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The following selection of Galapagos Land Tours for 2024 and 2025 are a unique and immersive way to explore these legendary islands. Land-based tours in the Galapagos Islands (also called hotel-based or island hopping tours) are an excellent alternative to Galapagos cruises in terms of price and time allotted in each site. Browse our hand-picked list of hotel-based Galapagos tours and choose how you want to experience the archipelago. Stay at a remote lodge, a boutique hotel, or a luxury camping and glamping hotel and explore the islands on your own terms. Whether you go for an active multisport tour, a kayaking trip, a wildlife observation tour, or a more leisurely experience, these land tours can accommodate your specific interests, budget and schedule. Contact Adventure Life Experts to find out more.
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There's a new kid on the block in the Galapagos tour business - land-based tours! For decades, cruises were mostly the only way to explore these enchanting islands, but over the last few years, the options for land-based tours have exploded - meaning higher quality, more options, and an overall better experience for travelers.

Land-based tours of the Galapagos are great for people who get motion sickness and want to avoid the constant rocking of the smaller cruising yachts. 

Also known as island-hopping tours, Galapagos land-based tours are also a great way to save money - even the high end luxury experiences are usually considerably less expensive than a cruise of a comparable length. 

Plus, they are completely customizable - do the activities you want to do and leave out the ones that don't interest you. And you'll even have more time to do them or repeat the activities that you like. 

If you really want some time on the water, you can even add on a shorter Galapagos cruise as an extension to your land-based tour to get the full Galapagos experience.

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