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Galapagos Islands (Santa Cruz) Vacations Packages


Santa Cruz is a stimulating island situated in the center of the Galapagos archipelago. Puerto Ayora is the lively capital and the gateway to countless activities, with over 30 world class diving locations, numerous beaches and coves, and acres of land to explore bursting with unique wildlife.

Best Galapagos Islands (Santa Cruz) Vacation Packages:

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Galapagos Islands (Santa Cruz)

Hotels & Activities

Islands of Galapagos

  • Santa Cruz Island

    Situated in the center of the archipelago and the second largest island after Isabela. Capital is Puerto Ayora, the most populated urban centre in the islands.

  • Isabela Island

    Situated in the western edge of the archipelago and the largest island of the Galapagos, with an area of 1790 square miles and length of 62 miles.

  • San Cristobal Island

    The spectacular San Cristobal Island is the largest and easternmost island in the Galapagos. Brimming with beautiful beaches, hidden coves and an abundance of wildlife.

SUGGESTED Galapagos Islands (Santa Cruz) VACATION PACKAGES:

  • Colombia and Ecuador with Galapagos Islands
    10 nights from $1,918*
  • Combine the best of Colombia and Ecuador with visit to their main attractions. In Colombia visit: Cartagena(colonial city on the shores of the sea, and one of the most visited cities. The historic walled city remains alongside the ultramodern skyscraper-filled Bocagrande. Cartagena is famous for its castles, culture, history and colorful buildings) and Bogota (Colombia's capital city, has so much to offer in terms of cuisine, culture, history, sports and art). Continue in Ecuador to enjoy: Quito (Ecuador's capital; a city notable for its well-preserved old town). After that, travel to famous Galapagos Islands Area (this is the most populated island and the tourist hub in Ecuador. Perfect place to spot marine iguanas, birds, crabs, turtles and innumerous animal species); with stays in Santa Cruz and San Cristobal Islands. Finally, enjoy Guayaquil (known as La Perla del Pacifico, is the largest and the most populous city in Ecuador). These destinations are connected by intercity flights and Public Transfer/Speedboat (Santa Cruz/San Cristobal). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Cartagena and out of Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Cartagena
    • Flight from Cartagena to Bogota
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Bogota
    • Flight from Bogota to Quito
    • Hotel for 1 night in Quito
    • Flight from Quito to Santa Cruz Island
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Santa Cruz Island
    • Transfer + Public Speedboat to San Cristobal Island
    • Hotel for 2 nights in San Cristobal Island
    • Flight from San Cristobal Island to Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 1 night in Guayaquil


  • Cuzco - Lima - Quito - Galapagos - Guayaquil
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  • Combine the best of Peru and Ecuador with flights between cities. Visit Cuzco (a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and possessor of a style on its own, where you will have the chance to discover more Incan and Colonial sites and enjoy lots of shopping and endless nightlife), Lima (for a chance to taste its colonial and cosmopolitan sites and its unique and world renowned peruvian cuisine), Quito and enjoy history, colonial sites and cultural heritage, Galapagos (this is the most populated island and the tourist hub. Perfect place to spot marine iguanas, birds, crabs, turtles and innumerous animal species) and Guayaquil (known as La Perla del Pacífico, is the largest and the most populous city in Ecuador). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into Cuzco and out of Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Cuzco
    • Flight Cuzco - Lima
    • Hotel for 1 night in Lima
    • Flight Lima - Quito
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Quito
    • Flight Quito - Galapagos-Santa Cruz Island
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Santa Cruz Island
    • Flight Santa Cruz Island - Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 1 night in Guayaquil


  • Galapagos Island Hopping
    8 nights from $1,939*
  • Best of Ecuador and The Galapagos! Start your journey at Guayaquil, the main port of the Ecuador and the most populous city in the country. Up next take your flight to San Cristobal Island, the easternmost of the islands in the Archipelago and the oldest one referring to geological. Then, you will take the public speedboat to Santa Cruz Island, the second largest island of the Galapagos and the most populated urban center in the islands. After enjoying the main island, take the public speedboat to Isabela Island, famous for its geology but also provides an interesting display of fauna and flora. Lastly, take your flight to Quito, the capital city of Ecuador.This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Guayaquil and out of Quito
    • Hotel for 1 night in Guayaquil
    • Flight from Guayaquil to San Cristobal Island
    • Hotel for 2 nights in San Cristobal Island
    • Private transfer + Public Speedboat to Santa Cruz Island
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Santa Cruz Island
    • Private transfer + Public Speedboat to Isabela Island
    • Hotel for 1 night in Isabela Island
    • Private transfer + Public Speedboat to Baltra Airport
    • Flight from Santa Cruz Island to Quito
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Quito


  • Guayaquil - San Cristobal Island - Santa Cruz Island
    6 nights from $1,588*
  • Combine Guayaquil, known as La Perla del Pacífico, is the largest and the most populous city in Ecuador.  San Cristobal is the easternmost island in the Galápagos archipelago, as well as one of the oldest geologically. It is administratively part of San Cristobal Canton, Ecuador. And Santa Cruz Island, located in the Galapagos. This is the most populated island and the tourist hub. Perfect place to spot marine iguanas, birds, crabs, turtles and uncountable animal species. Last visit but not least,  This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into and out of Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 1 nights in Guayaquil
    • Flight Guayaquil to San Cristobal Island
    • Transfer from San Cristobal Island to Hotel
    • Hotel for 2 nights in San Cristobal Island
    • Private transfer + Public speedboat to Santa Cruz Island
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Santa Cruz Island
    • Transfer from Hotel in Santa Cruz Island to Airport
    • Flight Santa Cruz Island to Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 1 night in Guayaquil


  • Quito - Amazon - Galapagos (Santa Cruz)
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  • The Best of Ecuador. Visit Quito and enjoy history, colonial sites and cultural heritage, the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest is mainly tropical rainforest located in the eastern lowlands of Ecuador. And last but not list,  Galapagos, this is the most populated island and the tourist hub. Perfect place to spot marine iguanas, birds, crabs, turtles and innumerous animal species. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight in and out of Quito
    • Private transfer Airport to Hotel in Quito
    • 2 nights in Quito
    • Private transfer Hotel to Airport in Quito
    • Flight Quito to Coca-Amazon
    • 3 nights in the Amazon Basin Including: Transfer Airport to Lodge in the Amazon. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Guided excursions with bilingual guides. Transfer Lodge to Airport
    • Flight Coca-Amazon to Quito
    • Private transfer Airport to Hotel in Quito
    • 1 night in Quito
    • Private transfer Hotel to Airport in Quito
    • Flight Quito to Santa Cruz Island
    • 3 nights in Santa Cruz Island
    • Departures on Wednesdays and Saturdays


  • Quito - Cuenca - Guayaquil - Santa Cruz Island - Isabela Island
    10 nights from $1,967*
  • Combine the best of Colonial Heritage with amazing nature and wildlife! Start your journey at Quito, the capital city of Ecuador and place of the exactly the Middle of the World. Then take a flight to Cuenca, after Quito, Cuenca is Ecuador’s most important and beautiful colonial city. You will then head to Guayaquil, the main port of the Ecuador and the most populous city in the country. Up next take your flight to Santa Cruz Island, the second largest island of the Galapagos and the most populated urban center in the islands. After enjoying the main island, take the public speedboat to Isabela Island, famous for its geology but also provides an interesting display of fauna and flora. Lastly, take your flight to Guayaquil, to later take your flight home.

    This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Flight into Quito and out of Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Quito
    • Flight Quito to Cuenca
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Cuenca
    • Flight Cuenca to Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 1 night in Guayaquil
    • Flight Guayaquil to Santa Cruz Island
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Santa Cruz Island
    • Private transfer + Public speedboat to Isabela Island
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Isabela Island
    • Private transfer + Public speedboat to Baltra Airport
    • Flight Baltra Airport (Santa Cruz Island) to Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 1 night in Guayaquil


  • Quito - Galapagos Island (San Cristobal) - Guayaquil
    7 nights from $1,107*
  • Combine Quito and enjoy history, colonial sites and cultural heritage, San Cristobal is the easternmost island in the Galápagos archipelago, as well as one of the oldest geologically. It is administratively part of San Cristobal Canton, Ecuador.  And Guayaquil, known as La Perla del Pacífico, is the largest and the most populous city in Ecuador, with flight between cities. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into Quito and out of Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Quito
    • Flight from Quito to Santa Cruz Island
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Santa Cruz Island
    • Flight from Santa Cruz Island to Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Guayaquil


  • Quito - Galapagos Island (Santa Cruz) - Guayaquil by Air
    7 nights from $1,290*
  • Quito and the Galapagos! Fly to Quito and enjoy history, colonial sites and cultural heritage. Then, fly to Santa Cruz Island, located in the Galapagos. This is the most populated island and the tourist hub. Perfect place to spot marine iguanas, birds, crabs, turtles and uncountable animal species. Last visit but not least, Guayaquil, known as La Perla del Pacífico, is the largest and the most populous city in Ecuador. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

    Included:
    • Flight into Quito and out of Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Quito
    • Flight from Quito to Santa Cruz Island
    • Hotel for 3 nights in Santa Cruz Island
    • Flight from Santa Cruz Island to Guayaquil
    • Hotel for 2 nights in Guayaquil


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