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Best of Galapagos & Ecuador for Families

The trip begins in Guayaquil, on mainland Ecuador, then follows with a short flight to the Galapagos Islands where you will start your pre-cruise at the islands' only Safari adventure. Next we embark on a 7-night cruise on a small high-end yacht, filled with close encounters with unique wildlife, snorkeling, and hiking. After returning to the Ecuador mainland, enjoy a relaxing two-night stay at a hacienda in the Andes outside of Quito, experiencing the local culture and traditions.

Destinations: Guayaquil, Galapagos, Andes, Quito


$10,250 /per person, based on 2 people

Pre-Designed Journey

An itinerary that showcases the essential highlights of a destination. This is an expertly crafted pre-planned itinerary, that reflects the local spirit and provides an authentic experience.

Specially designed for kids of all ages, grandparents, and even parents, the "Best of Galapagos & Ecuador for families" is entertaining, engaging and safe for all the family.

Explore the Galapagos Islands beginning in the lush highlands of Santa Cruz Island, in a peaceful luxury campsite where finches are a common site. African-style safari tents offer a relaxing escape close to the natural wonders of the Galapagos Islands. The Safari Camp allows the whole family to stay in the middle of nature, far away from crowds. After a full day of exploring the Galapagos’ spectacular landscapes and fearless wildlife, relax on the terrace at camp with a cocktail, while enjoying the views of nearby islands.

This unique child-friendly itinerary combines with an 8-day/7-night cruise onboard the luxury Integrity yacht. From the yacht, you will visit highlights of the Galapagos Islands like Isabela Island, the largest in the archipelago; Fernandina Island, the youngest; and highlights of the Eastern Islands. The adventure culminates in a historic Hacienda experience in mainland Ecuador.

  • Visit the Galapagos from two top perspectives  - unique Safari camp & boat expedition cruise

  • Learn about Galapagos’ unique flora, fauna and geology

  • Snorkel with playful sea lions and other marine life

  • Go back 400 years and immerse your family at an authentic, upscale, hacienda experience with a working local farm and brimming with Andes culture
  • Day 1 - Wednesday - Welcome to Guayaquil!

    • After a meet and greet at the international airport, transfer with your guide to your hotel. Overnight at Hotel Oro Verde or similar.

    • No meals included.

  • Day 2 - Thursday -  Flight to Galapagos

    • After breakfast this morning, we’ll drive to the airport in Guayaquil in time to catch your flight to Galapagos.

    • Flight Duration 1 hr 55Ms approximately.

    • You’ll arrive at Baltra airport, where you will be greeted by your guide and taken to your hotel.Transfer to your lodge, drive 40 minutes to your enjoy your safari adventure. Overnight at Safari Camp.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3 - Friday - Camp adventures - Galapagos

    • Enjoy the day with the various activities the camp has to offer, like a day yacht trip to a closer uninhabited island, or a day on a private boat with local fisherman and  naturalist guide to explore the coast and landing sites. Other suggested activities are snorkeling, sea kayaking and more. For kids art and craft activities with a local artist.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4 - Saturday - Embark Cruise  - Galapagos

    • This day you will have a private transfer from the Safari Camp to Puerto Ayora to board your expeditionary cruise.

    • Enjoy 8 days and 7 nights itinerary at the Galapagos Islands aboard the Integrity Yacht. Choose between Eastern route and Western route.

    • All meals included.

  • Days 5 -10:  Sunday -  Friday: Cruise  - Galapagos

    • Enjoy a panga ride to visit different Island, wildlife watching, kayaking, snorkeling, swimming and hiking.

    • All meals included.

  • Day 11 -Saturday -  Disembark and flight mainland - Galapagos / Andes

    • After breakfast, disembark and transfer to Baltra Airport to flight mainland.

    • Flight Baltra to Quito. Duration 3 hours (with short layover in Guayaquil)

    • Upon arrival at the airport you will be  transfer to your lodge, drive 2 hours to your enjoy your Hacienda adventure.

    • Overnight at hacienda Zuleta.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 12 - Sunday -  Hacienda Activities- Andes (near Otavalo)

    • Enjoy activities planned by the Hacienda, choose between horse riding, hiking or trekking and more

    • Overnight at Hacienda Zuleta.

    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 13 - Monday - Quito

    • After breakfast, private transfer to your Hotel in Quito.

    • Enjoy a private half day private city tour. Special experiences and surprises while in Quito

    • Overnight at Hotel Gangotena.

    • Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 14 - Tuesday - Farewell Ecuador!

    • Transfer to airport and check-in assistance for your flight home, or on to other adventures.

    • Meals: Breakfast.

2015 Season

$10,250 price per person based in 2 people

$9,890 price per person based in 4 people

Single supplement $ 2,910

Easter season supplement $400 per person

Winter season supplement $795 per person

2016 Season

$10,930 price per person based in 2 people

$10,530  price per person based in 4 people

Single supplement $ 3,020

Winter season supplement $900 per person

Pricing Notes/Special Offers

*Subject to price change at time of booking.

Other Special Notes

Trip begins on wednesday

Inclusions Accommodations, selected Meals, private transfers and tours, park fees. 24/7 ground support with a Latin Excursions specialist

Exclusions Medical insurance, International flight, Domestic flights, Passport fees and airport taxes, if applicable, tipping.

*Subject to price change at time of booking

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