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Santa Cruz Island Trips & Tours

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A Galapagos Island Tour tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 558 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Isabela Island, Isla Santiago, Otavalo, Quito
From
$ 6,139

Highlights

  • Discover Quito
  • Explore Galapagos see the fascinating wild Galapagos Tortoises.
  • Visit a memorable Fernandina Island
  • Drive through Rábida Island which is unique because of it's red color rocks and sand
  • Visit beautiful Bartolome Island is situated across Sullivan Bay
  • Explore Guayaquil
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Machu Picchu & Galapagos Island Hopping

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 367 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Peru, Cusco, Galapagos, Lima, Machu Picchu, Quito, Sacred Valley, Santa Cruz Island, Trieste, Urubamba
From
$ 5,499

Highlights

  • Explore Sacred Valley has amazing landscapes of fertile land
  • Machu Picchu
  • Visit the bustling and colorful Indian market where many beautiful crafts are traded.
  • Galapagos Island Hopping
  • Explore Lima, known as the City of Kings
  • Visit Cuzco is a vibrant town, dotted with archaeological sites
  • See the Church of San Francisco at Lima
  • Plaza de Armas (Lima)
  • Drive to The equator and surrounded by ice-capped volcanoes
  • Visit Church of San Francisco (Quito)
  • Stay at Finch Bay Hotel (Galapagos), one of National Geographic’s “Unique Lodges of the World”
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Jungle, Highlands And Islands tour

Nature & Wildlife

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 584 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ecuador, Andes Mountains, Cuenca, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Isla Santa Fe, Otavalo, Quito, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 8,175

Highlights

  • Explore Quito
  • Visit Napo Wildlife Center
  • Discover Galapagos an impressive cliffs of Buccaneer Cove
  • Drive through Genovesa Island very interesting panga ride along the cliffs.
  • Experience hiking in the El Cajas National Park
  • Visit renowned market of Otavalo
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Volcanoes and Galapagos tour

Education / Learning

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
15 Days
$ 269 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Isabela Island, Otavalo, Quito, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 4,070

Highlights

  • Galapagos Islands - Spend one week getting up close to the remarkable wildlife of Darwin's unique islands
  • Quito - Explore the majestic Andean colonial capital which boasts UNESCO World Heritage status
  • Volcanoes - Travel through the aptly named 'Avenue of the Volcanoes', with views of many picturesque volcanic peaks including Cotopaxi, Antisana and Tungurahua
  • Banos - Dramatic gateway to the Amazon Basin
  • Otavalo - Visit the fascinating Indian market and barter with the local traders
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A Dive Into Nature tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 645 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ecuador, Cuenca, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Isla Santa Fe, Otavalo, Quito, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 7,094

Highlights

  • Visit the renowned market of the Otavalo Indian, industrious makers of the handicrafts
  • Explore Cuenca
  • Experience hiking in the El Cajas National Park, located on the high Andean paramo
  • Explore impressive James Island
  • Drive through Bartolomé Island (dry landing) for a hike to the summit
  • Discover Quito
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Ecuador & Galapagos Island Hopper with ME to WE (Start Quito, end Guayaquil) tour

Local Immersion & Homestays

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3.9 | Great | 20 Reviews
12 Days
$ 305 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Isabela Island, Quito, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 3,665

Highlights

  • Locally guided city tour and view the Palace of Congress, Presidential Palace, Independence Square & Churches of San Francisco, La Compania & La Catedral
  • Visit Panecillo lookout
  • Visit the Equator & Inti-Ñan Musuem
  • Boat ride to Isabela Island
  • See Galapagos' famous giant tortoises
  • Visit the lava tunnels
  • Snorkelling experience
  • Wildlife kayaking adventure
  • Guided tour of the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre
  • Visit Tortuga Bay
  • See the island's famous sea lions
  • Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station
  • Boat cruise & off shore bird spotting experience
  • Explore Kicker Rock
  • Visit a private beach
  • Indulge in our Galapagos BBQ meal
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Machu Picchu and Galapagos tour

Education / Learning

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
15 Days
$ 315 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ecuador, Peru, Aguas Calientes, Cusco, Galapagos, Isabela Island, Machu Picchu, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 4,700

Highlights

  • Cusco - Explore the ancient capital city of the Incas
  • Machu Picchu - Travel by train to the 'lost city', one of the New Seven Wonders of the World
  • Galapagos Islands - Spend six days getting up close to the remarkable wildlife of Darwin's unique islands
  • Quito - Explore the majestic Andean colonial capital which boasts UNESCO World Heritage status
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Ecuador & Galapagos Island Hopping

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Birding

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
9 Days
$ 478 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Quito, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 4,299

Highlights

  • Enjoy the full excursion on Galapagos Island Hopping
  • Explore The Equator and experience the Intiñan Museum
  • Visit the old town and see the Church of San Francisco
  • Stay at Finch Bay Hotel (Galapagos), one of National Geographic’s “Unique Lodges of the Wor
  • Explore the highlands of the Santa Cruz
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Family Land Galápagos — Multi-Activities tour

Family Friendly

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
8 Days
$ 275 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ecuador, Charles Darwin Research Station, Darwin, Quito, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 2,199

Highlights

  • Encounter incredible wildlife
  • Snorkel and swim with sea turtles and manta rays
  • Kayak at tortuga bay
  • Visit the charles darwin research station
  • See giant tortoises in their natural habitat
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Colombia, Andes & Galápagos tour

High Adventure, Nature & Wildlife

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
62 Days
$ 108 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Arequipa, Cartagena, Cuenca, Cusco, Darwin, Galapagos, Inca Trail, Isabela Island, La Paz, Lake Titicaca, Lima, Machu Picchu, Nazca, Otavalo, Puno, Quito, Santa Cruz Island, Teyuna, Caribbean, Ollantaytambo, Bath, Guayaquil, Sacred Valley, Sierra Nevada, Urubamba
From
$ 6,714

Highlights

  • Trek to the lost city of teyuna
  • Snorkel with sea lions in the galápagos
  • Experience local life in a peruvian homestay
  • Conquer the inca trail to machu picchu
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Galápagos Central Islands & Inca Discovery tour

Cultural, Transformative, Nature & Wildlife, Sailing, Trekking & Expeditions

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 307 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: Ecuador, Peru, Cusco, Inca Trail, Lima, Machu Picchu, Quito, Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo, Guayaquil, Isla Santa Fe, Santa Cruz Island, Urubamba
From
$ 4,299

Highlights

  • Cruise the galápagos for four nights aboard the xavier iii
  • Snorkel with sea lions and discover spectacular marine life in protected bays
  • Visit a tortoise ranch to see these ancient creatures
  • Soak in the views and culture of the sacred valley
  • Climb the inca trail to machu picchu
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Absolute Peru & Galápagos Central Islands tour

Cultural, Transformative, Nature & Wildlife, Sailing, Trekking & Expeditions

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
27 Days
$ 257 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: Ecuador, Peru, Arequipa, Cusco, Inca Trail, Lake Titicaca, Lima, Machu Picchu, Nazca, Puerto Maldonado, Puno, Quito, Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo, Guayaquil, Isla Santa Fe, Santa Cruz Island, Urubamba
From
$ 6,949

Highlights

  • Cruise the galápagos for four nights aboard the xavier iii
  • Snorkel with sea lions
  • Spot rare birds in secluded lagoons
  • Find land iguanas feeding in the cactus forests on south plaza island
  • Witness lake titicaca and opt to fly over the nazca lines
  • Trek the inca trail to machu picchu
  • Encounter wildlife in the amazon jungle
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Galapagos Adventure

Nature & Wildlife

5.0 | Excellent | 12 Reviews
13 Days
$ 104 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Quito, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 1,349

Highlights

  • Exploring a Martian-Like Landscape
  • Discover Some of the Galapagos' Secret Treasures
  • Experience Quito City Walking Tour
  • Explore Quito
  • Mitad del Mundo, you can straddle the equator and feel the affects of being in two hemispheres at the same time
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Galapagos Family Travel tour

Family Friendly, Nature & Wildlife, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, National Parks, High Adventure, Family Friendly, Nature & Wildlife

5.0 | Excellent | 16 Reviews
9 Days
$ 511 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Isabela Island, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 4,599

Highlights

  • Explore the galapagos islands
  • Enjoy watching sea lions, blue footed boobies and more as the sun sets in galapagos islands
  • Kayak to a beautiful beach then take the catamaran to kicker rock, this is an amazing day of snorkelling
  • Hike of isabela’s sierra negra
  • Visit los tuneles and snorkel
  • A two and a half hour boat ride to santa cruz island
  • Visit bachas chicas for another opportunity to snorkel with multicolor fishes and nesting pelicans
  • An optional visit to the charles darwin research station
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Galapagos Unbound tour

Family Friendly, Nature & Wildlife, Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing, Eco, Sustainable & Green Travel

5.0 | Excellent | 16 Reviews
9 Days
$ 511 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Isabela Island, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 4,599

Highlights

  • Explore Galapagos Islands which is a top nature spot in the world
  • Experiencing camping in the island of Galapagos not the usual of just touring it with cruise
  • Get up close and personal with both the local people and the wildlife
  • Visit sites that are not on the main tourist routes
  • Play in the water with sea lions
  • Get within a few feet of blue footed boobies, marine iguanas and the giant Galapagos tortoises
  • Watch pelicans and boobies dive for fish
  • Snorkel in transparent water rich with sea-life and even swim with sharks, if you dare.
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Complete Galápagos - Queen of Galápagos tour

Nature & Wildlife, Sailing

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
17 Days
$ 571 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Visits: Ecuador, Guayaquil, Isla Santa Fe, Quito, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz Island, Santiago
From
$ 9,699

Highlights

  • 14 nts cruising and exploring the galápagos national park aboard the queen
  • Snorkel with sea lions and sea turtles
  • Find colonies of frigatebirds and boobies
  • Gain deeper insight from your galápagos national park guide into the ecology of the galápagos islands
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Galapagos, Otavalo & Amazon Tour tour

Nature & Wildlife, Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing

5.0 | Excellent | 16 Reviews
11 Days
$ 432 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ecuador, Amazon Rainforest, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Quito, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 4,750

Highlights

  • Explore Galapagos Amazon tour is an active trip that immerses you in the highlights of the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon rainforest.
  • Kayak, snorkel and hike, all under your own power.   
  • This unique land-based program gets you away from the crowds to places few others see.
  • Visit four small towns in the Galapagos Islands 
  • Explore through an exclusive working relationship that we have with a local fisherman
  • Your journey is accompanied by the howls of monkeys and songs of birds. 
  • Explore small lakes, lagoons, rivers and winding channels of water.   
  • See a wild bounty of birds, swimming otters, reptiles and perhaps a playful pink dolphin.
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Classic Galapagos - Central Southern Islands  (Grand Queen Beatriz) tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.5 | Great | 13 Reviews
10 Days
$ 369 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ecuador, Darwin, Galapagos, Isabela Island, Santiago, Charles Darwin Research Station, Quito, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 3,693

Highlights

  • As you board your vessel, m.y grand queen beatriz, and follow in the footsteps of charles darwin, you will encounter nature at its finest.
  • Explore the islands from on deck, on foot and in the water, no doubt with your eyes open for your next unique sight.
  • You'll encounter giant galapagos tortoises, blue-footed and masked boobies, pelicans and frigate birds, as well as land and marine iguanas, sea lions, fur seals and perhaps dolphins, whales and sea turtles.
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First Class Galapagos Cruise | Millenium Catamaran

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Small Ship Cruise

4.5 | Great | 8 Reviews
8 Days
$ 520 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Isabela Island, Santa Cruz Island, Santiago
From
$ 4,160

Highlights

  • Explore Fernandina Island
  • Visit Moreno Point, a young volcanic landscape with numerous fresh-water pools and lagoons
  • Explore Isabela is the only island in the Galapagos that is actually crossed by the Equator
  • Discover Galapagos
  • See the exciting Santiago Island fourth largest island in the Galapagos
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Galapagos Explorer - Southern Islands  (Grand Queen Beatriz) tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.5 | Great | 13 Reviews
7 Days
$ 351 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Darwin, Quito, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Fe
From
$ 2,457

Highlights

  • As you board your vessel, m.y grand queen beatriz, and follow in the footsteps of charles darwin, you will encounter nature at its finest.
  • Explore the islands from on deck, on foot and in the water, no doubt with your eyes open for your next unique sight.
  • This is indeed the galapagos journey with something for everyone.
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