360 Galapagos Tour
Galapagos Island Hopping
Budget + Ideal Tour
If you are looking for an alternative to cruising the Galapagos and don't want to spend big money, our Budget Galapagos Island Hopping tour is perfect for you! This complete itinerary takes you to enjoy a 360 tour around the best of Galapagos.
Available from 6 to 11 days, this Galapagos Budget tour takes you to some of the less explored parts of the archipelago.We pick you up from the airport in Baltra Island and then go to Santa Cruz, Isabela, Santa fé, & San Cristobal Islands. Enjoy Hiking to an active volcano with amazing views of the second largest oceanic crater in the world. Kayak to Tintoreras Islet and snorkel with Galapagos penguins, marine turtles and Sea lions. Hike and snorkel in "Lobos Island" and see Frigate birds and Blue Footed Boobies. Visit the Giant Galapagos Tortoises on their natural Habitat, snorkel on Santa Fé with abundant marine wildlife, relax at "Hidden Beach" and more.
Be prepared to be amazed by breathtaking landscapes and unique wildlife, this is what makes the Galapagos Islands one of the most fascinating places in the world!
Galapagos Island Hopping Budget Tour
360 Galapagos Tour
- Walk inside petrified Lava Tunnels.
- Up close visit to see Giant Galapagos Tortoises on their natural habitat.
- Bay tour to Lobos Island, Las Grietas & Playa de los Perros.
- Free time to enjoy Tortuga Bay Beach & Charles Darwin Station.
- Kayak or walking tour to Tintoreras Islet. Snorkeling with marine wildlife.
- Trekking tour to an active volcano.
- Navigable tour to "Isla Lobos" and Playa Ochoa to do snorkel.
- Take a Yacht to Santa Fé Island and "Hidden Beach" to do snorkel with amazing marine animals.
8 Day Itinerary
Budget Island Hopping
360 Galapagos Tour
Day 1) Baltra - Santa Cruz
We will pick-up from the airport at Baltra Island and transfer to Santa Cruz Island to the small town of Puerto Ayora. On the way we will visit "Los Gemelos" (The Twins) volcanic formations and also the highlands of Santa Cruz where we will walk inside a Lava Tunnel and see up close many Giant Galapagos Tortoises on their natural Habitat. Accommodation
Day 2) Santa Cruz Island
After breakfast, we will pick you up to start our navigable snorkeling tour to "Lobos Island", Love Channel, Las Grietas and "Playa de los Perros". Snorkel and enjoy a free afternoon to visit the World famous beautiful beach of Tortuga Bay. Accommodation.
Day 3) Santa Cruz - Isabela Island
Breakfast and free time to walk around town and visit Charles Darwin Research Station. At 13h20 we will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the pier for your inter-island transport to Isabela Island. Pick up at Isabela's pier and transfer to your hotel. At night, enjoy a nice dinner and a good night sleep at your selected hotel.
Day 4) Isabela Island
Breakfast and then transfer to pier for your walking & Snorkeling tour to Tintoreras Islet. You will probably see Tintorera Sharks, Manta Rays, Galapagos Penguins, Marine Iguanas, Marine Turtles, Sea Lions and more. Free afternoon to walk the Ecological trail & visit La Galapaguera Breeding Center. At night, enjoy dinner and accommodation.
Day 5) Isabela Island
Breakfast and then we pick you up from your selected hotel for you trekking tour to Sierra Negra and "Volcán Chico". Enjoy some amazing views of the northern part of Isabela Island. On clear days you can see several other Islands from this incredible spot. This is a 4 to 5 hour walk. Box-Lunch included. Accommodation.
Day 6) Isabela - Santa Cruz - San Cristobal
Early pick up from your hotel (5h20am) and transfer to the pier + fast boat to Santa Cruz Island. Afternoon fast boat to San Cristobal Island (13h30 at pier). Upon arriving at San Cristobal, go to your selected hotel for a good night sleep. In the afternoon check snorkeling/diving equipment for next day tour. Accommodation.
Day 7) San Cristobal Island
Breakfast and head for the pier for today's tour to Isla Lobos. This navigable tour will take you to a visit a huge colony of Sea Lions (you can see both species of Sea Lions living in Galapagos). After snorkeling enjoy a short walk where you can see Marine Iguanas, Frigate Birds, Nasca Boobies and Blue Footed Boobies. Lunch on board and then we visit Ochoa Beach to relax or snorkel.
Day 8) San Cristobal Island
Breakfast and free time to enjoy San Cristobal until your flight. Transfer out to the airport.
PRICES 2019 - 2020
Budget & Comfort Hotels
8 Day - 360 Galapagos tour
Free Upgrade to Comfort Hotels in Santa Cruz & Isabela Islands.
$898.74 (10% OFF) based on 5 or more guests
$998.60 based on 2 to 4 guests
$1,198.34 (+20% Single supplement) based on a single traveler
* Private Rooms with Private Bathroom and A/C.
Price includes: Transfers in Galapagos as per itinerary, Accommodation in single/double or triple room on selected hotels.
Meals as indicated in itinerary. Professional Bilingual Guide on tours. Local guide on visits. Snorkel equipment during navigable tours. All Inter island transportation. Tours & Excursions according to itinerary. Purified water, coffee and tea available during at hotels.
Prices do not include: Local flight to/from Galapagos, Galapagos National Park Entrance: Ecuadorians $6, CAN $50, Foreigners US$ 100. Entrance to Private Ranch ($5). Galapagos Transit card (INGALA): US$ 20.00, Lobito bus to/from Itabaca channel ($5), Isabela pier tax: Ecuadorians $5, foreigners $10. Bottled drinks & alcoholic Drinks. Boat taxis to/from fast boat ($0.80). Services not specified, Medical & Travel Insurance (must be acquired by client), Tips.
♦ We provide truly personal service & advise previous and during your tour. ♦ All prices are per person in US dollars. ♦ Breakfast in Budget & comfort hotel in San Cristobal is not included.
♦ Children under 12 years old – 20% off ♦ Upgrades are net prices per person and do not apply for discounts/coupons. ♦ Credit card payment please add 5.7%. ♦ There are no guides on the transportation by public speedboat between islands. ♦ Available upgrades are on yellow on map. ♦ Children under 2 have special conditions and only have to cover a few costs. ♦It is recommended to book flights with an early arrival time to the Galapagos Islands and a late departure time from the Galapagos Islands to make sure you can enjoy all of the activities of the tour. ♦ Smart Galapagos reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to availabilities, weather conditions, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances. ♦ Tap water on the Galapagos Islands might contain bacteria and should not be consumed, not even for brushing your teeth. Bottled or purified water is always recommended. You can find filtered water for free on all Smart Galapagos Hotels.
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