Ecuador & Galapagos

Jan 31st – Feb 14th

Tuesday Jan 31st- flight Boston at 1:10pm arrive Quito at 11:49pm – American Airlines ✈️ $321 each ticket (paid)

January 31st- Tuesday arrive Quito 11:49- stay at the secret garden – 2 nights – $104 – party hostel- amazing view of the city– will charge before our stay

Feb 1st- Wednesday- explore Quito – Quito is at 9,000 feet so get acclimated- drink water- go slow ✨old town – plaza grande ✨climb up the towers of Basilica Del Voto

Feb 2nd – Thursday- fly to Galapagos- San Cristobal – 9:30am – ✈️ arrive 11:35am $232 each (paid)

Feb 2nd &3rd- Thurs & Fri- 2 nights San Cristobal – stay at Hotel San Francisco $67 – located right in town with air conditioning – check in 12:30 – need to pay cash 💰 ✨tour of the higher upland region- swim with sea lions & see giant Galapagos turtle 🐢 ✨Kicker Rock Tour and snorkel- one of the best day trips in the Galapagos $134 – 8:30am-4pm ✨360 tour – $166- 7am-5pm- lots of stops – beaches and snorkeling

Feb 4th & 5th- Saturday & sun- ferry to Santa Cruz Island – main largest island- stay at Hospedaje – 2 nights – $72- check in 11am – air conditioner- water refill station- 5 min walk to ferry and dock ✨turtles and lava tunnel- hire a car and do a upper mainland tour- Giant Tortoise Reserve ✨tour of Sante Fe- $124 -8am-3pm- snorkeling ✨Bartolome island tour – $200- includes snorkeling and hiking – Food included- 6am to 4pm- famous landscape

Feb 6th, 7 & 8th- Monday to Wed – travel by ferry 2 hours to Isla Isabella – stay at hostel Galapagos- 3 nights $231 – beach bar vibes – hammocks ✨Tintoreras tour- snorkeling $60 3 hours ✨ turtle reserve

Feb 9th – Thursday head back to Santa Cruz- early morning ferry- stay 1 night- $36 – check in 11am – explore island

Feb 10th & 11th- Friday & Sat- head back to San Cristobal- 2 nights- Hotel San Francisco – $67 – end with either tour of kicker rock or 360 tour

Feb 12th – Sunday- fly back to Quito- ✈️ 11:35am arrive 4:13pm

Feb 12th- 13th- Sunday & Monday- Quito – stay at secret garden again- check in 12pm- $104 – day trip to Banos and Devils caldron

Feb 14th – Tuesday- fly back to Boston 3:08pm arrive Boston 11:59pm