• Flight tickets between Quito & Baltra
  • Transfer airport/hotel/airport
  • Quito City Explorer (Historic Quito) + Equatorial Monument
  • 1 excursion full day to choose (Otavalo or Cotopaxi National Park), based on operating days.
  • Transfer Baltra airport/hotel in Puerto Ayora, visiting the highland part of the Santa Cruz Island (Lava & Tunnels Turtle Nature Reserve) and the Charles Darwin Research Station (Transfer operates daily at 12h45pm)
  • Excursion to Tortuga Bay Beach & Yacht Tour in the bay
  • Transfer hotel/airport + Coffee Finca (Transfer operates at 8h00 am, arrival at the airport at approximately 10h30 am)
Day 01 - Transfer in Quito / ON – Quito
Day 02 – City Tour and the Middle of the World / ON Quito
Day 03 – Otavalo Market Tour
Day 04 – Flight from Quito to Baltra (Galapagos) /ON Galapagos
Day 05 – Free day / ON Galapagos
Day 06 – Tortuga Bay Beach Tour / ON Galapagos
Day 07 – Flight from Baltra to Guayaquil or Quito / Depart Home
Day 01 – Sunday Arrival and Transfer
Upon arrival in the city of Quito, you will be welcomed by one of our representatives, who will give you a brief introduction to the city and our services while on the way to your hotel.
Overnight: Quito
Meals Included: none
Day 02 – Monday Quito City Tour and the Middle of the World
We begin in the northern part of the city with a tour along the most important commercial areas, where most of the hotels in Quito are located. Then we head to the historic center to visit the Basilica del Voto Nacional, where we will make a brief stop and explanation to later reach the Independence Square (Plaza de la Independencia), where through a walking route you will see the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace and the La Compañia Church, recognized for its adornments and gold altars.
Our tour will continue towards the Church of San Francisco, built in the seventeenth century. (Entrance to churches are not included). Then headed to the Mirador del Panecillo, a place renowned for its beauty, where you can admire a beautiful landscape of colonial and modern Quito.
We will stop at the “Zona Rosa” of the city, to have free time for lunch (not included), and then continue to the northern part of the city, heading up to the “Middle of the World City” (entrance is included) where the monument that divides the Northern from the Southern Hemisphere will be observed. It was built during the XVII century when a French Expedition defined the precise location of the equatorial line. You can enjoy, for an additional cost, the different experiments situated in the middle of the world.
Overnight: Quito
Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 03 – Tuesday -Otavalo Market Tour
Depart from Quito through the Pan-American North Highway until arriving at Cayambe, where the passengers will have the opportunity to taste the delicious “Bizcochos de Cayambe”, a type of cracker or bread baked in a clay oven (greatly paired with local cheese or caramel sauce).  Afterwards, we will make a brief stop at “Miralago”, to admire a wonderful view of Lago San Pablo, amazing views. The tour then continues to Otavalo where Otavaleños (natives) set up a market in which a bartering manner of shopping is taken place. The market hosts a variety of different handcrafted items. 
Passengers may choose between staying longer in Otavalo or go to visit the leather shops at Cotacachi.  On the way to Cotacachi, we will visit a traditional workshop of Andean instruments “Ñanda Mañachi” located in Peguche.
In Cotacachi, you have enough time to visit the village, the shops of leather goods and free time for lunch (not included). Return to Quito picking up passengers in Otavalo (spot determined by Guide).
** Bus will wait for 10 minutes in Otavalo to pick up passengers that stayed there after that will return to Quito with passengers that are on board.
Overnight: Quito
Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 04 – Wednesday – Flight Quito to Baltra
Welcome at the Baltra airport and free transfer by bus to the tip of the Itabaca canal, where you will proceed by a public ferry service in the Island of Santa Cruz.
Transport will be waiting in order to transfer you to Puerto Ayora, an area where the hotels are located on the Island. On the way, you will have the opportunity to visit the lava tunnels and a Turtle reserve. Visit the Scientific Charles Darwin Station, where you can learn more about the Galápagos Islands; the species that live in this enchanted place, its origin, the theory of Evolution, the conservation programs, and observe some Giant Turtles in captivity (transfer in Galapagos operates at 12h00pm).
Overnight: Galapagos
Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 05 – Thursday - Free Day
Free day to choose any extra activities of your own choice and accommodation.
Overnight: Galapagos
Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 06 – Friday – Tortuga Bay Beach Tour
In the morning excursion to Tortuga Bay Beach, after the 40minute walk (approx.) we will arrive at this magic place, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Galapagos, with white sand and green mangroves. “Playa Mansa” is where we can swim and enjoy the beach.  Free time for lunch (not included). In the afternoon, tour around the bay on board a yacht, starting with a visit to “La Lobería”, named because of the presence of sea lions. Here you will be able to swim or snorkel.
Then we proceed with our tour to the “Canal del Amor”, a marvelous site where nature gives us an unforgettable view; at the end of this channel, just a few meters forward, a viewpoint where we can observe reef sharks; from here we continue with a short walk to see the marine iguanas that inhabit in “Playa de Los Perros”.  Punta Estrada will also be visited. Return to Puerto Ayora.
Overnight: Galapagos
Meals Included: Breakfast
shipping used in this excursion is a boat engine with capacity for 16 people. This tour only takes place Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
Day 07 – Saturday – Flight to Quito Connect to International Flight
Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel to go to the canal of Itabaca, where a ferry will take you to Baltra Island. At the port, you will board a bus of your airline that takes you to the airport. En route you are going to visit a coffee plantation which is part of a social responsibility program.
The encouragement for the organic coffee cultivation contributes to the conservation of plants and soil and therefore is deemed to be a perfect model of sustainable tourism (transfer operates at 8h00am)
Overnight: None
Meals Included: Breakfast
**Couple must be married maximum 90 days prior journey departure; may be required to present a marriage certificate 
**Subject availability according to participating hotels.
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