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Friday to Friday

The ultimate journey to fully experience the Galapagos Islands
There is no better way to fully experience the pristine Galapagos Islands than a 15 day journey into the untamed world of the archipelago that change the way we see the natural world.

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* Price Includes All Local Taxes

Price $14,440

BALTRA – NORTH SEYMOUR – ISABELA – FERNANDINA – SANTA CRUZ – SAN CRISTOBAL – ESPAÑOLA – FLOREANA – BARTHOLOMEW – GENOVESA – SANTIAGO

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Standard

USD14,440

Suite

USD15,750

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 – SAN CRISTOBAL – ESPAÑOLA – FLOREANA – BARTHOLOMEW – GENOVESA – SANTIAGO

DAY 1: Friday Arrival and first visit to the Islands.

AM: Baltra Island

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 adorable as the 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, 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 voyage inspired many others to study and comprehend the complexity of the natural habitats. 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.
Possible activities: Walking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

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

DAY 8: Friday Mysterious islands that seem to appear and disappear at their own whim in the dense mist of the Pacific Ocean, the “Encantadas” – as they were called by the Spanish explorers – are the home of imps and sirens. Fairy tales created a magic place that will come to life during your cruise of the Galapagos Islands.

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

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

DAY 9: Saturday Española is home to one of the most magnificent marine birds that inhabitant the islands: the waved albatross. In this visit, we can see their nesting site and depending on the time of the year we witness their glamorous courtship display.

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 A canvas painted with all the colors of the rainbow, Floreana will dazzle you with its amazing landscapes, intriguing human history, and vibrant colors.

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 Today is at leisure in the picturesque town of Puerto Ayora, time to explore on your own or relax in this placid town, plenty coffee shops, restaurants, and more. You may also like to join the group going to further explore the Charles Darwin Research Station or the Highlands of Santa Cruz. Or simple take a beautiful morning off at the beach in Academy Bay.

There also extra activities that can be coordinated in advance or with your onboard Cruise Concierge on spot. The extra activities are not included in the regular itinerary, these may explore places such as: Hiking and beach time at beautiful Tortuga Bay, Biking to Garrapatero Beach, Please be kind to consult.

AM / PM: Santa Cruz
Landing type: Dry Landing.
Possible activities: Time at Leisure, Walking.

DAY 12: Tuesday Be witness to the untamed force of nature, how rivers of lava once ran freely over the young surface of the island creating mesmerizing patterns and shaping what is now one of the most beautiful places on earth.

AM: Santiago Island – Sullivan Bay
Landing type: Dry landing,
Possible activities: Hiking, snorkeling, swimming.

PM: Bartholomew – Pinnacle Rock
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Hiking, snorkeling, panga ride.

DAY 13: Wednesday Located in the northern part of the Archipelago far away from human intervention, Genovesa is a safe haven for marine birds. A dream come true for all bird enthusiasts.

AM: Genovesa Island – Darwin Bay
Landing type: Wet Landing.
Possible activities: Snorkeling, walking, kayaking, panga ride

PM: Genovesa Island – El Barranco, Prince Phillip’s Steps
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Hiking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended

DAY 14: Thursday A beautiful white-sand beach is ready to welcome you to Santiago Island. Be ready to cross over natural bridges and discover the abode of the Galapagos fur seal.

AM: Santiago Island, Puerto Egas
Landing type: Wet Landing.
Possible activities: Hiking, snorkeling.

PM: Santiago – Espumilla Beach & Buccaneer’s Cove
Landing type: Wet Landing.
Possible activities: Snorkeling, swimming, panga ride

DAY 15: Friday The calm waters of the Pacific Ocean will bid us a fond farewell after visiting the unique Black Turtle Cove – mangrove forest.

AM: Santa Cruz – Black Turtle Cove – Baltra Airport
Landing type: No Landing.
Possible activities: Early Dinghy ride.

  • 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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