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Explore Galapagos
& Ecuador 11-day

Friday to Monday

The best way to experience the Galapagos Islands wildlife and its stunning landscape.
A perfect combination of two of the best itineraries on board MC PETREL that unveils the spectacular world of the Galapagos Islands, highly diverse in so many respects.

Starting at

* Price Includes All Local Taxes

Price $10,305

BALTRA – NORTH SEYMOUR – ISABELA- FERNANDINA – SANTA CRUZ – SANTA CRUZ – SOUTH PLAZA – SANTA FE – SAN CRISTOBAL – ESPAÑOLA – FLOREANA

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Standard

USD10,305

Suite

USD11,240

DISCOUNTS

  • 30% Discount for children under 12 years old (1 child per 2 adults).
  • Discounts & Surcharges do not apply on high season departures (Easter – Christmas – New Year’s Eve)

Islands to be visited:

BALTRA – NORTH SEYMOUR – ISABELA- FERNANDINA – SANTA CRUZ – SANTA CRUZ – SOUTH PLAZA – SANTA FE – SAN CRISTOBAL – ESPAÑOLA – FLOREANA

DAY 1: Friday Arrival and first visit to the Islands

AM: Baltra Island
Our first stop is to Baltra Island, also known as South Seymour (named after Lord Hugh Seymour). Located in the hearth of the archipelago, Baltra serves as the main airport to the islands and it will be our first stop before our journey.

PM: North Seymour
Landing type: Dry landing,
Possible activities: Walking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended, snorkeling, panga ride.

DAY 2: Saturday Isabela and Fernandina are the youngest islands on the archipelago and a constant reminder of how life can flourish even in the most strenuous conditions.

AM: Isabela Island – Vicente Roca Point
Landing type: No landing.
Possible activities: Snorkeling, panga ride, aquatic activities during this visit.

PM: Fernandina – Espinosa Point
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Hiking, over slippery rock, good shoes are required.

DAY 3: Sunday Northern Isabela, discover the coves and bays that served as lairs for pirates and whalers.

AM: Isabela – Island Tagus Cove
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Hiking, snorkeling, panga ride.

PM: Isabela – Urbina Bay
Landing type: Wet landing,
Possible activities: Hike (two available trails – short: 1 km/0.6 mi or Long: 3 km/1.9mi), snorkeling, dinghy ride.

DAY 4: Monday There are many unique species in the Galapagos, but none as cute as the tiny Galapagos Penguin.

AM: Isabela – Elizabeth Bay
Landing type: No Landing.
Possible activities: Panga ride.

PM: Isabela – Moreno Point
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Hiking, good shoes are needed, snorkeling, dinghy ride.

DAY 5: Tuesday The Sierra Negra volcano possesses one of the largest volcanic craters in the world. We will be witness to the untamed power of nature and the breathtaking dry lava rivers in its interior.

AM: Isabela – Sierra Negra Volcano
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Hiking.

PM: Isabela – Wetlands & The Wall of Tears
Landing type: Dry Landing.
Possible activities: Hiking.

DAY 6: Wednesday Charles Darwin’s scientific expedition inspired many others to study and comprehend the complexity of these ecosystems. In this visit we will learn more about their research and efforts to preserve this unique ecosystem.

AM: Santa Cruz – Charles Darwin Research Station
Landing type: Dry Landing.
Possible activities: Walking.

PM: Santa Cruz Island – Highlands
Landing type: Dry landing,
Possible activities: Walking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

DAY 7: Thursday Today we walk among dragons over lava fields, on an island that seems to be lost in time, to the era when dinosaurs ruled the earth.

AM: South Plaza Island
Landing type: Dry landing, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Possible activities: Walking.

PM: Santa Fe Island
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Walking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended, kayaking, panga ride, snorkeling

DAY 8: Friday Today we are able to see playful sea lion pups basking in the sun and playing in the shallow shores of the bay.

AM: San Cristobal Island- Isla Lobos
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Hiking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended, snorkeling.

PM: San Cristobal Island- La Galapaguera
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Walking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

DAY 9: Saturday Idyllic beaches of white sand bordered by turquoise waters, and kissed by the equatorial sun, Española surely is a piece of heaven on Earth.

AM: Española Island – Gardner Bay
Landing type: Wet Landing.
Possible activities: Short hike, snorkeling, kayaking, panga ride.

PM: Española – Suarez Point
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Hiking, good shoes are required.

DAY 10: Sunday Floreana, from green sandy beaches to turquoise waters and bright pink flamingos a festival of colors awaits to be discovered.

AM: Floreana – Cormorant Point & Devil’s Crown
Landing type: Wet landing.
Possible activities: Hiking, panga ride, snorkeling.

PM: Floreana – Post Office Bay – Baroness Lookout
Landing type: Wet landing.
Possible activities: Hiking, kayaking, panga ride, snorkeling.

DAY 11: Monday The last day in paradise, it is time to say goodbye to your naturalist guide and expedition crew members. We reminisce about your unique experience in Galapagos, after enjoying a bounty breakfast onboard, we start getting ready to disembark, your journey home begins.

AM: Santa Cruz -Baltra Airport
Landing type: Dry Landing.
Possible activities: Walking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended

  • Airport assistance in Quito / Guayaquil.
  • Transfers at Galapagos.
  • VIP Lounge Airport access at Galapagos.
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee.
  • Control Visitors Card.
  • Cruise concierge.
  • Soft drinks, coffee, tea, juice and regular sodas throughout the cruise.
  • Welcome & farewell cocktail.
  • Expedition equipment (walking sticks, wetsuit)
  • Extra activity equipment (kayak, paddle board).
  • Certified Galapagos National Park Guide.
  • Daily lecture & excursions.
  • All meals and snacks throughout the cruise.
  • Glass of wine during dinners.
  • Snorkel equipment.
  • Air ticket to/from Galapagos.
  • Bar consumption & bottled beverages*.
  • Tips for guides & crew.
  • Personal expenses.

*Beverage package available*.

  • 50% Single supplement.
  • Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
  • Prices are in US dollars.
  • Rates are subject to change regardless of circumstances. (Airfare, Control Visitor card, Galapagos Entrance Fee)

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