Galapagos By Ship And Shore: Short Cruises Combined With Hotels


Short on time but still looking for a relaxing way to explore the Galapagos? Sail aboard one of our preferred yachts for an adventure-filled four-day cruise to some of the archipelago’s most famous ecological hotspots. Then settle into one of Puerto Ayora’s small, charming hotels and spend the rest of your time in the Galapagos as you please: kayak at Tortuga Bay, hike to remote lava tubes, go diving in search of the massive whale shark, snorkel at the beach or dine on fresh seafood.

Our 9-day itinerary includes a 4-day / 3-night Galapagos cruise on a deluxe expedition ship, Quito / Galapagos round-trip airfare, 2 nights in your hotel of choice in the Galapagos, 3 nights in Quito in a small boutique hotel with breakfasts, a private city tour of Quito, private airport transfers, but it is completely customizable.

Do it all, or do nothing at all.

We also strongly support conservation efforts in the Galapagos. Our Galapagos expert and vice president, Allie Almario, is the former president of the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association and serves on its Honorary Board.

Land Cost

Starting at



Based on 4-6 People
(excluding international air)

Custom Dates and Prices Available1.800.670.6984 OR 775.832.5454

ITINERARY at a Glance

Day 1

Arrive Guayaquil, transfer to hotel

Day 2

Private Guayaquil city tour, afternoon at leisure

Day 3

Transfer to airport, fly to Galapagos, begin short Galapagos cruise

Day 4

Cruising Galapagos aboard ship of your choice

Day 5

Cruising Galapagos aboard ship of your choice

Day 6

Cruise ends, transfer to airport / Galapagos hotel

Day 7

At leisure in Galapagos

Day 8

At leisure in Galapagos

Day 9

Transfer to airport, fly to Guayaquil, transfer to hotel

Day 10

Transfer to airport to fly back home