Family Land Galápagos — Multi-Activities Ecuador

Family Land Galápagos — Multi-Activities

Ecuador

Kayaking
Hiking
Snorkeling
8 days
2019

Sat, Dec 14

Sat, Dec 21

€1,439

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Overview

Looking to give your kids a crash course in exotic wildlife? What better place to visit than “Darwin’s test kitchen,” the Galápagos? 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 boring?

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Itinerary

Day 1Quito
Arrive at any time.
Day 2Quito/San Cristóbal Island
Fly to San Cristóbal. Visit the Interpretation Centre in the afternoon to learn about the natural history of the area. Fly to San Cristóbal, the easternmost island of Galápagos and one of the oldest. The principal town is Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the capital of the Galápagos. After lunch, visit the Interpretation Centre and learn more about the history of the Galápagos, 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 island's fresh fish and produce.
Day 3San Cristóbal Island
Snorkelling trip to Isla Lobos to search for marine life like sea turtles and manta rays and swim with sea lions. The afternoon is free to enjoy the beaches and surrounding area. 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 Galápagos is renowned for. Back aboard the boat, sail to San Cristóbal and have free time to enjoy the beaches and surrounding areas.
Day 4San Cristóbal Island/Santa Cruz Island
Travel by boat to Santa Cruz Island. On arrival, visit the highlands of the island to see Galápagos giant tortoises in the wild.
Day 5Santa Cruz Island
Take a sea kayaking adventure at Tortuga Bay to explore the mangroves. Opt for a surf lesson in the afternoon.
Day 6Santa Cruz Island
Head out on a boat tour to Lobería, Las Grietas, and Playa de los Perros, where there's time for some swimming or snorkelling. In the afternoon, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station. Start the day on a boat tour of Lobería, 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 Galápagos tortoises.
Day 7Santa Cruz Island/Quito
Fly back to Quito, where the rest of the day is free to explore the city. 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.
Day 8Quito
Depart at any time.

Accommodation

Hotels (7 nights).

What's Included

Visit to a wildlife interpretation centre (San Cristóbal Island). Snorkelling trip to Isla Lobos (San Cristóbal Island). Swimming and snorkelling in Lobería (Santa Cruz Island). Excursion to see giant tortoises in the wild (Santa Cruz Island). Tortuga Bay walk and kayaking excursion (Santa Cruz Island). Charles Darwin Research Station visit (Santa Cruz Island). Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Meals Included

7 breakfasts, 2 lunches

What to Take

We recommend the use of a duffel bag or backpack (whichever you find easiest to carry). A good size daypack is also essential. Please note that Galapagos is a protected National Park so your luggage will be checked before arrival and departure to and from the islands. Don’t bring any food, seeds or other organic material that could affect the delicate ecosystem of the islands.

Map

Itinerary

Day 1Quito
Arrive at any time.
Day 2Quito/San Cristóbal Island
Fly to San Cristóbal. Visit the Interpretation Centre in the afternoon to learn about the natural history of the area. Fly to San Cristóbal, the easternmost island of Galápagos and one of the oldest. The principal town is Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the capital of the Galápagos. After lunch, visit the Interpretation Centre and learn more about the history of the Galápagos, 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 island's fresh fish and produce.
Day 3San Cristóbal Island
Snorkelling trip to Isla Lobos to search for marine life like sea turtles and manta rays and swim with sea lions. The afternoon is free to enjoy the beaches and surrounding area. 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 Galápagos is renowned for. Back aboard the boat, sail to San Cristóbal and have free time to enjoy the beaches and surrounding areas.
Day 4San Cristóbal Island/Santa Cruz Island
Travel by boat to Santa Cruz Island. On arrival, visit the highlands of the island to see Galápagos giant tortoises in the wild.
Day 5Santa Cruz Island
Take a sea kayaking adventure at Tortuga Bay to explore the mangroves. Opt for a surf lesson in the afternoon.
Day 6Santa Cruz Island
Head out on a boat tour to Lobería, Las Grietas, and Playa de los Perros, where there's time for some swimming or snorkelling. In the afternoon, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station. Start the day on a boat tour of Lobería, 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 Galápagos tortoises.
Day 7Santa Cruz Island/Quito
Fly back to Quito, where the rest of the day is free to explore the city. 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.
Day 8Quito
Depart at any time.

Accommodation

Hotels (7 nights).

What's Included

Visit to a wildlife interpretation centre (San Cristóbal Island). Snorkelling trip to Isla Lobos (San Cristóbal Island). Swimming and snorkelling in Lobería (Santa Cruz Island). Excursion to see giant tortoises in the wild (Santa Cruz Island). Tortuga Bay walk and kayaking excursion (Santa Cruz Island). Charles Darwin Research Station visit (Santa Cruz Island). Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Meals Included

7 breakfasts, 2 lunches

What to Take

We recommend the use of a duffel bag or backpack (whichever you find easiest to carry). A good size daypack is also essential. Please note that Galapagos is a protected National Park so your luggage will be checked before arrival and departure to and from the islands. Don’t bring any food, seeds or other organic material that could affect the delicate ecosystem of the islands.
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8 days
2019

Sat, Dec 14

Sat, Dec 21

€1,439

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