Ecuador & Galapagos Island Hopping

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Your exciting expedition to Ecuador begins and see the exiting cultural sights at Ecuador. Visit the old town and see the Church of San Francisco, the first religious building constructed in South America by the Spanish. Explore Galapagos Islands and explore the highlands of the Santa Cruz and you will find and enjoy all the wildlife viewings.

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Enjoy the full excursion on Galapagos Island Hopping
    • Explore The Equator and experience the Intiñan Museum
    • Visit the old town and see the Church of San Francisco
    • Stay at Finch Bay Hotel (Galapagos), one of National Geographic’s “Unique Lodges of the Wor
    • Explore the highlands of the Santa Cruz

What's this trip about?

    Your exciting expedition to Ecuador begins and see the exiting cultural sights at Ecuador. Visit the old town and see the Church of San Francisco, the first religious building constructed in South America by the Spanish. Explore Galapagos Islands and explore the highlands of the Santa Cruz and you will find and enjoy all the wildlife viewings.

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportRound trip airfare and all internal transport included
Start CityQuito
End CityQuito

Travel Themes

  • Birding
  • Cultural
  • National Parks
  • Nature & Wildlife

Destinations

  • South America
  • Ecuador

Attractions

  • Galapagos
  • Quito
  • Santa Cruz Island

Activities

  • Bird watching
  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • History
  • Nature
  • Wildlife viewing

Trip includes

    • Round trip airfare from Miami
    • Airfare taxes, fees & fuel surcharges
    • Intra-South America flights, ground transportation and transfers
    • Accommodations at First Class hotels
    • Galapagos Park fee
    • 8 Breakfasts , 3 Lunches , 2 Dinners
    • Comprehensive sightseeing Ecuador tours and shore excursions
    • Professional English-speaking tour directors

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Itinerary

Travel Map
Day 1: USA/Quito (Ecuador)
Your exciting expedition to Ecuador begins today as you board your flight. Fly to Bogota where you’ll catch your connecting flight to Quito. After your late evening arrival in Quito, meet your local guide at the airport and transfer to your deluxe, conveniently located hotel. Hotel Hilton Colon or Wyndham Hotel

Day 2: Quito (Ecuador)
Meals: Breakfast Today is at your leisure to relax and recover from your flight or explore Quito independently.

Day 3: Quito
Meals: Breakfast On a guided morning tour of Quito learn about its colonial past, history and culture. Visit the old town and see the Church of San Francisco, the first religious building constructed in South America by the Spanish. See the facade of La Compania, the c...
Day 4: Quito/Galapagos Islands: Santa Cruz Island
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner After an early breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to the Galapagos Islands. Arrive in Baltra and board the ferry bound for the other side of Santa Cruz Island. During your transfer right through the highlands of Santa Cruz, s...
Day 5: Galapagos Islands
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Today, enjoy a full-day boat excursion to one of the following islands: North Seymour, South Plazas, Bartholomew, Santa Fe, or the Dragon Hill. Each of these islands has its own unique beauty to offer. North Seymour is a flat Island and home ...
Day 6: Galapagos Islands: Highlands of Santa Cruz
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Today, explore the highlands of the Santa Cruz. Along the way, stop in Twin Craters, located one in front of the other on both sides of the road connecting Puerto Ayora to Baltra. These craters were formed as a result of the collapse of the c...
Day 7: Galapagos Islands
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Today, enjoy a full-day boat excursion to one of the following islands: North Seymour, South Plazas, Bartholomew, Santa Fe, or the Dragon Hill. Each of these islands has its own unique beauty to offer. North Seymour is a flat Island and home ...
Day 8: Galapagos Islands/Quito
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner This morning is at your leisure. Later, transfer to the airport for your flight to Quito. Upon arrival in Quito, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner. Hotel Hilton Colon or Wyndham Hotel

Day 9: Quito/USA
Meals: Breakfast This morning, say “adios” to Ecuador and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Miami.

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Price From $4,299
Price per day$478
Single supplement (single occupancy)$1,049
Last Updated: 7/15/2018

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Charges per person are: Up to 90 days before departure: $300 89-60 days before departure: $1000 59-45 days before departure: $1500 44-30 days before departure: $2000 29 days or fewer before departure: No refund. All cancellations must be received in writing.
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8 Breakfasts , 3 Lunches , 2 Dinners
Age Requirements
No age restrictions
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