Seven nights cruising the Galápagos National Park aboard the Monserrat, hike over the dramatic volcanic flows to a viewpoint on Bartolomé, snorkel with sea lions and sea turtles, choose to hike along or simply relax on the white-sand beaches of Española Island, come face-to-face with 100-year-old giant tortoises
Please note, these local payments are not included in the price of this tour.+100.00 USD (Galapagos Park Fee)+10.00 USD (Transit Control Card)
There’s simply no better place to appreciate the magic of this precious little blue planet of ours than the Galápagos Islands. Join us aboard the roomy Monserrat for a mind-expanding cruising adventure through the archipelago's central, southern, and eastern islands. Hike the dramatic black lava flows of volcanic Bartolomé Island, snorkel with sea lions and other aquatic beasts, go for a hike on Española or opt to laze about on her white-sand beaches instead. With a pair of naturalist guides on hand to answer your questions, you'll come home with a perspective you simply can’t put a price tag on.
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Departures for this itinerary have been flagged as'Family-friendly'. This means that among your group of travellers, there may be adults as well as families on board the ship. The itinerary and experience that you receive on board will remain the same as if this was a group of adults, and these families are also G Adventures passengers, so everyone will be expecting the same excellent experience throughout. The departures on this itinerary are:
20 December 2014
Arrive at any time (arrival transfer included).
Early flight to San Cristóbal. Meet your guide and transfer to the ship. Visit the sea lion colony at La Loberia in the afternoon.
Morning landing at Cerro Brujo on San Cristóbal to observe the sea lions, marine iguanas, and seabirds along the beach. Continue to the dramatic Kicker Rock in the afternoon to witness the steep vertical stone walls rising from the ocean.
Visit to Punta Suárez and Gardner Bay on Española. Guided walks to observe wildlife and free time for swimming or snorkelling.
Land at Punta Cormorant on Floreana. Guided walks to observe the birds and wildlife and learn about the natural history. Visit Post Office Bay in the afternoon. Snorkelling excursion at the Corona del Diablo.
Explore the El Chato Reserve on Santa Cruz, one of the best places to observe land birds! Continue on to the Pit Craters ("Los Gemelos"). Spend the afternoon exploring the Charles Darwin Research Station learning more about the conservation efforts on the Galapagos Islands.
Visit Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island to witness the giant lava formations in contrast of the white coral sand beach. Continue to Bartolomé Island for a guided tour to see the dramatic volcanic features before hiking to a panoramic viewpoint.
Visit Bachas Beach and relax on the beach or swim in the crystal waters. Continue to Cerro Dragón on the west coast of Santa Cruz Island, to see land iguanas and a saltwater lagoon frequented by flamingoes and other species of birds.
Take a morning panga ride looking for marine life in Black Turtle Cove before navigating back to Baltra. Disembark the yacht in the late afternoon for your flight back to Quito.
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