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See colorful Frigatebird birds on your trip to the Galapagos
$8,195
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Western Islands

Baltra roundtrip - 5 Day Itinerary aboard Hermes Ultra Luxury Cruise
  • Relax and swim at Bachas Beach
  • Spot flightless cormorants at Tagus
  • Visit Darwin's Lake and snorkel
  • Witness flightless cormorants
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 5-day journey aboard the Hermes Ultra Luxury Cruisein the Galapagos. Begin with a flight to Baltra Island then proceed to your first stop at Bachas Beach, featuring crystalline waters and wildlife like frigate birds, blue-footed boobies, and sea lions. Tagus Cove and Urbina Bay follow, …
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South Plaza Island
$8,195
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Central East Islands

Baltra - San Cristobal - 5 Day Itinerary aboard Hermes Ultra Luxury Cruise
  • Explore the Santa Cruz highlands
  • Hike to Bartolomé's summit
  • Land at South Plaza for forest walk
  • Greet playful sea lions
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience a remarkable 5-day cruise aboard the Hermes Ultra Luxury Cruise through the captivating Central East Galapagos Islands. Board the vessel at Baltra then explore Santa Cruz's highlands, witness giant tortoises in their natural habitat, and venture into underground lava tunnels. At …
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Elizabeth Bay, Isabela Island, Galapagos, Sea Lion
$2,670
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Central Islands II

5 Day Itinerary aboard Fragata
  • Relax on Tortuga Bay
  • Visit history places
  • Hike to Dragon Hill
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take a 5-day cruise through the central islands of the Galapagos, aboard the charming and comfortable Fragata. Spend your days exploring the enchanted archipelago, encountering Galapagos giant turtles, sea lions, sea turtles, marine iguanas, rays and much more! Visit some of the most popular …
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Sea Lion resting on Red Sesuvium
$12,995
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Central East & Southern Islands

Baltra roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Hermes Ultra Luxury Cruise
  • Explore lava tunnels in Santa Cruz
  • Visit Rábida's red sand beach
  • See marine iguanas at Punta Pitt
  • Encounter wildlife at Isla Lobos
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day Hermes Ultra Luxury Cruise to explore the Central East & Southern Galápagos Islands. Witness giant tortoises and lava tunnels on Santa Cruz, discover Rábida's red sand beach and unique palo santo trees and encounter diverse wildlife on South Plaza and Santa …
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The beautiful colorful shores of the Galapagos.
$4,300
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Western Islands

6 Day Itinerary aboard EcoGalaxy
  • Learn about tortoises of Galapagos
  • Hike along the base of the Volcano
  • Explore Egas Port
  • Ride around Tagus Cove
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 6-day Western Islands cruise on the ship, the EcoGalaxy, explores the islands of Isabela, Fernandina, Santa Cruz, and more! A great way to observe the unique wildlife and landscapes of the Galapagos!
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Flamingo Lagoon
$9,490
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West & Central Islands + Genovesa

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/C Endemic
  • Kayay & Snorkel around Genovesa
  • Walk over recent lava flows
  • Visit Arnaldo T. Breeding Center
  • Hike along cactus groves at Rabida
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the wonders of the Western & Central Galapagos Islands while on this amazing 8-day cruise. This paradisiac archipelago is made up of rocky islets which are home to many spectacular species of Galapagos wildlife including penguins, the Galapagos Hawk, Nazca Boobies, finches, …
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The beautiful colorful shores of the Galapagos.
$5,095
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Hiking Galapagos

Hotel-Based Tour - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Hike Cerro de Las Tijeretas
  • Trek to a fresh water lake
  • Learn about local conservation
  • Explore Tortuga Bay
Activities:
Hiking, Land Exploration, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Hike through the archipelago's remarkably surreal landscape on this unique land-based Galapagos adventure. The Hiking Galapagos tour is perfect for the traveler that prefers his or her tours active, while also allowing for plenty of flexibility and time to explore the various sites. The tour …
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Sea lion on a pristine beach
$9,490
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Central Islands Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/C Elite
  • Visit D. Rodriguez Breeding Center
  • Observe blue-footed boobies
  • Relax at Gardner Bay
  • Take a panga ride to Champion Islet
Starts / Ends:
San Cristobal Airport / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This incredible 8-day cruise takes you across the archipelago, to the most emblematic locations. The Charles Darwin Research Station provides an opportunity to find out about the vital work that is being carried out to preserve the archipelago’s ecosystems. Discover El Barranco, also known as …
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Sea lion in the Galapagos
$6,195
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Southern Islands

San Cristobal - Baltra - 4 Day Itinerary aboard Hermes Ultra Luxury Cruise
  • Visit Tijeretas Hill bird colony
  • Discover Floreana Island's beaches
  • Snorkel with sea lions
Starts / Ends:
San Cristobal Airport / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 4-day cruise through the EasternGalapagos Islands aboard the Hermes Ultra Luxury Cruise. Begin at San Cristóbal Island, exploring Tijeretas and the Galapagos' history at the Interpretation Center. Dive into the archipelago's volcanic origins and conservation efforts. …
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Wildlife in the Galapagos
$6,395
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Galapagos Family Safari Camp

6 Day Itinerary
  • Snorkel at the Galapagos Islands
  • Visit the beautiful Cerro Mesa
  • Discover Garrapatero Beach
  • Enjoy a unique fishing day
Starts / Ends:
Santa Cruz / Charles Darwin Center
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Witha variety of activities and engaging educational experiences for both parents and children this spectacular offer all, you're looking for on a Galapagos safari adventure, featuring the highest lodging standards with the most beautiful and charming destinations in Santa Cruz and surrounding …
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Sea lion in galapagos
$300
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North Seymour and Bachas Beach

1 Day Itinerary aboard Galaxy Daily
  • Snorkel with diverse marine life
  • Discover blue-footed boobies
  • Hike to see the breeding colonies
Starts / Ends:
North Seymour / Bachas Beach
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a thrilling Friday cruise with Galaxy Daily in the Galapagos Islands' North Seymour and Bachas Beach! Begin your adventure to North Seymour Island, famous for its blue-footed boobies and pirate frigate birds. Hike 2.5 km, exploring the largest breeding colonies of land iguanas, marine …
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Sea lion encounter while snorkeling
$300
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North Seymour and Bachas Beach

1 Day Itinerary aboard Galaxy Daily
  • See marine iguanas in North Seymour
  • Enjoy a leisure walk in Bachas
  • Observe sea turtles and blue herons
Starts / Ends:
North Seymour / Bachas Beach
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an exciting day tour as you depart on a bus to the Itabaca Channel to board the Galaxy Daily. The first stop is North Seymour, where you will have a dry landing and start hiking on a 2.5 km trail that runs along the coastline. The trail offers a chance to spot land and marine iguanas, sea …
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Lounging iguana on South Plaza Island, Galapagos
$275
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South Plazas Island and Carrion Point

1 Day Itinerary aboard Galaxy Daily
  • Snorkel in Galapagos' marine life
  • Admire views in Carrion Point
  • Explore the opuntia cactus forest
Starts / Ends:
South Plaza Island / Punta Carrion
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience a one-day memorable cruise to South Plazas Island and Carrion Point with Galaxy Daily. Begin your day with a dry landing on the south plaza, where friendly sea lions will welcome you on the shore. Take a leisurely walk through the opuntia cactus forest, admiring the unique backdrop it …
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A male frigatebird rests in the trees of the Galapagos
$275
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Carrion Point and South Plazas Island

1 Day Itinerary aboard Galaxy Daily
  • Snorkel in Galapagos' marine life
  • Admire views in Carrion Point
  • Explore the opuntia cactus forest
Starts / Ends:
Punta Carrion / South Plaza Island
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on Galaxy Daily to a memorable Sunday cruise in the Galapagos Islands'Carrion Point and South Plazas Island like no other. The day starts from Itabaca Channel, where you board the Galaxy Daily headed to Carrion Point. Here, dive into the turquoise waters and discover the fascinating …
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Santa Fe land iguana
$265
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Santa Fe Island

1 Day Itinerary aboard Galaxy Daily
  • Explore Santa Fe's resident species
  • Jump on the white sand beach
  • Experience a swim in the Encañada
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Ayora / Santa Fe
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the beauty of Santa Fe on a day tour aboard Galaxy Daily with a wet landing on its white sand beach. Upon arrival, be greeted by sea lions and embark on a walking tour to explore the island's unique species. Have the chance to observe the Galapagos hawk, blue-footed booby, and the …
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Lounging iguana on South Plaza Island, Galapagos
$14,495
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Western & Eastern Islands

Baltra - San Cristobal - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Hermes Ultra Luxury Cruise
  • Explore Tagus Cove
  • Marvel at Urbina Bay
  • Visit Santa Cruz highlands
  • Encounter diverse wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on a 9-day, exciting trip to the Western and Eastern Galapagos Islands aboard the Hermes Ultra Luxury Cruise, starting with a flight to Baltra Island. Explore Bachas Beach for relaxation and wildlife encounters, including sea turtles. Discover Tagus Cove and Urbina Bay, spotting flightless …
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Snorkeling near the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
$5,190
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Northern Galapagos Catamaran Cruise

5 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Spray
  • Hike 375 stairs to panoramic views
  • Trek through mangroves
  • Snorkel in search of marinlife
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the northern islands of the Galapagos on this 5 day cruise aboard the Ocean Spray. Once on board cruise to Bartolome Island and hike to the summit of the volcano for panoramic views. You also will trek through mangroves and view tidal pools teeming with sea lions and reef fish on Genovesa …
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Wildlife in the Galapagos
$4,690
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Luxury Central Galapagos Islands Cruise

4 Day Itinerary aboard M/C Endemic
  • Discover Bartholomew Island
  • Snorkel around Floreana
  • Explore North Seymour Island
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Beautiful and mysterious, vast and fragile, this itinerary through the Galapagos Islands is an extraordinary 4-day voyage through the natural beauty of the world. This cruise across the central region delivers more than white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters. Exploreinteresting rock formations …
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