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Galapagos For Less

One of the best-kept secrets is that Galapagos can be explored taking day trips while staying in a hotel on Santa Cruz island. Award winning Travel Designer Eric Sheets custom designs your dream Galapagos excursion to your exacting needs.

Destinations: Galapagos

5 DAYS /4 NIGHTS

From $400/per person, per day on the mainland.

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Explore the Galapagos Islands with a unique land based itinerary that mixes adventure with relaxation. In the evenings, return to your hotel. In this tour you will have private guided land excursions and shared full-day excursions to neighboring islands on small day yachts. Visit to the Santa Cruz Highlands. Visit to Cerro Mesa and Garrapatero Beach . Enjoy a shared yacht excursion to neighboring island, such as South Plazas, Santa Fe, North Seymour or Bartolome.

  • Land-based adventures offer a different perspective of the archipelago

  • Private guided visit to Cerro Mesa and Garrapatero Beach

  • Yacht excursion to inhabited islands

  • Enjoy hiking, snorkeling and wildlife viewing

  • Ideal for small groups and families
  • Day 1 - Welcome to Galapagos!

    • You’ll arrive at Baltra airport, Galapagos. Airport reception and transfer across the Itabaca Channel to your hotel in Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz Island).

    • Private guided visit to the Santa Cruz Highlands en-route: Los Gemelos craters, a lava tunnel, and a giant tortoise reserve to see this iconic Galapagos species in the wild.

    • Rest of the day at leisure to relax or walk around town, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station on your own (in town).

    • Overnight at Angermeyer Waterfront Inn

    • No meals

  • Day 2- Explore Cerro Mesa and Garrapatero Beach - Galapagos

    • Half-day private guided visit to Cerro Mesa and Garrapatero Beach (Santa Cruz Island). In the morning, you will be driven to the eastern part of the island to visit these highlights with your guide.

    • Kayaking and mountain biking are optional activities.

    • Then spend the afternoon at leisure to relax on nearby beach or head into town.

    • Overnight at Angermeyer Waterfront Inn

    • Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 3 - Explore Neighboring Island on Day Yacht - Galapagos

    • Full-day shared (16 pax maximum) yacht excursion to neighboring island, such as South Plazas, Santa Fe, North Seymour or Bartolome. Hiking, snorkeling and wildlife viewing at 1-2 visitor’s sites, accompanied by bilingual naturalist guide.

    • Overnight at Angermeyer Waterfront Inn

    • Meals: Breakfast, Boxed lunch

  • Day 4- Explore Neighboring Island on Day Yacht - Galapagos

    • Full-day shared (16 pax maximum) yacht excursion to neighboring island, such as South Plazas, Santa Fe, North Seymour or Bartolome. Hiking, snorkeling and wildlife viewing at 1-2 visitor’s sites, accompanied by bilingual naturalist guide.

    • Overnight at Angermeyer Waterfront Inn

    • Meals: Breakfast, Boxed lunch

  • Day 5 - Farewell Galapagos!

    • Departure transfer from hotel back across the Itabaca Channel to Baltra airport for domestic flight back to Ecuador’s mainland.

    • Meals: Breakfast

$400 USD per person, per day on the mainland. This typically includes all hotels, regional flights, ground transfers, guided excursions, some meals, and Latin Excursions trip planning services and support.

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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