Study Spanish in the Galapagos Islands

Overview
Pululahua Volcano

The Galapagos Islands are one of the biggest and most touristic and scientific attractions of Ecuador.

The islands – three big, six slightly smaller and 42 small, 1000 km offshore of Ecuador, were created by a volcano. The national park “Galapagos” includes 97% of the surface area of the Isles. The not included areas, named Santa Cruz, San Cristobal, Isabela and Floreana, are inhabited. Come and spend an unbelievable week learning Spanish and visiting this extraordinary place.

 

Schedule

Monday
7:30 am Leaving Quito to Galapagos via Guayaquil
11:00 am Arrival at Puerto Ayora and move into the hostel
12:30 pm Lunch
2:30pm Visit the beach “Tortuga Bay”
7:00 pm Dinner
Tuesday
7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Three hours of Spanish classes
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Leaving to Isabela (Puerto Villamil)
3:00 pm Arrival at Puerto Villamil and move into the hostel
7:00 pm Dinner
Wednesday
7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Visit the “Volcan Sierra Negra” with lunch provided
3:00 pm Three hours of Spanish classes
7:00 pm Dinner
Thursday
7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Program “Los Tintoreras”
1:00 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Four hours of Spanish classes
7:00 pm Dinner
Friday
7:30 am Breakfast
8:00 am Program “Muro de lagrimas, laguna de flamingos y centro de crianza”, with lunch provided
2:30 pm Four hours of Spanish classes
7:00 pm Dinner
Saturday
5:00 am Transfer to the harbor
5:30 am Arrival at Santa Cruz
7:30 am Breakfast in the hostel
8:30 pm Four hours of Spanish classes
1:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Visit “Estacion Charles Darwin con el solitario George”
7:00 pm Dinner
Sunday
6:30 am Breakfast
7:00 am Transfer to the airport of Baltra
9:00 am Flight to Quito

 

Inti Ñam Museum     Inti Ñam Museum   Ancient Ruins

 

WHAT TO BRING

  • ORIGINAL passport: the security checkpoint en route does not accept copies
  • shorts and long pants (no cotton jeans)
  • t-shirts and long-sleeved shirts
  • bathing suit
  • insect repellent
  • sunscreen (!!!) and sunhat
  • binoculars for viewing wildlife
  • trash bags for keeping things dry
  • camera


Price for program:
 US$2400

Included in program price are: Flight, hostels, transport, meals, guides, water and 18 hours of Spanish classes
Not included: Entry in the national park “Galapagos” ($100) and alcoholic drinks.

 

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