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Galápagos 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.
Rating (5)
Program No. 21577RJ
Length
10 days
Starts at
3,999
Flights start at
650
Galápagos 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.
Length
10 days
Starts at
3,999
Flights start at
650
Length
10 days
Rating (5)
Starts at
3,999
Flights start at
650
Program No. 21577RJ

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DATES & PRICES

Treehouse Lodge Tented Lodge
Accommodation Details

Three-person treehouse with toilet, sink with running water and a small social area. Stairs not suited for mobility problems.

Accommodation Details

Raised-platform tents with two twin beds, private en suite bath with hot water and window screens.

Oct 1 - Oct 10, 2022
Treehouse Lodge 3,999
Tented Lodge 4,499
Nov 5 - Nov 14, 2022
SOLD OUT
Treehouse Lodge 3,999
Tented Lodge 4,499
Dec 3 - Dec 12, 2022
Treehouse Lodge 3,999
Tented Lodge 4,499
Jan 18 - Jan 27, 2023
SOLD OUT
Treehouse Lodge 4,499
Tented Lodge 4,949
Feb 8 - Feb 17, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 4,499
Tented Lodge 4,949
Mar 8 - Mar 17, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 4,499
Tented Lodge 4,949
Apr 12 - Apr 21, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 4,499
Tented Lodge 4,949
May 6 - May 15, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 4,499
Tented Lodge 4,949
Jun 7 - Jun 16, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 4,499
Tented Lodge 4,949
Oct 4 - Oct 13, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 4,499
Tented Lodge 4,949
Oct 18 - Oct 27, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 4,499
Tented Lodge 4,949
Nov 7 - Nov 16, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 4,499
Tented Lodge 4,949
Dec 6 - Dec 15, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 4,499
Tented Lodge 4,949

DATES & PRICES

Treehouse Lodge Tented Lodge
Accommodation Details

Three-person treehouse with toilet, sink with running water and a small social area. Stairs not suited for mobility problems.

Accommodation Details

Raised-platform tents with two twin beds, private en suite bath with hot water and window screens.

Oct 1 - Oct 10, 2022
Treehouse Lodge 4,799
Tented Lodge 5,299
Nov 5 - Nov 14, 2022
SOLD OUT
Treehouse Lodge 4,799
Tented Lodge 5,299
Dec 3 - Dec 12, 2022
SOLD OUT
Treehouse Lodge 4,799
Tented Lodge 5,299
Jan 18 - Jan 27, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 5,299
Tented Lodge 5,749
Feb 8 - Feb 17, 2023
SOLD OUT
Treehouse Lodge 5,299
Tented Lodge 5,749
Mar 8 - Mar 17, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 5,299
Tented Lodge 5,749
Apr 12 - Apr 21, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 5,299
Tented Lodge 5,749
May 6 - May 15, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 5,299
Tented Lodge 5,749
Jun 7 - Jun 16, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 5,299
Tented Lodge 5,749
Oct 4 - Oct 13, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 5,299
Tented Lodge 5,749
Oct 18 - Oct 27, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 5,299
Tented Lodge 5,749
Nov 7 - Nov 16, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 5,299
Tented Lodge 5,749
Dec 6 - Dec 15, 2023
Treehouse Lodge 5,299
Tented Lodge 5,749

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
Walking up to 4-5 hours at a time over varied terrain. 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 13 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

Participants on this program will be accommodated in different room types. Please see the hotel record for the room types and descriptions.
Featured Expert
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Fernando Icaza
Fernando Icaza was born and raised in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city and main port. He has spent more than 16 years educating visitors about Guayaquil and his lovely country. Fernando is particularly proud of his hometown's miraculous rebirth, transforming itself from a ragged port city to a cosmopolitan cultural center. In his free time, Fernando likes to practice yoga and psychophysical gymnastics, relax at the beach with his family, and enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of nature.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Fernando Icaza was born and raised in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city and main port. He has spent more than 16 years educating visitors about Guayaquil and his lovely country. Fernando is particularly proud of his hometown's miraculous rebirth, transforming itself from a ragged port city to a cosmopolitan cultural center. In his free time, Fernando likes to practice yoga and psychophysical gymnastics, relax at the beach with his family, and enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of nature.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Voyage of the Beagle
by Charles Darwin
The wide-eyed tale of a young man on a five-year voyage that changed his life -- and our way of thinking about the world. First published in 1839, this book is still essential reading. Darwin's South American chapters are an excellent introduction to the Galapagos, Beagle Channel, Chile, Tierra del Fuego, the Chilean fjords and the Brazilian coast. With maps and appendices.
Galapagos, Preserving Darwin's Legacy
by Tui De Roy
Tui de Roy corralled researchers and friends for this stunning survey of the natural history, ecology and conservation of the Galapagos. With 450 breath-taking color photographs and chapters by Jack Grove (fishes), Peter and Rose-mary Grant (finches), Dennis Geist (geology) and many other scientists.
Charles Darwin Slept Here
by John Woram
John Woram recounts with verve and humor the human history of the archipelago, featuring a colorful cast of buccaneers, scientists and adventurers. With ar-chival drawings, maps and extensive notes.
Galapagos, A Novel
by Kurt Vonnegut
In this madcap novel, a classic, Vonnegut looks back from the future (alas, the human race has been wiped out except for a small group stranded in the Galapagos) on the Nature Cruise of the Century.
Reef Identification, Galapagos
by Paul Humann
Sturdy enough to take along on a boat, this comprehensive photographic guide includes a map, checklist and brief overview of the archipelago.
Lonely Planet Phrasebooks: Latin American Spanish
by Roberto Esposto
This portable phrasebook provides a useful mix of everyday phrases, words and expressions used in different Spanish speaking countries in Latin America. Learn the nuances of the Spanish language as it is spoken in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile.
Galapagos Wildlife, A Visitor's Guide
by Bradt Travel Guides
FIELD GUIDE: A compact guide to the birds, reptiles, insects, plants and marine life of the archipelago featuring a very good selection of large color photographs. Separate chapters cover visitor sites, history, conservation and habitats. The authors present key information on the flora, fauna and places in Galapagos for the traveler.
Birds, Mammals and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands
by Andy Swash, Robert Stills
This strikingly compact, comprehensive field guide features 500 color photo-graphs, distribution maps and information on status, habitat and behavior.
Galapagos, World's End
by William Beebe
A wry, wonderfully evocative account of a 1924 scientific expedition, including an excellent chapter on the human history of the Galapagos by Ruth Rose. A contemporary reviewer wrote, "Galapagos is a glorious book. It is high romance, exact science and wild adventure." Originally published in 1924, it includes several color plates and maps.
Flowering Plants of the Galapagos
by Conley McMullen, Ghillean Prance
Indispensable for the botanically minded, this excellent guide features color photographs of 436 species, an overview of ecology and habitats, and a plant checklist for each visitor site.
Galapagos, The Islands That Changed the World
by Paul D. Stewart
This stunning three-part BBC documentary captures the rugged beauty, allure, wildlife and history of the archipelago like never before
Floreana: A Woman's Pilgrimage to the Galapagos
by Margret Wittmer
Margret Wittmer provides a first-hand description of her experiences in the Galapagos Islands after her family settled on Floreana Island in 1932. The incredible account includes tales of challenging sea travel, sheltering in an abandoned pirates' cave, daily struggles and accomplishments, self-discovery, and very eccentric neighbors.
Galapagos, Discovery on Darwin's Islands
by David Steadman
All the birds, mammals, reptiles and other vertebrates of the Galapagos are beautifully illustrated in this insightful overview of natural history and evolution by a researcher who has worked throughout the islands. Steadman's brother Lee provides the full-color, full-page water color illustrations.
The Beak of the Finch
by Jonathan Weiner
This Pulitzer Prize-winning work is an accessible look at the modern debate on the mode and rhythm of evolution, using the story of Peter and Rosemary Grant and their field work on Daphne Major as an example.
The Galapagos Affair
by John Treherne
The book provides interesting and colorful details about some of the Galapagos' most notorious inhabitants including Baroness Wagner Eloise Von Wagner, the Wittmer family, and Dr. Friederich Ritter who settled on Floreana Island in the 1930s. The book includes all the makings of a good mystery novel; tales of illicit love and betrayal, culminating in unsolved murders and suspicious disappearances. This is a real whodunit!
Ecuador in Focus, A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture
by Wilma Roos, Omer van Renterghem
This slim guide provides a lively overview of Ecuador’s history, cultural heritage and political, environmental and economic challenges.
Galapagos, A Natural History Guide
by Michael Jackson
This comprehensive overview of the habitats, plants, birds, and animals of the islands, written with the curious visitor in mind, is practically mandatory reading. It's the single best overview of the archipelago. Jackson also includes a useful bibliography, wildlife checklists and a list of plants by vegetation zone. Illustrated with many charts and maps, we refer to the book often.
Galapagos, Exploring Darwin's Tapestry
by John Hess
Professor Hess pulls off the rare trick of being both scientifically accurate and inviting in this illustrated coffee-table primer on Galapagos, its geology, evolution and magnificent wildlife.
The Boy on the Back of the Turtle
by Paul Quarrington
Humorist, novelist and family man on a quest, Quarrington offers an entertaining account of a Galapagos voyage in the company of his seven-year-old daughter and seventy-year-old father.
Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, Travellers' Wildlife Guides
by David Pearson, Les Beletsky
An excellent guide to Ecuador's wildlife, featuring concise descriptions and color illustrations of 500 frequently encountered reptiles and amphibians, birds, mammals and insects. The Galapagos Islands get a separate chapter and section of illustrations.
The Panama Hat Trail
by Tom Miller & Tony Hillerman
An accurate and wonderfully descriptive picture of Ecuador and its people. The author tells the story of the Panama hat and the lives it touches; from growing the straw, processing it, and weaving it, to the final product that is exported worldwide.
Charles Darwin and the Evolution Revolution
by Rebecca Stefoff
This nicely presented account of Darwin for young adults focuses on the social and scientific context of his life and work. It's an excellent short biogra-phy. With 19th-century illustrations, cartoons and photos.
Galapagos Wildlife
by Pocket Naturalist
This fold-up, laminated card includes color drawings and short descriptions.
Galapagos: The Enchanted Islands, Through Writer's Eyes
by John Hickman
John Hickman weaves original accounts by Galapagos whalers, gentleman pirates, fitful castaways, settlers and scientists, including Ambrose Crowley Herman Melville, Charles Darwin and William Beebe, in this these tales of the color-ful human history of the archipelago.
Infinite Ecuador
by Sebastian Crespo
The Andes, Amazon, Pacific, Galapagos, historic cities, remote villages and farms are all on display in this collection of photographs.
Galapagos Islands Explorer Map
by Ocean Explorer Maps
A detailed map of the Galapagos archipelago for the traveler at a scale of 1:400,000, including illustrated biographies of famous visitors, a brief wildlife guide with color photographs, a map of Darwin's route.
Evolution's Workshop, God and Science on the Galapagos Islands
by Edward J. Larson
A vivid history of the Galapagos -- and the role of the islands as a crucible of evolutionary ideas. It covers not just Darwin but the discovery of the islands, visits of Hancock and Beebe, influence of the United States during WWII, and the establishment of the national park. Pulitzer Prize-winning Larson, a historian of science, has also written about the Scopes trial (Summer for the Gods) and the creationist controversy in the United States (Trial and Error).
Meals
20 Meals
9 Breakfasts
7 Lunches
4 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Vegetarian, Low Salt, Low Fat, Gluten Free
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
Dec 06, 2023 - Dec 15, 2023
  • Oct 01, 2022 - Oct 10, 2022
  • Nov 05, 2022 - Nov 14, 2022
  • Dec 03, 2022 - Dec 12, 2022
  • Jan 18, 2023 - Jan 27, 2023
  • Feb 08, 2023 - Feb 17, 2023
  • Mar 08, 2023 - Mar 17, 2023
  • Apr 12, 2023 - Apr 21, 2023
  • May 06, 2023 - May 15, 2023
  • Jun 07, 2023 - Jun 16, 2023
  • Oct 04, 2023 - Oct 13, 2023
  • Oct 18, 2023 - Oct 27, 2023
  • Nov 07, 2023 - Nov 16, 2023
  • Dec 06, 2023 - Dec 15, 2023
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.
3 nights
Guayaquil
Oro Verde Hotel Guayaquil is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World in Ecuador. Strategically located in the downtown commercial and banking heart of the city and only eight minutes from the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.
2 nights
Santa Cruz
Galapagos Magic is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz, away from the bustle of Puerto Ayora. It boasts sweeping views of Santa Cruz and neighboring islands, and the lodge grounds are frequently visited by highland tortoises! Galapagos Magic has dedicated 12 of their 30 hectares to forest restoration and wildlife sanctuary projects that aim to protect the Galapagos giant tortoise. Galapagos Magic has 6 tents and 4 tree houses. As a result, the program has different categories for enrollment. Please note that while tree houses have flush toilet inside the rooms, they have shared shower facilities separate from living quarters - about 35 yards away on the ground.
1 night
Galapagos
The Hotel Mainao Inn is a charming hotel with peaceful gardens and patios located in Puerto Ayora. It features 16 rooms, many with oceanfront views and is located close to the main street of Puerto Ayora.
3 nights
Isabela Island
Located in front of the ocean, on the white sand beach of Isabela Island, the IsaMar hotel offers good service in a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is a great place to get some rest after daily excursions.





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