Galapagos Alternative Sample Itinerary

Galapagos Islands 8 Day Sample Itinerary

Below is a sample 8 Day Galapagos Itinerary to give you an idea of what we can offer. This sample itinerary includes some of the more popular activities and destinations. All of our Galapagos Island itineraries are custom designed for your interests and group size.


Baltra Sign at Ithabaca Canal. Galapagos Islands.
The inviting waters of the Galapagos Islands.


Day 1

VIP Transfer Baltra Airport to Puerto Ayora Hotel

Private Shuttle from the Baltra Airport to the Ithabaca Canal, private taxi to your hotel in Puerto Ayora.

Santa Cruz Highlands/Giant Tortoises Guided Tour

Galapagos tortoises like to protect their territory.

Explore the Highlands of Santa Cruz Island.

See Giant Tortoises in their natural habitat.

Wander through a Lava Tunnel.

Day 2

Premium Uninhabited Island Guided Group Tour

Tour the uninhabited island of North Seymour, South Plazas, Bartolome, or Santa Fe (subject to availability).

Snorkel with the curious marine life of the Galapagos.

Day 3

Free Day Suggestion: Tortuga Bay Beach

Hike or take a water taxi to this pristine white sand beach.

Swim in the azure waters or rent a kayak (optional).

Day 4

Free Time Suggestion: Las Grietas

Naturally filtered fresh water from the highlands fills la grietas.

Swim in the crystalline water of this natural chasm.

Transfer to Isabela Island via Highspeed Motorboat

Inter-island travel between Puerto Ayora and Isabela Island.

Optional transfer by small aircraft (based on availability).

Day 5

Guided Isabela Bay Tour with Tintoreras

View Galapagos Penguins, Blue-Footed Boobies and more.

Check out sleeping Nurse Sharks in Las Tintoreras.

Snorkel in La Concha de la Perla on your own.

Day 6

Free Day Suggestion: Wall of Tears & Tortoise Breeding Center

Explore the Isabela Wet Lands & Visit the “Wall of Tears¬®.

Learn about Galapagos Tortoise rehabilitation efforts.

Day 7

Lava Tunnels (Los Tunneles) Guided Group Tour

Los Tuneles reflections. ©2018 amin-saidi-imagery.com

Tour this extensive network of lava tunnels by boat.

Snorkel with Sea Lions, Turtles and possibly Penguins.

Day 8

Transfer to Santa Cruz and Baltra Airport

Baltra is the main airport in the Galapagos islands.

Return to Puerto Ayora via Highspeed Motorboat

Travel to the Baltra Airport in a private Taxi

Your final tour price will be determined by class of hotels, types of transportation and tour choices.

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