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Explore Galapagos
& Ecuador 12-day

Monday to Friday

The unique Galapagos Islands and its iconic wildlife.
On this 12-day cruise we sail deep into the western part of the archipelago, a land filled with volcanic craters, wild and untamed, where pristine beaches and giant volcanoes await you. Feel humbled at the sight of the giant caldera of the Sierra Negra Volcano and its amazing lava walls, that rise over 6 feet from the ground. Be witness to the uncontainable force of the lava rivers that have formed this amazing island.

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* Price Includes All Local Taxes

Price $11,340

SANTA CRUZ – SANTIAGO – BARTHOLOMEW – GENOVESA – BALTRA – NORTH SEYMOUR – ISABELA – FERNANDINA – SANTA FE – SOUTH PLAZAS – SAN CRISTOBAL

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Standard

USD11,340

Suite

USD12,370

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:

SANTA CRUZ – SANTIAGO – BARTHOLOMEW – GENOVESA – BALTRA – NORTH SEYMOUR – ISABELA – FERNANDINA – SANTA FE – SOUTH PLAZAS – SAN CRISTOBAL

DAY 1: Monday The Galapagos islands are full of surprises, from white sandy beaches with turquoise waters, to dense and beautiful cloud forests where life bursts into a million colors.

AM: Baltra – Arrival & Transfer
Landing type: Dry landing, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Possible activities: Walking.

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

DAY 2: 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: Hike, snorkeling, panga ride.

DAY 3: 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 4: 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: Hike, snorkeling.

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

DAY 5: Friday The calm waters of the Pacific Ocean will give us another day ahead full of adventures, today we will visit Black Turtle Cove – mangrove forest and North Seymour.

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

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

DAY 6: 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 7: 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 8: 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 9: 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 10: 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 – Afternoon at leisure
Landing type: Dry landing,
Possible activities: Walking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

DAY 11: 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 12: Friday Before we return to the continent a last visit to the paradisiac beach of Isla Lobos will leave an unforgettable memory of this small piece of heaven on earth.

AM: San Cristobal Island- Isla Lobos-Airport
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Short hike, 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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