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Friday to Wednesday

Most amazing wildlife destinations in the world
Experience the best of the pristine Galapagos Islands, while sailing onboard the MC Petrel with the comfort you deserve and the best wildlife encounters.

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* Price Includes All Local Taxes

Price $12,370

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

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Standard

USD12,370

Suite

USD13,495

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:

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

DAY 1: Friday On our first day, we visit the gentle giants, the old souls that have endured time, and get their name from the islands: The unique Galapagos tortoises.

AM: San Cristobal Island – Arrival
Landing type: Dry landing.
Possible activities: Walking.

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

DAY 2: 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 3: 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 4: Monday 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 5: 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 6: 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 7: 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 8: Friday On these next 6-day cruise we will sail to the western part of the archipelago, a land filled with volcanic craters, wild and untamed, where pristine beaches and giant volcanoes will wait for you.

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 9: 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 10: 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 11: 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 12: 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 13: Wednesday Our last day in paradise, enjoy a bounty breakfast onboard, we resume our last day in Galapagos and start getting ready to disembark.

AM: Santa Cruz – Baltra Airport
Landing type: Dry Landing.
Possible activities: Walking.

  • 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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