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13-Day Galapagos Complete Luxury - Cruise + Island Hopping

13 Days
Galapagos
From $9,381 p.p.

Tour Summary

Experience the magical Galapagos through our luxury island-hopping tours! These tours are created for travelers who want to experience the Galapagos in a more luxurious way. During these tours, you will enjoy the highest levels of service and stay at the best hotels. The Galapagos Islands are well known for the endless opportunities of exploring the abundance of life on the islands. This archipelago is one of the few places on earth where there is such intimate contact with so much wildlife. Discover the enchanted islands with this 13-Day Galapagos Luxury tour!

Highlights

  • checkLos TunelesSnorkel in the clear waters and swim with a lot of different unique animal species.
  • checkKicker RockThe favorite place for an array of marine birds, and great underwater life.
  • checkSanta Cruz HighlandsYou will be surrounded by impressive flora and fauna including giant tortoises in their natural habitat and unique volcanic features.
  • checkTortuga BayA beach with subtle and soft white sand, captivating blue waters and marine iguanas.
  • checkPlaya MannSnorkel and enjoy beach time watching the sea lions around you.
  • checkSeymour IslandWonderful island to hike, snorkel and see frigate birds and blue footed boobies.
  • checkCharles Darwin StationKnown for its amazing turtles, born from 3 inches to 4 feet long, you can also see the memorial site of Lonely George.
  • checkEspañola IslandSpot unique wildlife, this is the only nesting site for the Waved Albatross.

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 BALTRA TRANSFER IN
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Ocean in Puerto Ayora

    Today, your Galapagos Luxury tour starts! You will arrive at Baltra Airport (GPS) from where your English-speaking guide will come and pick you up. You will first cross the Itabaca channel before you go by car to Puerto Ayora village (45 minutes). In the afternoon, you will have some free time to discover Puerto Ayora by yourself. You can also choose to go to Tortuga Bay, Charles Darwin Station, or Nimfa Lagoon.

    • ActivityActivity:Relaxing. Sightseeing.
    • TransportTransport:Boat. Bus. Car.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Ikala or similar.
  • DAY 2 SANTA FE ISLAND OR PINZON
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Santa Fe Island Sky

    Brace yourself for an encounter unlike any other. Today you will either visit Santa Fe or Pinzon Islands. This will depend on the Galapagos National Park Regulations and will be decided on the day the tour operates.

    If you visit Santa Fe, you will discover a pristine bay with crystal-clear waters for a thrilling snorkeling adventure. Following this, a wet landing awaits at Playa Escondida or the Garrapatero Beach on Santa Cruz Island, giving you ample time to explore this mesmerizing beach.

    Alternatively, the Pinzon Island tour unveils an amazing display of marine iguanas and playful sea lions. La Fe, is a picturesque beach cradled by mangroves and rocky terrain, showcasing an array of captivating marine life from sea turtles to small sharks and colorful fish. During this specific day tour, you will also have the opportunity to experience “Pezca Vivencial” which is translated as “experiential fishing” focused on the enjoyment and personal connection, rather than just the catch.

    Prepare to be captivated by the extraordinary beauty of these enchanting destinations.

    • ActivityActivity:Exploring. Relaxing. Snorkeling. Wildlife Watching
    • TransportTransport:Boat.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Box Lunc.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Ikala or similar.
  • DAY 3 LEGEND CRUISE DAY 1 (Mosquera Islet)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Legend Cruise

    On the third day of your Galapagos Luxury tour, you will embark on the Legend cruise. First, you will go by car to the Itabaca channel from where you will embark. You will have lunch onboard and in the afternoon you will visit Mosquera Islet. On board the cruise, you will have a comfortable Standard Plus double cabin and you will receive all services.

    • ActivityActivity:Cruising. Relaxing. Sightseeing.
    • TransportTransport:Car. Cruise.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double cabin in Legend cruise.
  • DAY 4 LEGEND CRUISE DAY 2 (Egas Port - Rabida Island)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Cruise View

    Egas Port: Volcanic black beaches and wonderful landscapes, fur seal grottos, sea lion colonies, herons, hawks, oystercatchers, finches, doves, white-tipped sharks, and sea turtles. We will be able to see the vegetation from arid to humid climate zones, but they have been seriously affected by intensive foraging by introduced goats, now been eradicated.

    Rábida is a relatively small, arid island with steep slopes. Most of the coastline is rocky except for a beach on the northeast side. Several small volcanic craters and the high amount of iron in the lava give the island its distinctive red color and overall appearance.

    • ActivityActivity:Cruising. Relaxing. Sightseeing. Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransport:Cruise.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double cabin in Legend cruise.
  • DAY 5 LEGEND CRUISE DAY 3 (Urbina Bay - Tagus Cove)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Sea Lion Ocean

    West of Isabela Island, Urbina Bay is located; it is a fascinating area that is the result of a shallow sea bottom uplifted in 1954 which shows a large coral reef that sticks up above sea level. Urbina Bay has a wide variety of plant life which changes depending on the season.

    Tagus Cove is located on the Northwestern coast of Isabela. It is a historical site visited by Charles Darwin in 1835, where graffiti has been carved into the rock walls by visitors over the past centuries; this happened just before the Galapagos National Park was established in 1959-1960.

    • ActivityActivity:Cruising. Relaxing. Sightseeing. Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransport:Cruise.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double cabin in Legend cruise.
  • DAY 6 LEGEND CRUISE DAY 4 (Espinosa Point - Vicente Roca Point)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Cruises Ocean

    The flat jet-black lava of Espinosa Point is a defining feature of its stark and barren landscape. It is also home to the largest colony of endemic marine iguanas. Other features are lava cacti, black, white, and red mangroves, Sally light-footed crabs, Galapagos hawks, and sea turtles.

    Although landing is not allowed at Punta Vicente Roca, this visitor site allows for panga rides to observe the abundant wildlife and offers one of the best snorkeling spots in the Archipelago.

    • ActivityActivity:Cruising, Relaxing, Sightseeing, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransport:Cruise.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double cabin in Legend cruise.
  • DAY 7 LEGEND CRUISE DAY 5 – BALTRA (GPS)
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Beach in Isabela

    Today your cruise has come to an end. Before lunch, visit Highlands. Reached by bus from Puerto Ayora, the highlands of Santa Cruz are a deep green contrasting beautifully with much of the dry, lower islands. The dominant vegetation in the highlands is the forest of Scalesia trees creating the lush green color. Then you will be dropped off at Baltra Airport from where you will take the flight to Isabela Island (about 45 minutes).

    Upon your arrival, private transportation will take you to your hotel and then you will have free the afternoon to explore at your rhythm.

    • ActivityActivity:Cruising. Relaxing.
    • TransportTransport:Cruise. Airplane. Car.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Iguana Crossing or similar.
  • DAY 8 LOS TUNELES
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Snorkeling Los Tuneles Isabela

    Early in the morning, you will go to Los Tuneles. Los Tuneles is described as one of the best in the Galapagos to go snorkeling. The unique lava formations and calm water make Los Tuneles the best site to snorkel on Isabela Island. You will get the chance to spot a wide array of sea birds, marine wildlife, penguins, and the ever-playful sea lions. The activity takes about 6 hours.

    • ActivityActivity:Exploring. Snorkeling. Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransport:Boat. Car.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Snack.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Iguana Crossing or similar.
  • DAY 9 FREE DAY ISABELA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Sea Lions

    For the ninth day of your Galapagos Luxury tour, you will have the whole day to explore Isabela by yourself. You can go biking, swimming or just relaxing on the beautiful white beach.

    • ActivityActivity:Relaxing.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Iguana Crossing or similar.
  • DAY 10 ISABELA – SAN CRISTOBAL
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Playa Mann

    In the afternoon, you will take a small airplane to San Cristobal island, which takes about 45 minutes. Then you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day you can discover Playa Mann, Las Tijeretas, and the interpretation center by yourself.

    • ActivityActivity:Sightseeing.
    • TransportTransport:Airplane. Car.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Golden Bay or similar.
  • DAY 11 KICKER ROCK
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Kicker Rock

    Today you will go on a day trip to Kicker Rock where you hopefully find sharks to snorkel with.

    • ActivityActivity:Exploring. Snorkeling. Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransport:Boat. Car.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Golden Bay or similar.
  • DAY 12 OPTIONAL ESPAÑOLA OR 360 TOURS
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Sea Lions Underwater

    Today you can take an optional tour to Espanola Island, or a 360 San Cristobal tour.

    • ActivityActivity:Exploring.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Golden Bay or similar.
  • DAY 13 TRANSFER OUT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Baltra Port

    Your last day of your Galapagos Luxury tour is here! After breakfast, you will be transferred out to the San Cristobal Airport (10 minutes drive).

    • TransportTransport:Car.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.

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13 Day Galapagos Complete Luxury Map

13 Day Galapagos Complete Luxury Map

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Price Based on Number of Guests:
1 guest$ 12,426 p.p.
2 or more guests$ 9,381 p.p.
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Inclusions

  • Meals Meals as described in the itinerary.
  • Accommodation Accommodation in a double or triple room.
  • Plane Round trip flights between mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.
  • Plane One-way flight Baltra – Isabela and one-way flight San Cristobal – Isabela.
  • Bus Transport Airport transfers in the Galapagos islands.
  • Bus Transport Transportation between Baltra Airport – Itabaca Channel.
  • Bus Transport Transportation on and between the Islands as described in the itinerary.
  • Gear Equipment Gear for sport activities: mask, snorkel, fins, life vest, mountain bikes, helmets, kayaks and paddles.
  • Activities All activities as described in the itinerary.
  • assistance 24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish.
  • Exclusion Exclusions

    + Food & drinks that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
    + Entrance fee for the Galapagos National Park: $ 100 p.p. (cash only).
    + Migratory Control Card / Ingala Transit Card: $ 20 p.p. (cash only).
    + Isabela dock fee: $ 10 p.p. (cash only).
    + Optional activities.
    + Water Taxi each way (small boat that takes you from the speedboat to the harbor and back).
    + Personal travel & health insurance.
    + Personal expenses.
    + For rent: wetsuit (recommended between May – November).
    + Optional tips for the guide.

Additional information

  • The price of this tour can differ due to the itineraries and availabilities.
  • This tour only departs on Tuesdays.
  • Cruise Itinerary: This tour is a combination of Island Hopping and Cruise. You will embark on our luxury Legend Cruise from Day 3 to Day 7. The prices are based on the 5-day West Itinerary of the Galapagos Legend Cruise at Standard Plus cabins. Please, contact us for a cabin upgrade.
  • Prices for 2025 are subject to change.
  • For children under the age of 12, there is a 10% discount.
  • Please note that the activity sequence depends on your flight schedule and the availabilities of the different tours and transportation. The sequence of your complete tour might change but you won’t miss any tours if you have an afternoon flight back to Ecuador on the last day.
  • 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. Late arrivals and/or early departures mean you might miss some activities.
  • Try to only bring small baggage/bags since public transportation on the Galapagos Islands is quite small.
  • ​​There are no guides on the transportation by public speedboat between islands.
  • It is suggested to have valid travel and medical insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage. Please inform the team of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Essential items to bring include comfortable and lightweight clothing (with a jacket as a precaution), water, sunblock, sunglasses, and your passport.
  • Pictures may be taken during your tour, so it is recommended to bring a USB.
  • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precautions to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat street food, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
  • 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.
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel and the respective cruise operator reserve the right to change the itinerary without prior notice due to weather conditions, availability, National Park regulations or notifications, and unforeseeable circumstances.
  • When flying to Galapagos from Quito or Guayaquil, we recommend arriving in the city at least 24 hours before your flight, to avoid inconveniences in case of flight delays. Cruise departures have fixed schedules and extra fees may occur for reaching the cruise on another day.
  • All cruises are subject to availability. Since cruises have fixed departures, please check dates and itineraries with the team before booking the cruise and flight tickets. Because the Galapagos is a high-demand destination, availability changes every day. Rebecca Adventure Travel will try to fix your dates with the options available at the time of booking.
  • Keep in mind that some cruises require you to arrange the flight tickets directly with them, otherwise, they will charge an extra fee. Please check with the team and they will share the complete information before proceeding with your flight ticket arrangement.

ADVANTAGES OF BOOKING WITH REBECCA ADVENTURE TRAVEL

  • Authenticity: Rebecca Adventure Travel offers unique and authentic experiences. All tours are personally selected by Rebecca, which guarantees authentic hotels (preferably family-owned), high-quality tours, great service, and, last but not least, value for money.
  • Tailor-made design: Whether travelers prefer a Galapagos island-hopping tour, a cruise, or a tailor-made tour of Ecuador, our local and international destination experts use their own travel experiences to create the right travel plan for every traveler.
  • Safety & 24/7 assistance: Rebecca Adventure Travel possesses all official tour operating insurance up to EUR 3 million. The team can be reached 24/7 for emergencies, by phone, e-mail, Skype, and WhatsApp. This service is available in English, Spanish, and Dutch!
  • Face-to-face assistance throughout your travels: Although online communication is essential, in-person service is very important, too. This is why travelers can get face-to-face travel advice at the Travel Concept Store in Zutphen, Netherlands. During your trip, there will be local personal hostesses at each destination, e.g., the Galapagos Islands.
  • Zero credit card fee: For guests who book a cruise with Rebecca Adventure Travel, there is no extra charge for credit card payment.
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