Galapagos Islands holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

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Galapagos adventure holiday
An active Galapagos Islands adventure holiday, from 2135 (10 days) ex flights
Peru and Galapagos holiday
An inspirational tour combining Peru, Ecuador & the Galapagos, from 4818 - 5178 (15 days) inc UK flights
Galapagos cruise options, tailor made
The greatest wildlife experiences tailor made, from 1999 (8 days) ex flights
Ecuador highlands tour & Galapagos cruise
Experience Ecuador's stunning highlands and the Galapagos, from 4998 - 5278 (16 days) inc UK flights
Ecuador and the Galapagos holiday
Villages rainforest and wildlife, from 2476 - 2596 (14 days) inc UK flights
Peru and Galapagos adventure holiday
Combine superb hiking with a spectacular wildlife cruise, from 4705 - 7105 (18 days) ex flights
Galapagos activity & wildlife holiday, land based
Privately guided land-based activity holiday in Galapagos, from 3495 (7 days) ex flights
Galapagos & Machu Picchu holiday in Ecuador and Peru
Discover Peru's Machu Picchu and the Wildlife-rich Galapagos, from US $5755 (16 days) ex flights
Galapagos holidays, Ecuador
A First Class wildlife cruise around the 'Enchanted Isles', from 3565 - 4365 (12 days) inc UK flights
Galapagos holiday cruise options
Excellent selection of small and midsize Galapagos cruises, from 1970 - 3143 (8 days) ex flights
Ecuador holiday, Quito & the Galapagos
Experience Quito & the Galapagos Islands, from 2200 (11 days) ex flights
Ecuador & Galapagos holiday, tailormade
Discover the Andes, Amazon and Galapagos, from 3435 - 6235 (16 days) ex flights
Galapagos multi activity holiday
An amazing adventure Galapagos Multi-sports, from 1995 (7 days) ex flights
Galapagos Islands holiday
Home to many interesting species of endemic wildlife, from 4065 - 4265 (17 days) inc UK flights
Galapagos activity holiday
Trek, bike, kayak and snorkel on this fantastic adventure, from 1695 (8 days) ex flights
Peru and Galapagos Island holiday
South America's archaeological and natural jewels, from 4465 - 4915 (17 days) inc UK flights
Galapagos cruises
Cruise the Galapagos Islands on sailing boats and yachts, from 1321 - 2830 (8 days) ex flights
Multi activity holiday in the Galapagos
Extreme Multi-sport Program on the Galapagos Islands, from US $2990 (10 days) ex flights
Galapagos & Ecuador tailor made holidays
Great introduction to South America, from 5695 (18 days) inc UK flights
Galapagos cruise, 6 days
, from 1409 - 1615 (6 days) ex flights
Galapagos wildlife cruise
Experience the wonderful wildlife of the Galapagos, from 1249 (6 days) ex flights
Galapagos family holiday
The Enchanted Islands, from 3005 - 3295 (9 days ) inc UK flights
Ecuador and Galapagos family activity holiday
View world famous wildlife in award winning National Parks, from 3425 (15 days) ex flights
Peru and Galapagos cultural holiday
Ultimate highlights tour of Peru and the Galapagos Islands, from 4183 (20 days) ex flights
Galapagos & Inca Trail tour
Unique adventure of ancient sights & breathtaking beauty, from 2610 - 2690 (17 days) ex flights
Ecuador and Galapagos holiday
Three unforgettable wildlife experiences in one holiday, from 4345 - 4555 (17 days) ex flights
Holiday in Peru, Ecuador and Galapagos
Discover the Inca Trail, steamy Amazon and the Galapagos, from 3649 (21 days) ex flights
Ecuador & Galapagos community volunteering for 16-18 year olds
4 -week school expedition volunteering in stunning Ecuador, from 4480 (4 weeks) inc UK flights
Galapagos tailor made adventure holiday
Explore Galapagos Islands; active tour and cosy hotels, from 1164 (9 days) ex flights
Galapagos 5 day cruise, Ecuador
Cruise around the incredible and unique Galapagos Islands, from 1845 (5 days) ex flights

69 reviews for Galapagos Islands holidays4 star overall rating

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Peru and Galapagos adventure holiday
It was truly the holiday of a lifetime with unique experiences that i will treasure. That was helped by a very well organised crew and an inspirational guide who was in love with his islands. (more)Debbie Cowburn
Fantastic -it was everything we expected. Sometimes reality does not meet expectations but not so this time and we are both fairly well travelled. Everything went like clock work. (more)Jennifer Parks
The view of Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate after a gruelling 4-day trek and the tameness of the animals in the Galapagos were the most memorable parts. (more)Glenys France
From 4705 - 7105 excluding flights
Peru, Ecuador & Galapagos vacation
Fantastic. Great crew and guide. Wildlife unbelievable. (more)Frances Kidd
Most memorable was the opportunity to see close-up the most wonderful selection of animals and birds. (more)David Weller
From 2249 excluding flights
Galapagos adventure holiday
We feel we've had many 5-star holidays but this was certainly one of them. (more)Robert Coifman
Very enjoyable....We hiked the Inca trail; catching sight of Machu Picchu through the cloud as we approached was spectacular! (more)Sue Johnson
Snorkelling with the wonderful under-sea creatures - as well as scores of beautiful fishes, I swam with marine iguanas and sea turtles. Plus the kayaking was a high point for me. (more)Camilla Reeve
From 2135 including domestic flights only
Galapagos holiday cruise options
Really there are no words to express how wonderful my holiday was. You have to experience it yourself to appreciate it...the most exciting part was seeing the animals on the Galapagos & swimming with the sea turtles. (more)Sy Schwartz
The most memorable part was swimming with sealions and turtles in the Galapagos. (more)Elaine Edmondson
From 1970 - 3143 excluding flights
Galapagos holidays, Ecuador
Memorable parts? For me, each new encounter with an animal/bird/sea creature I had not seen before - or only in a zoo/at a distance - was exciting. I also enjoyed snorkelling from some beaches and seeing the wealth of fish/creatures below me(the turtles especially) The sulphur mines were also fascinating - if smelly! Tips? Bring your own snorkelling gear and check it fits well. (There is far more snorkelling on this trip than I had realised.)You can hire it but it is difficult to... (more)Karen Morrow
From 3565 - 4365 including UK flights
Galapagos cruise options, tailor made
Excellent. The guides, accommodation, food, wildlife was better than I had expected...our guides were all local and very good at their job. (more)Sam Taylor
The wildlife was just awesome! Even more amazing than we'd expected! The crew were fantastic - really friendly and welcoming and the guides were exceptional. (more)Christine Ennew
Most memorable was swimming with sea lions, but actually it was all brilliant. (more)Bryn Parry
From 1999 excluding flights
Galapagos 2 week cruise, Ecuador
Memorable parts? The fantastic wildlife. The friendly crew. The very knowlable guide. Tips? If travelling alone - pay the extra for your own cabin. Take as little as possible - you can always rinse things out & dry them! A couple of pairs of shorts or trousers & a couple of t-shirts, GOOD soled shoes & sandles. 60+ Sun block, Deet. AND CAMERA(s) Don't spend money on new clothes before you go! Local benefits? The locals certainly appeared to make the most of the tourist trade!!!!!!... (more)Margaret Dolan
From 5065 - 5465 including UK flights
Galapagos activity holiday
Memorable parts? The SEA LIONS are great encounters. Especially on San Cristobal Island being such close proximity with them on beaches is almost unheard of anywhere else in the world! That is a real specialty of the trip! Walking the Volcano surfaces on Isabel Island was amazing too! Tips? Organised tours don't seem to include the chance to be able to Scooba Dive with the Sea Lions or other sea life, so best to book that separately by extending your holiday by 1 day or skip the... (more)Anni Jancsek
From 1695 excluding flights
Galapagos family holiday
We loved the holiday - it was the whole family's favourite to date and was made special because of the other families and the Guides, esp. in the Galapagos where Pedro, the local guide, was intelligent, fun and great with the children. (more)Vimty Muir
The most memorable part of our holiday was the unique wildlife, unafraid of humans - the seals especially. The local people were very friendly and worth spending money on to benefit their economy - children beautiful. (more)Barry A Clout
From 3005 - 3295 including UK flights
Galapagos conservation projects
Flying over San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos then landing on the tiny airstrip right by the sea and seeing unique plants and animals for the first time that I had only seen in books or in documentaries was the most exciting part. (more)Sue Gardner
Most memorable? Swimming with sea lions but a close second was the community of people that is jatun sacha. (more)John Sheehan
From 1195 excluding flights
Galapagos cruises
The first day arriving in Galapagos and seeing the sea turtles, snorkelling, swimming next to sealions was the most memorable part of this holiday. (more)Miss D.D
The most memorable parts were seeing and swimming with many of the wildlife including penguins, sea lions, dolphins. Driving through ocean surrounded by volcanoes on all sides. (more)Matt Hayden
Visiting one of the most unique places left on earth, and seeing how protective tours and the park authorities are keeping it that way, were most memorable. Amazing and excellent - truly a trip of a lifetime, and one of the few times one can genuinely use the word 'awesome'. (more)Ayesha Kyari
From 1321 - 2830 excluding flights
Ecuador and Galapagos holiday
Memorable parts? Zip-Lining in the Cloud Forest but the Galapagos was amazing. Tips? Definitely take a torch, wet weather clothing and a sense of humour. Local benefits? Yes, definitely. Overall rating? Brilliant but the cloud forest was a bit disappointing as we had continual rain and saw very few animals or birds. This also occurred in the Amazon. We were told by the operator that rain was minimal with short bursts. Obviously a joke. (more)Anne Goffin
From 4345 - 4555 excluding flights
Galapagos adventure holiday with volunteering
A fantastic mix of meaningful volunteering work, organised activities and free time to do your own thing (more)Dot Lemon
The volunteering at foundation reserve is the most memorable as we get to contribute back to the Galapagos National Park as well as making new friends and understanding the objectives/ problems of conserving the Islands. (more)Lisa Teo
The most memorable part was discovering the beautiful Galapagos islands with their varied plants, birds and animals, differing from one island to another. (more)Kate Martin
From US $2390 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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