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Cruise in the Galapagos Islands

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 day(s)
Group Size: 12 - 100 people
Destination(s): Ecuador  
Specialty Categories: Boating and Sailing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1095 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1752 US Dollar (USD)

More and more families are discovering the sense of wonder and delight that a vacation in the Galapagos Islands provides. The unique combination of natural history, beautiful sights, wildlife observation - and the extraordinary educational experience - makes a vacation in the Galapagos with Galapagos Tours & Cruises the perfect choice for families with kids of any age.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Passengers arrive by plane to Baltra Island (South Seymour). They are met by their guide and transferred to the Itabaca Channel for a short crossing to Santa Cruz Island. Then by bus to the highlands, observing the Los Gemelos Pitt Craters. Arrive to the Royal Palm Galapagos, enjoy a welcome cocktail. Afternoon visit to the lava tunnels within the hotel grounds.

Day 2: Early wake-up and coffee, then transfer to Itabaca to board a Yacht. Breakfast is served onboard while the yacht sails to Daphne Islet. Navigate around to observe the bird colonies. Your guide explains fascinating aspects of the geology of the archipelago. Then sail to Bartolome Island, one of the highlights of the tour. You'll see extraordinary lava formations and climb to the summit for a stunning view of the islands. Back to your hotel.

Day 3: After breakfast, board the yacht and cruise to Santa Fe Island (Barrington) with its colonies of sea lions and unique cactus forest. Return to the boat for lunch on-board and sail to Plaza Island to see a colony of land iguanas, sea-birds, etc. A great afternoon of unique exploring and photo opportunities. Back to Puerto Ayora and then Royal Palm Galapagos Hotel.

Day 4: Transfer by yacht from Puerto Ayora to Baltra. Board the flight to Quito or Guayaquil.

Note: Passengers taking the 7-night vacation will have an optional hike to Tortuga Bay on Wednesday or Sunday. Although the program normally operates on Wednesdays and Sundays, special arrangements to accommodate other arrival days can be made. Please inquire.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Children`s rates are 50% of adult rate when sharing with two adults. Children who are 12 or older must pay full fare.

Price Includes:
- Accommodations with private bathroom and showers;
- All meals;
- Daily visits to the islands conducted by multilingual naturalist guides.

Price Excludes:
- Round trip airfare between Quito or Guayaquil and the Galapagos (approximate cost $399 per person);
- Galapagos National Park tax/fee(s);
- Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages;
- Tips to the crew and the naturalist guide;
- Personal expenses;
- Purchases on board;
- Rental of equipment;
- Travel insurance.

About This Supplier
Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Sep 2006

M14987, founded by Jonathan R. Pinto is one of the premiere travel companies for the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, Machu Picchu, Peru, the Amazon, Patagonia as well as other spectacular highlighted destinations of South America. Over the years he has molded his operation to focus on South American vacation destinations,...

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