Central & South America 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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 back to main menu classic galapagos comfort 10 days quito to quito day 1 quito arrive in ecuador’s charming capital day 2 isla baltra/isla santa cruz set sail on your home for the next week – the luxurious queen beatriz go snorkelling in the beautiful coves of punta carrion day 3 isla isabela head to las tintoreras witness lava flow and perhaps don a snorkel to see all this beauty from underwater day 4 isla floreana admire the olivegreen sands of this bird-watching hotspot day 5 isla santa cruz/santa cruz highlands encounter iguanas parading on santa cruz before heading to the highlands day 6 isla santa fe/isla plaza sur swim with sea lions or snorkel with aquatic life day 7 isla espanola relax on the deserted white sands of bahia gardner day 8 isla san cristobal/punta pitt/kicker rock cruise past leon dormido which juts steeply out of the ocean day 9 san cristobal interpretation center/quito visit the interpretation centre where the geography of the islands comes to life before flying back to quito day 10 quito say adios to this galapagos adventure maximum group size 16 hotel 2 nts motorised catamaran 7 nts ec u a d or gal apagos is la n d s quito quito baltra isla santa cruz glka 9 breakfasts 7 lunches 7 dinners plane zodiac minibus motorised catamaran isla plaza sur isla isabela isla san cristobal isla floreana isla espanola view dates and prices isla santa fe galapagos explorer comfort 7 days quito to quito day 1 quito arrive in quito where the charm and history of old-world ecuadorian architecture blends seamlessly with stylish cafes bars and shops day 2 isla baltra/charles darwin research station learn about galapagos wildlife at the charles darwin research station day 3 isla santa fe/south plaza watch marine iguanas sunning themselves on the sand at isla santa fe the island’s rugged cliffs are an excellent place to spot tropicbirds day 4 isla espanola stroll along espanola’s winding paths and witness almost the entire world’s population of waved albatross day 5 isla san cristobal punta pitt/kicker rock cruise past the lion-shaped rock formation of leon dormido which juts out of the waters off san cristobal island day 6 isla san cristobal interpretation center visit the galapagos interpretation center and learn about the history geography and wildlife of the archipelago in the afternoon return to the mainland to spend the evening in quito day 7 quito bid farewell to this galapagos adventure maximum group size 16 hotel 2 nts motorised catamaran 4 nts ec u a d or gal apagos is la n d s glkh quito south plaza quito 6 breakfasts 4 lunches 4 dinners plane zodiac minibus motorised catamaran baltra isla plaza sur punta pit isla santa cruz kicker rock isla santa fe isla espanola puerto baquerizo moreno view dates and prices galapagos encounter comfort 6 days quito to quito day 1 quito explore quito’s old town or perhaps people-watch at a local bar day 2 isla baltra take your first dip in balmy waters in punta carrion or get twitching and look out for the famous blue-footed boobies snorkel among majestic rays and white-tipped reef sharks day 3 isla isabela admire the turquoise waters surrounding the largest island in the archipelago formed by five gigantic volcanic craters this landscape borders on magical day 4 isla floreana enjoy a panga small boat ride around the loberia to observe marine iguanas sea lions and crabs before taking a leisurely walk to post office bay step ashore at punta cormorant where an exquisite beach is a popular stomping ground for the galapagos sea lion day 5 isla santa cruz highlands visit the lush green surrounds of the santa cruz highlands and see roaming giant tortoises return to the mainland in the afternoon for a final night in charming quito day 6 quito perhaps spend the final day in quito exploring the immense otavalo market and pick up some souvenirs glkj maximum group size 16 hotel 2 nts motorised catamaran 3 nts 5 breakfasts 3 lunches 3 dinners ec u a d or quito quito baltra plane zodiac minibus motorised catamaran isla santa cruz isla isabela puerto ayora isla floreana gal apa gos is la n d s view dates and prices discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at intrepidtravel.com/galapagos-islands 45