We have carefully selected the following organised group tours from the world's leading adventure travel companies to offer you the best experience of travelling to Ecuador. For convenience, we have organised these into country-wide tours and (where available) regional tours, trekking itineraries and multi-country overland tours incorporating Ecuador. For further details and to book your tour, click "details & booking" to visit the tour company website.


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Tours of Galapagos Islands

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

The trips we've build our reputation on. Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.

Galápagos Central Islands & Inca Discovery

14 days       from  £2789 excl. flights*
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From the unique wildlife of the Galápagos to the towering peaks of Peru, discover two of South America's iconic highlights in one comprehensive adventure – explore the Galápagos aboard the Xavier before flying into the Andean highlands. As one of the larger tour operators in the Galápagos, our exclusively operated fleet of yachts offers great value and in Peru we run our own treks, ensuring the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment as you follow the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Experience the intense variety and striking beauty of two of South America's most dramatic regions.

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All the adventure you want, with a softer landing. Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services. Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time. More included meals, activities and transfers.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Deluxe Galapagos - 10 Day, G8, Northern Islands

10 days       from  £3179 excl. flights*
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Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend seven days exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert naturalist guide. In the evenings, return to the spacious and comfortable Queen of Galápagos to reflect on the day’s adventure under a canopy of stars. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms.

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All the adventure you want, with a softer landing. Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services. Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time. More included meals, activities and transfers.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Deluxe Galapagos - 10 Day, G8, Southeastern Islands

10 days       from  £3179 excl. flights*
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Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend a week exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert naturalist guide. In the evenings, return to the spacious and comfortable Queen of Galápagos to reflect on the day’s adventure under a canopy of stars. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms.

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All the adventure you want, with a softer landing. Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services. Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time. More included meals, activities and transfers.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos — North, West & Central Islands aboard the Yolita

10 days       from  £3049 excl. flights*
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The Galápagos Islands all have one thing in common; beautiful landscapes and incredible wildlife. (Okay, that’s technically two things, but you get the idea). Travelling aboard the Yolita, this tour takes you to some of the lesser-visited islands like Genovesa in the north and Isabela in the west. Expect to witness an amazing concentration of birdlife and massive bird rookeries, including the largest nesting colonies of red-footed boobies and frigatebirds. Hike right to the top of the Sierra Negra, Galápagos’ most recently active volcano, relax on the white-sand beaches, or snorkel with sea lions. Better yet, do it all.

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All the adventure you want, with a softer landing. Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services. Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time. More included meals, activities and transfers.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos — Central, South & East Islands aboard the Yolita

10 days       from  £3049 excl. flights*
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After seven nights cruising the Galápagos Islands aboard the Yolita, you won’t want to leave. Travelling between the central, southern and eastern islands, expect days full of activities you really can’t experience anywhere else. Share the beautiful white-sand beaches with sea lions, iguanas, and 100-year-old tortoises, hike Punta Pitt and try to find all three distinct species of booby, then take a trip to the Devil's Crown, a snorkeller’s paradise. Before you leave, make sure to make a stop at Post Office Bay to drop off a post card, or maybe even bring one home with you.

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Galapagos Explorer - Yolita II

10 days       from  £3044 excl. flights*
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Experience the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first dropped anchor off its shores. Spend a week exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galapagos archipelago aboard the stylish Yolita II. View vast colonies of sea lions and frigatebirds on North Seymour, encounter Galapagos penguins and turtles at Chinese Hat and come face to face with giant tortoises. Please note that this tour is operated in conjunction with a local specialist company and is not exclusive to Explore customers. Your fellow passengers may come from a number of different countries although all guiding is done in English, and may include families.

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Tour Dates: 28th Jul, 11th Aug, 25th Aug, 20th Oct, 3rd Nov, 17th Nov, 1st Dec, 15th Dec, 29th Dec

Galapagos Adventure - Yolita II

10 days       from  £3044 excl. flights*
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Experience the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first dropped anchor off its shores. Spend a week exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galapagos archipelago aboard a stylish vessel - the Yolita II. This tour takes you to some of the lesser-visited islands like Genovesa in the North and Isabela in the West. Expect to witness an amazing concentration of birdlife and massive bird rookeries, including the largest nesting colonies of red-footed boobies and frigatebirds. Please note that this tour is operated in conjunction with a local specialist company and is not exclusive to Explore customers. Your fellow passengers may come from a number of different countries although all guiding is done in English, and may include families.

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Tour Dates: 21st Jul, 4th Aug, 18th Aug, 13th Oct, 27th Oct, 10th Nov, 24th Nov, 8th Dec, 22nd Dec

Galapagos Highlights - Monserrat

10 days       from  £2949 excl. flights*
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The Galapagos Islands are an ecological paradise with wildlife you won't find anywhere else. Spend seven nights on the Monserrat embarking on a Galapagos cruising adventure through the archipelago's western, central and eastern islands. Join us as we snorkel with playful sea lions, discover the unusual endemic marine life in secluded bays, visit the tortoise breeding centre on Isabela Island and hike the Sierra Negra Volcano. Please note that this tour is operated in conjunction with a local specialist company and is not exclusive to Explore customers. Your fellow passengers may come from a number of different countries although all guiding is done in English, and may include families.

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Galapagos Uncovered - Monserrat

10 days       from  £2949 excl. flights*
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On this tour we spend seven nights on the Monserrat embarking on a Galapagos cruising adventure through the archipelago's central, southern and eastern islands. Highlights include snorkelling with sea lions, exploring volcanic landscapes and witnessing vast numbers of marine birds. Please note that this tour is operated in conjunction with a local specialist company and is not exclusive to Explore customers. Your fellow passengers may come from a number of different countries although all guiding is done in English, and may include families.

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Tour Dates: 8th Sep

Galapagos Encompassed - Xavier III

10 days       from  £2819 excl. flights*
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A boat journey around the Galapagos is considered one of the most rewarding boat journeys in the world. Join us on our best value Galapagos seven-night cruise as we visit the central and eastern islands, come face to face with giant tortoises, snorkel around Kicker Rock and relax on Playa Espurmilla. Please note that this tour is operated in conjunction with a local specialist company and is not exclusive to Explore customers. Your fellow passengers may come from a number of different countries although all guiding is done in English, and may include families.

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Tour Dates: 28th Jul, 11th Aug, 25th Aug

Classic Galapagos - Xavier III

10 days       from  £2819 excl. flights*
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Remote, spectacular and utterly unique, the Galapagos Islands are a 'once in a lifetime' destination for anyone interested in the natural world. Join us on our best value Galapagos seven-night cruise as we sail to the southern and central islands. Visit a saltwater lagoon and view a colony of sea lions on Rabida Island, encounter large colonies of marine birds and relax on the sandy beaches of Espanola. Please note that this tour is operated in conjunction with a local specialist company and is not exclusive to Explore customers. Your fellow passengers may come from a number of different countries although all guiding is done in English, and may include families.

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Tour Dates: 21st Jul, 4th Aug, 18th Aug

Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Explore Galapagos - Western, Central and East Islands

10 days       from  £2799 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Explore Galapagos - Western, Central and East Islands

It’s virtually impossible to witness the wonders of the Galápagos first-hand and not return home a devoted conservationist. Board the comfy Monserrat and embark on a cruising adventure through the archipelago's western, central, and eastern islands. Snorkel with sea lions, discover the unusual endemic marine life in secluded bays, and hike Sierra Negra, the largest balsatic caldera in the region. With a pair of Level II naturalist guides at the ready to answer your questions, you'll head home with a new perspective on nature, your planet, and maybe even yourself.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Explore Galapagos - Western and Central Islands

10 days       from  £2799 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Explore Galapagos - Western and Central Islands

Picture it: the Galápagos, viewed from the deck of the comfortable Monserrat as she cuts through blue waters bound for another island paradise loaded with natural splendour. But it’s not just a “look but can’t touch” situation – on this trip, you’ll get up-close and personal with aquatic wildlife like sea lions and turtles, hike over volcanic lava flows to check out the landscapes of Bartolomé, and relax on the stunning white-sand beaches of Santiago. Get out onto the high seas and start making better memories.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Explore Galapagos - Southern and East Islands

10 days       from  £2799 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Explore Galapagos - Southern and East Islands

If an authentic tropical landscape figures big in your travel dreams, get yourself on down to the Galápagos, stat. Want to keep an eye out for native wildlife like sea lions, land iguanas, and giant tortoises? The Galápagos has ‘em by the dozen. Looking to recharge on beautiful white-sand beaches? There's plenty of those, too. Even better, you'll have the services of two naturalist guides to help provide an educational slant to this incredible experience.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Explore Galapagos - Central, Southern and East Islands

10 days       from  £2799 excl. flights*
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There’s simply no better place to appreciate the magic of this precious little blue planet of ours than the Galápagos Islands. Join us aboard the roomy Monserrat for a mind-expanding cruising adventure through the archipelago's central, southern and eastern islands. Hike the dramatic black lava flows of volcanic Bartolomé Island, snorkel with sea lions and other aquatic beasts, go for a hike on Espańola or opt to laze about on her white-sand beaches instead. With a pair of naturalist guides on hand to answer your questions, you'll come home with a perspective you simply can’t put a price tag on.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galapagos - Central & East Islands aboard the Xavier

10 days       from  £2679 excl. flights*

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend eight days exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. In the evenings, return to the Xavier III to reflect on the day’s adventures. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms. As one of the region’s largest operators, we understand the importance of controlling the onboard experience – that’s why you'll never end up on another operator's ship.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galapagos - Central Islands aboard the Xavier

10 days       from  £2679 excl. flights*

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend seven nights exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. In the evenings, return to the Xavier III to reflect on the day’s adventures. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private – that’s why you'll never end up on another operator's ship.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galapagos - South & Central Islands aboard the Xavier

10 days       from  £2679 excl. flights*

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend seven nights exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. In the evenings, return to the Xavier III to reflect on the day’s adventures. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms. As one of the region’s largest operators, we understand the importance of controlling the onboard experience – that’s why you'll never end up on another operator's ship.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos — North, Central & South Islands aboard the Estrella

10 days       from  £2579 excl. flights*
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Cruise aboard the comfortable Estrella del Mar as you cast your net around the southern islands of the Galápagos. Meet marine iguanas on Santa Fé and blue-footed boobies on North Seymour. Encounter sea lions and a beautiful saltwater lagoon on Espańola Island. Snorkelling gear is included and a naturalist guide is on hand to offer expert insights. Best of all, after a full day of adventure, you can enjoy sunset drinks on deck before retiring to your air-conditioned cabin – private bath and an ocean view are standard. And, as always with G Adventures, our vessels are exclusive, so you know you're exploring in good company.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galapagos - Central, East & South Islands aboard the Xavier

10 days       from  £2328 excl. flights*

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend seven nights exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. In the evenings, return to the Xavier III to reflect on the day’s adventures. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms. As one of the region’s largest operators, we understand the importance of controlling the onboard experience – that’s why you'll never end up on another operator's ship.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos — West, Central & East Islands aboard the Estrella

10 days       from  £2243 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos — West, Central & East Islands aboard the Estrella

Climb aboard the comfortable Estrella del Mar for seven nights of in-depth exploration of the Galápagos, including the less visited western islands. You'll witness a nesting site for the flightless cormorant on Isabela Island, hike the Sierra Negra volcano, and catch great views amidst the largest colony of marine iguanas on Fernandina Island, the youngest in the archipelago. With air-conditioned cabins – all featuring private baths and views to the ocean – and included snorkelling equipment, this will be a trip you'll never forget.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Designed for outdoor adventurers. Hungry to walk, hike, trek, bike, raft and kayak your way across the world's greatest destinations? You don't have to be a decathlete to take an Active trip, just someone with a healthy love for getting active and the outdoors.

Land Galapagos - Multi-Activities

10 days       from  £1674 excl. flights*
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This adventure is perfect for those who want to experience the incredible wildlife and scenery of the Galápagos Islands but prefer to sleep on shore – so your time on the water is limited to commuting between islands. Go ashore at the lesser-visited island of Isabela and spend your days with playful sea lions, giant manta rays, and the Galápagos giant tortoise. This adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time – and optional activities abound.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

The trips we've build our reputation on. Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.

Galápagos Island Hopping with Quito

9 days       from  £1399 excl. flights*
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We know the dilemma: You want to maximize your time exploring the Galápagos Islands, and that includes making it as easy as possible to get to and from the islands. We've got your solution. We'll take care of your flight bookings in and out of Quito – with the cheapest flight cost possible. That way you’ll be secure in knowing you've saved money, giving you plenty of time to hike, snorkel, and befriend the amazing wildlife of these cool islands.

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Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences. Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout. Affordable public and private transport for maximum cultural interaction.

Popular with 18-30-somethings. Yolo trips are built for those who want to take on the planet in a fun and affordable way with a small group of like-minded travellers. Skip the oversized tour bus and truly connect with your destination. Hit the highlights without giving up the freedom to mix it up according to your own tastes.

Galápagos Camping Adventure

9 days       from  £1179 excl. flights*
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The Galápagos Islands aren't just all about cruising – try a camping experience on for size! This one-week trip keeps you close to the action – and trust us, there’s always plenty of action on the archipelago – while keeping costs lower than you’d expect for a sweet island adventure. Plus, there’ll be no lack of activities to keep you moving, with everything from snorkelling to a volcano hike in Sierra Negra to exploring lava tunnels. At the end of the day, you’ll camp out surrounded by the sounds of island wildlife, giving new meaning to the word “paradise.”

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Designed for outdoor adventurers. Hungry to walk, hike, trek, bike, raft and kayak your way across the world's greatest destinations? You don't have to be a decathlete to take an Active trip, just someone with a healthy love for getting active and the outdoors.

Galápagos Multi-Activities

8 days       from  £1393 excl. flights*
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This adventure is perfect for those who want to experience the incredible wildlife and scenery of the Galápagos Islands but prefer to sleep on shore – so your time on the water is limited to commuting between islands. Go ashore at the lesser-visited island of Isabela and spend your days with playful sea lions, giant manta rays, and the Galápagos giant tortoise. This adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time – and optional activities abound.

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All the adventure you want, with a softer landing. Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services. Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time. More included meals, activities and transfers.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Deluxe Galapagos - 7 Day, G8, South Islands

7 days       from  £2249 excl. flights*
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Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend four days exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert naturalist guide. In the evenings, return to the spacious and comfortable Queen of Galápagos to reflect on the day’s adventure under a canopy of stars. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms.

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All the adventure you want, with a softer landing. Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services. Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time. More included meals, activities and transfers.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos Land & Sea — Central Islands aboard the Queen

7 days       from  £2129 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos Land & Sea — Central Islands aboard the Queen

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend five days exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert naturalist guide. Start on land with a night in San Cristobal to visit Laguna El Junco and Galapguera de Cerro Colordao to see the giant tortoises and the Interpretation Centre. Three of the evenings, return to the comfortable Queen of Galápagos to reflect on the day’s adventure under a canopy of stars. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms.

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All the adventure you want, with a softer landing. Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services. Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time. More included meals, activities and transfers.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos — South & East Islands aboard the Yolita

7 days       from  £2099 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos — South & East Islands aboard the Yolita

The Yolita will take you on a four-night journey cruising through the Galápagos Islands that you won’t soon forget. The southern and eastern islands play host to some of the best snorkelling spots within the Galápagos, including Islote Champion and Kicker Rock, where you will see some of the most diverse and impressive marine life around. Relax on the white-sand beaches with iguanas and sea lions, then head to Punta Pitt in search of three distinct species of booby. Don’t forget to drop off a postcard at Post Office Bay before you go, too!

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Galapagos Extension - South and Eastern Islands

7 days       from  £2089 excl. flights*
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On this tour we spend four nights on the Monserrat embarking on a Galapagos cruising adventure through the archipelago's southern and eastern islands. Highlights include snorkelling with sea lions, visiting the Charles Darwin Research Station and witnessing vast numbers of marine birds. Please note that this tour is operated in conjunction with a local specialist company and is not exclusive to Explore customers. Your fellow passengers may come from a number of different countries although all guiding is done in English, and may include families.

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Galapagos Extension - West and Central Islands

7 days       from  £2089 excl. flights*
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On this tour we spend four nights on the Monserrat embarking on a Galapagos cruising adventure through the archipelago's western and central islands. Join us as we snorkel with playful sea lions, discover the unusual endemic marine life in secluded bays, visit the tortoise breeding centre on Isabela Island and hike the Sierra Negra Volcano. Please note that this tour is operated in conjunction with a local specialist company and is not exclusive to Explore customers. Your fellow passengers may come from a number of different countries although all guiding is done in English, and may include families.

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All the adventure you want, with a softer landing. Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services. Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time. More included meals, activities and transfers.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos Land & Sea — Central & South Islands aboard the Yolita

7 days       from  £1979 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos Land & Sea — Central & South Islands aboard the Yolita

Spend five days exploring the Galápagos Islands aboard the Yolita and enjoy the beaches, history, and wildlife of the central and southern islands. When you want to spend some time underwater, make sure to check out the Devil’s Crown in Floreana, a snorkeller’s paradise and home to some of the most impressive marine life in the Galápagos. Bird lovers will have their hands full, too, with stops at some pretty notable bird-watching spots on Cerro Dragón. When you’re done connecting with the wildlife, get over to Post Office Bay to learn about its history and, of course, to drop off a postcard.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Explore Galapagos - Western and Central Islands

7 days       from  £1949 excl. flights*
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The Galápagos islands are a hotbed of exotic wildlife and picturesque landscapes, and there’s no better way to view it all than from a comfortable ship like the Monserrat. On this trip, you’ll have the chance to relax on the beach, mingle with sea lions and turtles, and even hike a volcano. There’ll even be two naturalist guides on hand to help make this your most dynamic and educational adventure yet.

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Galapagos Extension - Central and Eastern Islands

7 days       from  £1939 excl. flights*
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This tour is perfect for those who want to explore the Galapagos but don't have much time. Spend three nights on the Monserrat embarking on a Galapagos cruising adventure through the archipelago's central and eastern islands and one night ashore on Santa Cruz Island. Snorkel with playful sea lions, discover the unusual endemic marine life in secluded bays, and stroll through the cactus forests of South Plaza Island. Please note that this tour is operated in conjunction with a local specialist company and is not exclusive to Explore customers. Your fellow passengers may come from a number of different countries although all guiding is done in English, and may include families.

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Galapagos Extension - Central Islands

7 days       from  £1939 excl. flights*
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This tour is perfect for those who want to explore the Galapagos but don't have much time. Spend three nights on the Monserrat embarking on a Galapagos cruising adventure through the archipelago's central islands and one night ashore on Santa Cruz Island. Highlights include snorkelling with sea lions, exploring volcanic landscapes and witnessing vast numbers of marine birds. Please note that this tour is operated in conjunction with a local specialist company and is not exclusive to Explore customers. Your fellow passengers may come from a number of different countries although all guiding is done in English, and may include families.

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Tour Dates: 17th Jul

Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galapagos - Central Islands aboard the Xavier

7 days       from  £1849 excl. flights*

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend four nights exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. In the evenings, return to the Xavier to reflect on the day’s adventures. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms. As one of the region’s largest operators, we understand the importance of controlling the onboard experience – that’s why you won’t be sold onto someone else's ship.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galapagos - South Islands aboard the Xavier

7 days       from  £1849 excl. flights*

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend four nights exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert Naturalist Guide. In the evenings, return to the Xavier to reflect on the day’s adventures. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms. As one of the region’s largest operators, we understand the importance of controlling the onboard experience – that’s why you won’t be sold onto someone else's ship.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos Land & Sea — Central Islands aboard the Monserrat

7 days       from  £1829 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos Land & Sea — Central Islands aboard the Monserrat

If you’re looking for a taste of exotic nature, look no further than this trip aboard the Monserrat, our comfort-class vessel for navigating the waters of the Galápagos. Start with a day on land and stay at a beautiful island hotel, the best possible way to start your tour. Snorkelling with sea lions and other aquatic wildlife and taking a trek over volcanic rock will give you both incredible sights and indelible memories. And with two naturalist guides on the tour, you’ll bring home extra knowledge to go along with your photo slideshows.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos — South & Central Islands aboard the Estrella

7 days       from  £1799 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos — South & Central Islands aboard the Estrella

Hop aboard the Estrella and spend five days travelling through the southern and central Galápagos Islands, witnessing firsthand what makes this destination so incredible. Hike through Punta Pitt and try to catch a glimpse of three distinct species of booby in the only place in the Galápagos you can. Relax on the white-sand beaches of Cerro Brujo, do some coastal touring through Punta Suarez, and send a postcard from Post Office Bay. Prepare to experience some of the best snorkelling of your life at Kicker Rock, Corona del Diablo, and Bahia Gardner.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Explore Galapagos - Southern and East Islands

7 days       from  £1759 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Explore Galapagos - Southern and East Islands

Have you always dreamed about exploring the Galápagos, but never found the time? Make some. Let the Monserrat show you how comfortable a whirlwind trip through the exotic landscapes of the islands can be. On this adventure, you’ll experience the beautiful white-sand beaches of Espańola, encounter giant sea turtles and other wildlife, and gain a fuller understanding of it all at the Charles Darwin Foundation. Get a fresh perspective by getting out on the water!

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos Land & Sea — Central & East aboard the Xavier III

7 days       from  £1729 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos Land & Sea — Central & East aboard the Xavier III

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Begin with a night spent at a deluxe hotel on San Cristobal, then take four days to explore the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert naturalist guide. Giant tortoises, sea lions and island birds are in abundance here, and you’ll have the chance to spot them all in visits to Santiago Island, Punta Pitt, and Cerra Brujo islands, and many more fascinating locales. In the evenings, return to the Xavier III to reflect on the day’s adventure under a canopy of stars.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos Land & Sea — Central Islands aboard the Xavier III

7 days       from  £1729 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos Land & Sea — Central Islands aboard the Xavier III

Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Begin with a night spent at a deluxe hotel on San Cristobal, then take four days to explore the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert naturalist guide. Giant tortoises, sea lions, and island birds are in abundance here, and you’ll have the chance to spot them all in visits to Santiago Island, North Seymour, and Mosquera Islands, and many more fascinating locales. In the evenings, return to the Xavier III to reflect on the day’s adventure under a canopy of stars.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos Land & Sea — Central & East Islands aboard the Monserrat

7 days       from  £1657 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos Land & Sea — Central & East Islands aboard the Monserrat

Curious to explore the Galápagos but don't have a whole lot of time? Step aboard the roomy Monserrat and join us on this cruising adventure through the archipelago's central and eastern islands – including with an extra day on the island and a stay in a deluxe hotel so you can get the most out of your trip. Snorkel with sea lions, discover the unusual endemic marine life in secluded bays, check out the curious marine iguanas (the only kind in the world that swim for their food), and stroll through the cactus forests of South Plaza Island. With a pair of naturalist guides on hand to answer your questions, you'll return home more educated and invigorated than you'd ever get from a nature documentary.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

Great trips that float. Explore the frozen beauty of Antarctica and the Arctic aboard an expedition ship, or sail the sun-kissed islands of Thailand, the Galapagos, Greece and Croatia from our small, exclusive yachts.

Galápagos Land & Sea — North & Central aboard Estrella

7 days       from  £1367 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos Land & Sea — North & Central aboard Estrella

Climb aboard the comfortable Estrella Del Mar and explore the northern and central islands of the Galápagos archipelago. Enjoy included snorkelling gear and the presence of an expert naturalist guide, there to make sense of this unique region. After a full day of swimming with unique sea life and walking among wildlife that has no fear of humans, enjoy deck-side drinks before retiring to your air-conditioned cabin. Ocean views come standard. As always with G Adventures, our vessels are exclusive, so you know you're exploring in good company.

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Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences. Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character. Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience. All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own.

The trips we've build our reputation on. Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.

Galápagos Island Hopping

7 days       from  £1104 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos Island Hopping

Looking for more than a cruise to the islands? A week of touring the less-explored parts of the Galápagos Islands is the answer. We’ll start in Santa Cruz, then head to Floreana to stay on a part of the island that sees less visitors than the rest. From there it’s on to Isabela for a few days of hiking, snorkelling, and visiting the island’s main highlights. Top that off with a hike up Sierra Negra Volcano – the second-largest volcanic crater in the world – along with the Galápagos’ typical array of exotic wildlife and prepare to be amazed.

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Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences. Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout. Affordable public and private transport for maximum cultural interaction.

Popular with 18-30-somethings. Yolo trips are built for those who want to take on the planet in a fun and affordable way with a small group of like-minded travellers. Skip the oversized tour bus and truly connect with your destination. Hit the highlights without giving up the freedom to mix it up according to your own tastes.

Galápagos Express Camping Adventure

7 days       from  £859 excl. flights*
Tour Map of Galápagos Express Camping Adventure

The Galápagos Islands aren't just all about cruising – try a camping experience on for size! Over a week’s time and beginning and ending right in the heart of the action (the islands, of course), you’ll stay active by snorkelling, diving, and hiking diverse terrain before slowing things down with wildlife exploration in the company of an expert naturalist guide. At the end of the day, you’ll camp out surrounded by the sounds of island wildlife. With plenty of options to stick around after the trip’s done (or show up early for some independent adventuring beforehand), this is the perfect express trip for a most excellent Galápagos experience.

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* Prices are either exclusive of international flights or inclusive of flights from and to the UK as stated. Prices may vary depending on the specific departure date. Some tours may include an additional local payment to be paid in cash (USD or EURO) to the tour leader at the beginning of the tour. Please refer to the tour website for details.