Galápagos Islands


  • Observe Giant Tortoises in Their Natural Habitats
  • City Tour of Puerto Ayora in Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz Accommodations at the Oceanfront Estrella del Mar
  • Visit The Galápagos Interpretation Center and La Galapaguera
  • Kayak Tour and View Wildlife at San Cristobal Island
  • Hike the Sierra Negra Volcano on Isabela Island


Day 1

Arrive in the Galápagos, Giant Tortoise Reserve, and Tour of Puerto Ayora

  • Arrive at the Seymour Airport (GPS) in Baltra Island. You can easily take a flight from Quito International Airport in Ecuador to Baltra Island.
  • You will take the local ferry to Santa Cruz and the first stop on the island will be a giant tortoise reserve.
  • Observe the tortoise in their natural habitat and explore nearby lava tunnels.
  • Lunch will be served at the local ranch in the highlands before continuing to Puerto Ayora.
  • You will have an afternoon tour of Puerto Ayora, including visiting Las Grietas and visiting the Charles Darwin Research Center.

Check in to The Estrella del Mar

  • You will check in to your accommodations for the night, the Estrella del Mar offers oceanfront views and direct access to the beach.
  • Enjoy the evening relaxing by the beach, swimming in the hotel pool, or taking a 5-minute walk to the nearby Saint Francis Park.
  • Have a sunset dinner at the hotel’s La Paloma restaurant or try one of the nearby restaurants in the area.

Day 2

San Cristobal Island and Kayak Tour

  • After an early breakfast, you will get to the pier at 6:15 AM to take the 7 AM ferry ride to San Cristobal island.
  • Your first stop will be the Galapagos Interpretation Center before lunch.
  • After lunch, go on a kayak tour and head towards La Galapaguera, and get a chance to see the island’s wildlife along the way. Expect to see marine iguanas, tortoises, blue-footed boobies, and albatrosses.
  • Take the 3 PM ferry back to Santa Cruz and arrive in time for dinner at the hotel.
  • Enjoy a relaxing night.

Day 3

Tortuga Bay and Isabela Island

  • Today, start the morning after breakfast on a scenic walk to Tortuga Bay in Santa Cruz.
  • You may spot wildlife along the 45-minute path. Once you arrive you will have the option to swim, snorkel, or just hang out by the beach.
  • After lunch, journey to Isabela Island with a public boat ride and check into the hotel in Puerto Villamil.
  • Spend the rest of the day relaxing and, at your option, we can help you find the ideal spot to enjoy the sunset along the beach.

Day 4

Hike the Sierra Negra Volcano, Poza de Flamingos, and Bike to the Wall of Tears

  • After breakfast, you will be hiking the Sierra Negra Volcano in the Isabela Island.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking view at the rim of the crater and take in the beauty of this impressive natural wonder.
  • Return for lunch in Puerto Villamil before the afternoon activities.
  • In the afternoon, you will take a walk to Poza de Flamingos and a bike ride to the Wall of Tears.
  • Enjoy the rest of your day relaxing or going on another snorkeling trip at Concha de Perla.

Day 4

Return to Santa Cruz

  • Today, you will head back to Santa Cruz Island, where we can take you to the airport in Baltra Island.
  • If you want to stay longer in Santa Cruz, you can request an optional tour of different areas on the island.