Galápagos Island Hopping

Resort: Galápagos Island Hopping
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Ecuador
Price From: £1189.15

Over View

Looking for more than a cruise to the islands? A week of touring the less-explored parts of the Galpagos Islands is the answer. Well start in Santa Cruz, then head to Floreana to stay on a part of the island that sees less visitors than the rest. From there its on to Isabela for a few days of hiking, snorkelling, and visiting the islands main highlights. Top that off with a hike up Sierra Negra Volcano the second-largest volcanic crater in the world along with the Galpagos typical array of exotic wildlife and prepare to be amazed.

Itineraries

Day 1
Puerto Ayora

Arrive in Baltra and make your way to the hotel in Santa Cruz at any time.

Day 2
Puerto AyoraFloreana Island

In the morning, walk to Las Grietas located across Academy Bay, walk through a rugged cactus forest on the way to this stunning lagoon. In the afternoon, hop on a speedboat to nearby Floreana Island. Stay in the G Adventures-supported community guesthouses and eat meals in the community restaurants and help to support community tourism on the island.

Day 3
Floreana Island

Walk along the black-sand beach until Loberia, and enjoy beach snorkelling or swimming. Head up to the seldom-visited highlands of Floreana. Enjoy guided walks to observe birds and other wildlife and learn about the area’s natural history.

Day 4
Floreana IslandIsabela Island

Travel to Isabela Island. Hike up the active Sierra Negra Volcano and walk around the rim of the largest volcanic crater in the archipelago.

Day 5
Isabela Island

Enjoy free time in the morning, opt to take a wildlife boat excursion to ‘Islote Tintoreras’ to view breeding white-tip reef sharks, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, rays, and penguins. Later, visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre.

Day 6
Isabela IslandPuerto Ayora

Travel by speedboat back to Santa Cruz Island. Later, enjoy a walk to Tortuga Bay, opt for a kayak, surf lessons or swim in the turquoise water.

Day 7
Puerto Ayora

Depart at any time.

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