Complete Galápagos – Eden

Wildlife & Adventure
18 Days
£6,481per person
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Be captivated by the unique animal life, above and below Earth’s surface, on this comprehensive escorted small group tour through the Galápagos. You’ll venture to the east, central and west islands aboard the Eden. Unique animal encounters are at every turn of your journey, from flamingos at Bachas Beach to penguins on Floreana Island and whitetip reef sharks. By the end of this adventure, you’ll have enough footage from your smartphone or camera to compile your own amateur nature documentary.

Holiday Highlights

  • See an amazing array of wildlife, many unique to the Galapagos
  • See the famous giant tortoises at the Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Snorkel and swim in pristine waters, discovering a new underwater world
  • Visit fascinating volcanic islands of Bartolomé and Isabela
  • Escorted small group tour
  • Standard Service Level

Trip Itinerary

QUITO | BALTRA ISLAND | GENOVESA ISLAND | BARTOLOMÉ ISLAND | SULLIVAN BAY | BLACK TURTLE COVE | CERRO DRAGÓN | PUERTO AYORA | FLOREANA ISLAND | PUNTA CORMORANT | PUNTA SUÁREZ | BAHÍA GARDNER | PUERTO BAQUERIZO MO RENO | SANTA FÉ ISLAND | SOUTH PLAZA | PUERTO AYORA | ISABELA ISLAND | FERNANDINA ISLAND | TAGUS COVE | PUNTA ESPINOZA | PUERTO EGAS | RÁBIDA ISLAND | SANTA CRUZ ISLAND | QUITO

  • Day 1

    Depart London for Quito arriving later that evening. Transfer to your hotel in time for your welcome meeting.


  • Day 2

    Take an early flight to the Galápagos Islands. Head to Bachas Beach to see Sally Lightfoot crabs, flamingos and sea lions. (BLD)


  • Day 3

    Visit Darwin Bay and marvel at the sheer number of birds along the many trails. Head to El Barranco in the afternoon to see the many types of boobies, including red-footed boobies. (BLD)


  • Day 4

    Visit Bartolomé for a guided tour to see the island's dramatic volcanic features. Continue to Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations contrasting the white-coral-sand beach. (BLD)


  • Day 5

    Search for marine life in the mangroves at Black Turtle Cove by panga, after, spot a variety of birdlife at Cerro Dragón. (BLD)


  • Day 6

    Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station and the highlands of Santa Cruz to try to see giant land tortoises in the wild, then enjoy free time to explore Puerto Ayora. (BLD)


  • Day 7

    Visit Post Office Bay and enjoy guided walks to observe the bird and wildlife and learn about the natural history of Floreana Island. After, snorkel at Corona del Diablo. (BLD)


  • Day 8

    Enjoy the day on Española Island. Visit Punta Suárez, known for its amazing bird colonies and home to the waved albatross (between April and December). After lunch, visit the white sandy beach of Gardner Bay and jump in for a snorkelling excursion. (BLD)


  • Day 9

    Learn about the history of the Islands at the San Cristóbal Interpretation Centre then get up close to marine life at Kicker Rock. In the afternoon, head to Isla Lobos known for its friendly sea lions. (BLD)


  • Day 10

    Visit Santa Fe Island for a chance to mingle with the iguanas. Continue to South Plaza for some great bird watching opportunities. (BLD)


  • Day 11

    Walk to the white sandy beach of Tortuga Bay, home to marine iguanas, a cacti forest, and mangroves. In the afternoon, enjoy free time to explore the town of Puerto Ayora. (BLD)


  • Day 12

    Stop off in the small town of Puerto Villamil before visiting the wall of tears built by prisoners after the Second World War. In the afternoon, visit the wetlands and the tortoise breeding centre in the Puerto Villamil area. (BLD)


  • Day 13

    Morning visit to Punta Moreno on the southwest coast of Isabela to see lava formations, flamingos, and amazing views of the three most active volcanoes in the Galápagos Islands. In the afternoon, visit Elizabeth Bay which offers amazing bird and marine life viewing opportunities. Head out on the pangas look for sea turtles and penguins. (BLD)


  • Day 14

    Visit Tagus Cove and hike to a lookout to get a stunning view of the bay. Spot old graffiti on the cliffs from whalers and pirates who once visited the cove. Continue to Punta Espinoza on Fernandina. Witness the large colony of marine iguanas and a variety of bird life. (BLD)


  • Day 15

    Enjoy a morning excursion to Puerto Egas to see the salt crater as well as a dark sand beach and tidal pools. Take a refreshing dip in turquoise waters. Search for fish and sea turtles in the protected bay. Later, visit Rábida Island for a visit to a saltwater lagoon and sea lion colony. (BLD)


  • Day 16

    Visit North Seymour for guided walks to observe birds and wildlife, including vast sea lion colonies. Disembark at Baltra and fly back to Quito. (BLD)


  • Day 17

    Transfer from your hotel to the airport for your flight home (B)


  • Day 18

    Arrive UK


Holiday Price Overview

Wildlife & Adventure
18 Days
£6,481per person
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Lower Deck Twin Cabin

Fully ATOL Protected

International and Domestic Flights

Transfer as specified

Tours as specified

Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

Certified Galápagos National Park Service Guide

Onboard snorkelling equipment and wetsuits

No single supplement when willing to share 

Upper Deck Twin

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