For those looking to spend more time in the Galápagos, this 17-day itinerary includes visits to several islands and loads of opportunities to observe unique wildlife. From colonies of marine iguanas, to blue-footed boobie nesting sites and the coolest acting giant tortoises in the Western Hemisphere, the Galápagos are so much more than a collection of islands; they're a lesson in evolution itself (and a fun one, at that!).

Highlights


• Excursion to see red-footed boobies (Genovesa Island)

• Hike to the Bartolomé Island viewpoint overlooking the famous Pinnacle Rock

• Sierra Negra Hike (Isabela Island)

• Chance to see flightless cormorants and penguins (Isabela Island)

• Spot frigatebirds and blue-footed boobies (North Seymour Island)

• Snorkelling at Kicker Rock, Corona del Diablo, Isla Lobos and Gardner Bay

• Excursion to see giant tortoises in the wild (Santa Cruz Island)

• Visit to Post Office Bay (Floreana Island)

• Onboard snorkelling equipment and wetsuits while aboard the Yolita

Arrive at anytime. Arrival transfer included.
Take an early flight to the Galápagos Islands. Head to Bachas Beach to see Sally Lightfoot crabs, flamingos and sea lions.
Visit Darwin Bay and marvel at the sheer number of birds along the many trails. Head to El Barranco in the afternoon to see the many types of boobies, including red-footed boobies.
Visit Bartolomé for a guided tour to see the island's dramatic volcanic features. Continue to Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral-sand beach.
Early landing in the small town of Puerto Villamil before beginning the hike to the Sierra Negra Volcano, which has the largest basaltic caldera in the Galápagos. In the afternoon, explore the tortoise breeding centre in the Puerto Villamil area.
Pay a morning visit to Elizabeth Bay which offers amazing bird and marine life viewing opportunities. Head out on the pangas and explore the shallows and mangroves to look for sea turtles and penguins. Visit Urbina Bay, located at the base of Alcedo Volcano. Hike the trail to get a view of the caldera and watch for land iguanas along the way.
Stop for a visit at Tagus Cove and hike to a lookout to get a stunning view of the bay. Spot old graffiti on the cliffs from whalers and pirates who once visited the the cove. Continue to Punta Espinoza on Fernandina, the youngest of the Galápagos Islands. Witness the large colony of marine iguanas and a variety of bird life.
Take a morning excursion to the red sand beaches of Rábida to see a lagoon and sea lion colony. in the afternoon, visit Playa Espumilla, one of the most idyllic beaches in the Galápagos Islands and home to thick mangroves and flamingo and sea turtle nesting sites.
Visit Daphne, a tiny conical island, home to nesting blue-footed boobies, frigatebirds, Darwin's finches, and other wonderful wildlife. In the afternoon, visit North Seymour Island to look out for Blue-footed Boobies.
Morning landing at Cerro Brujo on San Cristóbal to observe sea lions, marine iguanas, and seabirds along the beach. Continue to the dramatic Kicker Rock in the afternoon to witness the steep vertical stone walls rising from the ocean and some of the best snorkelling in the Galápagos. In the afternoon, head to Isla Lobos known for its friendly sea lions.
Sail in to Gardner Bay, an excellent swimming and snorkelling site. Head to Punta Suarez on Española Island. The southernmost island in the Galápagos archipelago is home to several wildlife species, including masked and blue-footed boobies. A hike to the top of the cliff makes for spectacular photo opportunities.
Visit Santa Fe island for a chance to mingle with the iguanas and white tipped sharks. Continue to South Plaza for some great bird watching opportunities.
Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see the giant Galápagos tortoises and go on an excursion to the Santa Cruz Highlands. Free time for shopping or exploration of Puerto Ayora.
This morning, snorkel at Devil's Crown, a coral reef surrounded by an eroded volcanic crater, the perfect home for marine life. Look out for small sharks, rays and schools of tropical fish. In the afternoon, make sure you have a postcard to leave behind on a visit to Post Office Bay.
Visit the white sand beach at Chinese Hat in the morning, before an afternoon at Cerro Dragón for an opportunity to break out the binoculars and do some excellent birdwatching.
Explore the mangrove lagoon at Black Turtle Cove. In the afternoon, transfer for a flight back to Quito for one last night on the town.
Depart at any time.
While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations.

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Eight spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

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$ 10139 NZD pp
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Eight spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

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$ 10139 NZD pp
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Eight spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

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Eight spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

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$ 10139 NZD pp
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Eight spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

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$ 11229 NZD pp
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Eight spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

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Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10919 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10919 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10919 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10919 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10639 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 10739 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10919 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 11219 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11319 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 11219 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11319 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10639 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 10739 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10919 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10919 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10919 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10639 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 10739 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10639 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 10739 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10639 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 10739 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10919 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10919 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 10919 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11039 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Main Deck Twin

$ 11219 AUD pp
Main Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Upper Deck Twin

$ 11319 AUD pp
Upper Deck Twin
Spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Additional charges:

Galapagos Entrance Fee: 120 USD pp

Yolita

Vessel Type: Small Ship

Passenger Capacity: 16

We know it’s always tough to choose between comfort and a good price. That’s why we have the Yolita, so you don’t have to choose. You’re welcome! This attractive 16-passenger ship boasts surprisingly spacious cabins for its size, and the large upper deck allows you to soak up as much of the Ecuadorian sun as you need.

Cabins:

Eight spacious cabins with queen or twin side-by-side beds all with en suite, A/C and large windows.

Boat layout:

Large aft porch with couches and lounge chairs. An elegant dining room, lounge and bar for meals and briefings. Observation deck boasts outstanding sightlines.

Crew:

With seven dedicated G Adventures crew members and one CEO Naturalist Guide familiar with the local flora and fauna and certified by the Galápagos National Park Service, there’s always someone available to answer your questions.

Amenities:

Snorkelling equipment, wetsuits, and beach towels are included at no extra charge. Comprehensive breakfast and gourmet Ecuadorian and international cuisine is prepared fresh daily, and all meals on board are included.

Cabin layout for Yolita

Optional tours and excursions are available, please contact us for more details.

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