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Galapagos Discovery - Intrepid Travel
Galapagos Discovery - Intrepid Travel
Good
9 reviews
Starts
Quito
+4 Destinations
Pacific
Ends
Quito
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Highlights

  • Spectacular animals and plants
  • Walking tour of Galapgos
  • Snorkel with turtles and sharks
  • Meet the Giant Tortoise of Galapagos
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Boat, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Wildlife, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Intrepid Travel
Start and end in Quito! With the in-depth cultural tour Galapagos Discovery, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Quito, Ecuador and 3 other destinations in Ecuador. Galapagos Discovery is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Quito
  2. Day 2: Isla San Cristobal
  3. Day 3: Isla San Cristobal
  4. Day 4: Isla Santa Cruz
  5. Day 5: Isla Isabela
  6. Day 6: Isla Isabela
  7. Day 7: Isla Santa Cruz
  8. Day 8: Quito
  9. Day 9: Quito

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

9 Reviews

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Good
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  • T
    Written on May 4, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    It was quite different.You see a lot of different animals and birds.you also see lots of history and old buildings.

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Toby, Thank you for your review. Intrepid Group
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  • N(
    Written on January 15, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    Guide needs to be better at logistics. Thankfully I arranged two extra tours myself. Being taken for an Italian meal on group night isn’t ideal. Local style meals were great. A great group of people in the tour. Guide very knowledgeable about the animals... Read more

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  • Galapagos Discovery reviewer 3
    Written on January 9, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    coming from the airport to the hotel in the early am was difficult. All the flights arrive in the am so we can be there for the 6 pm meeting the same day. No one was there to meet us. we used the bus service at the airport which was a disaster. They took... Read more

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  • Galapagos Discovery reviewer 4
    Written on December 22, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    I think leaving $1600. in a hotel room, and not getting it back put more than a damper on this trip for me, which should be understandable. Our places we visited were great. My hope was to deep the tutles of the Gallopagos, and I had that opportunity on... Read more

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  • AB
    Written on December 20, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    All what i wanted. Great people fantastic places delicious food. Nature all around you .Couldn't be better. Best holidays ever!

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  • MD
    Written on October 20, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Galapagos is an amazing experience, it went off too soon!

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  • JK
    Written on May 18, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Animals in galapagos. Islands and beaches

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Jane, thanks for sharing your experience with us, glad to hear you had a great time in the Galapagos! Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon! Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • JW
    Written on February 3, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    Very active tour with lots of cool activities and sites! Well organized and fun!

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  • MS
    Written on November 13, 2014
    4.5 - Excellent

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Where and when does this tour start?

      Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day so you can arrive in Quito at any time. The only activity planned for today is a welcome meeting at 5 or 6 pm, the details of which can be found at your hotel lobby. Your specific starting point details can be found in your final tour documents, released a few weeks prior to departure. The usual departure point is as follows, however, please be aware that this may be subject to change:

      Hotel San Francisco de Quito
      Sucre oe3-17 y Guayaquil
      Phone: +593 2 228 7758

    • Where do we meet at the start of the tour?

      The meeting point for this tour is:
      Hotel San Francisco de Quito
      Sucre oe3-17 y Guayaquil
      Quito
      ECUADOR

      You'll receive your Trip Notes where you can review further information related to the meeting point.

    • What is the galapagos transit card fee for?

      This fee is imposed by the local authorities and is necessary for you to receive the Galapagos Transit card, which the government requires to keep track of visitors and protect the Galapagos Islands.

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    About the countries

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    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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    Location
    Start and end in Quito.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 15 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 15 January 2020, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    Cancellation policy
    TourRadar is an authorised Agent of Intrepid Travel. Please familiarise yourself with the Intrepid Travel payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
    Payment methods
    The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,827 km.
    • Quito (Ecuador)
    • 1,219 km
    • Isla San Cristobal (Ecuador)
    • 108 km
    • Isla Santa Cruz (Ecuador)
    • 88 km
    • Isla Isabela (Ecuador)
    • 88 km
    • Isla Santa Cruz (Ecuador)
    • 1,323 km
    • Quito (Ecuador)

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