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Suggested Itinerary - Ecuador and Galapagos Explored - 11 days

An 11 day Tailor Made Family Adventure Holiday to Ecuador and The Galapagos Islands

Tailor-made family adventure holiday to the Galapagos

You Can...

  • A land based Galapagos itinerary
  • See Giant Tortoises
  • Go snorkelling, kayaking, mountain biking and stand-up paddleboarding
  • See iguanas, sea lions, giant tortoises and hundreds of birds
  • Hike in the Bellavista cloud forest

This isolated volcanic archipelago is like nowhere else on earth and is considered one of the world's greatest destinations for wildlife viewing. This tour will inspire young wildlife enthusiasts with its biodiversity and unique plant and animal species. This land based itinerary visits three of the Galapagos Islands, exploring by kayak, bike and on foot. Your children will love learning about the unique animals and marine life that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.

Days 1 & 2 Fly to Guayaquil
Depart UK for Ecuador. Most flights arrive the following morning.
Day 3 Floreana Island
Fly to the Galapagos Islands. A speedboat will take you on a 2 hour ride to the island of Floreana.
Day 4 Floreana Highlands
Go hiking in the Floreana highlands, see pirate caves and giant tortoises along the trail. Afternoon BBQ and marine exploration on the Floreana shoreline.
Days 5 Galapagos in miniature
Visit the giant tortoise breeding centre. Afternoon visit to Tintoreras, go snorkellling and wildlife watching in the bay.
Day 6 Hiking
Hike up to the craters of Sierra Negra and Chico volanoes. Look for hawks, finches, flycatchers and short-eared ownls. Later, relax on the beaches of Puerto Villamil.
Day 7 Isabela Island
Paddle to Island Bay. Afternoon cycling along the wetlands trail. Visit the wall of tears and visit a local swimming hole.
Day 8. Mountain biking and kayaking
Downhill mountain biking, passing small farms on the way to the beach. At the beach, paddle on sea kayaks looking for sharks, rays, turtles and sea birds. Follow a boardwalk trail to Tortuga Bay.
Day 9. Santa Cruz Island
Free day to relax on Santa Cruz island. Hiking, cycling, snorkelling and wildlife watching can all be arranged locally.
Day 10. Los Gemelos Caters and Quito
Visit Los Gemelos, twin craters. Fly to Quito.
Day 11. Full day excursion to Bellavista
Climb up to the mountain for fabulous views or hike through the forest and reserve trails. Next visit Mindo cloud forest reserve and a butterfly farm.
Day 12. Departure
Transfer to the airport for your onwards journey. Most flights arrive the following day.
  • Price guide: Flight inclusive from £5,300. Land Only £4,299 per person Based on 1 child sharing with 2 adults.