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Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Galapagos Family Cruise - 9 days

See your child come face to face with friendly wildlife as they learn about unique species on this island-hopping adventure.


Galapagos Family Cruise

Begin your holiday in Quito, a modern city with traditional culture nestled in the Andes. After exploring the city, and visiting the equator, travel to the Galapagos where you will board your ship for a four night cruise, visiting six of the Northern islands on this volcanic archipelago. Young wildlife enthusiasts will learn about biodiversity and encounter animal, bird and marine life as you explore the impressive coastline, beaches and lagoons of this unique region.

  • Stand on the Equator
  • See wading birds feeding in brackish lagoons
  • Snorkel in a marine adventure playground
  • Visit a pink beach
  • See giant tortoises
Days 1 & 2. Fly to Quito
Depart the UK for an overnight flight to Quito. Most flights arrive the following day. Transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 3. Quito City Tour
Visit the highlights of Quito on a guided walking tour of the city. Later visit the Equatorial Monument where it is possible to stand with one foot in each hemisphere.
Day 4. Board Cruise
Fly to the Galapagos where you will board your cruise ship. This afternoon see a variety of wading birds on Santa Cruz island.
Day 5. Santiago Island
Explore the impressive cliffs of the Buccaneer Cove. Snorkel on the rocky shoreline of island befor going for a hike inland.
Day 6. Rabida Island & Bartolome Island
Take a panga ride or visit the pink beach of Rabida Island. Inland you will encounter a colony of sea lions. Go snorkelling to spot unique species and submarine landscapes.
Day 7. Genovesa Island
Climb the Prince Philip steps for spectacular views over the archipelago. Go for a stoll along Darwin Bay to observe hundreds of birds.
Day 8. Visit the giant tortoise breeding programme
Optional visit to the giant tortoise breeding programme before returning to Quito.
Day 9. Departure
Depart Quito at any time for flight or onward journey
Amazon Extension 5 days/ 4 nights
Extend your stay with a few nights in the Amazon rainforest. Fly to the Amazon basin and transfer by canoe to your lakeside lodge. Spend time wildlife watching from observation decks, and exploring the forest, swamps and river on foot and by canoe.
  • Price Guide: From £3699 adult and £2799 child land only or £5099 adult and £3829 child flight inclusive.
  • Where will we stay?: hotel x 3, cruise ship x 4
  • What meals are included?: breakfast x 7, lunch x 5, dinner x 4
  • How do we travel?: car, ship & panga
  • Flights: Avianca
  • Trip Code: FEGC
  • Age Guide: 6-18

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