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Galapagos - Quito - Otavalo Market
Experience the amazing Galapagos Islands, enjoy the opportunity to see their unique marine and land wildlife, many species only found in the Galapagos. Also in this tour visit Quito one of the largest historical towns in the Americas, add a trip to the famous Otavalo Market, with a train ride in the Chaski Antawa train enjoy the breathtaking landscapes. Quito, Galapagos, and Otavalo the perfect combination for a memorable trip.
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Galapagos - Quito - Otavalo Market

Middle of the World Monument


Galapagos Otavalo Market


Galapagos Islands Sea Lions


Galapagos Islands Iguanas


Galapagos Islands Darwin's Finch


Galapagos Islands Giant Turtles

Extended Customized Tours
DAY 1
Arrive in Quito. Our Representative will meet and assist you with transfer to your Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 2
Quito Colonial City Tour. Quito the largest Colonial Town of the Americas, visit The city's Historical Center, the Convent of Santo Domingo one of the best examples of architectural and religious art, Metropolitan Cathedral, Monument of Simon Bolivar, and Independence Square. Finish the day with a visit to the "Middle of the World" Monument, situated at 0'0'0 latitude, take that famous picture with one leg on each side of the equator.
Breakfast and Lunch included. Overnight in Quito.

DAY 3
Today Visit:
- Otavalo Market. North of Quito approximately two and a half hours drive, encounter one of the most fascinating and largest indigenous craft markets in the heart of the Ecuatorian Andes.
- Chaski Antawa Train Travel aboard while enjoying the magical landscape, arrive in the afro-Ecuatorian village of Salinas surrounded by farms and Sugar cane plantations, this town known for their salt production, visit the Salt Museum.
Breakfast, Lunch Included. Overnight in Quito.

DAY 4
Today transfer to the airport for your two and half hours flight to the Island of Baltra. Our representative will assist you in boarding your Galapagos Cruise. Later visit the Island of Bartolome hike to top for one of the most beautiful panoramic view of the Islands. On the same Island visit the area of Sombrero Chino home to sea lions, and sally crabs and a great beach.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included. Overnight on board.

DAY 5
Today you will visit:
- Isabela Island/Urbina Bay. At the foot of the Alcedo Volcano explore the Island's volcanic history, (one of the newest and best examples) the ash beach and coral area, enjoy snorkeling. - Fernandina Island/Espinosa Point. On the northeast part of the Island, here you will Find the biggest marine iguanas, piles of them actually, flightless cormorants nesting sites, Sally crabs, and the unique Galapagos penguins.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included. Overnight on board.

DAY 6
Visiting:
- Santiago Island/Puerto Egas. A volcanic landscape made up of layers of rocks and lava flows, with dark sand beaches. Great for snorkeling and swimming offering clear waters and the opportunity to see and maybe swim with Fur seals. Great spot to see birds like blue herons, striated herons, yellow-crowned night herons, and you may catch a glimse of the Darwin's finch.
- Rabida Island/Jervis. With the most diverse volcanic rocks, home of saltwater lagoons with Pink Flamingos, Brown Pelicanos you also find blue footed boobies.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included. Overnight on board.

DAY 7
Today you will visit:
- Santa Cruz Island, Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station founded in 1959 and dedicated to the protection of the Islands, learn the history of the Galapagos.
- Santa Cruz Island/Highlands, hike thru the forest to view the famous giant Tortoises in their natural habitat.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included. Overnight on Board.

DAY 8
Hightlights of the day:
- Santa Cruz Island/Bachas Beach, white sand beach, encounter many sea birds, Marine iguanas, and sea turtles.
- Later transfer to the airport in Baltra for your flight back to Quito.
Breakfast Included. Overnight in Quito.

DAY 9
Tour Ends. Our representative will assist you with your arrangements for your flight back home.
Tour Includes:
  • International Flight
  • Domestic Flight
  • All transfers
  • Services of a meet and assist representative
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • First Class Galapagos Cruise
  • All Shore excursions by a Naturalist Guide
  • First Class accommodations in Quito
  • Guided Day Tour in Quito
  • Guided Tour Otavalo Market
  • Guided Tour Journey in the Chaski Train
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