Brown pelican with Pinnacle rock on Bartolome Island in the back

A Perfect Family Vacation to Galapagos Islands

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Galapagos / Ecuador

Places Visited

Quito, Galapagos, Mindo

Suggested Duration

10 Days

Natural history is alive in the Galapagos on this 10-day family adventure. Mystical landscapes are explored, unique wildlife is encountered, and a variety of activities allow the family to explore their own piece of the archipelago. This family vacation trip to Galapagos Islands is handcrafted and combines a traditional cruise with time discovering the Andes. Snorkel with penguins, sunbathe beside sea lions, hike volcanic history, and discover a breathtaking world.

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the Galapagos archipelago with a 6-day cruise on the new Santa Cruz II, a spacious and comfortable boat that's ideal for family travel
  • Explore a Galapagos world above and below the water with seven naturalist guides and a selection of activities
  • Marvel at the mating displays of iconic birds, stand beside giant tortoises, find fur seals on the beach, and hike along stunning volcanic cliffs
  • Snorkel with sea lions and penguins and enjoy a glass-bottom boat ride to see different species of sharks and rays
  • Visit the true middle of the Earth and photograph the family straddling the Equator line
  • Hike on the slopes of a dormant volcano and zip line through the cloud forest of Mindo, two outdoor activities for your time in Quito
  • Discover the charms of the world's first-ever World Heritage Site with a walking tour of Quito

Starting Price

$8,495 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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