Buenos aires + Bariloche in 7 Days

Overview

Start and end in Quito! With the Explorer tour Private Galapagos Essentials, you have a 7 days tour package taking you through Quito, Ecuador and 3 other destinations in Ecuador. Private Galapagos Essentials includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 ARRIVAL IN QUITO

    Welcome to Quito! The biggest, best-preserved colonial city of America was declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978. The city is considered the Cultural Capital of South America and the second most important city of the old Inca Empire.

    Depending on arrival time, you can spend your day exploring the old town of Quito and the surrounding area. Adventure Journeys can help you to organize a day trip.

    In the evening, one of our trip leaders will meet you at the hotel for a welcome briefing and there will be plenty of time to discuss details and answer any questions you may have regarding the adventure. Our first day is an informational and acclimation day.

    included meals : Breakfast, Lunch
    Hotel : Overnight in Laos
  • Day 2 Quito- Galapagos -Santa Cruz
    Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to the Island of Baltra in the Galapagos Islands. On arrival you will be picked up and transferred to Santa Cruz a nearby island, crossing the narrow Itabaca channel by ferry and then continuing by car. Your first stop will be at the highlands of Santa Cruz. The Highlands home of the iconic giant Galapagos tortoises. Here you will visit a private ranch where you will enjoy lunch before heading out for a walk in search of the giant tortoises. During this visit, you will also visit some lava tubes, which are formed when the surface of a lava stream solidifies, After this tour, you will continue by private transport to your hotel. Here you will have a meet and greet with a local guide who will explain the following days itinerary to you. Enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure to explore this beautiful Island.
    included meals : Breakfast, Lunch
    Hotel : Overnight in Laos
  • Day 3 Bay tour Exploration
    Today after breakfast you will enjoy a half-day tour of Academy Bay. Be sure to pack everything you need for this trip. Optional snorkel equipment will be provided free of charge to anyone who wishes to use it. During the tour, you will take a boat to Academy Bay where you can swim and snorkel with sea lions and all kinds of colourful fish. Here you can see the blue-footed boobies. etc. Afterwards, climb to a nearby viewpoint and if you are lucky, you can see white-tipped reef sharks swimming in the ocean below. Afterwards, take a walk to ‘Playa de los Perros’ where many sea iguanas are found resting in the sun.
    included meals : Breakfast, Lunch
    Hotel : Overnight in Laos

Trip Details

  • Guide

    Trip Leader: Certified AJ expert English-speaking adventure Trip Leader and naturalist local guides in Galapagos National Park

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations based in double occupancy: First Class hotel in Quito, 4-star hotels in Galapagos

  • Meal

    6 breakfasts and 3 lunches


    This tour offers Vegetarian and Vegan food options on request. Simply let Adventure Journeys know the food option that you prefer.

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7 day(s) 6 night(s)

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