic and educational trips that reflect what's important to parents-short travel times and the safety of group travel.
Service Level: Upgraded
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 10
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches
Accommodations: Hotels (7 nights).
Encounter incredible wildlife, snorkel and swim with sea turtles and manta rays, kayak at Tortuga Bay, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, see giant tortoises in their natural habitat.
Looking to give your kids a crash course in exotic wildlifes What better place to visit than "Darwin's test kitchen," the Galapagoss On this multi-activity trip, you'll have the chance to snorkel, hike, kayak, and swim the islands, as well as visit a giant tortoise breeding centre and the Charles Darwin Research Station. Who says learning about nature has to be borings
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|Offer valid through 12/31/2017|
|Day 1||Quito||Day 1 Quito|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting with G Representative
|Day 2||San Cristobal Island||Day 2 Quito/San Cristobal Island (1B, 1L)|
Fly to San Cristobal, the easternmost island of Galapagos and one of the oldest. The principal town is Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the capital of the Galapagos. After lunch, visit the Interpretation Centre and learn more about the history of the Galapagos, sometimes referred to as "the Enchanted Islands." Spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing on Mann Beach or swimming with playful sea lions as the frigate birds glide on the thermals. In the evening, opt for a dinner and sample some of the islands fresh fish and produce. Included Activities: Interpretation Center Visit Transport: Plane (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 3||San Cristobal Island||Day 3 San Cristobal Island (1B, 1L)|
The day begins with a short boat ride to Isla Lobos, an islet populated by numerous sea lions, which give the island its name. Spend the day snorkelling - a fantastic opportunity to observe the abundant marine life that Galapagos is renowned for. Back aboard the boat, sail to San Cristobal and have free time to enjoy the beaches and surrounding areas. Included Activities: Snorkelling (Isla Lobos) Transport: Boat (1.00 hour(s)) Boat
|Day 4||Santa Cruz Island||Day 4 San Cristobal Island/Santa Cruz Island (1B)|
Travel by boat to Santa Cruz Island. On arrival, visit the highlands of the island to see Galapagos giant tortoises in the wild. Included Activities: Santa Cruz Highlands Excursion Transport: Speedboat (2.00 hour(s), 46km)
|Day 5||Santa Cruz Island||Day 5 Santa Cruz Island (1B)|
Take a sea kayaking adventure at Tortuga Bay to explore the mangroves. Opt for a surf lesson in the afternoon. Included Activities: Tortuga Bay Kayaking
|Day 6||Santa Cruz Island||Day 6 Santa Cruz Island (1B)|
Start the day on a boat tour of LoberIa, Las Grietas and Playa de los Perros, spending time exploring, swimming, and snorkelling in the crystal clear water. Afterwards, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, one of the places where you can easily spot the famous Galapagos tortoises. Included Activities: Loberia Boat Tour Charles Darwin Research Station Visit
|Day 7||Quito||Day 7 Santa Cruz Island/Quito (1B)|
After a transfer over the island of Santa Cruz, arrive at Baltra Island for our return flight to Quito. Upon arrival in Quito, transfer to the hotel for free time and one last night with newfound friends. Transport: Transfer over the island of Santa Cruz to Baltra Island to catch our flight back to Quito. Plane (3.00 hour(s), 970km)
|Day 8||Quito||Day 8 Quito (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.