Home / Galapagos Islands / Tours & Sightseeing / Multi Day Tours

9-Day Galapagos Island Hopping and Quito Tour from Quito

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Starts From
US$2734.63 US$ 2812.54
Confirmation
Instant
Duration
9 days
Voucher
Email
Guide Language
Policy
Non Cancellable
User Reviews
0 Reviews
Book Now!
Starts From
US$2734.63 US$ 2812.54
Please select activities date.
x
Adult(s) x (Age 12 To 90)
Children x (Age 0 To 11)
At least one participants should be selected.

Nearby Activities

Highlights

  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Overview

Itinerary

Day 1: QUITO ARRIVAL

Stop At: Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre
Today you will be picked up with an English speaking driver from the airport. You will be taken to your hotel in Quito.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at Casa Aliso or similar

Day 2: QUITO CITY & EQUATOR TOUR

Stop At: Quito Old Town, Quito, Pichincha Province
After breakfast, our guide pick you up to do a City tour in the historical centre of Quito (part of the UNESCO Wold Heritage list), the Pululahua Crater and to the Equator museum (Inti Nan). You will have a local lunch in the historical center of Quito.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation at Casa Aliso or similar


Day 3: QUITO – BALTRA – SANTA CRUZ HIGHLANDS

Stop At: Santa Cruz Island, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands
In the morning our driver drops you off at Quito Airport from where you fly to the Island of Baltra. At the airport in Baltra, you will meet up with your English speaking guide who takes you in direction to the port of Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz Island). But on the way you will stop in the highlands of Santa Cruz to visit a farm where they have giant tortoises in their natural habitat. You will have a local lunch there (only if you arrive before 14:00 PM). Afterwards, you will be dropped off in your hotel in Puerto Ayora.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation at Hotel Silberstein or similar


Day 4: CHARLES DARWIN’S STATION – ISABELA – FLAMINGO LAGOON

Stop At: Charles Darwin Research Station, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands
After breakfast you will visit the Charles Darwin Research Station. It is known for its amazing turtles, born from only 3 inches to 4 feet long. These species of turtles tend to interact with each other and also with humans, showing their head for a pet. The new hatchlings are kept until they are approximately four years old and strong enough to survive on their own. After lunch you will go to Isabela Island by public speedboat (2,5 hours). Upon arrival you have a quick visit to the Flamingo Lagoon.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation at Hotel Wooden House or similar


Day 5: TINTORERAS – WETLANDS

Stop At: Las Tintoreras, Puerto Villamil, Isabela, Galapagos Islands
Tintoreras Islet is called like this due to a large crack, in which white-tip sharks known as Tintoreras come daily to rest at the bottom. You will have a transport which will take you to the pier of Puerto Villamil, here you will board a boat for 10 minutes to cross to the islet which is located across the bay. It will be necessary for passengers to use walking shoes or sneakers (closed shoes) to cross the volcanic rocks. You can also observe penguins, sea lions, marine iguanas and you can go snorkeling with colourful tropical fish while enjoying the beaches of Isabela. After lunch you will have a little break and then you will have a tour to The Wetlands, here you will visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center, where you will spot small and giant tortoises in their natural habitat. The next activity is a visit to The Wall of Tears.
* Please have in mind that the total length of the walk in The Wetlands area is approximately 3 to 4 hours.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation at Hotel Wooden House or similar


Day 6: SNORKELING IN LOS TUNELES

Stop At: Los Tuneles, Puerto Villamil, Isabela, Galapagos Islands
Early in the morning, you will go on a 30 to 40 minute boat ride from Puerto Villamil. The max group size is 10 participants per guide. You will explore the brilliant scenery in Los Tuneles which is considered the most beautiful place to snorkel in Isabela Island. Around the Los Tuneles you will find a highly contrasted color for snorkeling with clear, calm water. Additionally, the lava flows that passed through this area had formed unique geological formation and, of course, shaped like tunnels. You will get the chance to spot large quantities of seabirds such as the Albatros, Flamingos, Blue Footed Boobies and the magnificent frigatebird. Besides, you can find species feedings such as tortoises, swimming iguanas, sea lions, manta rays, Galapagos penguins, lobsters, and sea snakes. This exciting activity takes approximately about 6 hours including the boat rides and a snack before a short hike. The snorkeling area is about 800 meters and the average water temperature is 20 degrees Celsius. The departure time is between 7:00 AM and 11:30 AM and depends on availability and National Park regulations. So, depending on when you will go to Los Tuneles, you can choose to explore Concha Perla by yourself before or after this, since it is very close to the dock. If you would like to do the optional snorkeling there, you can get the snorkel equipment from your hotel and get to chance to spot even more animals.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation at Hotel Wooden House or similar


Day 7: FREE DAY ISABELA – PM BOAT SANTA CRUZ

Stop At: Isabela Island, Isabela, Galapagos Islands
Today you can relax at Isabela island before you take the public speedboat at 3 PM back to Santa Cruz where you will spend the night.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation at Hotel Silberstein or similar

Day 8: THE TWINS – BALTRA

Stop At: Los Gemelos, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands
After breakfast you will travel to Baltra Airport, but on the way you will stop by “The Twins” (“The Gemelos”), which are similar to craters, but formed by a collapse of the Earth because of the lava flows that passed below it. In the afternoon you take a flight back to Quito where you will be picked up by an English speaking driver / guide.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation at Casa Aliso or similar

Day 9: TRANSFER OUT

Stop At: Quito Old Town, Quito, Pichincha Province
After breakfast you will be taken to the airport.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Information

Includes:
  • 8x Breakfast
  • 5x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Return flights from mainland Ecuador to Galapagos Islands
  • Accommodation in double/single private room at standard tourist class hotels
  • Local naturalist guide (English & Spanish speaking)
  • Snorkeling equipment: mask, snorkel, fins and life vest
  • Transportation on and between the Islands as described in the itinerary
  • Airport pickup and drop off at Baltra airport at your arrival/departure time
  • Transportation between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel fee ($5 p.p.) each way
  • All activities as described in the itinerary
  • 24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish
  • Entry/Admission - Quito Old Town
  • Entry/Admission - Santa Cruz Island
  • Entry/Admission - Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Entry/Admission - Las Tintoreras
  • Entry/Admission - Los Tuneles
  • Entry/Admission - Isabela Island
  • Entry/Admission - Los Gemelos
  • Entry/Admission - Quito Old Town
Excludes:
  • Entrance fee for the Galapagos National Park: $ 100 p.p. cash only
  • Migratory Control Card / INGALA Transit Card $ 20 p.p. – cash only
  • Isabela dock fee $ 10 p.p. cash only
  • Water Taxi (small boat that takes you from the speedboat to the harbor and back)
  • For rent: wetsuit (recommended between May – November)
  • Food & drinks that are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional tips for the guide
  • Personal travel & health insurance
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • There are no guides on the transportation by public speedboat between islands.
  • Try to only bring small baggage/bags since public transportation on the Galapagos Islands is quite small.
  • The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • If you have medical problems we can change your activity on the 2nd day. Please let us know upfront
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • In order to process your reservation please help us with all this information:
  • Return flights from and to Galapagos
  • Room type (twin, matrimonial) or triple (in case of a group with 3 or more guests)
  • Please let us know if you would like the option to take a snorkeling tour to Los Tuneles, instead of hiking Sierra Negra and snorkeling at Concha Perla
  • Whatsapp phone number (in case you use Whatsapp and would like us to contact you that during your stay via Whatsapp)
  • Passport numbers
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Food restrictions
  • Medical restrictions
  • Tap water on the Galapagos Islands might contain bacteria and should not be consumed, not even for brushing your teeth. Bottled or purified water is always recommended.
  • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat ‘street food’, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
  • It is mandatory to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Meeting Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time:
You will be picked up from Quito Airport, anytime your flight arrives.
Return Details:
Quito Airport (UIO)
  • 9-Day Galapagos Island Hopping and Quito Tour from Quito
TikitBookit

Handpicked

Local activities

24/7

Customer support

Best price

Guarantee

Secure

Payments

Instant

Confirmation