4.2
10 reviews
Galapagos Discovery - Intrepid Travel
9 days

Galapagos Discovery

From Quito to Quito
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
16
Age range:
15 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
48448
From
US $2,190
+ $130 local payment costs
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Highlights

  • Spectacular animals and plants
  • Walking tour of Galapgos
  • Snorkel with turtles and sharks
  • Meet the Giant Tortoise of Galapagos

Itinerary

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 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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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
8 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Transport
    Good
    3.9
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.7
  • Food
    Good
    3.7
  • 4.6
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  • CK
    · January 01, 2020
    Our tour guide Isabella B made the trip awesome. Her knowledge, personality, patience, organization, fun demeanor was outstanding.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thanks so much for your feedback Cindy - the photos look amazing!
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    Trip date: December 2019
  • Galapagos Discovery reviewer 2
    · December 17, 2019
    Great experience, I would recommend this tour.
    Trip date: November 2019
  • T
    · May 04, 2019
    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
    Trip date: April 2019
  • N(
    · January 15, 2019
    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... Show more
    Trip date: January 2019
  • Galapagos Discovery reviewer 5
    · January 09, 2019
    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... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
  • Galapagos Discovery reviewer 6
    · December 22, 2018
    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... Show more
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    Trip date: November 2018
  • AB
    · December 20, 2018
    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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    Trip date: December 2018
  • MD
    · October 20, 2018
    Galapagos is an amazing experience, it went off too soon!
    Trip date: October 2018
  • JK
    · May 18, 2018
    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
    Trip date: May 2018
  • JW
    · February 03, 2015
    Very active tour with lots of cool activities and sites! Well organized and fun!
    Trip date: January 2015

Dates & Availability

9 days
Galapagos Discovery
From Quito to Quito
No credit card fees
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FAQs

    • 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.

    • What is the Isla Isabela port fee for?

      This fee is imposed by the local port authorities who require all vessels to pay a port tax upon arrival to the port. Its a mandatory cost and needs to be paid upfront before the tour departs

    • What is galapagos national park fee?

      The national park fee covers entry into the Galapagos National Park area and needs to be paid upfront before the tour departs.

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      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.

      Vaccines

      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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