Galapagos Land

Galapagos

Paradise of evolution located 1,000 Km (600 miles) from the coastline of Ecuador, in the Pacific Ocean.

Nature in Galapagos

If there’s a place on earth where you can witness with your own eyes the many flora and fauna species’ adaptation to life circumstances, it is here.

Enjoy a day in Quito, an underrated South American city that will steal your heart. Continue to the Enchanted Islands and discover this bucket-list destination. The giant Galapagos tortoises will welcome you in the highlands of Santa Cruz. The yacht tours will take you to other magical island of the archipelago where you will have a chance to hike, snorkeL, and relax by the beach with the sea lions. This trip is designed for those of us who enjoy a slow pace journey with lots to admire every day.

PACKAGE DETAILS

DAY 1 - QUITO

As soon you arrive to Quito an airport representative will be waiting for you at your airplane gate; he will assist during the migration and customs procedures. After customs a representative of Link Experiences will be waiting for you at Quito’s airport in order to welcome you and accompany you during the transfer from airport to hotel.

  • Accommodation Quito

DAY 2 - QUITO CITY TOUR

After breakfast, your local guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you to visit the Middle of the World Monument, situated at 0o0’0” latitude. Take a picture with your feet on both hemispheres! Continue the tour to the Intiñan Museum where you can see various demonstrations of gravity and balance manifested in the equatorial zone. This is a really fun and interactive museum. 

  Enjoy lunch at the top of the Pululahua Crater 

After lunch, discover Quito’s beautiful Historic Center, named World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. Quito is a city with a rich history, hiding the most fascinating legends, forbidden love stories, political insurrection plans, and more. Learn about the different architecture styles in the Old Town, stroll through cobblestoned streets and meet some artisans who’ve kept traditions alive for centuries. Take a private visit to La Compañia, San Francisco and Basilica churches and experience an exclusive tasting of the best chocolate in the world!

  • Meals included:  breakfast, lunch
  • Accommodation: Quito

DAY 3 - QUITO – GALAPAGOS

Transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Galapagos  Flight to Baltra 

At Baltra airport, a representative will be waiting to greet you and transfer to the Itabaca Channel in order to cross it by ferry and arrive to Santa Cruz Island.

Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz. Short tour around Manzanillo Ranch, in Santa Cruz Island, where we will be bushwalking and looking for giant Galapagos tortoises. This will be a private tour. 

After a walk, visit the lava tunnels and have lunch at the ranch.  Arrive to hotel
  • Accommodation Galápagos
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4 - GALAPAGOS

After breakfast, yacht day to Bartolomé island. This is a fantastic place to admire the Galapagos’ volcanic landscape. During this visit you will do some hiking, snorkelling and have time to relax by the beach. 

In the afternoon, return to hotel. 
  • Accommodation Galápagos
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch  

DAY 5 - GALAPAGOS

Day to relax at the beach! Tortuga Bay is located to the southwest of Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island. Its name means “turtle”, and the island received this moniker because it is sea turtles’ favorite place to lay their eggs. The stunning white sand beach is considered by many the most beautiful in the Galapagos archipelago. The beach is reached via a marked and cobbled two-kilometer path that starts at the west end of Charles Binford Street. It is a great place to kayak, snorkel and surf!

In the afternoon, visit the Charles Darwin Station. 
  • Accommodation Galápagos
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6 - GALAPAGOS

Full day yacht visit to North Seymour, the perfect place to hang out with the blue-footed boobies!  
  • Accommodation Galápagos
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7 - GALAPAGOS – QUITO

Morning at leisure and transfer to airport for domestic flight.    Domestic flight to Quito    Your guide will assist you to your international flight.

INCLUDED

TOUR GUIDE:

  • English-Spanish speaking – guide-driver in private basis

ACCOMMODATION:

  • Double accommodation with daily breakfast. Accomodation is subject to availability until confirmation.

TRANSPORT:

  • Air Tickets from Quito – Galapagos – Quito
  • All transfers & private ground transportation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Assistance with the check-in procedure at Quito airport

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • All excursions as mentioned in the itinerary with bilingual speaking naturalist guide (English & Spanish)
  • Meals as detailed on the program, Ecuadorian and international gastronomy.
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance fee and Migration Card
  • Personalized assistance 24/7

NOT INCLUDED

Personal expenses, Extras and Tips.

YES

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

YES

Meals not stated in the program.

YES

Additional activities or tours not mentioned in this itinerary

NOT

International air tickets to Ecuador

NOT

Medical services

NOT

Personal travel insurance

NOT

TERM AND CONDITIONS

  • tinerary is subject to change in case of force majeure caused by exceptional and natural circumstances.
  • All rates are per person and apply only to foreign passengers.
  • Prices may change without warning and can only be guaranteed once the reservation has been made.
  • Bookings shall include the passenger’s full name, nationality, passport number, age and birthdate.
  • Any deposit or payment made by the Client to the Company, for the services that the Company will provide, constitute acceptance for any person that will receive the services of the Company of the Terms and Conditions described at //www.linkexperiences.com/index.php/terms-conditions/
  • Galapagos itineraries are subject to change due to weather conditions or Galapagos National Park regulation.
  • Although Galapagos wildlife is rich, observation of specific species can never be guaranteed..

RECOMMENDATIONS

In the domestic flight to El Coca and/or Cuenca, each passenger may bring one checked luggage of 23kg + a carry-on baggage of 8kg. 

The checked allowance is:

  • Weight: 23kg
  • Dimension: 158cm/62in

The carry-on allowance is:

  • Weight: 8kg.
  • Dimension: 55cm x 35cm x 25cm

Comfortable and light clothes, wind breaker jacket, bathing suit and comfortable walking shoes are convenient when visiting the Amazon, while warmer clothes are required for stays in Quito and Andean mountain areas. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting religious or official buildings. Sun protection, sun glasses, one small backpack, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.

RATES

Rates are per person in US Dollars:

 

CATEGORY HOTELS CITY 2 PAX 3 PAX 4-6 PAX SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Tourist Superior Anahi

Villa Laguna

Quito

Galapagos

$2.406 $2.262 $2.180 $269
First Class Patio Andaluz

Ikala Hotel

Quito

Galapagos

$2.586 $2.442 $2.361 $549
Luxury Casa Gangotena

Finch Bay

Quito

Galapagos

$3.597 $3.452 $3.371 $1.509

 

NET PRICE PER PERSON IN US DOLLARS

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Sara Chiriboga

Quito, ECUADOR

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