Land Based Galapagos Hotel Package

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY TO GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND)
We board a morning flight from Quito to San Cristóbal. Once arrived, we have a transfer to the hotel in the town of Puerto Moreno and a short briefing about the next days, before our Galapagos adventure begins.

In the afternoon and as a first visit with our Galapagos hotel tour, we head to “La Loberia”, which is home and nursery for large Galapagos sea lions. We also have the time to go for a refreshing swim, explore the waters with our snorkel equipment and enjoy the beach.

Accommodation: Hosteria Pimampiro or similar

DAY 2: SNORKEL AT KICKER ROCK AND VISIT TO ISLA DE LOS LOBOS
In the morning, we will take a speed boat to Kicker Rock, also known as the Sleeping Lion (Leon Dormido) because of its resemblance. This site is located off the coast of San Cristobal.

After lunch, we visit Sea Lions Island (Isla de Los Lobos). This appropriately named island is ripe with noisy, frolicking, jolly sea lions who will welcome us to their home with open fins. This island also offers great snorkeling opportunities as well as the chance to see blue-footed and Nazca boobies, we will gte back to our comfortable Galapagos hotel after this.

Accommodation: Hosteria Pimampiro or similar

Meals included: Breakfast and box lunch

DAY 3: EXPLORING ISABELA ON TWO WHEELS
In the morning, we take a short flight to Isabela Island, the largest island in the archipelago and the place where the most volcanic activity in the Galapagos is reported.

In the afternoon, we head out on our mountain bikes to explore the beautiful coastline on an exclusive trail, taking us through an incredible ecosystem with a wide variety of wildlife. After dinner we can enjoy a breath-taking sunset on the beach of Puerto Villamil and the comfort of your Galapagos Hotel.

Accommodation: Cormorant Beach House or similar

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 4: HIKING TO SIERRA NEGRA VOLCANO AND KAYAKING IN TINTORERAS
On this day of your Galapagos land based tour, we will be visiting Sierra Negra volcano, upon arrival, we take in breathtaking views and explore the circumference of the massive, lava-filled crater, over six miles across at its widest point. If we feel energetic enough, we can continue our hike to Volcan Chico, a secondary crater that has a wild landscape of puffing fumaroles and colorful lava formations.

In the afternoon, as part of your Galapagos hotel package tour, we will return to Puerto Villamil and we go kayaking in Tintoreras to watch sea lions, penguins, turtles and marine iguanas.

Accommodation: Cormorant Beach House or similar

Meals included: Breakfast and box lunch

DAY 5: LAVA TUNNELS EXPLORATION
Today, we explore the amazing formations of lava created by the last eruptions of the Volcanic Island along the seashore. Over here, we will have the best snorkeling opportunity with all these beautiful animals, including the curious Galapagos penguin playing around.

Before or after the trip, you can enjoy some optional activities such as snorkeling at “Concha de Perla”, taking surfing lessons or just relax on the exotic white-sand beaches of Isabela Island, many options to choose with our Galapagos Hotel package.

Accommodation: Cormorant Beach House or similar

Meals included: Breakfast and box lunch

DAY 6: SANTA CRUZ, CHARLES DARWIN RESEARCH STATION AND HIGHLANDS
In the morning we embark on a fast boat from Isabela to Santa Cruz Island. We will have time to visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to learn more about many of the endemic species we met during our Galapagos adventure.

In the afternoon, we head to the 'El Chato' Reserve in the highlands of Santa Cruz, home to the famous Galapagos tortoise. We return to Puerto Ayora to spend the evening in Galapagos' most populous town.

Accommodation: Galapagos Inn or similar

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 7: FREE DAY IN SANTA CRUZ
Today, you can experience the Galapagos at your pace! As an option, you can go on a self-guided exploration walk through a dry forest to Tortuga Bay (about 3 ½ miles long), a beautiful white sand beach and nesting side to thousands of marine turtles, another option is to just relax at your Galapagos hotel.

Accommodation: Galapagos Inn or similar

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 8: TRANSFER TO BALTRA AIRPORT - FLIGHT BACK TO QUITO
After our final breakfast on the Galapagos Island and the last photos taken of sea lions, we have a transfer to Baltra’s airport on time to catch the flight back to Ecuador mainland. This will be the end of your Galapagos hotel package, an amazing trip from begging to end.

Meals included: Breakfast

Contact us and get discounted prices for our Land Based Galapagos Hotel Packages

Private Departure Per Person
$2,520
Shared Departure Per Person
$2,340
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