7 nights cruising and exploring the Galápagos National Park aboard the Queen of the Galápagos (G8), multiple opportunities to snorkel with sea lions and sea turtles, find colonies of frigate birds and boobies on the cliffs of Genovesa, gain deeper insight from your Galápagos National Park Guide into the ecology of the Galápagos Islands
Please note, these local payments are not included in the price of this tour.+10.00 USD (Transit Control Card)+100.00 USD (Easter Island Park Fee)
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Encounter the island chain that has enchanted explorers since Darwin first weighed anchor off its shores. Spend four days exploring the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos archipelago in the company of an expert naturalist guide. In the evenings, return to the spacious and comfortable Queen of Galápagos (G8) to reflect on the day’s adventure under a canopy of stars. Retire to air-conditioned cabins with exclusive lower berths and private bathrooms.
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Fly to San Cristóbal. Meet your guide and transfer to the ship. Visit the Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado in the afternoon.
Land at Santa Fe for guided walks to observe the wildlife and plentiful marine iguanas. In the afternoon, take an excursion by Zodiac to Black Turtle Cove to check out the marine life.
Morning excursion to Playa Espumilla, one of the most idyllic beaches in the Galápagos Islands, with thick mangroves along with flamingo and sea turtle nesting sites. Continue to Puerto Egas to see the salt crater as well as a dark sand beach and tidal pools.
Land at Genovesa, an old imploded volcano, to observe the massive colonies of frigatebirds, boobies and other seabirds as well as striking volcanic cliffs rising from the ocean. Visit the sites of Darwin Bay and El Barranco.
Visit Bartolomé for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint. Continue to Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations in contrast of the white coral sand beach.
Take a morning excursion to Rábida to see a lagoon and sea lion colony. Continue to Cerro Dragón on the west coast of Santa Cruz Island, to observe land iguanas and a saltwater lagoon frequented by flamingos and other species of birds.
Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to see giant Galápagos tortoises and take an excursion to the Santa Cruz highlands. Free time for shopping or exploration of Puerto Ayora.
Visit El Junco lagoon before disembarking at San Cristóbal for the flight back to Quito.
Depart at any time.
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