21986
Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
Actively Exploring the Galápagos Islands With Your Grandchild
Discover the wildlife and landscapes of the Galápagos Islands with your grandchild by hiking, snorkeling, paddling and biking with naturalists and local experts.
Rating (5)
Program No. 21986RJ
Length
10 days
Starts at
4,199
Flights start at
595

At a Glance

Get up close to the amazing wildlife and surreal landscapes of the Galápagos Islands as you and your grandchild hike, snorkel, paddle and bike your way from one unforgettable natural scene to the next. Along the way, naturalists and local experts teach both generations about the unusual birds, sea life and terrestrial animals that have evolved in “nature’s laboratory.” This learning adventure is an opportunity for your and your grandchild 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. Volcano hike is challenging. Island transfers can be in rough waters. Kayak and paddle board on calm bays. Biking on sandy coastal roads. Elevations up to 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 with your grandchild, come into contact with the rich wildlife of the Galápagos Islands.
  • Snorkel together off remote beaches in search of marine life and hike up to the edge of the largest caldera in the Galápagos Islands at over six miles wide.
  • 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

Program is for grandchildren ages 12-15. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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