21577
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Survival of the Fittest: Hiking, Biking & Water Sports on the Galápagos Islands
Learn the ever-evolving story of the Galápagos Islands as you join local experts to hike, bike, snorkel and swim your way through one of the most unique ecosystems in the world.
Program No. 21577RJ
Length
10 days
Starts at
3,895
Flights start at
595
Getting There
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At a Glance

Get up close to the amazing wildlife and surreal landscapes of the Galápagos Islands as you hike, snorkel, paddle and bike your way from one unforgettable natural scene to the next. Along the way, naturalists and local experts illuminate the unusual birds, sea life and terrestrial animals that have evolved in “nature’s laboratory.” This learning adventure is an opportunity to experience the islands’ unique environments in a way that most visitors to the Galápagos seldom do.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Trails are easy or moderately challenging; volcano hike is challenging. Island transfers can be in rough waters. Kayak and paddle board on calm bays. Biking on sandy coastal roads. Elevations of 5,600 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • While hiking, biking and kayaking, come into contact with the rich wildlife of the Galápagos Islands.
  • Snorkel off remote beaches in search of marine life and hike up to the edge of the second largest caldera in the world.
  • Expert naturalists provide fascinating insight into the survival and adaptive techniques of the indigenous animals, including Blue-footed Boobies, Darwin's finches and giant tortoises.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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