10 Days – Ecuador featuring Galapagos Islands

  • Destination: Ecuador, South America
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Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival in Quito

Upon arrival in Quito today, you will be met and transferred to the hotel for check-in. Overnight. (D)

Day 02

Quito – City Tour

Enjoy a half-day guided tour of Quito. Visit Downtown Quito and see it’s unique art and architecture. See Quito’s Colonial Quarter, known as the largest and well preserved area in South America. Continue to the Independence Plaza, which is side by side with the Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, the Municipal Building and the Archbishop’s Palace. See the Temple of La Compañia de Jesus and it’s unique and wonderful gilded interior. See the Monastery of San Francisco, known as one of the great religious buildings of the New World. It’s most impressive facade and atrium leads to the Baroque interior, which was influenced with the Virgin of Quito as it’s main altar. Visit the Equatorial Monument, which marks the Middle of the World, at a O degree latitude and stand with one foot in each hemisphere. Visit the Ethnographic Museum, which shows the many Native American groups that live in Ecuador. Next to the monument there is a colonial-style town with a main square, church, restaurants and many gift shops. (NOTE THAT THIS TOUR IS AT A WALKING ALTITUDE OF 9,200 FEET AND INVOLVED CLIMBING OF STAIRS) Overnight. (B, L, D)

Days 03

Quito – Otavalo

Take a full day trip to the colorful market towns of Otavalo and the surrounding areas. Return to Quito. Overnight. (B, L, D)

Day 04

Quito – Galapagos Islands – On Board Ship

Enjoy transfer to the airport to board flight to the Galapagos Islands. On arrival enjoy transfer to the boat. Enjoy excursions on the Galapagos Islands. On board ship. (B, L, D)

Days 05-06

Galapagos Islands – On Board Ship

Enjoy excursions on the Galapagos Islands. (B, L, D)

Day 07

Galapagos Islands – Transfer to Finch Bay Hotel

Enjoy excursions on the Galapagos Islands. Enjoy transfer to the Famous Finch Bay Hotel. Overnight. (B, L, D)

Days 08-09

Galapagos Islands – Finch Bay Hotel

Enjoy day at leisure at the Finch Bay Hotel. Overnight. (B, L, D)

Day 10

Galapagos Islands – Transfer to Guayaquil for Departure

Check out of hotel. Transfer to the airport to board flight to Guayaquil. From there, take connecting flight back home or to Next Destination. (B)

Package Inclusions

– Hotel Accommodations – 03 nights
– On Board Ship around Galapagos Islands – 03 nights
– Stay at Finch Bay Hotel – 03 nights
– Daily Breakfast as per the itinerary
– Daily Lunch & Dinner as per the itinerary
– Cost Involved Sightseeing per itinerary
– 24 / 7 7M Tours Manager

Exclusions (Not Included in Package)

– International & Domestic Airfare
– Transfer Flight Airfare
– Any applicable UVUA Air Tickets
– Cost of any applicable country Visa
– Drinks and other personal costs separate from that is included in the meals
– Meals and food separate from the ones above described
– Basic Medical Insurance {Traveler(s) will need to have their own medical insurance}
– Porterage
– Baggage Handling
– Airline Baggage Charges
– Any Items, Tours, Transfers or Event Tickets not mentioned in package
– Any Incidental Charges at the hotel
– Personal Expense(s) of any kind – e.g. Laundry, Shopping, Drinks, etc.
– Tips & Taxes