Galapagos Camping Adventure
The Galapagos Islands aren't just all about cruising try a camping experience on for size! This one-week trip keeps you close to the action and trust us, there's always plenty of action on the archipelago while keeping costs lower than you'd expect for a sweet island adventure. Plus, there'll be no lack of activities to keep you moving, with everything from snorkelling to a volcano hike of Sierra Negra to exploring lava tunnels. At the end of the day, you'll camp out surrounded by the sounds of island wildlife, giving new meaning to the word paradise.
Multi-share hostel (4 nts), camping (2 nts), simple hotels (2 nts).
Plane, public speedboat, van, pickup truck, public bus
Snorkel with sea lions, travel by public speedboats around the Gala¡pagos Islands, camp in the middle of nature, visit Charles Darwin Research Station, hike Sierra Negra volcano.
Your G for Good Moment: Floreana Community Restaurants, Floreana Island. Interpretation Centre Visit (San Crista³bal Island). Hike to Sierra Negra volcano (Isabela Island). Isabela Highlands camping. Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz Island). Isabela Municipal Tax. Opportunities for snorkelling, swimming, and incredible wildlife encounters. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Day 3 San Cristobal Island
Enjoy a free day to explore San Cristobal Island, where the sea lion population rivals the human one. Opt to snorkel at Kicker Rock, visit Playa Mann, or La Loberaa.
Day 4 San Cristobal Island/Isabela Island (1L, 1D)
Travel by speedboat to Isabela Island. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife on the way and enjoy a stop for lunch on Floreana Island. Stretch your legs and enjoy a meal at the G supported-community restaurant to support the local community before continuing on to Isabela.
Day 5 Isabela Island (1B, 1D)
Hike the Sierra Negra Volcano for spectacular views from above. Enjoy free time in the afternoon to go snorkeling, visit the giant Tortoise breeding centre or the Flamingo lagoon.
Day 7 Santa Cruz Island (1B)
Enjoy free time to explore Santa Cruz Island. Opt to visit the highlands, hike out to the stunning Tortuga Bay, or explore the otherworldly Las Grietas freshwater lagoon.
Day 6 Isabela Island/Santa Cruz Island (1B)
Transfer by speedboat back to Santa Cruz Island, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station and enjoy a night in the town of Puerto Ayora.
Day 1 Quito
Arrive at any time.
Day 8 Santa Cruz Island/Quito (1B)
Say goodbye to the Galapagos Islands, and take a morning flight back to Quito. Upon arrival in Quito, transfer to the hotel and enjoy a night in the city.
Day 9 Quito
Depart at any time.
Day 2 Quito/San Cristobal Island (1B)
Fly to the Gala¡pagos Islands. Visit the Interpretation Centre in the afternoon to learn about the natural history of the area. Explore the trails around the centre and opt to snorkel at nearby Las Tijeretas.