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Galapagos 8-Day Cruise A

Friday to Friday

Exploring an untamed world
Thanks to its unique combination of pleasant climate, beautiful landscapes, fascinating wildlife, captivating human history and diversity, you’ll soon see during this unique itinerary onboard MC PETREL what Charles Darwin’s ‘living laboratory and showcase of evolution’ meant.

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* Price Includes All Local Taxes

Price $7,225

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

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Standard

USD7,225

Suite

USD7,850

Charter

USD107,825

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

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 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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