Ecuador & Galapagos Island Highlights with Expert Naturalists & Internal Flights Between Islands
From A$6,999 /person
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Starts in Quito. Ends in Guayaquil

Ecuador & Galapagos Island Highlights with Expert Naturalists & Internal Flights Between Islands

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Overview
8 days
5 places
1 country
16 people max.
18 - 75 yrs
moderate
Partially Guided Tour

Quito, Baltra, Santa Cruz Island, Isabela Island, Guayaquil

From
A$6,999 /person
A$6,719 /person with 
Twin room
Valued up to A$8,922
-22%

Traverse the equator, stand on the precipice of an active volcano and swim amid sea lions on this once-in-a-lifetime small-group tour of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Search for wild and wondrous species found only in the Galapagos Islands, from playful penguins to ambling giant tortoises, with the help of your expert naturalist guide, and jump into the blue to explore an aquatic world teeming with vibrant marine life. Tour fascinating Quito, then savour aromatic flavours and trace Ecuador’s ancient history of cacao cultivation on a chocolate-tasting experience with a local 'tree-to-bar' chocolate maker.

Meet the statuesque marine iguana, then look upon a breathtaking panorama at Sierra Negra, one of the largest craters in the world. Seek out the Galapagos 'Big 15' animals on daily private yacth excursions. Travel with ease thanks to private land and speedboat transfers, flights to and from the Galapagos islands and handpicked accommodation, including a stay at luxury beachfront eco-hotel Finch Bay Galapagos.

Overview
8 days
5 places
1 country
16 people max.
18 - 75 yrs
moderate
Partially Guided Tour

Quito, Baltra, Santa Cruz Island, Isabela Island, Guayaquil

From
A$6,999 /person
A$6,719 /person with 
Twin room
Valued up to A$8,922
-22%
Our team are available 24 hours, 7 days
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1300 670 243
Itinerary & map
What you'll see

¡Bienvenido a Ecuador! A fascinating fusion of thriving cities, indigenous cultures, tropical forests and spectacular wildlife, Ecuador is a country that lives in full colour and constant motion.

Upon arrival at Mariscal Sucre Quito International Airport (UIO), you’ll be transferred to your comfortable accommodation in Quito’s creative quarter of La Floresta. Get acquainted with Ecuador’s capital with free time to wander the bohemian streets and admire the vibrant murals on every corner.

Choose to follow the tantalising scent of delicious Ecuadorian llapingachos (stuffed potato patties) and fresh ceviche, or step into one of La Floresta’s many popular restaurants, then return to your central hotel for a relaxing evening.

Inclusions
Swissotel Quito (Swiss Advantage Room) or similar
Highlights & inclusions
The following are included in your tour package:
Your tour includes:
  • Seven nights' accommodation in handpicked hotels, including luxury beachfront Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel eco-stay
  • Daily breakfast and select dining experiences as per itinerary
  • Venture across the isolated Galapagos Islands with expert naturalists and watch for the giant tortoise, marine iguana and blue-footed booby
  • Trace Ecuador’s chocolate history on a guided tasting experience with a local 'tree-to-bar' maker
  • Straddle the equator with a foot in each hemisphere at Ciudad Mitad del Mundo
  • Snorkel crystal-clear waters where there's always a chance to encounter sea lions and penguins play in the surf
  • Stand at the edge of the world’s second-largest crater as you climb the otherworldly terrain of Sierra Negra
  • Flights from Quito (UIO) to Baltra (GPS), and Baltra (GPS) to Guayaquil (GYE)
  • Uncover Ecuador with the aid of your expert English-speaking guide
  • All activities and entrance fees as detailed in the itinerary
  • Snorkelling, kayak and stand-up paddleboard hire at all applicable destinations
  • Speedboat transfers and Galapagos boat excursions
  • Private roundtrip airport transfers
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